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The College at Brockport: State University of New York

1991

Health and Physical Education

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The Effects Of Weight Training On Self-Esteem, Jeffrey Carpenter Dec 1991

The Effects Of Weight Training On Self-Esteem, Jeffrey Carpenter

Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education Master’s Theses

The purpose of this investigation was to examine the effects of weight training on self-esteem. The investigator used a pretest-posttest randomized group design, using Fox' Physical Self-Perception Profile, in two high schools. The experimental group consisted of members of beginning weight training classes offered as part of the physical education curriculum. The control group was comprised of students in regular health classes. The investigation was conducted over a period of five weeks with three sessions per week for the experimental group. The weight training sessions lasted approximately 40 minutes and were supervised by district physical education teachers. Using the analysis ...