The Influence of Body Image towards Self-Esteem, SelfCompassion and Psychological Well-Being in Female Exerciser

Authors

  • Namora Lumongga Lubis1, Hasnida2 , Anwar Mallongi3

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1512

Keywords:

Body Image, Self-Esteem, Self-Compassion and Psychological Well-Being

Abstract

Human development is a process of change that occurs throughout life. In adulthood, there are many changes

in as such as cognitive, socio-emotional and physical changes. Body image is an individual experience in the

form of perceptions of body shape and weight, as well as behaviours that lead to an individual’s evaluation

of his physical appearance. Body image in women is very influential on their psychological factors such as

self-esteem, self-compassion and psychological well-being. Sample of this research consisted of as many as

100 female excersicer. The research was conducted in Lapangan Merdeka, Lapangan Cadika, and Lapangan

Teladan, Medan. Data were analysed by using simple logistic regression test and multiple logistic regression.

The results of bivariate analysis found, the variables of self-esteem and self-compassion have an influence

on body image in female exercisers with the value p<0.05. From the results of multivariate analysis, it is

obtained that the value p>0.05, which means there is no relationship between self-esteem, self-compassion,

and psychological well-being to body image. The results show that there is no relationship between self

esteem, self-compassion and psychological well-being to body image in female exerciser, these variables

do not have a dominant influence meaning, all the three variables have the same influence on body image.

Further findings show that self-esteem has a greater influence to body image on female exerciser.

Author Biography

Namora Lumongga Lubis1, Hasnida2 , Anwar Mallongi3

1 Research Scholar of Department of Public Health, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia, 2Research

Scholar of Department of Psychology, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia, 3 Professor of Department

of Environmental Health, Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia

Published

2020-07-24

How to Cite

Namora Lumongga Lubis1, Hasnida2 , Anwar Mallongi3. (2020). The Influence of Body Image towards Self-Esteem, SelfCompassion and Psychological Well-Being in Female Exerciser. Medico Legal Update, 20(3), 876-881. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1512