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How Healthy is a Desire to be Fit and Strong? Drives for Thinness, Leanness, and Muscularity in Women in Weight Training

Andrea S. Hartmann, Florian Steenbergen, Silja Vocks, Dirk Büsch, and Manuel Waldorf

, substance use, and psychological well-being in women. Only three studies have examined the associations between drive for leanness (DL) and various body image-related and exercise-related variables. While Calogero, Davis, and Thompson ( 2004 ) reported an association between DL and body dissatisfaction in a

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Body Dissatisfaction in Collegiate Athletes: Differences Between Sex, Sport Type, and Division Level

Hayley Perelman, Joanna Buscemi, Elizabeth Dougherty, and Alissa Haedt-Matt

experience a drive for muscularity as opposed to a drive for leanness ( Daniel & Bridges, 2010 ; Morrison, Morrison, & Hopkins, 2003 ; Schooler & Ward, 2006 ; Smolak & Murnen, 2008 ). Thus, this study may not have captured all aspects of body dissatisfaction that are important to male athletes

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Athlete Identity and Eating Pathology in Distance Runners: When Compulsive Exercise Matters

Sasha Gorrell and Drew A. Anderson

effort to control his/her weight and shape to augment running performance. With this in mind, elite runners with greater training mileage may be at greater risk for EDs due to sport-specific performance goals and drive for leanness. Alternatively, it is plausible that for runners of any status