The Impairment of Body Image of the Students of Ağrı İbrahim Çeçen University Faculty of Sports Sciences and the Effect of the Anxiety of Caught Corona Disease on their Nutrition Habits
The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of body image and Corona disease anxiety on athlete’s eating disorders.
The method of this research is descriptive and correlational. The statistical population Ağrı İbrahim Çeçen University Faculty of Sports Sciences, which is equal to 340 people. To determine the sample size, Cochran’s sample size estimation formula was used and the number of samples was equal to 181 people who were selected by simple random sampling method. Corona Disease Anxiety Scale (CDAS) by Alipour et al. (2019), Body Image Questionnaire by Cash et al. (1990) and Eating Disorders Questionnaire by Garner D, and Olmsted (1982) were used to collect data. SPSS software was used to analyze the data and regression coefficient was used to analyze the research hypotheses.
The results show that body image has a significant negative effect on eating disorders (p <0.05, Beta = -0.44). Corona anxiety also had a significant positive effect on eating disorders (p <0.05, Beta = 0.56).
Therefore, it can be concluded that with more attention to the body image,reflection on physical characteristics, satisfaction with different body parts and attitudes about weight, eating disorders decrease and with increasing Corona disease anxiety, eating disorders increase. Attitudes toward the body should be controlled and ways to get into Coronavirus anxiety should be limited.
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