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Plateau, C, Haycraft, E, Reynolds, K (2024) Development and psychometric assessment of the Sociocultural Influences on Exercise Behaviours in Adolescents Questionnaire, Psychology and Health: an international journal, ISSN: 0887-0446.

Plateau, C, Haycraft, E, Reynolds, K (2024) Use and consequences of exercise tracking technology on exercise psychopathology and mental health outcomes in adolescents, International Journal of Adolescence and Youth, ISSN: 0267-3843. DOI: 10.1080/02673843.2024.2371397.

Miller, B, Barker, J, Hunton, E, Plateau, C (2024) Understanding experiences of and influences on well-being in elite para-sport: a qualitative exploration of U.K. para-athletes, Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology, ISSN: 2157-3905.

Blagrove, RC, Brooke-Wavell, K, Plateau, CR, Nahman, C, Hassan, A, Stellingwerff, T (2024) The Role of Musculoskeletal Training During Return to Performance Following Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport, International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, pp.1-6, ISSN: 1555-0265. DOI: 10.1123/ijspp.2023-0532.

White, H, Sharpe, H, Plateau, C (2023) Family body culture, disordered eating and mental health among young adult females during COVID-19, Eating Behaviors, 51, 101792, ISSN: 1471-0153. DOI: 10.1016/j.eatbeh.2023.101792.

Sandgren, S, Haycraft, E, Arcelus, J, Plateau, C (2023) An intervention mapping adaptation framework to develop a self-help intervention for athletes with eating disorder symptoms, International Journal of Eating Disorders, 56(11), pp.2022-2031, ISSN: 0276-3478. DOI: 10.1002/eat.24044.

Papailiou, A, Coates, J, Plateau, C, Gilmore, H, Barker, J (2023) A qualitative analysis of a positive elite parasport performance culture, Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 41(1), ISSN: 0736-5829. DOI: 10.1123/apaq.2022-0108.

Miller, T, Coates, J, Plateau, C, Barker, J (2023) Exploring the barriers and facilitators to mental health help-seeking behaviours in British elite track and field athletes, Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 36(1), pp.98-118, ISSN: 1041-3200. DOI: 10.1080/10413200.2023.2197962.

McVinnie, Z, Plateau, C, Lane, A, Murphy, N, Stevinson, C (2023) Effects of engaging in mass participation sporting events on physical activity behaviour: a systematic review, Health Promotion International, 38(2), daad018, ISSN: 0957-4824. DOI: 10.1093/heapro/daad018.

Cuesta-Zamora, C, Ricarte, JJ, Ros, L, Latorre, JM, Plateau, C (2023) The role of intolerance of uncertainty and anxiety on compulsive exercise in adolescents, Anxiety, Stress and Coping, 36(5), pp.649-660, ISSN: 1061-5806. DOI: 10.1080/10615806.2023.2188204.

Witcomb, G, White, H, Haycraft, E, Holley, C, Plateau, C, McLeod, C (2023) COVID-19 and coping: Absence of previous mental health issues as a potential risk factor for poor wellbeing in females, Dialogues in Health, 2, 100113, ISSN: 2772-6533. DOI: 10.1016/j.dialog.2023.100113.

Pullen, E, Miller, B, Wiltshire, G, Plateau, C (2022) A feminist materialist inspired analysis of the meaning and management of pregnancy and reproductive health in Olympic and Paralympic female athletes, Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 15(3), pp.332-344, ISSN: 2159-676X. DOI: 10.1080/2159676x.2022.2146162.

Scott, C, Haycraft, E, Plateau, C (2022) The impact of critical comments from teammates on athletes’ eating and exercise psychopathology, Body Image, 43, pp.170-179, ISSN: 1740-1445. DOI: 10.1016/j.bodyim.2022.08.013.

Plateau, C, Anthony, J, Clemes, S, Stevinson, C (2022) Prospective study of beginner running groups: psychological predictors and outcomes of participation, Behavioral Medicine, 50(1), pp.55-62, ISSN: 0896-4289. DOI: 10.1080/08964289.2022.2100865.

King, A, Turner, M, Plateau, C, Barker, J (2022) The socialisation of athlete irrational beliefs, Journal of Rational-Emotive and Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, 41(2), pp.290-313, ISSN: 0894-9085. DOI: 10.1007/s10942-022-00460-4.

White, H, Harwood, C, Wiltshire, G, Plateau, C (2022) Parents’ experiences of family food routines in adolescent elite-level swimming, Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 62, 102237, ISSN: 1469-0292. DOI: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2022.102237.

Cuesta-Zamora, C, Parra, M, Toledano-González, A, Ricarte, J, Plateau, C (2022) Exploring the link between self-compassion and compulsive exercise amongst women, Mindfulness, 13(7), ISSN: 1868-8527. DOI: 10.1007/s12671-022-01906-7.

