Weight bias: A primer for the fitness industry

Rebecca M. Puhl, Christopher Wharton

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Abstract

To increase awareness among fitness professionals about weight bias and its consequences, and to outline strategies for increasing sensitivity and preventing bias with overweight and obese populations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)7-11
Number of pages5
JournalACSM's Health and Fitness Journal
Volume11
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2007
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Health
  • Obesity
  • Overweight
  • Stereotypes
  • Stigma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

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Weight bias : A primer for the fitness industry. / Puhl, Rebecca M.; Wharton, Christopher.

In: ACSM's Health and Fitness Journal, Vol. 11, No. 3, 05.2007, p. 7-11.

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