Self-Reports on the Eating Disorder Inventory by Female Aerobic Instructors

  title={Self-Reports on the Eating Disorder Inventory by Female Aerobic Instructors},
  author={Michele S. Olson and Henry N. Williford and Leigh Anne Richards and Jennifer A. Brown and Steven F. Pugh},
  journal={Perceptual and Motor Skills},
  pages={1051 - 1058}
This study examined the possibility of earing disorders in 30 female aerobic dance instructors. All subjects completed a biographical questionnaire and the Eating Disorder Inventory. The results showed that the aerobic instructors yielded scores which were comparable to similarly aged female weight lifters but tended to be lower than those of women distance runners (also of similar age). Interestingly, 23% (n = 7) of the subjects reported a previous history of bulimia and 17% (n = 5) reported a… 

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