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Ethnic Identity Attachment and Motivation for Weight Loss and Exercise Among Rural, Overweight, African-American Women

Description
Reports the results of a survey and assessment examining motivation for weight loss and exercise in overweight African American women in the South, specifically exploring connections with ethnicity and rurality. Includes a discussion of racial identity, rural influence, and chronic disease diagnosis.
Author(s)
K. Bryant Smalley, Jacob Warren, Sydney McClendon, Wilburn Peacock, Marisol Caro
Citation
Clinical Medicine Insights: Women's Health, 9(Suppl 1), 95-101
Date
2016
Type
Document
Tagged as
Black or African American · Culture and cultural competency · Obesity and weight control · Physical activity · The South · Women