Open Access Graduate Research Paper
Athletes--Health and hygiene; Wrestlers--Health and hygiene; Eating disorders in adolescence;
The premise behind many athletic programs is to encourage wellness, a state of well being in both physical and emotional aspects. This research paper reviews how wrestling and other athletic programs where weight plays a significant role, may affect eating and other weight-related habits. It addresses whether weight loss practices in wrestling play a role in disordered eating patterns of its participants.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts
Educational Leadership, Counseling, and Postsecondary Education
Jennifer K. Murra
1 PDF file (22 pages)
©2005 Lyndsey M. Manderfield
Manderfield, Lyndsey M., "Weight loss practices in amateur wrestlers and its relationship to disordered eating" (2005). Graduate Research Papers. 1139.