|2008 Annual Meeting Schedule -- October 23 (Day 1)|
18th Annual Meeting: October 23 - 26, 2008
|11:00 - 11:50 am – Amphitheater|
Research Committee Forum
The research process: from start to finish.
Matthew Wyon, PhD; Jeffrey A. Russell, MSc, ATC, University of Wolverhampton, West Midlands, UK; Virginia Wilmerding, PhD, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA; Frances Clarke, BA, PGCE, University of Wolverhampton, West Midlands, UK
|Ballroom A – 11:00-11:55 am|
Moderator: Jarmo Ahonen, PT, Helsinki, Finland
|Ballroom B – 11:00-11:55 am|
Moderator: Jan Dunn, MS, Boulder, Colorado USA
| Using the theraband to cultivate "whole-body connectivity” in dance technique class.|
Anne Burnidge, MFA, State University of New York, The College at Brockport, Brockport, New York, USA
|Strategies to improve motor memory in dance.|
Sofia Carvalheiro, MFA; Luís Xarez, PhD, Technical University of Lisbon, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Lisbon, Portugal
12:00 - 2:00pm LUNCH BREAK (with Committee Meetings reserved time)
2:00 - 4:00 pm CONCURRENT LECTURES AND MOVEMENT SESSIONS:
|Amphitheater A – 2:00-4:00 pm|
Moderator: Gayanne Grossman, PT, EdM, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
|Amphitheater B – 2:00-4:00 pm|
Moderator: Moira McCormack, MSc, London, UK
Biomechanics of gait in dancers and associated injuries.
Zia C. Mustafa, DPM, MEd; Dixie L. Fox, DPM, Barry University School of Graduate Medical Sciences/Mercy Hospital, Miami, Florida, USA
Radiographic anatomy and motion of the ankle and foot in ballet.
Jeffrey A. Russell, MS, ATC; Ruth M. Shave, MBChB, FRCR; Islay McEwan, MSc, MCSP; Yiannis Koutedakis, PhD; Matthew A. Wyon, PhD, University of Wolverhampton, West Midlands, UK
Functional criteria for assessing pointe-readiness.
Megan Richardson, MS, ATC; Marijeanne Liederbach, PhD, PT, Harkness Center for Dance Injuries, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, New York, USA
Ankle sprains: an overview of recent research findings and relevance to the dance community.
Claire Hiller, PhD, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Balance impairment factors in dancers with history of ankle-foot injury: a descriptive study.
Glenna Batson, PT, DSc; Carlos Bannister, SPT; Charla Haley-Caudle, SPT; Akiko Tokunaga, SPT; Mark Owens, SPT, Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA
Update on the annual post-hire health screen for professional dancers: Dance/USA Taskforce on dancer health.
Heather Southwick, MSPT, Boston Ballet/Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; Richard Gibbs, MD, San Francisco Ballet, San Francisco, California; Shaw Bronner, PhD, PT, ADAM Center, Long Island University, Brooklyn, New York; Michelina Cassella, PT, Boston Ballet/Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
What is the next step to improve the current condition of dancers’ health care?
Mayumi Kuno-Mizumura, PhD, Ochanomizu University; Akiko Kishida, MA, RSME, Total Health Care for Artists Japan, Tokyo; Ririko Seo, MD, Yokohama Sports Medical Center, Kanagawa; Keiko Fukui, BA; Fumiyo Kosone, BA, Total Health Care for Artists Japan; Kintomo Takakura, MD, PhD, University of Tokyo, Faculty of Medicine; Yoshio Miyama, PhD, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
The development and implementation of a web-based dance injury tracking system.
Gary Galbraith, MFA, DancerWellnessProject.com, New York, New York; Jamie Knurek, MFA candidate, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Bridging the gap between dance science research and the reality of teaching in a private studio.
Robin Kish, MFA, MS, Chapman University, Orange, California, USA
Effective national provision of comprehensive dance medicine and science support services for professional dancers.
Helen Laws, Dance UK; Emma Redding, MSc, PhD candidate, Laban, London; Matt Wyon, PhD, University of Wolverhampton, West Midlands; Nick Allen, MSc, MCSP, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Birmingham, UK
|Ballroom A – 2:00-2:55 pm|
Moderator: Tom Welsh, PhD, Tallahassee, Florida, USA
| Engaging injured dancers: a classroom rehabilitation plan.|
Kimberly Karpanty, MA, MFA; Andrea Shearer, MA, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA
4:00 - 4:30 pm – REFRESHMENT BREAK and MEET AND GREET
4:30 - 5:30 pm CONCURRENT FORUM, LECTURES AND MOVEMENT SESSIONS:
|Amphitheater A – 4:30-5:30 pm|
Moderator: Virginia Wilmerding, PhD, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
|Amphitheater B – 4:30-5:30 pm|
Moderator: Emma Redding, MSc, PhD candidate, London, UK
Forum: Research collaboration in dance medicine and science.
Annabelle Couillandre, PhD, University of Paris, France; Jennifer Deckert, MFA, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming; Nancy Kadel, MD, University of San Francisco, California, USA; Peter Lewton-Brain, DO, MA, Monte-Carlo, Monaco; Tom Welsh, PhD, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA
Perception of musculoskeletal injury in professional dancers: pilot test and international comparison.
Craig Jacobs, BFA, DC, University of Toronto; J. David Cassidy, PhD, DrMedSci; Pierre Côté, DC, PhD; Eleanor Boyle, PhD, Toronto Western Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Eva Ramel, PhD, RPT, Lund University, Lund, Sweden; Isabella Schwartz, MD, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel; Jan Hartvigsen, PhD, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark; Paula Stern, BSc, DC, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Dancers' perceptions of pain and injury: a qualitative study.
Helen Thomas, PhD, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts, London, UK; Jennifer Tarr, PhD, Trinity College Dublin, Eire
A healthy mind in an injured body? Relationships between injury, imagery, and self-esteem in dance.
Jo Baker, MSc, London, UK; Jocelyn Garner, PhD candidate, Royal Academy of Dance, Chicago, Illinois, USA; Cinzia M. Hardy, MSc, BalletLorent; Sarah Irvine, MSc; Corinne Jola, PhD, Laban; Helen Laws, Dance UK; Peta Lindsay, MSc; Imogen J. Walker, MSc; Sanna M. Nordin, PhD, Laban, London, UK
|Ballroom A – 4:30-5:25 pm|
Moderator: Steven Chatfield, PhD, Eugene, Oregon, USA
|Ballroom B – 4:30-5:25 pm|
Moderator: Ruth Solomon, Professor Emerita, Santa Cruz, California, USA
|Experience easy to use fascial release techniques designed to dramatically increase flexibility in the dancer.|
Lisa Howell, BPhty, Perfect Form Physiotherapy, Sydney, NSW, Australia
|Stability and dynamic posture repatterning explored in dance technique exercises with the use of the foam roller.|
Eva Powers, BS, MA, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
NOTE: Time after each lecture presentation is reserved for audience discussion.
7:00 - 11:00 pm WELCOME RECEPTION
The opening night reception will take place at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Reception attendance is complimentary for conference delegates; however, there is a small attendance fee for guests. Pre-registration for EVERYONE is required.
Shuttle buses (motor coaches) will depart from the hotel (Conference Center) beginning at 6:30 pm. Buses will begin returning to the hotel from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at 9:00 pm, running on the hour and half-hour. Please see the local host web-site for details.
Program subject to change.