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Eating Disorders in Male Athletes.
Sports Health. 2020 Jul/Aug; 12(4):327-333.SH

Abstract

CONTEXT

Eating disorders (EDs) in male athletes are potentially debilitating disorders with significant medical, psychological, and athletic performance consequences.

EVIDENCE ACQUISITION

Searches were performed across PubMed, EBSCOhost, and PSYCinfo from 1990 to 2019. Keywords searched were eating disorder, male, athlete, anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, muscularity, muscle dysmorphia, and sports. Search results included articles written in the English language and encompassed reviews, empirical studies, and theoretical articles.

STUDY DESIGN

Clinical review.

LEVEL OF EVIDENCE

Level 3.

RESULTS

EDs among male athletes may lead to serious negative outcomes, including increased susceptibility to injury, inconsistent performance, problematic recovery, muscle deficiencies, impairment of optimal athletic functioning, and medical, social, and emotional problems. Male athletes with EDs may be more difficult to identify and diagnose for a variety of reasons related to differential presentation of symptoms, secretiveness or shame around behaviors, and sex-related stigma.

CONCLUSION

Professionals working closely with athletes are uniquely positioned to identify and screen those who may require further evaluation and treatment.

Authors+Show Affiliations

West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia.West Virginia University School of Medicine-Charleston Division. Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry, West Virginia University.Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry, West Virginia University. Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, West Virginia.West Virginia University School of Medicine-Charleston Division. Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry, West Virginia University.

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article
Review

Language

eng

PubMed ID

32525767

Citation

Eichstadt, Madison, et al. "Eating Disorders in Male Athletes." Sports Health, vol. 12, no. 4, 2020, pp. 327-333.
Eichstadt M, Luzier J, Cho D, et al. Eating Disorders in Male Athletes. Sports Health. 2020;12(4):327-333.
Eichstadt, M., Luzier, J., Cho, D., & Weisenmuller, C. (2020). Eating Disorders in Male Athletes. Sports Health, 12(4), 327-333. https://doi.org/10.1177/1941738120928991
Eichstadt M, et al. Eating Disorders in Male Athletes. Sports Health. 2020 Jul/Aug;12(4):327-333. PubMed PMID: 32525767.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Eating Disorders in Male Athletes. AU - Eichstadt,Madison, AU - Luzier,Jessica, AU - Cho,Daniel, AU - Weisenmuller,Chantel, Y1 - 2020/06/11/ PY - 2020/6/12/pubmed PY - 2020/7/10/medline PY - 2020/6/12/entrez KW - athletes KW - eating disorder KW - male SP - 327 EP - 333 JF - Sports health JO - Sports Health VL - 12 IS - 4 N2 - CONTEXT: Eating disorders (EDs) in male athletes are potentially debilitating disorders with significant medical, psychological, and athletic performance consequences. EVIDENCE ACQUISITION: Searches were performed across PubMed, EBSCOhost, and PSYCinfo from 1990 to 2019. Keywords searched were eating disorder, male, athlete, anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, muscularity, muscle dysmorphia, and sports. Search results included articles written in the English language and encompassed reviews, empirical studies, and theoretical articles. STUDY DESIGN: Clinical review. LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Level 3. RESULTS: EDs among male athletes may lead to serious negative outcomes, including increased susceptibility to injury, inconsistent performance, problematic recovery, muscle deficiencies, impairment of optimal athletic functioning, and medical, social, and emotional problems. Male athletes with EDs may be more difficult to identify and diagnose for a variety of reasons related to differential presentation of symptoms, secretiveness or shame around behaviors, and sex-related stigma. CONCLUSION: Professionals working closely with athletes are uniquely positioned to identify and screen those who may require further evaluation and treatment. SN - 1941-0921 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/32525767/Eating_Disorders_in_Male_Athletes L2 - http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1941738120928991?url_ver=Z39.88-2003&rfr_id=ori:rid:crossref.org&rfr_dat=cr_pub=pubmed DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -