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Inclusion of Individuals With Overweight/Obesity in Physical Activity Settings

Paul Bernard Rukavina

were more likely to avoid exercise (i.e., exercise avoidance), which resulted in less PA. Moreover, the indirect effects included that the more they experienced and internalized weight bias experiences, the less PA they engaged in. Feig et al. ( 2020 ) further elucidated work in this area in an

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Kim Gammage, Jeff Caron, Alyson Crozier, Alison Ede, Christopher Hill, Sean Locke, Desi McEwan, Kathleen Mellano, Eva Pila, Matthew Stork, and Svenja Wolf

an ideal type through weight loss) can have a negative impact. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between body-related experiences, such as body surveillance, body appreciation, and exercise avoidance motivation (e.g., the desire to avoid exercise) among 131 women with a body

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“I Feel Empowered and Alive!”: Exploring Embodiment Among Physically Active Women

Gretchen Paulson and Christy Greenleaf

a larger study exploring women, embodiment, weight bias internalization, exercise motivation, exercise avoidance, and physical activity, institutional review board approval (#18.145) was obtained prior to participant recruitment. The larger study included several specific aims, including exploring

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Correlates of Physical Activity Among Adults in Botswana: Sociodemographic Factors, Health Status, and Body Image

Leapetswe Malete, Chelsi Ricketts, Sisi Chen, and Jose Jackson

:10.1093/aje/kwh006 10.1093/aje/kwh006 42. More KR , Phillips LA , Eisenberg Colman MH . Evaluating the potential roles of body dissatisfaction in exercise avoidance . Body Image . 2019 ; 28 : 110 – 114 . PubMed ID: 30654275 doi:10.1016/j.bodyim.2019.01.003 10.1016/j.bodyim.2019.01.003 43

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Learn to Run for Anxiety Sensitivity: A Short-Term, Community-Based, Accessible Physical Activity Intervention for Women

Janine V. Olthuis, Margo C. Watt, Christopher E. J. DeWolfe, Emma Connell, Emily N. Wright, and Laura Sevigny

help buffer exercise avoidance even if AS is not reduced. Evidently, the PA intervention had numerous benefits with positive implications for women’s mental health and wellbeing. In the context of our triangulation mixed methods design, quantitative outcomes provide convergent support for the

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The Influence of Affective Priming on the Affective Response During Exercise: A Replication Study

Sinika Timme, Jasmin Hutchinson, Anton Regorius, and Ralf Brand

experienced during exercise is associated with future exercise avoidance (e.g.,  Rhodes & Kates, 2015 ). Research on the factors that contribute to the pleasant and unpleasant experiences that individuals derive from exercise remains scant ( Jones & Zenko, 2021 ). In their systematic review, Rebar et

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Creating Weight-Inclusive Climates in Fitness Spaces

Luciana Zuest, Saemi Lee, Juliana Leedeman, and Dawn E. Clifford

Disease Control and Prevention, n.d. ). • The policies and practices that are associated with weight stigma and discrimination ( Hunger et al., 2020 ; Täuber et al., 2018 ). • The biopsychosocial outcomes associated with weight stigma and discrimination such as exercise avoidance ( Lee et al., 2021

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Relationship Between Motivational Climate to Body Esteem and Social Physique Anxiety Within College Physical Activity Classes

Sheryl Miller and Mary Fry

gender differences in this variable. In the sport and physical activity domains, there is sometimes an erroneous assumption that a thinner body results in better performance ( Coppola, Ward, & Freysinger, 2014 ). When individuals hold this view and it is coupled with SPA, it can lead to either exercise

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Physical Activity and the Menstrual Cycle: A Mixed-Methods Study of Women’s Experiences

Petra V. Kolić, David T. Sims, Kirsty Hicks, Laura Thomas, and Christopher I. Morse

collection ( Beitin, 2012 ). Data Collection: Questionnaire For the purpose of this research, participants completed a questionnaire about their menstrual cycle duration, menstrual flow, pain or discomfort, and lethargy, combined with questions related to exercise avoidance and self-reported physical

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Examining Coaches’ Perspectives on the Use of Exercise as Punishment

Gretchen Kerr, Anthony Battaglia, Ashley Stirling, and Ahad Bandealy

; Kerr et al., 2016 ). The reported negative outcomes associated with exercise as punishment include but are not limited to future exercise avoidance, fatigue, irritability, depression, injuries, and tarnished sport relationships ( Battaglia et al., 2017 ; Burak et al., 2013 ; Kerr et al., 2016 ). This