Disordered Eating Among Athletes
Disordered Eating Among Athletes: A Comprehensive Guide for Health Professionals will increase your understanding of eating disorders among athletes and give you the practical information to manage athletes in need. The book synthesizes, integrates, and evaluates the latest research on disordered eating as it pertains to both male and female athletes.
Disordered Eating Among Athletes: A Comprehensive Guide for Health Professionals provides a wealth of both scientific research and practical application that will enable personal trainers, athletic trainers, and other health and fitness professionals to work with and counsel athletes with eating disorders. It presents an in-depth discussion of the etiology, identification, prevention, and management of eating disorders among athletes. The book gives athletic trainers, athletic administrators, and other professionals practical examples they can use to create their own successful eating disorder screening and prevention programs.
The book contains many features designed to help you learn about and treat eating disorders:
- An entire chapter devoted to profiling successful eating disorder treatment programs
- Numerous appendixes including case studies, educational resources about eating disorders, nutritional guidelines, and screening surveys
- Chapter objectives and chapter summaries
Providing current research and an emphasis on practical application, Disordered Eating Among Athletes: A Comprehensive Guide for Health Professionals is the ideal resource for the health, fitness, and sports professional seeking information and guidance in managing disordered eating in athletes.
A reference for nutritionists, athletic trainers, physical therapists, nurses, personal trainers, coaches, and registered dietitians; supplemental text for undergraduate and graduate students in nutrition, sport psychology, exercise science, and health and wellness programs.
Table of Contents
Part I: Nature and Scope of Disordered Eating Among Athletes
Chapter 1. Disordered Eating Categories and Their Application to Athletes
Chapter 2. Prevalence of Disordered Eating Among Athletes
Chapter 3. Etiology of Disordered Eating in Athletes
Chapter 4. Disordered Eating in Male Athletes
Part II: Effects of Disordered Eating
Chapter 5. Effects of Disordered Eating on Performance
Chapter 6. Effects of Disordered Eating on Health
Part III: Managing Disordered Eating in Athletes
Chapter 7. Prevention of Disordered Eating in Athletes
Chapter 8. Identification of Disordered Eating in Athletes
Chapter 9. Treatment Considerations for Athletes With Disordered Eating
Chapter 10. Management of Athletes With Disordered Eating
Chapter 11. Successful Eating Disorder Screening, Prevention, and Treatment Programs for Athletes
Appendix A. Disordered Eating Case Studies
Appendix B. Disordered Eating Assessment
Appendix C. Educational Resources
Appendix D. High-Carbohydrate, Low-Fat Food Choices
Appendix E. Eating Disorder Screening Questionnaires
Appendix F. Sample Preparticipation Screening Instruments
Appendix G. Sample Student-Athlete Contracts and Medical Release Authorizations