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A student struggling with exercise addiction may (Allegre, Souville, Therme, & Griffiths, 2006; Draeger, 2005):
We have heard testimony from sufferers of both eating disorders and exercise addiction, as well as comments from those in the health care sector.
Responses of competitive athletes to lay-offs in training: Exercise addiction or psychological relief?
From her super-exclusive clinic nestling in the hills above Malibu, Carolyn helps patients battle anorexia, bulimia and exercise addiction.
Richard Benyo, writing on the subject of exercise addiction for the Road Runners Club of America says that there is a negative side to exercise that gradually, insidiously, takes over the positive.
Dr Ian Cockerill, sport psychologist at Birmingham University who specialises in body image and exercise addiction, said: "Most men look at magazines, wish they could look like the men in it but do very little about it.
Therefore, the examination of the effects of exercise deprivation was most often secondary to the analysis of issues related to exercise addiction.