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Topic: Body - September 09 2022
4 Ways to Help Boost Your Body Image

As women athletes, the physical demands of sports and the beauty standards of society can blend together to harm how we view our appearance. We may think we’re too heavy, too skinny, too tall, too muscular, or not muscular enough. But why does this happen? And what can we do to combat it?

By: Cassidy Hettesheimer

VIS Creator™

& Holly Thorpe, PhD

VIS Expert™

Topic: Body

September 09 2022

Our bodies can do amazing things as athletes. We run, jump, dive, dribble, swim, dance and so much more. However, sometimes we still feel negatively about our appearance.  Women athletes are at a challenging intersection between the demands of their sport and of society’s beauty standards. ESPNW noted that over two-thirds of surveyed women NCAA athletes reported pressure to “look...
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