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Portion Control: An Examination Of Organizational Control And Male Athlete Eating Disorders, Katie Lever Apr 2018

Portion Control: An Examination Of Organizational Control And Male Athlete Eating Disorders, Katie Lever

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

Eating disorders (EDs) are strikingly common among American adults. Past research has indicated that athletes in general are particularly vulnerable to developing EDs due to media pressure, athletic drive, and the population’s proclivity to perfectionism. Most ED research, both in athletic and non-athletic populations, is female-focused, as women are more likely to develop EDs. However, men are still susceptible to develop EDs and are understudied.

Links between lack of autonomy and EDs exist in familial settings, but have yet to be applied in organizational settings. This quantitative thesis sought to bridge a research gap by assessing ED levels in ...


An Exploration Of Nonbroadcast Television, Betty Conrad Nov 1984

An Exploration Of Nonbroadcast Television, Betty Conrad

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

In this thesis, I have focused on the uses of video, or nonbroadcast television, as an instructional tool within three different contexts, i.e., the uses of video in medical, corporate and industrial settings.

Within this exploration, several problems have come to light. First, there is a need for higher education to train students in the field of nonbroadcast education, not only for broadcast students and new career opportunities, but also for students of business, medicine, art, and other career areas. As the uses of video become more widespread, so it becomes necessary to educate those who are likely to ...