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Carrie B. Scherzer, Jeremy Trenchuk, Meaghan Peters, and Robert Mazury

). However, no research has been published linking disordered eating, over-exercise, and athletic injury together. A significant concern emerges from the data in this study. Approximately 19% of the students in the sample could be classified as having a predisposition toward an eating disorder. The

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Cathy Zanker and Michael Gard

We use what we call collaborative autoethnography in this article to tell the story of “Lindsey,” a person for whom sport and physical activity have been both friend and enemy throughout her life. Our intention is to place stories about disordered eating and over-exercising alongside modern panics about obesity and to wonder how children are likely to process the different things they are told about body weight, sport, and physical activity. We do this not to pathologize Lindsey’s behavior but rather to pathologize the moral universe that makes the moral superiority of the fit, athletic body possible.

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

weight gain or achieve weight loss, and as such to give in to the drive for thinness (DT; for an etiological model of eating disorders, e.g.,  Fairburn, 2008 ). Since these models were first presented, various studies, mainly focusing on women, have identified exercising to an excessive degree, or over-exercising

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

patterns and any tendencies to over-train. Signs of over-exercising include changes in mood, anxiety, energy, self-worth, body image, or confidence associated with a change in the exercise regimen. In addition, any difficulty changing exercise patterns after advised to do so by a coach, medical

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Kadhiresan R. Murugappan, Ariel Mueller, Daniel P. Walsh, Shahzad Shaefi, Akiva Leibowitz, and Todd Sarge

( Kazis & Iglesias, 2003 ; McNulty et al., 2020 ). Furthermore, overexercising or underfueling can cause relative energy deficiency in sport in both female and male athletes. Due to the high prevalence of calorie restriction in MMA athletes making weight ( Connor & Egan, 2019 ), they are at risk for

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Heon Jin Kang, Chee Keng John Wang, and Stephen Francis Burns

overexercise to “compensate” for the lack of fitness, as overtraining may result in injuries, demoralization, and more setbacks. When asked for suggestions for improvement, the participant mentioned his preference for more team-based exercise. This intervention exposed the participant to a variety of exercises

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Nicole Farnsworth, Bryan Holtzman, Lauren McCall, Kristin E. Whitney, Meghan Keating, Laura Moretti, Bridget Quinn, Donna Duffy, and Kathryn E. Ackerman

specialization in relation to the development of a young athlete . International Journal of Kinesiology and Sports Science, 5 ( 2 ), 37 . doi:10.7575/aiac.ijkss.v.5n.2p.37 10.7575/aiac.ijkss.v.5n.2p.37 Michel , B.A. , Bloch , D.A. , & Fries , J.F. ( 1989 ). Weight-bearing exercise, overexercise, and

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levels might confer a competitive advantage. Weigh-ins and focus on diet and weight loss, and requirements to wear revealing sport uniforms, can lead to significant pressures to be lean, which can also lead to body dissatisfaction, disordered eating, and over-exercise to reduce weight. Although exercise