Dr Plateau is based within the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences at Loughborough University. She graduated from the University of Oxford with an MA in Experimental Psychology in 2009, followed by a Masters of Research (2010) and a PhD in eating and exercise psychopathology in athletes (2015) at Loughborough University. Carolyn teaches on the undergraduate course in Psychology and postgraduate course in Sport and Exercise Psychology. She currently supervises several PhD students in the areas of athlete mental health and wellbeing, eating and exercise psychopathology. Carolyn’s research interests are broadly in the area of athlete mental health and wellbeing. She has particular expertise in eating and exercise psychopathology in athlete populations and is interested in understanding the ways in which compulsive exercise and eating behaviour are linked. Carolyn has worked with a number of organisations and developed a range of psychoeducational resources for sports professionals, athletes, parents and organisations to increase awareness and understanding of disordered eating and related conditions among the sporting community. Carolyn is a keen runner and competed internationally as a junior athlete over 800m.