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RESEARCH Psychology of Physical Activity

Body Image

Cox, A.E. & Tylka, T. (2020). A conceptual model describing mechanisms for how yoga practice may support positive embodiment. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment & Prevention, 28, 376-399.

Cox, A.E., Ullrich-French, S., Tylka, T., Cook-Cottone, C., & Neumark-Sztainer, D. (2020). Examining the effects of mindfulness based yoga instruction on positive embodiment and affective responses. Journal of Eating Disorders, 28, 458-475.

Cox, A.E. & McMahon, A.K. (2019). Exploring changes in mindfulness and body appreciation during yoga participation. Body Image, 29, 118121.

Cox, A.E., Ullrich-French, S., Tylka, T., & McMahon, A. (2019). The roles of self-compassion, body surveillance, and body appreciation in predicting intrinsic motivation for physical activity: Cross-sectional associations and prospective changes within a yoga context. Body Image, 29, 110-117.

Cox, A.E. & McMahon, A.K. (2019). Exploring changes in mindfulness and body appreciation during yoga participation. Body Image, 29, 118-121.

Cox, A., Ullrich-French, S., Howe, H., & Cole, A. (2017). The role of yoga-based physical education in promoting positive body image and physical activity motivation. Body Image, 23, 1-8.

Ullrich-French, S., Cox, A., & Cooper, B.R. (2016). Examining combinations of social physique anxiety and motivation regulations using latent profile analysis. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 20, 63-74.

Cox, A., Ullrich-French, S., Cole, A., & D’Hondt-Taylor, M. (2016). The role of mindfulness during yoga in predicting self-objectification and reasons for exercise. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 22, 321-327.

Sabiston, C. M., Pila, E., Pinsonnault-Bilodeau, G., & Cox, A. E. (2014). Social physique anxiety experiences in physical activity: a comprehensive synthesis of research studies focused on measurement, theory, and predictors and outcomes International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 7(1), 158-183.

O’Hara, S. E., Cox, A. E., & Amorose, A. J. (2014). Emphasizing appearance versus health outcomes in exercise: The influence of the instructor and participants’ reasons for exercise Body Image, 11(2), 109-118.

Cox, A. E., Ullrich-French, S., & Sabiston, C. M. (2013).  Using motivation regulations in a person-centered approach to examine the link between social physique anxiety in physical education and physical activity-related outcomes in adolescentsPsychology of Sport & Exercise, 14(4), 461-467.

Cox, A. E., Ullrich-French, S., Madonia, J., & Witty, K. (2011). Social physique anxiety in physical education: Social contextual factors and links to motivation and behaviorPsychology of Sport & Exercise, 12(5), 555-562.