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Eating Disorders and Athletes

Susan Chappell Holliman

Eating Disorders and Athletes

A Handbook for Coaches

by Susan Chappell Holliman

  • 163 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Kendall Hunt Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eating Disorders,
  • Health/Fitness,
  • Psychology Of Sports,
  • Athletes,
  • Nutrition

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages90
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8225325M
    ISBN 100840366892
    ISBN 109780840366894
    OCLC/WorldCa24760692


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Eating Disorders and Athletes by Susan Chappell Holliman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Eating Disorders in Athletes will prove invaluable to a range of professionals working with athletes including sport psychologists, sport nutritionists, sport medicine specialists and coaches.

It will also be essential reading for students on a range of Cited by: Why Athletes Need Specialized Eating Disorder Treatment. While speaking at the Eating Disorders in Sport Conference hosted by The Victory Program at McCallum Place, Patrick Devenny spoke of the pressure to perform and the toll it takes on athletes.A former NCAA Division I football player, Devenny felt overwhelmed as he prepared for being evaluated by NFL scouts.

Eating Disorders in Athletes. Author(s): Joaquín Dosil; book presents the latest research and applied practice to address all of the key issues relating to sport and eating disorders. The book begins by looking at the underlying factors behind the development of disordered eating.

It goes on to consider evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. "Without hesitation, I believe that Eating Disorders in Sport is an essential text for anyone who works with eating disorders or health issues in athletes. It is the definitive book on this topic, and Drs.

Thompson and Sherman provide an invaluable summary of the most up-to-date perspectives on the intersection of the worlds of sport and eating Cited by:   And my book —Running in I am convinced that this is an area where we need purposeful and ongoing education to better support athletes at all levels.

Eating disorders in. Eating disorders are believed to be a significant problem for many athletes. It has been suggested that aspects of the athletic environment not only increase the athlete's risk of developing such.

This comprehensive, up-to-date book presents the latest research and applied practice to address all of the key issues relating to sport and eating disorders. The book begins by looking at the underlying factors behind the development of disordered eating.

It goes on to consider evaluation, diagnosis and treatment across a wide range of sports and assesses the 2/5(1). Find books about eating disorder recovery and treatment. Eating Disorder Hope offers free information on body image, anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorders.

Recovery resources, self help tools, and treatment centers - Eating Disorder Hope. Eating disorders commonly exist among athletes, especially those involved in sports that place great emphasis on the athlete to be thin.

Sports such as gymnastics, figure skating, dancing, and synchronized swimming have a higher percentage of athletes with eating disorders, than sports such as basketball, skiing and ing to a American College of Sports.

Lynn Bjorklund, an elite, record-setting distance runner who writes of her journey in my book, Questions and Answers about Anorexia Nervosa, joined me on a radio broadcast, The Dr. Casey Show on AM in Los Angeles is a sport psychology program and Dr.

Casey dedicated the morning hour in November to the topic of eating disorders in athletes. It's alarming when you hear the stat that more than 24 million Americans are living with eating disorders — so when National Eating Disorders Awareness Week comes around, it's important to reach Author: Erin Mckelle.

But in the meantime, we need to write about it, talk about it, teach parents, coaches and athletes about it, and have male athletes share their lived experiences with eating disorders in sport.

Part of the work is to raise awareness, address the stigma, and break the stereotypes so men feel more comfortable speaking out about it. Real Life Experiences Of Female Athlete Facing Eating Disorders. Elite runner Mary Cain said in the New York Times in November that her experience with the coaching system at the now-shuttered Nike Oregon Project encouraged unhealthy levels of weight loss, leading to five broken bones, mental health problems.

Her experience was of eating too few. The prevalence of subclinical and eating disorders is high among female athletes, and the prevalence of eating disorders is higher among female athletes than : Jorunn Sundgot-Borgen. Athletes & Eating Disorders Articles. Running is a way to keep healthy. However, long-distance runners are at higher risk of developing an eating is a fallacy that many athletes believe and that is lower body weight means better performance.

Though most athletes with eating disorders are female, male athletes are also at risk—especially those competing in sports that tend to place an emphasis on the athlete’s diet, appearance, size, and weight requirements, such as wrestling, bodybuilding, crew, and running.

I work with individuals, athletes of all levels and ages, coaches and sports science teams to provide nutritional strategies to enhance sport performance and manage eating disorders. She is presently working with a number of national governing bodies, including Scottish Gymnastics, The GB 24 hour Running squad and The England Ballet company.

Disordered Eating Among Athletes: A Comprehensive Guide for Health Professionalswill increase your understanding of eating disorders among athletes and give you the practical information to manage athletes in book synthesizes, integrates, and evaluates the latest research on disordered eating as it pertains to both male and female athletes.4/5(1).

UK SPORT EATING DISORDERS IN SPORT Many early research studies described variable prevalence rates ranging from 1% to 50% and many studies did not focus on high performing athletes.

The most recent, largest and best designed study of elite athletes has found a high overall prevalence of eating disorders (%).

Kate Bennett, PsyD: Clinical Sport Psychologist and founder of Athlete Insight, PC. Bennett specializes in the treatment of eating disorders, body image, and exercise dependency in athletes. She also treats anxiety, depression, trauma (sport or non-sport related), identity, career transition, r.

Get this from a library. Eating disorders in athletes. [Joaquín Dosil] -- "For many years it was supposed that eating disorders and pathogenic weight control behaviours were the sole preserve of those athletes participating in the aesthetic and weight division sports.

