interactive module commences by assessing
your eating and dieting behaviours on-line
and your attitude towards your body image.
will calculate your actual body size on-line
using a body mass index calculator.
The module will help you understand some
of the influences on slimness and body image.
It will present fascinating data on the
body size men and women think they are,
compared with their actual body size, and
the size the opposite sex actually consider
will outline some of the factors that contribute
to a negative body image in men and women
which in turn can lead to self-destructive
behaviours and poor health.
The module finishes by providing suggestions
on improving your body image and self esteem.
module is assessed with on-line true/false
questions and multiple choice questions.
It includes an:
Eating & Dieting Behaviour Surveys
Body Image Scale
is recommended for the general public and
for people working in the weight loss industry.
understand some of the factors that contribute
to negative body image in men and women.
understand that a negative body image
can lead to self-destructive behaviours
and health/psychological problems.
highlight strategies for improving body
image and self esteem.
appreciate that those providing advice
on diets to avoid weight gain or to achieve
weight loss have the potential to initiate
Last Updated: May, 2002.