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Risk factors for eating disorders among male adolescent athletes

Exercise Physiology
Author
Pustivšek, S et al.
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Used Parameters : FFM, SMM, BFM, PBF

Publication Year : 2015

Country : Slovenia

Journal : Slovenian Journal of Public Health

Objective Eating disorders (ED) are an important and increasing problem in adolescents. The objective of this study was to examine the risk factors and the prevalence of risk for ED among male adolescent elite athletes and nonathletic controls. Differences between male athletes competing in aerobic, anaerobic and aerobic-anaerobic sports were examined as well. Methods This was a cross-sectional epidemiological study. A cross-sectional questionnaire survey and anthropometric measurements were conducted on 351 …
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