The Spectrum

Athletes Discuss, React to Body Image in Sports

Pictured is Yolanda Pauly '21 an arabesque at Lundstrem Performing Arts where she is a teaching assistant.

Bernie Whitely, Staff writer

February 7, 2020

Body image is extremely relevant in sports, especially in today’s society. There is an intense pressure placed upon athletes to look a certain way and represent the ‘ideal picture of health’. Often times, the way an athlete looks physically is equated with their level of fitness, skill, and ov...

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