3. Eating Disorders and the Athlete's Environment

  1. Joaquín Dosil
  1. Joaquín Dosil and
  2. Jacinto González-Oya

Published Online: 10 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9780470725047.ch3

Eating Disorders in Athletes

Eating Disorders in Athletes

How to Cite

Dosil, J. (2008) Eating Disorders and the Athlete's Environment, in Eating Disorders in Athletes, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470725047.ch3

Author Information

  1. University of Vigo, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 22 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470011690

Online ISBN: 9780470725047



  • eating disorders;
  • eating disorder prevention;
  • eating disorders prevention programmes;
  • family role;
  • coach role


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Pressures in the Athlete's Environment

  • The Prevention of Eating Disorders in Sport

  • Eating Disorder Prevention Programmes for Athletes

  • Conclusions