Featured CEC Quiz | Might Plight: The Social Anxiety Felt by Men in the Weight Lifting Environment
Alex Cyr, Krista Munroe-Chandler, Kimberley Gammage |
ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal®: March - April 2019 CEC Course #3
Available ACSM CECs: 2.0
To date, most research examining anxiety in the weight room has been conducted with women. It is evident, however, that men also perceive themselves to be anxious in certain situations in weight training environments. Knowing what situations and contexts make men feel most anxious, and that a relationship exists between perceived anxiety and the drive for muscularity in men, we can more purposefully seek solutions to make exercise environments inviting for all.
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