Reynolds, K, Haycraft, E, Plateau, C (2022) Sociocultural influences on exercise behaviours and attitudes in adolescence, Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 19(5), pp.382-391, ISSN: 1543-3080. DOI: 10.1123/jpah.2021-0797.

Scott, CL, Haycraft, E, Plateau, C (2022) A prospective study of teammate factors on athletes’ well-being, disordered eating, and compulsive exercise, Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology, 11(3), pp.290-304, ISSN: 2157-3905. DOI: 10.1037/spy0000293.

Gómez-Castillo, MD, Escriva-S, V, Tolosa-Perez, MT, Navarro-Bravo, B, Plateau, C, Ricarte, JJ, Cuesta-Zamora, C (2022) The link between non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI), body image and activity on social networking sites among female adolescents with an eating disorder, Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 27(3), pp.730-744, ISSN: 1359-1045. DOI: 10.1177/13591045221081191.

Sandgren, S, Haycraft, E, Plateau, C (2022) Development and initial evaluation of the athlete eating psychopathology observation questionnaire for sport professionals, Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology, 17(3), pp.271-289, ISSN: 1932-9261. DOI: 10.1123/jcsp.2021-0108.

Sandgren, S, Haycraft, E, Pearce, R, Plateau, C (2022) Support for athletes with eating psychopathology symptoms: Exploring the views of athletes, coaches and sport practitioners, Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 35(2), pp.307-329, ISSN: 1041-3200. DOI: 10.1080/10413200.2022.2032476.

Reynolds, K, Plateau, C, Haycraft, E (2022) Sociocultural influences on compulsive exercise in young people: a systematic review, Adolescent Research Review, 8(2), pp.179-194, ISSN: 2363-8346. DOI: 10.1007/s40894-022-00180-x.

Ogden, D, Coates, J, Plateau, C, Barker, J (2022) UK professional male cricketers’ mental health and support experiences: a qualitative exploration, Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 35(3), pp.372-391, ISSN: 1041-3200. DOI: 10.1080/10413200.2022.2040652.

Sandgren, SS, Haycraft, E, Arcelus, J, Plateau, C (2022) Evaluating a motivational and psycho-educational self-help intervention for athletes with mild eating disorder symptoms: A mixed methods feasibility study, European Eating Disorders Review, 30(3), pp.250-266, ISSN: 1072-4133. DOI: 10.1002/erv.2891.

Cuesta-Zamora, C, González-Martí, I, García-López, LM, Ros, L, Plateau, C, Ricarte, JJ (2021) Emotion dysregulation as a mediator of the relationship between anxiety, compulsive exercise and eating disorder symptoms in adolescents, Children, 8(12), 1088, DOI: 10.3390/children8121088.

Stevinson, C, Plateau, C, Plunkett, S, Fitzpatrick, EJ, Ojo, M, Moran, M, Clemes, S (2020) Adherence and health-related outcomes of beginner running programs: A 10-week observational study, Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 93(1), pp.87-95, ISSN: 0270-1367. DOI: 10.1080/02701367.2020.1799916.

Scott, CL, Haycraft, E, Plateau, C (2020) The influence of social networks within sports teams on athletes’ eating and exercise psychopathology: A longitudinal study, Psychology of Sport and Exercise, pp.101786-101786, ISSN: 1469-0292. DOI: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2020.101786.

Scott, C, Plateau, C, Haycraft, E (2020) Teammate influences, psychological well-being, and athletes’ eating and exercise psychopathology: A moderated mediation analysis, International Journal of Eating Disorders, 53(4), pp.564-573, ISSN: 0276-3478. DOI: 10.1002/eat.23222.

Sandgren, S, Haycraft, E, Plateau, C (2020) Nature and efficacy of interventions addressing eating psychopathology in athletes: A systematic review of randomised and non-randomised trials, European Eating Disorders Review, 28(2), pp.105-121, ISSN: 1072-4133. DOI: 10.1002/erv.2704.

Scott, C, Haycraft, E, Plateau, C (2019) Teammate influences and relationship quality are associated with eating and exercise psychopathology in athletes, Appetite, 143, 104404, ISSN: 0195-6663. DOI: 10.1016/j.appet.2019.104404.

Scott, CL, Haycraft, E, Plateau, C (2019) Teammate influences on the eating attitudes and behaviours of athletes: A systematic review, Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 43, pp.183-194, ISSN: 1469-0292. DOI: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2019.02.006.

Plateau, C, Bone, S, Lanning, E, Meyer, C (2018) Monitoring eating and activity: Links with disordered eating, compulsive exercise and general wellbeing among young adults, International Journal of Eating Disorders, 51(11), pp.1270-1276, ISSN: 0276-3478. DOI: 10.1002/eat.22966.

McDermott, H, Plateau, C, Martin, LR (2018) Detecting disordered eating among recreational exercisers; exploring the role of personal trainers, Psychology, ISSN: 2152-7180. DOI: 10.4236/psych.2018.914162.

