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Monica Nelson
Speakers

Monica Nelson

University of Waikato (NZL)
New Zealand
Monica Nelson's

Sessions

  • High Performance
    High Performance
    Fear Of Fat In American Olympic Weightlifting
    Learn about research on female Olympic weightlifters in America and the influence of the ‘athletic body ideal’.

    This presentation draws attention to to the extremely high prevalence of disordered eating, LEA, and RED-S among female athletes and calls for a more critical approach to body ideals in competitive sport.

    Session Title: Fear of Fat and Constructing the ‘Athletic Body Ideal’: Intertwining Physiology and Culture in American Olympic Weightlifting

    In-person session
    4:15pm - 5:00pm
    High Performance

    This presentation draws attention to to the extremely high prevalence of disordered eating, LEA, and RED-S among female athletes and calls for a more critical approach to body ideals in competitive sport.

    Session Title: Fear of Fat and Constructing the ‘Athletic Body Ideal’: Intertwining Physiology and Culture in American Olympic Weightlifting

    Format: Lightning Talk
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
    visibility & voice

    This presentation draws attention to to the extremely high prevalence of disordered eating, LEA, and RED-S among female athletes and calls for a more critical approach to body ideals in competitive sport.

    Session Title: Fear of Fat and Constructing the ‘Athletic Body Ideal’: Intertwining Physiology and Culture in American Olympic Weightlifting

    Format: Lightning Talk
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing

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