Ibero-American Journal of Exercise and Sports Psychology

LEVELS OF BODY EXERCISE ADDICTION IN BODYBUILDERS

Abstract

José Alonso Andrade Salazar, Stefanía García Castro, Camila Remicio Zambrano, Stywear Villamil Buitrago.

This is a descriptive quantitative research with cross-sectional design, its objective was to determine the addiction level in relation to the body exercise present in 30 bodybuilders men and women who attended to the Comfatolima gymnasium from the city of Ibague, for which was applied the Scale of General Addiction Ramon y Cajal (Ramos Sansebastián y Madoz, 2001). The results show that a 73.3% presents medium levels of exercise addiction and the 26.7% have high levels, there were not significant differences between men and women, also the ranges of age with high percentages of addition were between 20 to 32 and 33 to 45 years old.

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