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Author Beals, Katherine A.

Title Disordered eating among athletes : a comprehensive guide for health professionals / Katherine A. Beals
Published Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2004]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  616.8526 Bea/Dea  Unavailable C19
Description vii, 255 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
regular print
Contents Disordered eating categories and their application to athletes -- Prevalence of disordered eating among athletes -- Etiology of disordered eating in athletes -- Disordered eating in male athletes -- Effects of disordered eating on performance -- Effects of disordered eating on health -- Preventing disordered eating in athletes -- Identifying disordered eating in athletes -- Treatment considerations for athletes with disordered eating -- Managing athletes with disordered eating -- Successful eating disorder screening, prevention, and treatment programs for athletes
Summary "Disordered Eating Among Athletes: A Comprehensive Guide for Health Professionals will increase your understanding of eating disorders among athletes and give you the practical information you need to manage athletes in need. The book synthesizes, integrates, and evaluates the latest research on disordered eating as it pertains to both male and female athletes."
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-245) and index
Subject Athletes -- Diseases.
Eating disorders.
Athletes -- Nutrition.
Athletes -- Mental health.
Feeding and Eating Disorders -- prevention & control.
Feeding and Eating Disorders -- diagnosis.
Sports -- psychology.
LC no. 2003026044
ISBN 0736042199 hardback