// Tag: Eating Disorders

Orthorexia: bridging the gap

Posted 2 years ago Sarah Griffiths 2 minute read comments

Orthorexia is becoming increasingly well known across many individuals, within the media and by researchers. This relatively new identified eating disorder just may be […]


The media and body image

Posted 3 years ago BelievePerform 2 minute read comments

Recently in the media there was a campaign which was advertised by Protein World called “Are you beach body ready?”. Within this advert which […]


Should sports coaches receive more education regarding recognising and treating eating disorders in athletes?

Posted 4 years ago Lauren Clarkson 3 minute read comments

Eating disorders and disordered eating behaviour are serious mental conditions “that manifest themselves in a variety of eating and weight-related signs and symptoms” (Thompson […]


Effects of sport withdrawal in the treatment of eating disorders in athletes

Posted 4 years ago Lauren Clarkson 3 minute read comment

Many research studies have found how participation in sport can heighten an individual’s probability of developing an eating disorder or disordered eating problems. This […]


Would you encourage your children into the world of competitive athletics?

Posted 4 years ago Sarah Griffiths 3 minute read comment

Not so long ago I was asked by a friend of mine, who is an athlete as well as me and has been for […]


The increased risk and difficult detection of eating disorders among athletes

Posted 4 years ago Helen Oliver 2 minute read comment

As a physically active population, athletes are typically viewed by the general public as healthy and strong, and so are not considered to be […]


Protect your athlete – Body image perceptions and consequences

Posted 5 years ago Leah Moore 2 minute read comment

Anxiety surrounding body image and exercise is related to muscle gain, weight control and attractiveness leading to the question  “Does this manifest in sport?” […]

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