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Introduction The current literature focuses on eating disorders among female athletes with little qualitative research focusing on male athletes.Prevalence rate for disordered eating (DE) in this population is 16.6%-19.2%DE may develop due to socio-cultural norms, biological phenomenology, social pressures of the ideal athlete body, and sport norms.What are the attitudes, experiences, and meanings of mealtimes for male collegiate level athletes?