Compulsive exercise has been closely linked with eating disorders, and has been widely reported in both clinical and nonclinical settings. It has been shown to have a negative impact on eating disorder treatment and outcome. However, the risk factors for compulsive exercise have not been examined. This study aimed to provide a first step in identifying potential cross-sectional predictors of compulsive exercise.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Compulsive Exercise: The Role of Personality, Psychological Morbidity, and Disordered Eating: Volume 44, Issue 7 created by Huw Goodwin, Emma Haycraft, Anne-Marie Willis, and Caroline Meyer
Wiley Interscience Journal, International Journal of Eating Disorders
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This course is recommended for the following professionals who seek knowledge about compulsive exercise as it relates to eating disorders: Clinical Psychologists/Therapists, Physiotherapists, Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
Define compulsive exercise.
Describe one method for assessing compulsive exercise.
Discuss the key correlates of compulsive exercise in adolescents.
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Faculty: Max Schwanekamp
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