Plateau, C, Arcelus, J, Meyer, C (2017) Detecting eating psychopathology in female athletes by asking about exercise: Use of the compulsive exercise test, European Eating Disorders Review, ISSN: 1072-4133. DOI: 10.1002/erv.2561.

Plateau, C, Brookes, FA, Pugh, M (2017) Guided recovery: An interpretative phenomenological analysis of service users' experiences of guided self-help for bulimic and binge eating disorders, Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 25(2), ISSN: 1077-7229. DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpra.2017.08.004.

Plateau, C, Petrie, TA, Papathomas, A (2017) Exercise attitudes and behaviours among retired female collegiate athletes, Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 29, pp.111-115, ISSN: 1469-0292. DOI: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2017.01.001.

Plateau, C, Petrie, TA, Papathomas, A (2017) Learning to eat again: intuitive eating practices among retired female collegiate athletes, Eating Disorders, ISSN: 1064-0266. DOI: 10.1080/10640266.2016.1219185.

Plateau, C, Arcelus, J, Leung, N, Meyer, C (2017) Female athlete experiences of seeking and receiving treatment for an eating disorder, Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention, TBC(TBC), ISSN: 1064-0266. DOI: 10.1080/10640266.2016.1269551.

Papathomas, A, Petrie, TA, Plateau, C (2017) Changes in body image perceptions upon leaving elite sport: The retired female athlete paradox, Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology, ISSN: 2157-3905. DOI: 10.1037/spy0000111.

Meyer, C, Plateau, C, Taranis, L, Brewin, N, Wales, J, Arcelus, J (2016) The compulsive exercise test: confirmatory factor analysis and links with eating psychopathology among women with clinical eating disorders, Journal of Eating Disorders, 4, 22, ISSN: 2050-2974. DOI: 10.1186/s40337-016-0113-3.

Brewin, N, Wales, J, Cashmore, R, Plateau, CR, Dean, B, Cousins, T, Arcelus, J (2016) Evaluation of a motivation and psycho-educational guided self help intervention for people with eating disorders (MOPED), European Eating Disorders Review, 24(3), pp.241-246, ISSN: 1099-0968. DOI: 10.1002/erv.2431.

Plateau, CR, Arcelus, J, McDermott, HJ, Meyer, C (2015) Responses of Track and Field Coaches to Athletes with Eating Problems, Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 25(2), pp.e240-250, ISSN: 0905-7188. DOI: 10.1111/sms.12286.

Plateau, CR, McDermott, HJ, Arcelus, J, Meyer, C (2014) Identifying and preventing disordered eating among athletes: Perceptions of track and field coaches, Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 15(6), pp.721-728, DOI: 10.1016/j.psychsport.2013.11.004.

Plateau, CR, Shanmugam, V, Duckham, RL, Goodwin, H, Jowett, S, Brooke-Wavell, KSF, Laybourne, A, Arcelus, J, Meyer, C (2014) Use of the Compulsive Exercise Test with athletes: Norms and links with eating psychopathology, Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 26(3), pp.287-301, DOI: 10.1080/10413200.2013.867911.

Dommett, EJ, Devonshire, IM, Plateau, CR, Westwell, MS, Greenfield, SA (2011) From Scientific Theory to Classroom Practice, The Neuroscientist, 17(4), pp.382-388, DOI: 10.1177/1073858409356111.


Lagou, A, Plateau, C, Haycraft, E (2021) Development and preliminary outcomes of a targeted eating disorder service for students with mild to moderate eating psychopathology. In , EUROPEAN EATING DISORDERS REVIEW, pp.E13-E13.


Nahman, C, Plateau, C, Moorhouse, A (2020) Swimming: Adolescent Athlete Training Commitments. In Mistry, A, McCabe, T, Currie, A (ed) Case Studies in Sports Psychiatry, Cambridge University Press, pp.109-109, ISBN: 9781108720557.

Meyer, C and Plateau, C (2017) Compulsive exercise. In Encyclopedia of Feeding and Eating Disorders, © Springer Singapore,ISBN: 9789812871039.

Currie, A, Arcelus, J, Plateau, C (2016) Eating disorders. In Sports Psychiatry, Oxford University Press, pp.53-68, DOI: 10.1093/med/9780198734628.003.0004.

Currie, A, Arcelus, J, Plateau, C (2016) Eating disorders. In Sports Psychiatry, Oxford University Press, pp.53-68, ISBN: 9780198734628. DOI: 10.1093/med/9780198734628.001.0001.

Meyer, C and Plateau, C (2016) Compulsive Exercise. In Encyclopedia of Feeding and Eating Disorders, Springer Singapore, pp.1-4, DOI: 10.1007/978-981-287-087-2_171-1.


Plateau, C, Meyer, C, Arcelus, J (2021) Compulsive Exercise Test (Athlete version; CET-A), DOI: 10.17028/rd.lboro.14465541.

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