Muscle dysmorphia: an emerging body image concern in men

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Bibliographic Details
Title translated into German:Muskeldysmorphie: ein neues Körperbildproblem bei Männern
Author:Esco, Mike R.; Olson, Michele S.; Williford, Hank N.
Published in:Strength and conditioning journal
Published:27 (2005), 6, S. 76-79, Lit.
Format: Publications (Database SPOLIT)
Publication Type: Journal article
Media type: Print resource
ISSN:1533-4295, 1073-6840
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Identification number:PU201407006297


This article provides a review of the available information on muscle dysmorphia, a growing body image disorder found primarily in athletic men. Often referred to as “reverse anorexia,” it is a type of body dysmorphic disorder in which the primary focus is on increased muscle size. Those who work in the field of athletics and fitness should become familiar with this disorder. Verf.-Referat