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Is Body Image Associated With Perseverance? A Study Among People With Normal And Increased Body Weight [Letter]

Authors Yu Y, Li H, Sun Y

Received 8 October 2019

Accepted for publication 12 October 2019

Published 7 November 2019 Volume 2019:12 Pages 1027—1028

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/PRBM.S233858

Checked for plagiarism Yes

Editor who approved publication: Professor Mei-chun Cheung


Yuan Yu,1 Huihong Li,2 Ying Sun1

1Department of Education, School of Education, Tianjin University, Tianjin, People’s Republic of China; 2Administration Department, Tianjin Experimental Kindergarten, Tianjin, People’s Republic of China

Correspondence: Ying Sun
Department of Education, School of Education, Tianjin University, Tianjin, People’s Republic of China
Tel +86 22 2740 5948
Email sunyingtju@126.com


We read with great interest the article by Styk et al.1 In their study, the authors found that persistence is associated with body image which evaluated by subjective body weight assessment. In addition, a positive correlation between the distractor resistance index and body mass index (BMI) was found. We wish to express our opinion on the topic and statistical method in this research.

View the original paper by Wojciech Styk and colleagues

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