Special Interest Groups Day
November 6, 2005
(Updated 8 September 2005)
A Day For Teachers
08:15-09:00 Welcome: Registration and Refreshments
09:00-09:05 Opening Remarks
Marika Molnar, PT, Director of Westside Dance Physical Therapy, New York, NY, USA
09:05-09:20 The role of screening in a wellness program.
Karen Potter, MFA, Associate Professor and Director of Dance, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
09:20-09:40 Fitness screening Matt Wyon, PhD, CSCS, University of Wolverhampton, Walsall; Emma Redding, MSc, Laban, London, UK
09:40-10:00 The Orthopaedic screen Marika Molnar, PT, Director of Westside Dance Physical Therapy, New York, NY, USA
10:00-10:20 Functional assessment of the dancer.
Peter Lewton-Brain, DO, MA, Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo; Monaco; Marliese Kimmerle, PhD, University of Windsor, Windsor, Canada; Craig Phillips, PT, Dance Medicine Australia, Melbourne, Australia
10:20-10:30 Q & A
11:00-11:20 Medical and psychological/mental screening: What information about a dancer’s background and lifestyle do we need to know?
Linda Hamilton, PhD, New York City Ballet Wellness Program and The Ailey School, New York, NY, USA
11:20-11.40 Planning for a screen.
Karen Potter, MFA, Associate Professor of Dance, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA; Margot Rijven, Coordinator Dance and Health, deTheater School, Amsterdam, Netherlands
11:45-13:45 LUNCH BREAK
13:45-15:00 Practical sessions - The ‘how’ of screening: Fitness, orthopaedic and functional screening protocols.
15:15-16:00 What to do after screening: What to do with data and how to modify techniques and implement cross training.
16:00-16:15 Q and A and Wrap-up