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Body image distortions and muscle dysmorphia symptoms among Asian men : do exercise status and type matter? (2015)
Journal Article
Cheong, S., & Why, F. Y. (2015). Body image distortions and muscle dysmorphia symptoms among Asian men : do exercise status and type matter?. Revista de psicologia de la salud = Journal of health psychology / Departamento de Psicologia de la Salud, Universidad de Alicante, 3(1), 37-64

Theoretical Framework: Body image distortions and muscle dysmorphia symptoms were assessed among 78 Asian men who engaged in regular resistance training, aerobic training or did not engage in either. Method: Body fat and muscularity were measured and... Read More

Body fat fluctuations among female adolescents with restrained eating behaviours (2012)
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Lai, Z., Why, Y. P., Koh, D. S. Q., Ng, V. A. C., & Lim, C. L. (2012). Body fat fluctuations among female adolescents with restrained eating behaviours. Appetite, 59(1), (17-20). doi:10.1016/j.appet.2012.03.017. ISSN 0195-6663

Body fat fluctuation during varying competing academic demand was examined among female adolescents with high (n=24) or low (n=24) restrained eating behaviours. Body fat, perceived stress, energy intake, and exercise behaviour were measured three tim... Read More

Positive illusions and its association with cardiovascular functions (2011)
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Why, Y. P., & Huang, R. Z. (2011). Positive illusions and its association with cardiovascular functions. International journal of psychophysiology : official journal of the International Organization of Psychophysiology, 81(3), (305-311). doi:10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2011.07.016. ISSN 0167-8760

The relationship between positive illusions (or self-enhancement) and cardiovascular functions was investigated using Asian samples in two studies. In phase 1 of Study 1, a generalized self-enhancement index was created for 241 participants using a p... Read More

The impact of task controllability on perceived control and cardiovascular processes (2010)
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Why, Y. P., & Foo, Y. (2010). The impact of task controllability on perceived control and cardiovascular processes. Psychophysiology, 47(4), (669-672). doi:10.1111/j.1469-8986.2010.00984.x. ISSN 0048-5772

This article examines the impact of task control on perceived control and cardiovascular processes. Fifty-eight undergraduates performed a computer task where the functionality of the computer mouse was used to manipulate task control. Results are co... Read More