Cage Fighting has Become Even More Dangerous Thanks to Extreme Dieting

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Article about the use of extreme dieting in sport, featured in the Conversation, 13/10/15.


Presumably the competitive benefits of rapid weight loss appear to outweigh the detrimental effects on physical and psychological performance for the athletes who practice it. But given the growing popularity and broadcast coverage of mixed martial arts, the dangers of rapid weight loss need more serious consideration.

Period13 Oct 2015

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