ERIC Number: ED331800
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Eating Disorders among Athletes: Theory, Issues, and Research.
Black, David R., Ed.
Eating disorders among athletes has become an important topic both nationally and internationally. This volume of empirically focused articles presents theory, issues, and the latest research in a concise form for a variety of audiences. The 11 chapters are: (1) "Eating Disorders among Athletes: Current Perspective" (D. R. Black); (2) "College Athletes and Eating Disorders: A Theoretical Context" (M. E. Burckes-Miller and D. R. Black); (3) "Eating Disorders and Athletes: Current Issues and Future Research" (D. R. Black and S. E. Held); (4) "Prevalence of Eating Disorders among Intercollegiate Athletes: Contributing Factors and Preventative Measures" (S. R. Guthrie); (5) "Eating Related Problems in Female Athletes" (V. G. Overdorf); (6) "Do Female College Athletes Develop Eating Disorders as a Result of the Athletic Environment?" (J. S. Chopak and M. Taylor-Nicholson); (7) "Weight Control among Elite Women Swimmers" (R. Benson); (8) "Disordered Eating Behaviors among Synchronized Swimmers" (C. S. Smithies); (9) "An Exploratory Study of Eating Disorder Characteristics among Adult Female Noncollegiate Athletes" (K. T. Sullivan and D. H. Steel); (10) "Relationship of Self-Concept, Eating Behavior, and Success of Female Collegiate Gymnasts from Big Ten Conference Teams" (V. A. Ubbes); and (11) "Eating Disorders among Athletes: The Future" (D. R. Black). (AMH)
Descriptors: Anorexia Nervosa, Athletes, Body Weight, Bulimia, College Athletics, College Students, Eating Habits, Females, High Schools, Higher Education, Intercollegiate Cooperation, Womens Athletics
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General
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Authoring Institution: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, Washington, DC. National Association for Girls and Women in Sport.; American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. Reston, VA. Association for the Advancement of Health Education.