Feminismo/s

Explicación de la participación de las mujeres en campos de entrenamiento fitness

Beverly Evans

DOI: https://doi.org/10.14198/fem.2013.21.12

Resumen

Este estudio pretende avanzar en el entendimiento de cómo las mujeres se conectan a nivel psicológico a una actividad física de ocio intensa, para así desarrollar estrategias que promuevan la participación en actividades físicas. En este estudio se encuestaron a 62 mujeres para determinar su conexión psicológica con la actividad «fitness boot camp». Cuando las mujeres participan en el «fitness boot camp», participan para el disfrute e interés de los elementos del programa. También los participantes disfrutan debatiendo sobre el «fitness boot camp», pero su vida no se organiza alrededor de la participación en esta actividad. Los participantes no usan «fitness boot camp» como medio para sentirse identificadas, sin embargo, se han comprometido a la participación en el programa. Casi la mitad de los participantes acuden con un amigo o amiga. Esto indica la importancia de compartir la experiencia.

Palabras clave

Actividad física de ocio; Fitness boot camp; Modelo de conexión psicológica

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.14198/fem.2013.21.12





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