K S O'Brien
Affiliation: University of Otago
Country: New Zealand
- Implicit anti-fat bias in physical educators: physical attributes, ideology and socializationK S O'Brien
Department of Psychology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Int J Obes (Lond) 31:308-14. 2007..To investigate the implicit and explicit prejudice of physical education (PE) students before, and following extensive professional training, and to examine the relationship of anti-fat prejudice to relevant psychosocial predictors...
- Reasons for wanting to lose weight: different strokes for different folksKerry O'Brien
Psychology Department, University of Otago, P O Box 56 Dunedin, New Zealand
Eat Behav 8:132-5. 2007..Identifying a person's reasons and motives for weight loss may help in tailoring dietary and psychological components of a weight loss program to the individual...
- Body esteem and eating behaviours in female physical education studentsK S O'Brien
Psychology Department, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Eat Weight Disord 11:e57-60. 2006..Further research needs to be conducted with university majors that place a high premium on physical form and ability...
- Unprompted generation of obesity stereotypesG Horsburgh-McLeod
Cancer Society of New Zealand, Social and Behavioural Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Eat Weight Disord 14:e153-7. 2009..These differences are consistent with the prevalent negative stereotypes of obese individuals...