Eating disorders are common and potentially serious conditions which affect both health and sporting performance. The sports world is familiar with how to deal with the risks of sports injury. This includes developing good practice in prevention, screening programs and helping athletes to get the right treatment and support when they need by: Eating disorders in athletes: a review of the literature.

Byrne S(1), McLean N. Author information: (1)Department of Psychology, University of Western Australia. Over the last two decades an increasing amount of research has begun to examine the issue of eating disorders in athletes.

While a number of studies in this area have been published Cited by: Eating disorders in special scenarios such as bariatric surgery, diabetes, and athletes; Plus comprehensive detail on additional eating disorders and nutrition topics.

Information is geared in a way that any health professional can utilize, whether experienced or brand new to. Athletes & Eating Disorders Athletics are a great way to build self-esteem, promote physical conditioning, and demonstrate the value of teamwork, but not all athletic stressors are positive.

The pressure to win and an emphasis on body weight and shape can create a toxic combination. Famous Athletes with Eating Disorders. Written by InfluencePub on November 7, As an athlete you are constantly being pushed to your limits, every part of you is measured- diet, stamina, pace, time, power.

The world sees you as having the perfect form—strong, stable, fast, and graceful. Long workouts and training give you high endorphins. An eating disorder is a mental disorder defined by abnormal eating habits that negatively affect a person's physical or mental health. They include binge eating disorder, where people eat a large amount in a short period of time; anorexia nervosa, where people eat very little due to a fear of gaining weight and thus have a low body weight; bulimia nervosa, where people eat a lot and Complications: Anxiety disorders.

The authors also suggest that one reason singers report more eating disorders than do instrumentalists is that there is an ambivalent association with their primary instrument, that is, their bodies make the music. It is common to think that certain groups are at high risk for eating disorders; endurance athletes or dancers come to mind.

If you’re an athlete seeking support for an eating disorder, know there are many resources available today. #### Rachael Steil, author of the self-help memoir Running in Silence, writes articles about running and eating disorders for her website (awarded Top Eating Disorder Blog), and is a speaker and advocate.

She. Eating Disorders: #N# What Are Eating Disorders?#N# #N#. athletes are at a greater risk for developing eating disorders than non-athletes.

Why female athletes have eating disorders when they are so active is a question of interest to many people. The purpose of this study is to find how prevalent eating disorders are in female athletes and examine factors that may have a relationship with eating.

Specialized Treatment for Athletes with Eating Disorders Roberta Trattner Sherman, Ph.D. and Ron Thompson, Ph.D. were pioneers when it came to treating athletes with eating disorders.

They had a vision to provide residential treatment for athletes that was supportive both of recovery AND the option to return to competition. Incidence of Eating Disorders in Athletes. Given these risk factors, eating disorders are much more common among athletes than among the rest of the population.

A study of Division 1 National Collegiate Athletic Association athletes shows that an alarming 33 percent of female athletes have symptoms and attitudes that place them in a high-risk. How Eating Disorders Can Affect Young Athletes Competitors are at risk for anorexia, bulimia and binge eating.

By Ruben Castaneda, Staff Writer Feb. 20,   This comprehensive, up-to-date book presents the latest research and applied practice to address all of the key issues relating to sport and eating disorders. The book begins by looking at the underlying factors behind the development of disordered eating.

It goes on to consider evaluation, diagnosis and treatment across a wide range of sports and assesses the Author: Joaquin Dosil. The NCCA stated (“93% of the programs reporting eating disorders were in women’s sports”) (“Dying to win” suggests that ” Some male athletes do use extreme methods for losing weight, but an important difference exists between these and the self-starvation strategies of anorexics)” For instance, a weight lifter’s view of his.

Jennifer Carter, Ohio State University Sports Medicine Center’s director of sport psychology, agrees there are specific risk factors for eating. 1 in 6 Female Athletes 1 in 10 Male Athletes.

Estimated number of athletes who meet diagnostic criteria for eating disorders. Percentages vary widely, depending on studies, and can be especially high in sports with weight classes, “aesthetic” sports such as gymnastics and bodybuilding, and sports where low body mass is thought to give a competitive advantage.

Eating disorders are serious medical illnesses marked by severe disturbances to a person’s eating behaviors. Obsessions with food, body weight, and shape may be signs of an eating disorder. These disorders can affect a person’s physical and mental health; in some cases, they can be life-threatening.

Given that the authentic risk for eating disorders among male athletes warrants further clarification, a meta-analysis of current data would seem to be an initial starting place. However, the samples available in the literature represent diverse ethnic populations and types of sports, making robust comparison difficult.

“This book is a must-have for understanding eating disorders in athletes. It gives a wealth of information while being readable and easy to understand. As a former athlete and current nutrition graduate student, I wish my former coaches had access to this book!

It is a great choice for anyone who will be spending time athletes of any age!”.Eating Disorders in Sport by Ron A. Thompson and Roberta Trattner Sherman Interview with Ron Thompson – What are some of the factors to consider when the world of sport and the world of Eating Disorders collide?

Ron Thompson – That fact that sport is so important in the U.S. probably increases the risk to athletes, especially the “good” athlete (ones that coaches are.

The authors also address special areas of concern, such as athletes who have eating disorders, males with eating disorders, and the pharmacological treatment of obesity.

New topics include diabetes and eating disorders, osteoporosis, involuntary feeding, innovative psychological strategies, and ethical dilemmas.