Eating disorders and disordered eating may occur in people who are regarded by society as being extremely fit and healthy.
Both males and females engaged in competitive physical activities, including sports, fitness and dance, have increased rates of body dissatisfaction, disordered eating and eating disorders.
Eating Disorders in Sport and Fitness: Prevention, Early Identification and Response
The NEDC has developed a comprehensive manual to assist sport and fitness professionals in understanding eating disorders, promoting health and wellbeing within an organisation, recognising and responding to eating disorders and supporting athletes who are undergoing treatment for an eating disorder. Follow the link below to obtain a copy of this publication.