EDO in male athletes final project

EDO in male athletes final project - By Shayan Bat...

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By Shayan Batmanghilich Melissa Newman Daniel Velarde
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Etiology Performance myths Lower body fat increases performance Individual vs. Team sports Wrestling, Boxing Horse racing Body sculpting Dance Swim Track Body dissatisfaction – Striving to live up to the “sex symbol” persona of athletes. Not feeling lean or muscular compared to “Men’s Health”, “Fitness Magazine” or “Sports Illustrated”, etc. Competition between athletes Men are more prone to be competitive or expected to have higher athletic ability Coach influence
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Men are thought to make up about 1 million of the 8 million Americans with eating disorders. (National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, 2010) It is only an estimated number of men suffering from ED because often men are ashamed to admit they have a “woman’s disorder” or they go undiagnosed because it is less recognized as a problem. A study of NCAA athletes found that binge-eating occurred more often in male athletes that in female. Both men and women that were diagnosed, exhibit the
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