Navigation Links
Feeling good is good enough for a man

It doesn't take much to make a man feel satisfied with his body: a look in the mirror and a sense of well-being seem sufficient//. For women, however, changes in body image need to be supported by hard, physical evidence.

The findings surprised the study's author, Kathleen Martin Ginis, associate professor of kinesiology at McMaster University.

"We thought – obviously incorrectly – that women's body image would improve more than men's as they progressed through the strength training study," Martin Ginis said.

"We were surprised by the responsiveness of men's body image to strength training. Men's body image improved as much as women's. Yet interestingly, men didn't care about numbers--how much weight they actually lost or how much muscle they actually gained had no bearing on their body image; if they simply felt more muscular and stronger, or if their pants were looser, that was good enough to improve their body image. But when it came to the women, feeling thinner and stronger was only part of the story. The women who had the greatest improvements in body image were those who saw actual increases in the amount of weight they could lift at the gym."

The study followed men and women, between the ages of 18 and 29, during a 12-week full-body progressive resistance-training program. Significant body image improvements were found for both sexes but it seems that men's and women's body image improved for different reasons. For the men, body image improvements were related to perceived changes in their bodies. For the women, body image improvements were related to perceived and real changes in their bodies.

An illuminating side bar to the study is that all the participants led sedentary lifestyles up until the beginning of the study. In all cases, visible changes in strength were apparent in a short period of time, proving that with a moderate amount of exercise (in this case, about an hour a day), significant cha
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Feeling depressed? You may be at higher risk of STROKE
2. Effective Treatment Of Drug Abuse Dependent On Feelings Of Shame Or Guilt
3. Feelings Of Sympathy And Empathy Dictated by Personal Experience
4. Peoples Feelings Can Subconsciously Influence Others
5. French Face Transplant Patient Reports Feeling of Sensation in New Face
6. Feeling Tired? Don’t Worry - You May Be Less Likely To Get Hur
7. Lost That Lovin Feeling? Dont Blame the Pill
8. Immunity May Be Weakened By Insecure Feeling
9. Kids not getting enough Physical Exercise
10. Is your house safe enough to protect against asthma attacks?
11. Companies ensure enough stock of bird flu drug
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Feeling good good enough for man

