ERIC Number: ED337430
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Soviet-American Dance Medicine. Proceedings of the Glasnost Dance Medicine Conference and Workshops (Boston, Massachusetts, May 18-19, 1990).
Micheli, Lyle, Ed.; And Others
The information shared in this document represents a dialogue between the United States and the Soviet Union on the discipline of dance medicine, which involves the care of injured dancers as well as prevention of injuries. An introduction including a preface, opening remarks, and an overview of dance medicine comprises section 1. The second section contains presentations: "Anatomic, Physiologic, and Developmental Concerns: Dance Injury"; "Orthopaedic Aspects of Dance Medicine"; "Stress Fractures in the Dancer"; "Dance Medicine in the Soviet Union"; "The Role of Physical Therapy in Dance Medicine"; "Workshop: Physical Therapy and Dance"; "Treatment and Rehabilitation of Common Dance Injuries"; "Strapping for Prevention of Lower Extremity Injuries"; "The Psychological Aspect of Dance and the Dancer"; "Dancers in Transition"; Aspects of Dance and the Dancer"; "Dancers in Transition"; Prevention of Dance Injury"; and "A Prospective Study of Physiological Characteristics of Ballet Dancers." Section 3 is a roundtable discussion entitled "The Dancer and Injury"; this section contains: "The Role of the Artistic Director and Choreographer"; "The Role of the Dance Teacher"; "Life and Training of a Professional Ballet Dancer in the United States"; and "Dance Training in the Soviet Union: Experiences of an American Student and Performer." Sections 4 and 5 consist of questions, answers, and short biographies of presenters. (LL)
Descriptors: Adults, Children, Dance, Dance Education, Health Promotion, Injuries, Medical Services, Physical Therapy, Physicians, Sports Medicine
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Reston, VA. National Dance Association.
Identifiers: Dance Companies; Dance Injuries; United States; USSR