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Table 1 Overview of the GoodForm Program

From: Study protocol for Goodform - a classroom-based intervention to enhance body image and prevent doping and supplement use in adolescent boys

SessionActivitiesAdapted from:
Session 1:
Cultural Ideals
1) Introduction
2) Video: Pressure to conform to the cultural ideal
3) Digital Tool and worksheet: Define and critique the cultural ideal for men
4) Worksheet: How do we challenge this ideal?
Homework: Write your advice to a younger boy
Drawn from The Body Project: More than Muscles
Session 2: Supplements and Steroids1) Discussion: Read through Homework Task
2) Demonstration: Balloons and steroids
3) Jigsaw Inquiry: What are the side effects of supplement use?
4) Jigsaw Activity: Critique Supplement Ads
5) Video: What will people think?
Drawn from the ATLAS program and extended to include other muscle building supplements.
Session 3: Critiquing Supplement use1) Quiz: Recap previous content
2) Jigsaw Activity: Role Plays to counter the use of supplements and steroids
3) Jigsaw Assignment: Develop a media campaign against steroid use
Drawn from the ATLAS program and extended to include other muscle building supplements.
Session 4: Advocacy and Activism1) Presentation of media campaigns
2) Advocacy and Activism: Top 10 Worksheet
3) What next? Challenge Yourself
Drawn from the ATLAS program and combined with the concept of advocacy from The Yager Body Project.