List of Contributors.
1 Good eating habits in sport.
1.2 Balanced diet in sport.
1.3 Nutritional required by humans and athletes.
1.4 The need for ergogenic aids.
1.5 Nutritional information for athletes.
2 The importance of weight in some sports.
2.2 High-risk sports.
2.3 Weight-loss methods in sport.
2.4 The difference between ‘real weight’, ‘ideal weight’ and ‘sports weight’.
3 Eating disorders and the athlete’s environment.
3.2 Pressures in the athlete’s environment.
3.3 The prevention of eating disorders in sport.
4 Diagnosis and assessment of eating disorders in sport.
4.2 Diagnostic criteria for eating disorders in sport.
4.3 Methods for diagnosing eating disorders in sport.
5 Eating disorders in different sports.
5.2 The aetiology of eating disorders in sport.
5.3 Research into eating disorders in ‘high-risk’ sports.
5.4 Eating disorders symptoms: the sporting discipline and gender.
6 Treating eating disorders in sport.
6.2 The treatment regime.
6.3 The treatment steps.
6.4 Types of treatment.
7 Cyberpsychology and eating disorders in sport.
7.2 Psychology and new technologies: cyberpsychology.
7.3 Cyber-sport-psychology and eating disorders.
7.4 The Internet: information about eating disorders in sport.
7.5 On-line diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders in sport.
8 Case studies in high-risk sports.
8.2 A case study of eating disorders in athletics.
8.3 A case of eating disorders in taekwondo.
8.4 A case of eating disorders in gymnastics.
8.5 A case of eating disorders in aerobics.
8.6 Sport: a solution to combat anorexia.
- Presents an up-to-date combination of the most recent research with applied practice
- Describes how to diagnose and assess eating disorders
- Creates a preventative framework to be used in combating eating disorders
- Assesses the impact of the availability of on-line diagnosis and treatment
- Includes practical examples and case studies of eating disorders in “high risk” sports