33.2 The Effect that Ethnic Identity Has on Exercise Behaviors

What:
Student Poster
When:
11:00 AM, Friday 8 Nov 2019 (1 hour 50 minutes)
Where:
Grand Ballroom A/B
Tags:
DiversityAssessment and Program EvaluationHealth Sciences
Discussion:
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Lack of physical activity is particularly concerning for African Americans, who have a greater risk of developing chronic lifestyle conditions than Caucasians. Cultural norms may explain sedentary behavior. This study investigates the degree to which ethnic identity and gender predict exercise habits in African American young adults.

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Virginia State University

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