A new study, published in the July issue of Clinical Sport Psychology, looks at body image of athletes in the Special Olympics programme.

Human Kinetics reports:

Numerous studies have investigated body image concerns of able-bodied athletes and several studies have explored self-perceptions and body image of athletes with physical disabilities; however, athletes with intellectual disabilities have been largely ignored and understudied.

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