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Publications Committee

2014-2016 Committee Members:

Frances Clarke, BA(Hons), MSc, PGCE, Chair
Imogen (‘Jen’) Aujla, PhD
Jane Baas, MFA
Esther Chou, MEd, AT, CSCS
Teresa Heiland, PhD
Bianca Juganaru, BA
Kimberly Karpanty, MFA
Lynette Khoo-Summers, PT, DPT
Virginia Wilmerding, PhD

Committee Members Ex Officio:
Gene Moyle, DPsych, Editor, IADMS Newsletter
Ruth Solomon and John Solomon, Editors-in-Chief, Journal of Dance Medicine & Science
David S. Weiss, MD, Deputy Editor, Journal of Dance Medicine & Science
David Allen, IADMS Webmaster


The Publications Committee has produced a concise guide for authors:
PDFWriting for and about the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science.

The Publications Committee is responsible for editing and approving the content of the following publications:

  • Newsletter
    A quarterly publication, designed to keep the membership abreast of current events within the organization and in the dance medicine, dance science, and dance education communities. The Newsletter is emailed to all members and back issues are available to members as PDF files. Newsletter submissions should be sent to the IADMS Newsletter Editor, via email as an attachment (word processing or text file).

  • Bulletin for Dancers and Teachers
    The IADMS Bulletin for Dancers and Teachers applies dance medicine/science theory and research to practical problems in dance education, dance training, and dance performance. It addresses issues of concern to teachers of amateur, pre-professional or professional dancers across the age span. The articles identify practical teaching problems and present scientific knowledge that may enlighten teaching practices.

  • Resource papers and resource paper translations
    Resource Papers present applications of current medical knowledge and scientific research to dance teaching, forming a bridge between the technical aspects of dance medicine/science and the day-to-day needs of dancers and dance teachers.

  • Dance medicine and science posters
    These large, full-color posters provide relevant information on dance medicine and science topics, with text drawn from IADMS Resource Papers. They are suitable for framing, and are available for purchase from the IADMS Online Store

The Publications Committee is also responsible for approving the content of:

  • Annual Conference schedule book and thank you book
  • Annual Conference schedule, registration and venue information on the website
  • Board and Committee handbooks
  • Official emails to the membership
  • IADMS adverts in dance magazines and journals
  • Supporter Opportunities documents
  • FIADMS documents
  • Any other official public documents including flyers for IADMS events etc

In addition, the Publications Committee is responsible for maintaining the IADMS style guidelines, and ensuring compliance with them in all official IADMS publications, and "Writing for and about the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science" serves as a guide for authors.

For further information about these and other IADMS publications, visit our Publications Home Page.

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