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

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

Summary

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

Conditions

Eating Disorders

Location

Prétagut
CHU Nantes
France
44000

Status

Terminated

Source

Nantes University Hospital

Results (where available)

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

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