exercise dependence

exercise dependence

a dependency on engaging in exercise characterized by excessive amounts of exercising, often to the exclusion of other normal life activities, and feelings of guilt and negative moodstates when the exercise schedule is not adhered to. Also known as exercise addiction and compulsion to exercise.
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Mas tarde, Ogden, Veale y Summers (1997) desarrollaron el Exercise Dependence Questionnaire (EDQ), el cual recogia ocho dimensiones basadas conceptualmente en los criterios clinicos de la dependencia de sustancias recogidos en el DSM-IV (American Psychiatric Association, 1994).
Exercise dependence and the drive for muscularity in male bodybuilders, power lifters, and fitness lifters.
However, it is unknown whether obsessive passion may predict the development of dependence, and furthermore, theoretically important relationships between basic need satisfaction, passion, exercise dependence, and subsequent risky behaviour have not been fully explored.
Tambien, Ogden Veale y Summers (1997), al validar el Exercise Dependence Questionnaire (EDQ), obtuvieron tanto dimensiones positivas (como la gratificacion positiva) como negativas (como los sintomas de abstinencia).
Exercise addiction has also been referred to as obligatory exercise, compulsive exercise, guided exercise, excessive exercise, abusive exercise and exercise dependence (Davis, 2000; Hausenblas & Symon-Downs, 2002a; Johnston, Reilly, & Kremer, 2011; Pasman & Thompson, 1988).
MD symptoms were correlated with bodybuilding, exercise dependence and eating pathology in both Mexican and American men, as well as American women.
Exercise dependence has also been called addictive, obligatory, or excessive exercise, addiction to exercise or commitment to exercise (Blumenthal, O'Toole, & Chang, 1984; Cohen, 1995; Farrell & Thompson, 1998; Kagan, 1987).
However, a study on exercise dependence focuses only on males.
One such example of exercise dependence is muscle dysmorphia, a disease characterized by an obsessive preoccupation by an individual with the musculature of their physique, to the point that it dictates the individual's physical, mental, and social perceptions of both themselves and others (Lantz, Rhea, & Cornelius, 2002).
A longitudinal design was employed to examine the temporal relationships between variables, and to assess how changes in the biosocial variables are associated with levels of disordered eating and exercise dependence over time.