Javier Molina-García https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6713-5936

Isabel Castillo https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6821-4038

Ana Queralt https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4933-0003

Octavio Álvarez https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6388-8030


Este estudio analizó la actividad física de tiempo libre (AFTL), el índice de masa corporal (IMC) y la habilidad física percibida como antecedentes de la insatisfacción corporal, así como su relación con el bienestar. La muestra estuvo compuesta por 501 estudiantes universitarios. La recogida de información se produjo a través de un cuestionario. El análisis de vías causales mostró que la AFTL era un predictor positivo de la habilidad física percibida. La insatisfacción corporal fue predicha positivamente por el IMC y negativamente por la habilidad física. La insatisfacción corporal y la habilidad física predijeron negativamente y positivamente la vitalidad subjetiva, respectivamente. Los resultados apoyan la inclusión de la AFTL en programas de intervención que pretendan promover un mayor bienestar psicológico.



imagen corporal, ejercicio, peso corporal, adulto joven, vitalidad subjectiva

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Molina-García, J., Castillo, I., Queralt, A., & Álvarez, O. (2019). Precursores de la insatisfacción corporal y su implicación en el bienestar psicológico en adultos jóvenes. Universitas Psychologica, 18(2), 1-11. https://doi.org/10.11144/Javeriana.upsy18-2.pbdi
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