The influence of physical activity in body perception
This study aimed to compare body image satisfaction by physical activity levels and sex. The sample consisted of 899 subjects, sedentary, active, and sports, with an average age of 28.97 ± 9.85. The instrument used to assess perception with body image was the Body Image Satisfaction Questionnaire. The Mann-Whitney test was used to compare the means of satisfaction with body image. The body image satisfaction was higher in the sports practice physical activity levels in males. In females, activities, and sportsmen's activities levels presented higher satisfaction with body image
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