The article recommends health practices and behavior for vegetarian athletes. Vegetarians can be categorized by the types of foods that they consume. Vegetarian diets are more common among adolescents with eating disorders than in the general adolescent population. Athletic trainers should be concerned if symptoms of eating disorders surface in an athlete who states that he or she is a vegetarian.
Laquale K.M. (2006). Practical suggestions for vegetarian athletes. Athletic Therapy Today, 11(4), 49-60.
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Laquale, Kathleen M. (2006). Practical suggestions for vegetarian athletes. In Movement Arts, Health Promotion and Leisure Studies Faculty Publications. Paper 24.
Available at: http://vc.bridgew.edu/mahpls_fac/24