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Bakomliggande orsaker till användandet av kosttillskott: En enkätstudie om användning och attityder till kosttillskott
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Education.
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Education.
(Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Several studies shows that dietary supplements do not have any proven effects on health, yet these supplements are increasing in sales. The study aims to find out what attitudes and knowledge people involved in physical activity have towards supplements and which factors influence them to buy supplements. How these factors differ between men and women was investigated. The study is based on answers from 100 collected questionnaires from people who are physically active at several gyms. Of those who participated in the study, 56 percent were men and 44 percent were women. The study showed that the influence of family and friends and to speed recovery after exercise, were the two most common reasons that affected men and women into buying dietary supplements. The study also showed that the majority of the participants found the supplements to be a good complement to their regular diet. Overall the study shows that the use of supplement is high among the respondents and women and men take supplements for different reasons.

Keyword [en]
supplements, attitudes, body image, energy metabolism
Keyword [sv]
kosttillskott, attityder, kroppsideal, energiomsättning
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Social Sciences Pedagogy
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-59429OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-59429DiVA: diva2:552202
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Västerbottens idrotttsförbund
Subject / course
Idrottspedagogik
Educational program
Study Programme for Sport Sciences
Uppsok
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2012-09-13 Created: 2012-09-13 Last updated: 2012-09-13Bibliographically approved

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