Reading List


Beals, K. Disordered eating among athletes: A comprehensive guide for health professionals.  Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2004.

Clark, Nancy. Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutrition Guidebook. 4th Edition. Human Kinetics. 2008.

Mack, Heidi. Disordered Eating Prevention and Education Training Manual.

O’Brien, Eileen. Starving to Win: Athletes and Eating Disorders. 1998.

Patel, D. R., D.E. Greydanus, H.D. Pratt, E.L. Phillips. “Eating disorders in adolescent athletes.” Journal of Adolescent Research (2003), 18(3), 280-296.

Shepphird, Sari Fine. “100 Questions about Anorexia Nervosa”. Jones and Bartlett Publishers. 2010.

Sherman, R. T., R.A. Thompson. “Athletes and disordered eating: 4 major issues for the professional psychologist.” Professional Psychology: Research and Practice (2001), 32(1), 27-33.

Stanley, Debbie. Understanding Sports and Eating Disorders. 2000.

Sykora, C., C.M. Grilo, D.E. Wilfley, K.D. Brownell. “Eating, weight and dieting disturbances in male and female lightweight and heavyweight rowers.” International Journal of Eating Disorders (1993), 14(2), 203-211.

Thompson, Ron A. and Roberta Trattner Sherman. Helping Athletes with Eating Disorders. Champaign, IL  Human Kinetics. 1993.


Goss, J.D., S. Langley. “Detecting the Female Athlete Triad: The Coaches Role.” Coaches Report (2001), Vol 7(3), Coaching Association of Canada: Ottawa, ON.

Otis, Carol L., Roger Godengay. The Athletic Woman’s Survival Guide: How to win the battle against eating disorders, amenorrhea, osteoporosis. Human Kinetics. 2000.

Silby, Caroline. Games Girls Play: Understanding and Guiding Young Female Athletes. St. Martin’s Press. 2000.


Andersen, A. “The Adonis complex: The secret crisis of male body obsession.” American Journal of Psychiatry (2001), 158(11), 1947-1948.

Anderson, Arnold E. Male Eating Disorders. Brunner/Mazel Eating Disorders Monograph Series. 1990.

Harvey, J. A., J.D. Robinson. “Eating disorders in men: Current considerations.” Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings (2003), 10(4), 297-306.

Kidman, Lynn. Developing Decision Makers:  An empowerment model approach to coaching.  

Labre, M. P. “Adolescent boys and the muscular male body ideal.” Journal of Adolescent Health (2002), 30(4), 233-242.

McCabe, M. P., L.A. Ricciardelli. “Body image dissatisfaction among males across a lifespan.” Journal of Psychosomatic Research (2004), 56(6), 675-685.

O’Dea, J. A., S. Abraham. “Eating and exercising disorders in young college men.” Journal of American College Health (2002), 50(6), 273-278.

Olivardia, R. “Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the largest of them all? The features and phenomenology of muscle dysmorphia.” Harvard Review of Psychiatry (2001), 9(5), 254-259.

Pope, Harrison G. Jr., Katharine A. Phillips, Roberto Olivardia. The Adonis Complex: The Secret Crisis of Male Body Obsession. Free Press. 2000.