New Australian research to study eating disorders in the fitness industry
4 Aug, 2021
- New, Australian-first study into fitness professionals and the detection of eating disorders among clients launched today.
- Eating disorders are serious mental illnesses affecting approximately 1 million Australians.
- The highest users of gyms and fitness activities are also those most at risk of developing an eating disorder - women aged 18-34
- The study aims to ensure exercise professionals are properly trained to respond to, and manage, clientele with eating disorders.