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The Role of a Figure Skating Coach

Coaches play a great role in a young athlete's character development. According to USFS, "Coaches are responsible for teaching and...

Depression in Athletes

When an athlete gets injured, there is a team of medical personnel employed to ensure a speedy, successful recovery. However, when an...

The Impact of Stress on Athletes

Stress is a factor in life that impacts every one, but when it comes to athletes, there are added stressors required to balance one's life.

The Truth About Your Weight

Despite the widely held belief within the medical community and general population that higher body mass index causes poor health, data...

 


In a study on the symptomatology of eating disorders in Canadian competitive figure skaters, researchers found that 92.7% of the forty-one skaters surveyed reported pressure to lose weight.

Taylor, G. & Ste-Marie, D.M. (2001). Eating disorders symptoms in Canadian female pair and dance figure skaters. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 32, 21-28.