“People who struggle with eating disorders have a heightened attunement to their body, bodily sensations, and comparison to others — all things already a part of an athlete’s psyche,” said sport psychologist Riley Nickols, PhD, CEDS.
Nickols speaks with Healthline.com in an article about Adam Rippon, Olympic figure skater, about male athletes and eating disorders. Read the entire article here.
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