Portrayals of Weight and Health on Reality TV.

Portrayals of Weight and Health on Reality TV.

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In my analysis, I uncovered the narrative of the quest and found negative and positive portrayals of the overweight contestants. The men and women on the show expressed some differences in their motivations for wanting to lose weight. The portrayals of the trainers differed as well.a€œMy name is Bob Harper. This is my third season ... Toward the beginning of the season, Bob came into the ranch house kitchen to find his team, the blue team, making dinner after they lost a challenge to the red team. He noticed that his team seemed discouraged and sad about losing, so he intervened by telling them they ... Erik told Bob that he was getting discouraged with his weight loss. Erik startedanbsp;...

Title:Portrayals of Weight and Health on Reality TV.
Author:Elizabeth Horsley
Publisher:ProQuest - 2007


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