Unhealthy eating and activity-related behaviors are prevalent among individuals who engage in various exercise programs and sports. Reaching Out to Clients With Disordered Eating reviews what health/fitness professionals can and should do to improve the health and performance of their clients, as well as protect themselves and their facility. The DVD details the need for instructors, trainers, and coaches to identify individuals who may be engaging in unhealthy eating and inappropriate activity-related activities. In that regard, the DVD explores criteria for recognizing clinical eating disorders, discusses how to intervene, and offers suggestions on resources for further education, support, and treatment in this critical area.
Among the topics covered:
• Disordered eating
• Why do people develop eating disorders?
• Prevalence-how likely are you to have an encounter?
• Issues in identification
• Eating disorder masquerade
• Maximize your impact as a trainer-intervene
• Dealing with denial and resistance
• Risk management