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2008 Annual Meeting Poster Presentations

18th Annual Meeting: October 23 - 26, 2008
Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Poster Presentations

(Revised 5 August 2008)

Freiberg’s disease as a rare cause of limited and painful relevé in dancers.
Mamie Air, BA, MD candidate, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA; Boni Rietveld, MD, BA(Mus), Medical Centre for Dancers and Musicians, Medical Centre of the Hague, The Hague, Netherlands

Development of a tool to assess aesthetic components in contemporary dance: validity and reliability.
Manuela Angioi, MSc; George Metsios, PhD; Yiannis Koutedakis, PhD; Emily Twitchett, BSc(Hons), PhD candidate; Matthew Wyon, PhD, University of Wolverhampton, West Midlands, UK

Tibial version in dancers: influence on technique, connection with injury, and measurement.
Lowry Champion, MFA, Stanford University, California; Steven Chatfield, PhD, University of Oregon, Oregon, USA

Investigation into the physiological responses to a ballet class at recreational, university and occupational level.
Rebecca Dalby, MSc, Laban, London; Matthew Wyon, PhD, University of Wolverhampton, West Midlands, UK

Development of a dance science program.
Jennifer Deckert, MFA; Margaret Wilson, PhD, University of Wyoming, Wyoming, USA

Reliability and validity of an alternate measurement method: the dorsiflexion lunge position.
Danelle Dickson, PT, DPT, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware; Kendra Hollman-Gage, PT, DPT, Washington University, Saint Louis, Missouri; Shaw Bronner, PhD, PT; Sheyi Ojofeitimi, MPT, ADAM Center, Long Island University, Brooklyn, New York, USA

Injuries in tap dancers: examining incidence and type among elite dancers and students.
Lauren Elson, MD; Jason Hu, MD; Victoria Harrison, MD, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell, New York, New York, USA

Traumatic brain injury in dance: a call for awareness.
Katherine Ewalt, MS, ATC, PAARTS Wellness Studio, San Diego, California, USA

Ankle range of motion measurements in dancers.

Kendra Hollman Gage, PT, DPT, Washington University, Saint Louis, Missouri; Danelle Dickson, PT, DPT, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware; Shaw Bronner, PhD, PT; Sheyi Ojofeitimi, PT, MPT, ADAM Center, Long Island University, Brooklyn, New York, USA

Relating three types of Franklin imagery to preferred learning styles during exploration of students’ plié-arabesque.
Teresa Heiland, PhD, MA, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California; Jan Dunn, MS, North Boulder Physical Therapy, Boulder, Colorado, USA

Kinematic analysis of ballet dancers’ balance ability in développé.
Kumiyo Kai; Masanori Sakaguchi, BS; Emika Kato, MSc; Saho Ishikawa; Yasuo Kawakami, PhD, Waseda University, Saitama, Japan

Imagining the dancing body: addressing distorted body image with ballet students.
Janet Karin, OAM, The Australian Ballet School, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Sanna M. Nordin, PhD, Laban, London, England, UK

The relationship between core stability and injury rate among first year university dance students.
Sheramy Keegan-Turcotte, MSc; Emma Redding, MSc, PhD candidate, Laban, London; Matthew Wyon, PhD, University of Wolverhampton, West Midlands; Jo Baker, MSc, Laban, London, UK

Hip lateral rotation and first position: to measure in prone or not to measure in prone, that is the question.

Lynnette Khoo-Summers, MSPT; Devyani Hunt, MD; Heidi Prather, DO; Linda Van Dillen, PT, PhD, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA

Evaluating the effectiveness of a ballet class for children with Down syndrome.

Judith Giencke Kimball, PhD, OTR/L; Dawna Pierce, MSOTS; Kristen James, MSOTS; Courtney Hanscom, MSOTS; Jessica Beisswanger, MSOTS; Amy Calhoun, MSOTS, University of New England, Biddeford, Maine, USA

Dancer and dance teacher responses to questionnaires about pointe shoe preferences, break-in techniques, and suggestions for a better pointe shoe.

Jessica Lassiter, DPT, MSc, Laban, London, UK

Spinal cord injury meets professional dance: a case presentation.

Suzanne Martin PT, DPT, Smuin Ballet, San Francisco, California, USA

The correlation between teenage dancers’ nutritional knowledge and their actual dietary intake.
Kaely McPhee, BA; Eleanor Diekman, BA, Chapman University; Robin Kish, MS, MFA, Chapman University, Orange, California, USA

The effect of a 3-week arts camp on self-perceptions, life satisfaction and subjective vitality in underserved youth.
Laura Peterson, MSc, Laban, London; Eleanor Quested, MSc, University of Birmingham, Birmingham; Matthew Wyon, PhD, University of Wolverhampton, West Midlands, UK

Hamstring conditioning and neuromuscular repatterning for performance enhancement and reduced injury of the female dancer.
Shani Robison, MA, Brigham Young University; Kathleen S. Thomas MA, ATC, Provo, Utah, USA

The relationship between estimated instability, center of pressure displacement, and center of pressure mean power frequency of dancers while in a moving room.
Leigh Schanfein, BS; Shirley Rietdyk, PhD, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

Upper-body injuries in university-level modern dance students: an underrated problem?
Summer N. Sides, BS, BA, University of North Carolina Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina; Jatin P. Ambegaonkar, PhD, ATC; Shane V. Caswell, PhD, ATC, George Mason University, Manassas, Virginia, USA

Effects of dance performance on salivary cortisol levels.
Krista Stanton, BA; Gregory S. Fraley, PhD; Farrah N. Madison, PhD; Linda Graham, BFA, MFA, Hope College, Holland, Michigan, USA

Dancers' interpretations of anxiety: the roles of symptom type, symptom intensity, and performance experience.
Imogen Walker, MSc; Sanna Nordin, PhD, Laban, London, UK

Kinesthetic spatial abilities in male actors and dancers.
Frankie Ward, MSc, Laban, London; Matt Wyon, PhD, University of Wolverhampton, West Midlands, UK

Program subject to change.

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