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In an attempt to improve athletic performance, some female athletes develop patterns of disordered eating. The spectrum of disordered eating ranges from mild to severe, with the severe form resulting in anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa. Disordered eating can result in decreased athletic performance, increased morbidity, and occasional mortality.
It is important that girls and young women participate in sports and develop skills that promote lifelong athletic participation, because of the psychological, sociologic, and physiologic benefits associated with exercise. When an athlete begins intensive, competitive exercise training at a young age, or when the preoccupation with thinness supersedes a(More)
The paper compares the tree-theoretical model of similarity judgement (in which the similarity between two objects is a function of the distance between them in a conceptual tree) with an averaging model of similarity judgement that is drawn jointly from information integration theory and from current research indicating the prevalence of anchoring and(More)
Timing, frequency, and types of screening tests can be hot topics of debate among physicians trying to determine how best to evaluate patients for athletic participation. Because of the wide range of opinions concerning many elements of preparticipation physical exams, we brought together three medical experts to discuss a few important aspects of these(More)
There exist a number of high-performance Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithms (MOEAs) for solving Multi-Objective Optimization (MOO) problems; two of the best are NSGA-II and epsilon-MOEA. However, they lack an archive population sorted into levels of non-domination, making them unsuitable for construction problems where some type of backtracking to(More)
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