Jessica M. Alleva
Looking to the future: Priorities for translating research to impact in the field of appearance and body image
Alleva, Jessica M.; Jankowski, Glen S.; Atkinson, Melissa; Stock, Nicola; Piran, Niva; Riley, Sarah; Calogero, Rachel; Clarke, Alex; Diedrichs, Phillippa; Rumsey, Nichola; Slater, Amy; Williamson, Heidi
Glen S. Jankowski
Melissa Atkinson Melissa.Atkinson@uwe.ac.uk
Nicola Stock Nicola2.Stock@uwe.ac.uk
Senior Research Fellow
Phillippa Diedrichs Phillippa.Diedrichs@uwe.ac.uk
Professor in Psychology
Nicky Rumsey Nichola.Rumsey@uwe.ac.uk
Amy Slater Amy.Slater@uwe.ac.uk
Associate Professor in Centre for Appearance Research
Heidi Williamson Heidi3.Williamson@uwe.ac.uk
Senior Research Fellow
© 2019 Elsevier Ltd The field of body image and appearance research and practice is progressing; however, there is still work to be done to ensure broad societal impact. This article consolidates reflections from a range of established and early career experts in the field of appearance and body image, with a focus on stimulating and guiding future agenda setting and translation from research to impact. We conducted a thematic analysis of transcripts from nine recorded 5-minute presentations, delivered by researchers and clinicians as part of a special invited presentation session at a biennial international conference, ‘Appearance Matters,’ in the UK. Four themes were identified: Moving Beyond the Individual; Consolidation and Collaboration; Commitment to Implementation; and Positive and Protective Frameworks. These themes are discussed alongside recommendations for researchers and practitioners working in these fields to advance research, advocacy, and impact outside of academia.
|Journal Article Type||Article|
|Publication Date||Mar 1, 2020|
|Peer Reviewed||Peer Reviewed|
|APA6 Citation||Diedrichs, P. C., Jankowski, G. S., Alleva, J. M., Stock, N. M., Atkinson, M. J., Atkinson, M., …Williamson, H. (2020). Looking to the future: Priorities for translating research to impact in the field of appearance and body image. Body Image, 32, 53-61. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2019.10.006|
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