oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Abstract: Anorexia nervosa, bulimia and the dancer
|Article Title||Abstract: Anorexia nervosa, bulimia and the dancer|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Publication Date||Jun 1995|
|Keyword(s)||Amenorrhoea, Control over calories, Delayed menarche, Delayed puberty, Distorted image of body, Eating disorders, Menstrual irregularities, Psychosexual maturation and Single-minded commitment|
Both ballet dancers and inviduals with anorexia nervosa have many features in common. In this paper, the author discusses these, and examines the evidence that the necessary selfdiscipline for the control of appetite, body size and performance, are syntonic with the demands of the career.
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