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Disordered eating behaviors, compulsive exercise and depression in national team gymnasts compared to healthy controls.

By September 26, 2022October 5th, 2022No Comments

National team gymnasts were compared to healthy controls with regards to disordered eating behaviors compulsive exercise and depression. Our first results were presented at the European College of Sport Science in Sevilla, August 2022, and they indicated that distordered eating behaviors and compulsive exercise were associated with depression. Further and quite surprising, gymnasts reported lower levels of symptoms of eating disturbances than healthy controls.