15th Annual Meeting: November 3 - 6, 2005
(Updated 8 September 2005)
A support program for elite dancers' health: Taking a long-term approach to responsive body conditioning.
Paula Baird Colt, The Australian Ballet Company and the Australian Ballet School, Melbourne, Australia.
Supplemental conditioning for dancers.
Jennifer L. Camp, MFA, Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon, USA
Predictors of lateral ankle sprains in dancers.
Claire E. Hiller, MSc, PT; Kathryn Refshauge, PhD, PT; Rob D. Herbert, PhD, PT; Sharon Kilbreath, PhD, PT, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
The effects of Alexander technique on dancers’ alignment, performance and confidence.
Sarah Irvine, MSc, LABAN, London, UK
An orthopaedic assessment for the child in classical ballet training.
Evangelos Koudigelis, MD; Katia Savrami, PhD, Athens, Greece
The potential for injury in such unique ballet movements as arabesque.
Evangelos Koudigelis, MD; Theodore Kavour, PT, Athens, Greece
Biomechanical characteristics of conditioning exercise using the gym ball: A comparative study between dancers and non-dancers.
Mayumi Kuno-Mizumura, PhD; Asako Nonose, BA, Ochanomizu University; Shinji Mizumura, MS, Meiji University, Tokyo, Japan
Depression and disordered eating among dancers in the university setting: Is there a correlation?
Sarah McCalister, MFA candidate, Valdosta Georgia; Karen Potter, MFA; Heather Sakai, MS, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
A survey of knowledge about dancer health among incoming dance majors at the university level.
Elizabeth L. Moore, MFA; Janice Gudde Plastino, PhD, University of California, Irvine, California, USA
An injury profile of competitive Irish dancers and the injury prevention measures used by these dancers.
Donna McGuinness, BSc PT; Catherine Doody, MISCP, MCSP, DipTP, MSC, PhD, University College Dublin, Ireland
Combining trigger point therapy and manual technique to increase hip joint range of motion in dancers.
Adriani Nicolaides, PT; Metaksopoulos Dance School, Zaklin Dizikiriki Dance School, Athens, Greece
Prevalence of the female athlete triad in the Norwegian Natrional Ballet.
Ranveig Sodal Raastad, PT, The Norwegian National Ballet; Monica Klungland Torstveit, PhD; Truls Raastad, PhD; Jorunn Sundgot-Borgen, PhD, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Oslo, Norway
The relationship between lateral ankle sprain and ankle tendinitis in ballet dancers: A theoretical perspective.
Stephanie Ritter, PT; Marjorie Moore, PT, MS (Kines), PhD, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
An analysis of injury potential in dance training and performance.
Emily A. Twitchett, BSc (Hons), AISTD, Middlesex University, London, UK
Interaction between the leg and pelvis in grand rond de jambe en l'air en dehors. Margaret Wilson, MS, Texas Woman's University, Denton Texas and University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming, USA; Joong-Hyun Ryu, MS, Texas Woman's University, Denton Texas and Seoul National University, Seoul Korea; Young-Hoo Kwon, PhD, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas, USA