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Exercise Addiction


Exercise for Restriction Inventory

The Exercise for Restriction Inventory (ERI, the Anorexia Athletica Quiz)

Strongly disagree Neither agree nor disagree Strongly agree
I will often choose to exercise instead of enjoying other activities, or following through on commitments to others. 1 2 3 4 5
Conflicts have arisen between me and my family and/or partner about the amount of exercise I do. 1 2 3 4 5
I use exercise as a way of changing mood: it calms me, particularly if I have eaten in an unmanaged or uncontrolled way. 1 2 3 4 5
I have been unable to cut back despite injuries, fatigue and/or increasing family strife or friendship alienation, and have instead increased duration and/or intensity of the workouts. 1 2 3 4 5
If I have to miss an exercise session I feel highly anxious and frustrated. 1 2 3 4 5
If I cut down on the amount of exercise I do, then start again, I always end up exercising as much as I did before and often find myself lying to others about the resumption of activity. 1 2 3 4 5