Recognize Signs, Symptoms, and Behaviors Associated with Eating Disorders and Altered Eating Habits

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Nutrition

C. Recognize Signs, Symptoms, and Behaviors Associated with Eating Disorders and Altered Eating Habits

  1. Signs and symptoms associated with disordered eating (e.g., body dysmorphia), bulimia, and anorexia
  2. Body composition changes and performance variations associated with eating disorders or disordered eating
  3. Referral to a qualified healthcare professional


When answering the questions, please choose the “Best” answer.

1. You are a strength coach for a college cross country team. Which of the following would be cause for concern regarding an eating disorder in a female runner?

 
 
 
 

2. Which of the following is a characteristic of anorexia nervosa?

 
 
 
 

3. What should a strength and conditioning professional do when they suspect a figure skater has an eating disorder?