(Date:9/15/2014)... -- U.S. heart experts recommend doctors use a 14-point ... people for underlying heart disease that could result in ... the American College of Cardiology said in a joint ... history along with a physical examination can help identify ... risks for sudden cardiac death. The statement, ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... 2014 “Canada Gynecological Devices Market ... the Canada Gynecological Devices market. The report provides ... units) and average prices (in US dollars) within ... Sterilization Devices (Transcervical Sterilization Devices (Micro-inserts) and Mechanical ... Endometrial Ablation Devices (Thermal Balloon, Hydrothermal Ablation ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Sept. ... twice as often as they,re actually needed for children ... More than 11 million antibiotic prescriptions written each ... to researchers from University of Washington and Seattle Children,s ... eradicate children,s viral illnesses, researchers said, but supports the ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... 15, 2014 As Colorado's historic ... its first full year, there are a variety ... in the evolution of its marketing and branding. ... taken by Denver's Kindman, one of the state's ... , Kindman has pioneered the first-ever branded and ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... Physicians and clinicians from around ... at the Lowes Coronado Bay Resort for the ... . This CME accredited medical conference ... healthcare professionals—about the nutritional science that overwhelmingly supports ... its proven ability to prevent, suspend and, often, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Heart Docs Don't Recommend Routine ECGs for Young Athletes 2Health News:Heart Docs Don't Recommend Routine ECGs for Young Athletes 3Health News:Canada Gynecological Devices Market Outlook to 2020 in New Report Available at MarketOptimizer.org 2Health News:Canada Gynecological Devices Market Outlook to 2020 in New Report Available at MarketOptimizer.org 3Health News:Canada Gynecological Devices Market Outlook to 2020 in New Report Available at MarketOptimizer.org 4Health News:Kids Prescribed Antibiotics Twice as Often as Needed, Study Finds 2Health News:Kids Prescribed Antibiotics Twice as Often as Needed, Study Finds 3Health News:Colorado Company Unveils Innovative Line of Pre-packaged Cannabis Products 2Health News:Colorado Company Unveils Innovative Line of Pre-packaged Cannabis Products 3Health News:San Diego Plays Host This Week to International Plant-based Nutrition Healthcare Conference Featuring Drs. Ornish, Esselstyn, Campbell and Other Leading Experts 2Health News:San Diego Plays Host This Week to International Plant-based Nutrition Healthcare Conference Featuring Drs. Ornish, Esselstyn, Campbell and Other Leading Experts 3
... It,s long been known that obesity increases diabetes risk, but ... someone carries -- and how long it,s carried -- can ... the growing number of obese children and teens who will ... researchers from the University of Michigan Health System warn in ...
... 2011) More part-time employment for surgeons, particularly retiring older ... families, may considerably reduce the surgeon shortage in the United ... September issue of the Journal of the American College ... gaining popularity among Generation X (currently ages 30 through early ...
... HealthDay Reporter , SUNDAY, Sept. 11 (HealthDay News) -- ... of Pearl Harbor still packs a psychological punch for many ... serves as the moment when a stunned young country shed ... stage with the now-iconic can-do bravado of the "Greatest Generation." ...
... The Journal of Emergency Medical Services (JEMS) today announces ... featuring first-person accounts of responders who were thrust into ... when terrorists invaded their response districts and their ... responders throughout the world, think, train, respond and live ...
... FRIDAY, Sept. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Almost half of all ... the months following the 9/11 terrorist attacks still struggle with ... Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll found. The most common ... 24 percent of those still affected, and anxiety, by 13 ...
... , ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Mayo Clinic researchers have developed a ... to combat human HIV/AIDS and other diseases. The goal is ... virus. The findings -- called fascinating and landmark by one ... Nature Methods . Feline immunodeficiency ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Lifetime 'Dose' of Excess Weight Linked to Diabetes Risk 2Health News:Allowing part-time surgeons may help address workforce shortage 2Health News:9/11 Left Permanent Scars on the American Psyche 2Health News:9/11 Left Permanent Scars on the American Psyche 3Health News:9/11 Left Permanent Scars on the American Psyche 4Health News:9/11 Left Permanent Scars on the American Psyche 5Health News:9/11 Left Permanent Scars on the American Psyche 6Health News:Out of the darkness 2Health News:For Many Americans, 9/11 Worries Still Dominate 2Health News:For Many Americans, 9/11 Worries Still Dominate 3Health News:Mayo Clinic teams with glowing cats against AIDS, other diseases 2
(Date:9/15/2014)... Fla. , Sept. 15, 2014 myMatrixx ... Steven Stanos with an expanded role that ... Dr. Stanos, a nationally recognized physiatrist and ... topics related to rehabilitation and workers, compensation, is Board ... by the American Board of Pain Medicine and subspecialty ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDL) (NASDAQ: ... September 12, 2014, regular quarterly dividend payment of $0.15 per ... of September 5, 2014, the record date. ... portfolio of patents and royalty assets, consisting primarily of ... agreements with various biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. PDL pioneered ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... DUBLIN , Sept. 15, 2014 Research ... "The Worldwide Market for In Vitro Diagnostic Tests, 9th Edition" ... volume covers the entirety of the clinical testing market and ... Used by Top IVD Companies For Business Planning. ... volume based on the market events of 2013 and early ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:myMatrixx Announces Expanded Role for Medical Director Steven P. Stanos, Jr., DO 2PDL BioPharma Completes Regular Quarterly Dividend Payment 2The Worldwide Market for In Vitro Diagnostic Tests, 9th Edition 2The Worldwide Market for In Vitro Diagnostic Tests, 9th Edition 3
... NEW YORK, June 16, 2011 Reportlinker.com announces ... in its catalogue: US Wound ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p0555195/US-Wound-Closure-Devices-–-Market-Trend-Till-2016.html?utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Surgical_Equipment ... provides vital market data on the wound closure ...
... New research adds to the growing body of ... thermometry provides reliable and accurate temperature readings. The ... enhancing patient outcomes conducted within a 558-bed community-based ... electronic (OE) thermometers both are reasonable options. The ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Reportlinker Adds US Wound Closure Devices - Market Trend Till 2016 2Research Led by Clinical Nurse Specialists Reconfirms Reliability of Temporal Artery Thermometry 2
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
Medicine Products: