To educate athletes, coaches, parents, treatment professionals and the media about signs and symptoms, treatment and consequences of eating disorders and body image disturbance in athletes and exercisers. This SIG will also develop, for use by AASP’s members, prevention materials that can be presented to athletes, exercisers, parents and coaches. The Eating Disorders SIG will work with other SIGs within AASP and other professional organizations devoted to athletes, exercisers and/or eating disorders to promote this effort.
If you are interested in joining the Eating Disorders Special Interest Group (SIG) or learning more about the group, contact the SIG Coordinator identified on the SIG homepage. Contact information may be located by using the member directory.
Eating Disorders Among Athletes: Detection and Referral Guidelines
Part 1: Definition, Prevalence and Etiology
Part 2: Risks, Signs and Symptoms
Part 3: Multi-Disciplinary Assessment
Part 4: Managing Resistance and Motivating Recovery