Compulsive exercise and eating disorders
journal contributionposted on 21.12.2012 by Caroline Meyer, Lorin Taranis, Huw Goodwin, Emma Haycraft
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The aim of this review was to develop an empirically supported cognitive behavioural model of compulsive exercise within the context of the eating disorders. A systematic review of the correlates and predictors of compulsive exercise among eating disordered patients identified four key correlates. These were subsequently validated by a second review, incorporating both the clinical and non-clinical as well as the exercise science literatures. A proposed model is presented which is both evidence-based and testable
- Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences