Prevalence of Disordered Eating: A Comparison of Male and Female Collegiate Athletes and Nonathletes

@article{Dipasquale2013PrevalenceOD,
  title={Prevalence of Disordered Eating: A Comparison of Male and Female Collegiate Athletes and Nonathletes},
  author={Laura Dipasquale and Trent A. Petrie},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology},
  year={2013},
  volume={7},
  pages={186-197}
}
Eating disorder prevalence rates among athletes vary greatly because of the different ways in which researchers have measured and classified them, and the extent to which they are higher than those found among nonathletes remains unresolved. The present study examined prevalence of eating disorders, body image issues, and weight control behaviors using a valid diagnostic measure. Participants included 146 male and 156 female NCAA Division I student-athletes and a matched sample of 170 male and… Expand
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