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7 November 2018

Podcast Ep 056: Interview With Jake Linardon & Eric Helms

by Jacob Schepis 0

In this episode of the podcast, Jacob interviews researcher Jake Linardon and Dr Eric Helms on the prevalence of eating disorders in the fitness community.

In this episode of the podcast, Jacob interviews researcher Jake Linardon and Dr Eric Helms on the prevalence of eating disorders in the fitness community.

Dr Linardon has a PHD in eating disorders and is a head lecturer at Deaking University. Dr Helms is also a researcher and science communicator aiming to improve the application of scientific practices in training and nutrition for physique and strength sports.

Topics covered include:

• A background on Jake and his field of research
• Defining and diagnosing eating disorders
• Defining and diagnosing body image disorders
• Prevalence of ED and body image disorders in fitness
• Causes of eating disorders
• Dietary restraint, and the utility of rigid & flexible dieting
• The role of intuitive eating
• Eric’s model of implementing a flexible diet
• Screening for ED & body image disorders for coaches
• Advice for working with clients who have eating & body image disorders

See more of Jake’s research here: https://breakbingeeating.com https://jakelinardon.com

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