Black, D. R. (1991). Eating disorders among athletes: Theory, issues, and research. Reston, VA: Association for the Advancement of Health Education and National Association for Girls and Women in Sport, Associations of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.
David R. Black in the book, Eating Disorders Among Athletes (1991) explains the many different key words and issues amongst athletes with eating disorders. Black supports his claims by describing the history and factors of eating disorders. The author’s purpose is to inform so the reader has a better understanding of athletes with eating disorders. The author writes in a formal tone for researchers and those looking to get a higher understanding of the topic.
Parry, J. W. (2017). The athletes dilemma: Sacrificing health for wealth and fame. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
John Weston Parry in the book, The Athlete’s Dilemma: Sacrificing Health for Wealth and Fame (2017), describes the recent issues in sport regarding eating disorders, blood doping, and other issues. Parry supports his claims by illustrating the flaws of athletics starting at the youth level. The author’s purpose is to point out the flaws and struggles of those in athletics in order to educate about current events. The author writes in an earnest tone for young adults eager to learn more about the struggles in athletics.
Busanich, R., McGannon, K. R., & Schinke, R. J. (2014). Comparing elite male and female distance runner’s experiences of disordered eating through narrative analysis. Psychology of Sport & Exercise, 15(6), 705-712.
In the article, “Comparing Elite Male and Female Distance Runner’s Experiences of Disordered Eating Through Narrative Analysis” (2014), describes the experiences of two elite runners and their struggle with eating disorders. The authors support their conclusions by describing the experiences of the athletes through narrative analysis. The authors’ purpose is to show that elite athletes often have a unique experience when being confronted with an eating disorder. The author writes in a formal tone for researchers and other high-level learners.
Galli, N., Petrie, T., & Chatterton, J. (2017). Team weigh-ins and self-weighing: relations to body-related perceptions and disordered eating in collegiate male athletes. Psychology of Sport & Exercise, 2951-55.
Galli, Petrie, and Chatterton in the article, Team Weigh-Ins and Self-Weighing: Relations to Body-Related Perceptions and Disordered Eating in Collegiate Male Athletes (2017) suggests that male athletes generally get satisfaction when looking at physical appearance and not a scale. The authors support their claims by gathering data from multiple male college athletes. The author’s purpose is to point out that student athletes are all different and their ability to cope with eating disorders is also very different. The author writes in a formal tone for researchers and others eager to learn about eating disorders.
Disordered Eating in Student-Athletes: Understanding the Basics and What We Can Do About It. (2014, March 04). Retrieved March 15, 2017, from http://www.ncaa.org/health-and-safety/nutrition-and-performance/disordered-eating-student-athletes-understanding-basics
The NCAA in the online article, Disordered Eating in Student-Athletes: Understanding the Basics and What We Can Do About it (2014) explains the basics of eating disorders and what the NCAA and general public can do about this issue. The NCAA supports their information by breaking down eating disorders into basic terms and ways to treat these disorders. The author’s purpose is to inform so that the NCAA is able to convey their message and prevention of eating disorders. The author writes in an informal tone for all readers to understand the NCAA information about eating disorders.