North Carolina State University Athletics Policy for Disordered Eating and Eating Disorders

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1 1 North Carolina State University Athletics Policy for Disordered Eating and Eating Disorders Introduction The Department of Athletics at North Carolina State University (NC State) advocates the development of healthy lifestyles for student athletes. It is the intention of NC State Athletics to foster an environment that is conducive to healthy attitudes and practices around weight management, while avoiding behaviors which threaten a student athlete s healthy lifestyle. The Department of Athletics recognizes that eating disorders may manifest biologically, psychologically, or sociologically, or in some combination. Notable factors which influence eating attitudes and behaviors in Division I student- athletes include social factors, sport ideals, and coaching behaviors. Student athletes are at an increased risk for developing and maintaining eating disorders due to their participation in collegiate sports. The effects of eating disorders can range from mild to severe, carrying consequences in the medical and psychological realms. Medical implications range from injury to death; psychological implications include increased risk of depression and suicide, as eating disorders are correlated with low self- esteem. Recovery from eating disorders can be a tedious and challenging process. Lastly, there is no substantial evidence to support the idea that thinness is linked to superior performance. Goals 1) To practice an effective multidisciplinary approach to the prevention, identification, and treatment of disordered eating or eating disorders. 2) To provide medical, nutritional, and psychological services to student athletes while respecting their privacy, and to refer out cases that cannot be optimally treated under the care of NC State Sports Medicine. Disordered Eating/Eating Disorder Prevention While all student- athletes are at increased risk for developing eating disorders, the following athletes/individuals have been identified as high risk for the development of disordered eating/eating disorders: All females Men s Swimming/Diving Men s Track/Cross Country Cheerleading Wrestling

2 2 Weight Management, Monitoring, and Goal Setting If a staff member or coach desires a change in any student- athlete s diet or weight/body composition, that individual should refer the athlete to Sports Medicine or Sports Nutrition. Once diet and/or body composition goals are determined, Sports Medicine, Nutrition, and Strength and Conditioning staff will collaborate to formulate appropriate plans for optimal training and recovery while working toward the respective goal(s). Coaches may be included in development of these plans as needed (e.g. wrestling). Differing situations will call for individualized plans of action, but the following guidelines are suggested for overall student athlete well- being: 1. Weighing of high risk Athletes should be conducted by Sports Medicine staff only: To be scheduled at the following times: i. Initial arrival as an NC State varsity athlete (at physical) ii. For hydration monitoring as determined by Sports Medicine staff iii. At the beginning of an official off- season training cycle iv. At the end of an off- season training cycle v. Additional weighing may be scheduled by Sports Medicine Staff as deemed appropriate for the at- risk athlete/groups 2. Body Composition Testing of Athletes: i. Initial arrival as an NC State varsity athlete ii. At the beginning of an official off- season training cycle iii. At the end of an off- season training cycle iv. Additional weighing may be scheduled by Sports Medicine Staff as deemed appropriate for the at- risk athlete/groups 3. Coaches and other staff members should avoid initiating weight- focused conversations with the student athlete. Recommended approach: The coach should inform Sports Medicine, Nutrition, Psychology or Strength & Conditioning of their concerns/goals. The group should then decide who will be best suited to initiate/ address the concerns. 4. Athletes participating in sports identified as low- risk (Men s Basketball, Football, Baseball, Men s Soccer, Men s Golf, Men s Tennis) are not subject to same weighing guidelines. a. Regular weigh- ins with these athletes may be completed by the NC State Staff member identified by team staff, UNLESS medical or psychological conditions are identified, in which case only Sports Medicine shall conduct the weigh- in. b. Any staff member may recommend non- weighing of athletes participating in low- risk sports at any time, given appropriate rationale; and Sports Medicine Staff (including Psychology and Nutrition) may require that an athlete from these teams be exempt from team weigh- ins based on medical rationale. c. Athletes should be given the option to decline a weigh- in unless it is deemed medically necessary by the Sports Medicine staff.

3 3 Treatment and Intervention To implement an effective multidisciplinary approach to the prevention, identification, and treatment of eating disorders, NC State maintains the Student Athlete Clinical Care (SACC) Team consisting of the following members: o William Jacobs, M.D. o Eric Morse, M.D. o Michelle Joshua, Ph.D., CC- AASP o Robert Murphy, MEd, LAT, ATC (and/or ATC for respective sport) o Diana Nguyen, MS, RD, LD, CSSD *Additional members may be included on a case by case basis If an athletic department staff member witnesses or learns of a student athlete displaying signs of symptoms of an eating disorder (see Descriptions of Eating Disorders section below), then he or she must report the concern to a SACC Team member. Teammates who witness such behaviors by peer student athletes are encouraged to inform Sports Medicine or Sports Nutrition staff. The SACC Team will determine a course of action for the student athlete s treatment based on information available. SACC Team members involved in the intervention process may vary depending on the student athlete s best interest. The intervention and treatment plan will be communicated with the student athlete. The plan may also be communicated to other individuals if the Department of Athletics determines that the individual s proposed knowledge of the plan is in the athlete s best interest and well- being, or is of institutional concern. Other physicians and/or medical providers may be consulted to assist the SACC Team or the student- athlete with treatment, prevention and identification of the eating disorder, however the SACC Team will have the final decision with regards to athletic participation. The student athlete may be required sign a contract agreeing to the terms of the treatment plan and the SACC Team will work with the athlete to oversee his or her compliance with this plan. The SACC Team will meet regularly to discuss cases, and reserves the right to change the course of a treatment plan at any time. Changes to the treatment plan shall be explained to and acknowledged in writing by the student athlete. If the student athlete refuses to comply with the treatment plan, corrective measures may be implemented as determined by SACC members, which may include suspension from sport.

