Athletes and Eating Disorders. Video. www.youtube.com/watch?v=0XzT3AK3Rkg. True/False. Eating disorders affect both males and females. True/False. Eating disorders affect both males and females. True—approximately 5% of females and 1% of males are affected. True/False.
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Sports with high risk factors
1. A person possessing the natural or acquired traits, such as strength, agility, and endurance, that are necessary for physical exercise or sports, especially those performed in competitive contexts.
2. A psycho physiological disorder usually occurring in young women that is characterized by an abnormal fear of becoming obese, a distorted self-image, a persistent unwillingness to eat, and severe weight loss. It is often accompanied by self-induced vomiting
3. Combination of three conditions: disordered eating, amenorrhea, and osteoporosis. A female athlete can have one, two, or all three parts of the triad
7. A group of synthetic hormones that promote the storage of protein and the growth of tissue, sometimes used by athletes to increase muscle size and strength.
6. A regulated selection of foods, as for medical reasons or cosmetic weight loss.
8. A measurement of the relative percentages of fat and muscle mass in the human body, in which weight in kilograms is divided by height in meters and the result used as an index of obesity.
9. Physical activity that is governed by a set of rules or customs and often engaged in competitively. .