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The body issue: Why athletes feel the squeeze

Within a campus culture that emphasizes physical fitness and activity, one subset of the campus population faces added pressures to maintain a physical form at a higher level: student-athletes.

With demands to perform for the most successful athletic program in the country, some Stanford student-athletes find themselves concerned with body image issues. And some of these student athletes raise concerns about the culture of eating disorders and the resources and support provided by the University and athletic department to deal with them.