Moving Towards Balance: Fitness and Eating Disorder Recovery
PRESENTER: Hannah Frazee, BS, ACSM-EP-C, Exercise Physiologist
DETAILS: An unbalanced relationship with movement is a common characteristic among clients
struggling with an eating disorder; research cites that compulsive movement is often one of the first
symptoms of an eating disorder. This presentation will offer insight into identifying characteristics of an unbalanced relationship with movement and interventions clinicians can use to help clients move
toward a more balanced relationship with movement. Case studies from the presenter’s in-vivo work as an eating disorder informed exercise physiologist will be included to put the information shared into context.
1. Identify characteristics of an unbalanced relationship with movement.
2. Describe the vital role of an eating disorder-informed exercise professional within a multi-disciplinary treatment team.
3. Prepare practical skills they can use to help clients create a more balanced relationship with