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Going Public with Pain: Athlete Stories of Disordered Eating in Discourse

The Suffering Body in Sport

ISBN: 978-1-78756-069-7, eISBN: 978-1-78756-068-0

ISSN: 1476-2854

Publication date: 24 July 2019

Abstract

Implications

The chapter is concluded with why studying “disordered eating and body talk” within discourses is useful to expand understanding of constraining and emancipative aspects of athlete identities, struggle and recovery.

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Citation

McGannon, K. (2019), "Going Public with Pain: Athlete Stories of Disordered Eating in Discourse", The Suffering Body in Sport (Research in the Sociology of Sport, Vol. 12), Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 105-120. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1476-285420190000012009

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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