Interaction between Body Image and Exercise Activity
This article review was made to discuss the relationship between body image and exercise activity. It is suggested on the articles that negative body image was mostly found in women. Negative body image restricts person’s choices to do exercise activity and related to eating pattern of athletes. In the other hand, good exercise activity decrease feelings for negative body image and more effective if it is combined with positive perfectionism and resistance session training. It can be concluded that body image interacts negatively with exercise activity, but exercise activity impacts positively to body image. It is suggested to provide positive body image on the early phase of exercise activity especially for the person intended to decrease his/her body weight through exercise activity.