4 Descriptions of Eating Disorders (ED) The following descriptions are based on information provided by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the American Psychiatric Association, and the National Eating Disorders Association. 4 Eating Disorder versus Disordered Eating Disordered eating is a descriptive phrase, not a diagnosis. Eating disorder is a diagnosis defined by specific criteria outlined by APA s DSM. Many people who have disordered eating patterns may fit the criteria for eating disorder, and it is possible to have disordered eating patterns that do not match exactly with criterion of an eating disorder diagnosis. Eating concerns falling short of a diagnosis (i.e. disordered eating) should still be treated as they often turn into more problematic eating disorders and may lead to health problems. Symptoms of Disordered Eating Signs and symptoms of disordered eating may include, but are not limited to: Chronic yo- yo dieting Frequent weight fluctuations Extremely rigid and unhealthy food and exercise regime Feelings of guilt and shame when unable to maintain food and exercise habits Pre- occupation with food, body and exercise that causes distress and has a negative impact on quality of life Compulsive or emotionally- driven eating Use of compensatory measures, such as exercise, food restriction, fasting and even purging or laxative use to make up for food consumed Anorexia Nervosa Symptoms of Anorexia Nervosa Inadequate food intake leading to a weight that is clearly too low. Intense fear of weight gain, obsession with weight and persistent behavior to prevent weight gain. Self- esteem overly related to body image. Inability to appreciate the severity of the situation. Binge- Eating/Purging Type involves binge eating and/or purging behaviors during the last three months. Restricting Type does not involve binge eating or purging. Warning Signs of Anorexia Nervosa Dramatic weight loss. Preoccupation with weight, food, calories, fat grams, and dieting. Refusal to eat certain foods, progressing to restrictions against whole categories of food (e.g. no carbohydrates, etc.). Frequent comments about feeling fat or overweight despite weight loss.

5 Anxiety about gaining weight or being fat. Denial of hunger. Development of food rituals (e.g. eating foods in certain orders, excessive chewing, rearranging food on a plate). Consistent excuses to avoid mealtimes or situations involving food. Excessive, rigid exercise regimen- - despite weather, fatigue, illness, or injury, the need to burn off calories taken in. Withdrawal from usual friends and activities. In general, behaviors and attitudes indicating that weight loss, dieting, and control of food are becoming primary concerns Bulimia Nervosa Symptoms of Bulimia Nervosa Frequent episodes of consuming very large amount of food followed by behaviors to prevent weight gain, such as self- induced vomiting. A feeling of being out of control during the binge- eating episodes. Self- esteem overly related to body image. 5 Warning Signs of Bulimia Nervosa Evidence of binge eating, including disappearance of large amounts of food in short periods of time or finding wrappers and containers indicating the consumption of large amounts of food. Evidence of purging behaviors, including frequent trips to the bathroom after meals, signs and/or smells of vomiting, presence of wrappers or packages of laxatives or diuretics. Excessive, rigid exercise regimen- - despite weather, fatigue, illness, or injury, the compulsive need to burn off calories taken in. Unusual swelling of the cheeks or jaw area. Calluses on the back of the hands and knuckles from self- induced vomiting. Discoloration or staining of the teeth. Creation of lifestyle schedules or rituals to make time for binge- and- purge sessions. Withdrawal from usual friends and activities. In general, behaviors and attitudes indicating that weight loss, dieting, and control of food are becoming primary concerns. Continued exercise despite injury; overuse injuries.

6 6 Binge Eating Disorder (BED) Signs and Symptoms of BED Frequent episodes of consuming very large amount of food but without behaviors to prevent weight gain, such as self- induced vomiting. A feeling of being out of control during the binge eating episodes. Feelings of strong shame or guilt regarding the binge eating. Indications that the binge eating is out of control, such as eating when not hungry, eating to the point of discomfort, or eating alone because of shame about the behavior. Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (EDNOS) Eating disorders in this category still cause significant distress or impairment, but may not meet the criteria for another feeding or eating disorder. Examples include: Atypical anorexia nervosa (weight is not below normal) Bulimia nervosa (with less frequent behaviors) Binge- eating disorder (with less frequent occurrences) Purging disorder (purging without binge eating) Night eating syndrome (excessive nighttime food consumption) Harm Caused by Disordered Eating/Eating Disorders Many people with disordered eating or eating disorders either minimize or do not fully realize the impact it has on their mental and physical health. These consequences can include (but are not limited to) greater risk of obesity and eating disorders, bone loss, gastrointestinal disturbances, electrolyte and fluid imbalances, low heart rate and blood pressure, increased anxiety and depression, and social isolation. Risk of death from suicide or medical complications is markedly increased for those diagnosed with eating disorders. It is important to remember that a person exhibiting disordered eating or eating disorders may also be experiencing significant physical, emotional and mental stress.

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