Description and Evaluation of Eating Disorders in Elite Athletes (TCA SHN)

2014-07-23 22:00:37 | BioPortfolio


Athletes in particular elite athletes have obsessional food and body concerns, in bond with a worship of the performance more and more invading, which lead to clinical and subclinical eating disorders. These eating disorders differ according to the disciplines and are difficult to diagnose in athletes because there are insufficiently described.

Our aim at estimating the frequency of eating disorders in athletes and describing eating disorders by means of somatic, dietetic and psychological evaluations.

Study Design

Time Perspective: Prospective


Eating Disorders


CHU Nantes




Nantes University Hospital

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T22:00:37-0400

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