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2006 Annual Meeting Schedule October 21 (Day 3)

16th Annual Meeting: October 19 - 22, 2006
West Palm Beach, Florida, USA

(Updated September 20, 2006)

Day 3: Saturday, October 21, 2006

Movement Session - Sanibel 1:
8:00-9:00 am
Moderator: Janet Karin, OAM, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Movement Session - Sanibel 2:
8:00-9:00 am
Moderator: Luana Poggini, MD, Rome, Italy
Application of fundamental push/pull reflex patterns in somatics practices, Tai Chi and dance training.
Steven J. Chatfield, PhD, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, USA
Strategies for achieving hip health for dancers.
Jane Baas, MFA, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA

West Ballroom
9:00-10:00 am Research Committee Forum:
Analysis of dancer screening forms used in the dance medicine community.

Marijeanne Liederbach, MSPT, MSATC, Harkness Center for Dance Injuries, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY; Tom Welsh, PhD, Florida State University, Department of Dance, Tallahassee, Florida; Marshall Hagins, PT, PhD, Long Island University, Department of Physical Therapy, Brooklyn, New York, USA

West Ballroom - 10:00-11:15 am
Moderator: Marliese Kimmerle, PhD, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Gallery Room - 10:00-11:15 am
Moderator: Helen Laws, Dance UK, London, UK

10:00-10:10 am
From one extreme to another: What is the collegiate dance teacher’s role in advising significantly overweight or obese dancers?
Sarah McCalister, MFA, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia; Karen Potter, MFA, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

10:15-10:25 am
Memory span for motor behavior in dance.
Sofia Carvalheiro, MFA; Luís Xarez Rodrigues, PhD, Faculdade de Motricidade Humana, Lisbon, Portugal

10:30-10:40 am
The dancer’s workplace: A series of brochures to introduce dance medicine to the dance world.
Liane Simmel, MD, DO, Institut for Dance Medicine, Fit for Dance, Munich, Germany

10:45-10:55 am
The construction of health by professional dancers.
Sylvie Fortin, PhD; Sylvie Trudelle, MA, Université du Québec à Montréal, Québec; Geneviève Rail, PhD, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

11:00-11:10 am
Communication between medical practitioners and dancers.

Ruanne Lai, BFA Candidate; Donna Krasnow, MS, Martin Thomas, PhD, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

10:00-10:10 am
Assessment of knee strength, flexibility, and structural differences in dancers across four institutions.

Jane Baas, MFA, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI; Gary Galbraith, MFA; Karen Potter, MFA; Chad Fortun, PT, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH; Carrie Janiski, ATC; Brenda Chapman, BSPT; Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI; Nancy Kadel, MD, University of Washington; Carla Corrado, BSPT, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA, USA

10:15-10:25 am
Establishment of a health care service organization in Japan based on the data on dancers’ health.

Akiko Kishida, MA, RSME, Total Health Care for Artists Japan, Tokyo, Japan

10:30-10:40 am
The relationships among early season screening results, perception of health status, and injury rates in a professional ballet company.

Jennifer Gamboa, DPT, OCS, Body Dynamics, Inc., Arlington, Virginia, USA

10:45-11:05 am
An annual post-hire health screen for professional dancers: Phase one of a preventive healthcare program for professional dance companies (from the Dance/USA Taskforce on Dancer Health).

Richard Gibbs, MD, San Francisco Ballet, San Francisco, California; Mickey Cassella, PT; Heather Southwick, PT, Boston Ballet, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

11:15-11:45 am REFRESHMENT BREAK

Forums (Concurrent with Movement Sessions)

West Ballroom: 11:45 am-12:45 pm
Moderator: Marijeanne Liederbach, MSPT, MSATC, New York, NY, USA
Gallery Room - 11:45 am-12:45 pm
Moderator: Jan Dunn, MS, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California, USA

Forum: Development of an international internet dance injury surveillance system: Validity, reliability, confidentiality, and implementation issues.
Carla Murgia, PhD, Kean University, Union, NJ; Ralph Requa, MSPH, St. Francis Memorial Hospital, San Francisco, CA, Thomas Novella, DPM, New York College of Podiatric Medicine, New York, NY; USA; Helen Laws, Dance UK, London, UK; Fay Nenander, Balettakademien, Stockholm, Sweden

Forum: Hands-on anatomy – ‘core’ muscles: Exploring Thomas Myers’ Anatomy Trains myofascial concepts, while building muscles in clay on the Maniken® skeletal model to visualize dynamic ‘core’ muscles.
Maureen O'Rourke, BFA, LMT, New World School of the Arts, Miami, FL, USA

