International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education
2017, Vol. 2, Issue 1
A comparative study on eating disorder and its association with emotional regulation among males and females shooters
Author(s): Shalika Srivastava, Mahak Sharma and Barkha Bhatnagar
Eating disorders are serious mental illnesses that are associated with significant physical and psychological complications. Therefore the study aimed to identify eating disorder and its association with emotional regulation in males and females college shooters. The study was conducted in Manav Rachna International University Faridabad. Purposive sampling was done and 25 males and 35 females were selected. Eating disorder was analysed by Eating Attitude Test (EAT-26). Anthropometric measurements were taken to calculate BMI. Emotional Regulation was assessed by Emotion Regulation Questionnaire. The data revealed that more of males suffering from eating disorder (40%) as compared to females (8%). Females were using reappraisal method (positive emotion) to regulate their emotions, whereas males were using suppression method (negative emotions) to control their emotions. The study concluded that there was no correlation between eating disorder and emotional regulation.
Pages: 439-440 | 554 Views 5 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Shalika Srivastava, Mahak Sharma, Barkha Bhatnagar. A comparative study on eating disorder and its association with emotional regulation among males and females shooters. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2017;2(1):439-440.