Over the past fifteen years, there has been a great increase in the knowledge of eating disorders in sport and effective means of treatment. In this book, the authors draw on their extensive clinical experience to discuss how to identify, manage, treat, and prevent eating disorders in sport...
Published January 19th 2010 by Routledge
Exercise dependence or addiction has been described as a 'positive addiction', but it can have links with damaging dysfunctional and excessive behaviours, including eating disorders. Clinical and sport psychologists now acknowledge the condition and report that it can be found in recreational...
Published July 19th 2007 by Routledge
An Ethical and Legal Analysis
Series: Ethics and Sport
Eating disorders (EDs) have become a social epidemic in the developed world. This book addresses the close links between EDs and exercise, helping us to understand why people with EDs often exercise to excessive and potentially harmful levels. This is also the first book to examine this issue from...
Published March 24th 2010 by Routledge
Determinants, Well-Being and Interventions
The positive benefits of physical activity for health, and mental health, are now widely acknowledged, yet levels of sedentary behaviour continue to increase throughout the developed world. Understanding the psychology of exercise has therefore become an important concern for scientists, health...
To Be Published January 14th 2014 by Routledge
A growing body of evidence shows that physical activity can be a cost-effective and safe intervention for the prevention and treatment of a wide range of mental health problems. As researchers and clinicians around the world look for evidence-supported alternatives and complements to established...
Published April 22nd 2013 by Routledge
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