Movement Sessions (Concurrent with Forums)

Movement Session - Sanibel 1:
11:45 am-12:45 pm
Moderator: Craig Phillips, PT, BAppSc, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Movement Session - Sanibel 2:
11:45 am-12:45 pm
Moderator: Peter Lewton-Brain, DO, MA, Monaco
Modifying the Graham class to minimize potential stressors.
Dana Hash-Campbell, BFA, LMT, Long Island University, Dance Department; Shaw Bronner, PT, PhD; Sheyi Ojofeitimi, MPT, Long Island University, ADAM Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Primary and secondary curves: Looking at movement through a new lens.
Rebecca Nettl-Fiol, MA, M.AMSAT, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL; Luc Vanier, MFA, M.AMSAT, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA

12:45-2:45 pm – LUNCH (Roundtable Discussions by Advance Sign-Up)

West Ballroom: 2:45-3:30 pm
Moderator: Boni Rietveld, MD, BA (mus), The Hague, The Netherlands
Gallery Room: 2:45-3:30 pm
Moderator: Helen Laws, Dance UK, London, UK

2:45-2:55 pm
Understanding athletic trainers and their role in dance medicine and science.
Katherine L. Ewalt, MS, ATC, San Diego Ballet, San Diego, CA, USA

3:00-3:10 pm
Practical application of theories of lateral bias in the ballet class.

Jolie Sutton-Simballa, MFA; Amy Farrar-Baker, BS; Virginia Wilmerding, PhD, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

3:15-3:25 pm
Does the floor matter? Science vs. marketing.

Peter E. Lavine, MD, INOVA Mount Vernon Hospital, Alexandria, Virginia, USA

2:45-2:55 pm
A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of oral aloe vera gel in contemporary dancers.
Karen Holyoak-Çiftçi, MSc, Laban, London; Matthew Wyon, PhD, University of Wolverhampton, Walsall; Emma Redding, MSc; Sarah Irvine, MSc; Rachel Bradbear, BA(Hons), , Laban, London, UK

3:00-3:10 pm
Acupuncture in the treatment of dance injuries.

Bill Russell, MFA, DC, Webster University, St Louis, Missouri, USA

3:15-3:25 pm
The effect of Ashtanga yoga practice on dancers’ pulmonary functions, locomotor-respiratory coordination, and movement proficiencies.

Netta Barnea, MSc; Emma Redding, MSc; Susanne Lahusen, MA, MSTAT; Alyson Nehren, MA, CMA; Jeffrey Longstaff, PhD, CMA; Hely Jarvinen, MA, Laban, London, UK

3:30 – 4:00 pm REFRESHMENT BREAK

West Ballroom - 4:00-5:30 pm
Moderator: Boni Rietveld, MD, BA (mus), The Hague, The Netherlands

4:00-4:10 pm Kinematic, kinetic and electromyographic (EMG) analysis comparing unsupported versus supported movements in the "on pointe” position.
Nancy Kadel, MD, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA; Annabelle Couillandre, PhD, PT, University of Paris X, Nanterre, Paris, France

4:15-4:25 pm Turnout analysis of four different en dedans pirouette preparations.
Aniko Solti, MSc, Laban, Dan Scott, MSc; James Brouner, BSc (Hons), School of Life Sciences, Kingston University; London, UK

4:30-4:40 pm Does increased pelvis motion during grand rond de jambe en l’air make it more ‘difficult’ or not?
Margaret Wilson, MS, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming; Joong-Hyun Ryu, MS; Young-Hoo Kwon, PhD, Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas, USA

4:45-4:55 pm Electromyographic analysis of grand battement derrière.
Ming-Lun Wen, Jhy-Hwia Kuo, Graduate Institute of Dance, Taipei, Taiwan

5:00-5:10 pm Ground reaction force comparison between jumps landing on the full foot and jumps landing on pointe in ballet dancers.
Christina Chockley, MFA, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

5:15-5:25 pm The effect of an inclined landing surface on biomechanical variables during a jumping task.
Marshall Hagins, PhD, PT; Evangelos Pappas, PhD, PT, Long Island University, Brooklyn; Ian Kremenic, MEng; Karl F. Orishimo, MS, Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma; Andrew Rundle, PhD, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

5:30 pm Closing Remarks

Optional evening trip to Broward Center in Ft. Lauderdale to see the Miami City Ballet performance of Don Quixote. Pre-registration is required.CLICK HERE for more information.

NOTE: Time after each lecture presentation is reserved for audience discussion.

Program subject to change.

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