The role of body-esteem in predicting disordered eating symptoms: a comparison of French aesthetic athletes and non-athletic females.

@inproceedings{Ferrand2009TheRO,
  title={The role of body-esteem in predicting disordered eating symptoms: a comparison of French aesthetic athletes and non-athletic females.},
  author={Claude Ferrand and Stephane Champely and Edith Filaire},
  year={2009}
}
Abstract Objectives To explore the relative contributions of self-esteem, body-esteem components and body mass index to disordered eating in aesthetic female athletes and non-athletic females and specifically to determine if the body-esteem components are risk factors for disordered eating. Methods One hundred and fifty two participants, of which 61 rhythmic gymnasts, 42 synchronized swimmers and a non-athletic group of 49 female college students completed the self-esteem scale, the body-esteem… CONTINUE READING

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