Eating Disorders in Athletes
Eating disorders (anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa) have been associated with athletes at all levels of sport. Often the eating disorder may remain undiagnosed or concealed due to the intense physical and mental stress that athletes endure in their training and competition cycles. Sports performance drops in athletes who suffer eating disorders due to poor nutrition and poor mental function. If untreated or undiagnosed eating disorders are life threatening.
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