Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2012.03.017
Title: Body fat fluctuations among female adolescents with restrained eating behaviours
Authors: Lai, Z.
Why, Y.P.
Koh, D.S.Q. 
Ng, V.A.C.
Lim, C.L.
Keywords: Body fat
Eating behaviours
Exercise
Female
Obesity
Restrained eating
Stress
Issue Date: Aug-2012
Citation: Lai, Z., Why, Y.P., Koh, D.S.Q., Ng, V.A.C., Lim, C.L. (2012-08). Body fat fluctuations among female adolescents with restrained eating behaviours. Appetite 59 (1) : 17-20. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2012.03.017
Abstract: Body fat fluctuation during varying competing academic demand was examined among female adolescents with high (n= 24) or low (n= 24) restrained eating behaviours. Body fat, perceived stress, energy intake, and exercise behaviour were measured three times with 10. weeks between consecutive sessions. High restrained eaters' body fat increased during a period when academic demands were high. Significant results were found for exercise behaviours but not for food consumption. Post hoc analyses did not reveal significant results for low restrained eaters. The results lend support to Muraven and Baumeister's limited strength model of self-regulation. © 2012 Elsevier Ltd.
Source Title: Appetite
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/108881
ISSN: 01956663
DOI: 10.1016/j.appet.2012.03.017
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