Prevalence of Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating Behaviors Among Male Collegiate Athletes


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Petrie, Trent A.; Greenleaf, Christy; Reel, Justine J. & Carter, Jennifer. Prevalence of Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating Behaviors Among Male Collegiate Athletes. [Washington, D.C.]. UNT Digital Library. Accessed September 29, 2016.