5. Eating Disorders in Different Sports

  1. Joaquín Dosil
  1. Joaquín Dosil and
  2. Luis Casáis

Published Online: 10 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9780470725047.ch5

Eating Disorders in Athletes

Eating Disorders in Athletes

How to Cite

Dosil, J. (2008) Eating Disorders in Different Sports, in Eating Disorders in Athletes, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470725047.ch5

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;
  • aetiology;
  • aesthetic sports;
  • weight division sports;
  • eating disorders symptoms


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Aetiology of Eating Disorders in Sport

  • Research into Eating Disorders in ‘High-Risk’ Sports

  • Eating Disorder Symptoms: The Sporting Discipline and Gender

  • Conclusions