Telling a (good?) counterstory of aging: natural bodybuilding meets the narrative of decline.
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci
In Western society, the narrative of decline dominates the aging process. We know very little about the complexities of how people resist this narrative. The purpose of this article is to understand how a group of mature natural bodybuilders resisted the narrative of decline.
addresses: European Centre for the Environment and Human Health, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Exeter, Exeter TR1 3HD,UK. firstname.lastname@example.org
types: Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
This is a pre-copy-editing, author-produced PDF of an article accepted for publication in The Journals of Gerontology, Series B following peer review. The definitive publisher-authenticated version [J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci (2011) 66B (5): 628-639.] is available online at: http://psychsocgerontology.oxfordjournals.org/content/66B/5/628
Vol. 66, Issue 5, pp. 628 - 639
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