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Psychological and Biological Determinants of Eating Disorder Pathology in Endurance and Aesthetic Athletes
The purpose of this study is to investigate psychobiological factors that impact the development and manifestation of eating disorder (ED) pathology in elite male and female athletes before and during their competitive season.
18 year(s) or older
Inclusion Criteria:Age 18-25 years
A member of a Penn State NCAA Division 1 Sports team or Penn State affiliated competitive club team
Exercising without any training modifications that reduce training participation.
No serious of chronic health conditions
Exclusion Criteria:BMI >28kg/m2 or <16.5 kg/m2
Currently a smoker or history of regular smoking (including nicotine products, e-cigarettes, vaping)
Medications influencing metabolic or endocrine factors (e.g., hormonal use in previous 6 months)
Medical instability or history of psychosis
Vasectomy (male) or Hysterectomy or oophorectomy (female)
Food & Nutrition, Women's Health, Men's Health