Prevalence of disordered eating and pathogenic weight control behaviors among male collegiate athletes.

@article{Chatterton2013PrevalenceOD,
  title={Prevalence of disordered eating and pathogenic weight control behaviors among male collegiate athletes.},
  author={Justine M Chatterton and Trent A. Petrie},
  journal={Eating disorders},
  year={2013},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={328-41}
}
The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of disordered eating and pathogenic weight control behaviors in male collegiate athletes. Male collegiate athletes (N = 732) from the across the U.S. completed questionnaires online. Results suggested that (a) most eating disturbances occur at the subclinical level, (b) exercising and dieting were the most commonly used weight control practices, and (c) athletes who participate in weight class sports are more likely to be classified as… CONTINUE READING
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