Excessive Sports in Case of Eating Disorders: Psychological Mechanisms Decoded (image) Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) Share Print E-Mail Caption Exercise promotes health. Excessive and obsessive exercise, however, may turn into an "addiction" in the extreme case and cause illness. (Photo: Markus Breig, KIT) Credit Photo: Markus Breig, KIT Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.