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Laura K. Fewell, Riley Nickols, Amanda Schlitzer Tierney, and Cheri A. Levinson

Eating disorders (EDs) are serious illnesses with the highest mortality rate among all psychiatric disorders ( Harris & Barraclough, 1998 ). The prevalence of EDs has been found to be higher in athletes than non-athletes: non-athletes hold a lifetime prevalence rate of up to 4.6% ( Sundgot

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Laura K. Fewell, Riley Nickols, Amanda Schlitzer Tierney, and Cheri A. Levinson

Eating disorders (EDs) are serious and life impairing illnesses ( Harris & Barraclough, 1998 ) and are present in approximately 4.6% of the population ( Sundgot-Borgen & Torstveit, 2004 ). Some studies have found that EDs are even more common among athletes, with rates as high as 13.5% ( Sundgot

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Taylor K. Wise

ways people with disordered eating (DE) attempt to control their diet and weight ( Danner, Sternheim, & Evers, 2014 ). Although eating disorders (EDs) are found in and outside of athletic settings, collegiate athletes may be at a greater risk for developing DE behaviors than the general population

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Rachael E. Flatt and Craig Barr Taylor

Eating disorders (EDs) are common, particularly amongst female athletes, with some studies reporting upwards of 20–30% with clinical EDs and over a quarter at risk ( Bratland-Sanda & Sundgot-Borgen, 2013 ; Martinsen & Sundgot-Borgen, 2013 ). Despite findings that sport participation can have a

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Jenny H. Conviser, Amanda Schlitzer Tierney, and Riley Nickols

It is estimated that 10 million women in the United States and 1 million men, of diverse gender, ethnicity, socio-cultural origin, socioeconomic status and age will meet diagnostic criteria for ED during their lifetime, including anorexia nervosa (AN), bulimia nervosa (BN), binge eating disorder

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Dana K. Voelker, Nick Galli, Maya Miyairi, Justine J. Reel, and Karley James

disorders ( Berczik et al., 2012 ), affecting between 20% and 80% of eating disorder patients ( Adkins & Keel, 2005 ; Costa et al., 2013 ; Davis et al., 1997 ; Meyer & Taranis, 2011 ; Naylor et al., 2011 ). Moreover, the presence of excessive exercise upon discharge from an intensive eating disorder

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Dana K. Voelker and Justine J. Reel

The number of studies researching eating disorders and body image in sport has increased exponentially over several decades. This growing body of literature has positioned researchers to estimate the prevalence of eating disorder symptomatology in male and female athletes and examine the

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Julie Freedman, Sally Hage, and Paula A. Quatromoni

Athletes are at increased risk for developing disordered eating and exercise behaviors. In particular, athletes may be at a heightened risk for body dissatisfaction and eating disorders (EDs) because of sport-related pressures, like performance expectations, peer pressure, weight categories in

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Fallon R. Mitchell, Sara Santarossa, and Sarah J. Woodruff

). EDs are experienced by approximately 20 million women and 10 million men in America (National Eating Disorders Association [ NEDA], 2018 ). Of the numerous types of EDs, anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder are the most common ( NEDA, 2018 ). Anorexia nervosa has a lifetime

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Jenny H. Conviser, Amanda Schlitzer Tierney, and Riley Nickols

All eating disorders (EDs) pose risk of psychological, social, and life-threatening medical complications with serious compromise in overall quality of life ( Styer, Conviser, Washburn, & Aldridge, 2014 ). It is estimated that 10 million women and 1 million men in the United States, of diverse