THE GOODFORM PROGRAM
Improving adolescent boys' body image and reducing supplement use
Goodform is a 4-session program for grade 9-12 boys that has been based on two existing, effective body image interventions, and evaluated in a WADA -funded Randomised Controlled Trial [RCT] at Victoria University.
Why we need Goodform
Boys are increasingly dissatisfied with their appearance and using unsafe and untested muscle building supplements to try to change the way they look.
Watch this special from SBS's 'The Feed' on muscle dysmorphia featuring Goodform researchers Dr Zali Yager and Dr Scott Griffiths to learm more
Short videos to give you all the background information you need to implement the Goodform lessons
Information for parents negotiating muscle building supplement use
GOODFORM TRAFFIC LIGHT POSTER
A simple framework to guide young people towards safer muscle building supplement use
MUSCLE BUILDING SUPPLEMENTS FACT SHEET
Learn more about common types of muscle building supplements and how to encourage safe supplement use.
Publications from the 3D Project
Doley, J., McLean, S.A., Griffiths., S., & Yager, Z. (2021). Designing body image and eating disorder prevention programs for boys and men: Theoretical, practical and logistical considerations from boys, parents, teachers, and experts. Psychology of Men and Masculinities 22(1), 124–134.
Doley, J.R., McLean, S., Griffiths, S., & Yager, Z. (2020). Study protocol for Goodform-a classroom-based intervention to enhance body image and prevent doping and supplement use in adolescent boys. BMC Public Health 20 (1), 1-11.
Yager, Z., & McLean, S.A. (2020) Muscle building Supplement use in Australian adolescent boys: Cross-sectional relationships with body image and sports engagement. BMC Paediatrics, 20(1), 1-9.
Yager, Z., McLean, S. A., & Li, X. (2019). Body image outcomes in a replication of the ATLAS program in Australia. Psychology of Men & Masculinities, 20(3), 418.