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2006 Annual Meeting Poster Presentations

16th Annual Meeting: October 19 - 22, 2006
West Palm Beach, Florida, USA

Poster Presentations

(Updated September 20, 2006)

Clinical examination of second toe length and the incidence of stress response/fractures in professional ballet dancers.
Anna Brodrick, MSc, UCL, Brunel University, London, UK

Normative strength, supplemental training, and injury prevention in dancers: A literature review.
Andrea Brown, BS, CSCS, Professional Orthopedics and Sports Physical Therapy, New York, NY, USA

Reconsidering the need for specific tests of postural control in dance.
Filipe de Melo, PhD; Luis Xarez Rodrigues, PhD; Mercedes Prieto, MD, Faculdade de Motricidade Humana, Lisbon, Portugal

Teaching silent bodies: Historical and contemporary perspectives on emotional aspects in ballet education and performing arts pedagogy at elite dance conservatoires.
Thom Hecht, MA, London Contemporary Dance School, London, UK

Is smoking more popular among performing arts collegiate students?
Ivy Lam Yuk Ling, PT, MSc, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, HKSAR, China

The nature and incidence of musculoskeletal injuries in students of Chinese dance.
Yan Lan, MEd, Rou Wen, MEd, Beijing Dance Academy, Beijing, China

Anaerobic capacity of Japanese female dancers and dance students, and its relationship to jumping performance.
Aki Mori, Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences; Mayumi Kuno-Mizumura, PhD, Faculty of Letters and Education, Ochanomizu University, Tokyo, Japan

Dance vs. sport psychology: Knowledge sharing to avoid re-inventing the wheel.
Sanna M. Nordin, PhD, London Sport Institute, Middlesex University, London, UK; Sarah McCalister, MFA, Valdosta University, Valdosta, Georgia, USA

The effects of an eight-week creative dance program on the physiological and psychological status of 11-14 year old adolescents: An experimental study.
Edel Quin, MSc; Emma Redding, MSc, Laban, London; Eleanor Quested, MSc, University of Birmingham, Birmingham; Peter Weller, PhD, City University, London, UK

Comparing fitness levels of current and former dancers and soccer players.
Kendra Sakamoto, MS, ATC, Long Island University, Brooklyn, New York, USA

Depressive symptoms and associated factors in a sample of injured collegiate dancers.
Montse Sanahuja-Maymó, PhD Candidate; Carles Pérez-Testor, PhD; Carles Virgili, PhD, Ramon Llull University, Barcelona, Spain

How psychological skills and techniques may be of benefit in dance training and performance.
Emily Twitchett, BSc(Hons) GSR, PhD Candidate, University of Wolverhampton, Walsall, UK

The body composition of dancers and its effects on their physical functioning.
Rou Wen, MEd; Yan Lan, MEd, Beijing Dance Academy, Beijing, China

Assessing the screening process: How beneficial are the different screening methods at predicting injury within an elite professional ballet company?
Matthew Wyon, PhD, University of Wolverhampton, Walsall; Nick Allen, MSc; Sian Morgan, MSc; Philip Birch; Jenny Mills; Jerwood Centre for the Prevention and Treatment of Dance Injuries, Birmingham; Alan Nevill, PhD, University of Wolverhampton, Walsall, UK

Program subject to change.


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