The Prevalence of Muscle Dysmorphia in Adolescents and What to Look For

by Nicholas Maruca, CSCS
Personal Training Quarterly March 2015
Vol 3, Issue 2


This article discusses what muscle dysmorphia is, the ways in which adolescents can fall victim to it, and how to intervene when body image becomes distorted.

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Nick Maruca is a graduate of Temple University with a degree in kinesiology. He has extensive knowledge in bodyweight and alternative methods of train ...

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