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2008 Annual Meeting Schedule -- October 23 (Day 1)

18th Annual Meeting: October 23 - 26, 2008
Cleveland, Ohio, USA

(Revised 29 September 2008)

Day 1: Thursday, October 23, 2008

8:00 - 9:00 am Registration; Tea and Coffee
Delegate check-in (for those who pre-registered) and on-site registration

9:00 - 9:15 am Opening Remarks - Amphitheater
Boni Rietveld, MD, BA(Mus), President, IADMS
Steven J. Chatfield, PhD, Executive Director, IADMS
Gary Galbraith, MFA, Chair, Conference Host Committee
Announcement: Student Research Award
(Sponsored by Harkness Center for Dance Injuries)

9:15 - 10:30 am Keynote Panel Amphitheater
Dance medicine and science - past, present, and future.

Moderator: Gary Galbraith, MFA, New York, New York, USA
John Bergfeld, MD, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio;
William G. Hamilton, MD, St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, New York;
Lyle J. Micheli, MD, Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts;
G. James Sammarco, MD, FACS, Cincinnati Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center, Cincinnati, Ohio;
Carol C. Teitz, MD, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA

10:30 - 11:00 am REFRESHMENT BREAK


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

Movement Sessions
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)


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
2:00-2:10 pm
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

2:15-2:35 pm
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

2:45-2:55 pm
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

3:00-3:20 pm
Ankle sprains: an overview of recent research findings and relevance to the dance community.

Claire Hiller, PhD, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia

3:30-3:50 pm
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
2:00-2:20 pm
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

2:30-2:40 pm
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

2:45-3:05 pm
The development and implementation of a web-based dance injury tracking system.

Gary Galbraith, MFA,, New York, New York; Jamie Knurek, MFA candidate, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

3:15-3:25 pm
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

3:30-3:50 pm
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

Movement Sessions
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



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
4:30-5:20 pm
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
4:30-4:50 pm
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

5:00-5:10 pm
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

5:15-5:25 pm
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

Movement Sessions
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.



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