Contact Us   |   Sign In   |   Register
2008 Annual Meeting Schedule -- October 24 (Day 2)

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

(Revised 23 June 2008)


Day 2: Friday, October 24, 2008


Movement Sessions

Ballroom A – 8:30-9:25 am
Moderator: Boni Rietveld, MD, BA(Mus), The Hague, Netherlands
Ballroom B – 8:30-9:25 am
Moderator: Yiannis Koutedakis, PhD, Trikala, Greece
Moving free and strong: improving the torso-limb connection through the Bartenieff Fundamentals.
Robin McLelland, MFA, Brigham Young University, Utah, USA
Jumping with the spine.
Annemari Autere, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, Nice, France
Ballroom A – 9:30-10:25 am
Moderator: Peter Lavine, MD, Washington, DC, USA
Ballroom B – 9:30-10:25 am
Moderator: Ruth Solomon, Professor Emerita, Santa Cruz, California, USA
Integrating neuromotor analysis and applied aspects of learning in human movement training.
Steven J. Chatfield, PhD; Li-Shan Chou, PhD; Victor Lin, MD; Vipul Lugade, PhD candidate; Gina Bolles, MFA candidate, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, USA
Warm-up without static stretching.
Luís Xarez Rodrigues, PhD; Sofia Carvalheiro, MFA, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal

Amphitheater A – 8:30-10:30 am
Moderator: Matt Wyon, PhD, West Midlands, UK
Amphitheater B – 8:30-10:30 am
Moderator: Helen Laws, London, UK

8:30-8:40 am
Determining lumbopelvic posture control of university modern dancers and its relationship to dance skill level.
Lisa Donegan Shoaf, PT, PhD; Judith Steel, MA, Richmond, Virginia, USA

8:45-8:55 am
Pelvic and lower extremity kinematics in three grand battement dance movements.
Shaw Bronner, PhD, PT; Sheyi Ojofeitimi MPT, ADAM Center, Long Island University, Brooklyn, New York, USA

9:00-9:20 am
Spinal extensor dysfunction in the dancer - a review.
Jo Smith, PT, MManTh, Westside Dance Physical Therapy, New York, New York, USA

9:30-9:50 am
Spinal dysfunction and the professional dancer.
Roger M. Hobden, MD, DO(Q); Benoit Aubin, MD; Nathalie J. Bureau, MD; Étienne Cardinal, MD; Eric Desmarais, MD, University of Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada

10:00-10:20 am
Back bend or spinal extension? Biomechanics, multi-slice computed tomography scanner analysis and movement intention.
Jacques Rit, MD; Philippe Brunner, MD, Centre Hospitalier Princesse Grace; Peter Lewton-Brain, DO, MA, Association Danse Médecine Recherche, Monte-Carlo, Monaco

8:30-8:40 am
Acute effects of warm-up stretch protocols on balance, vertical jump height and range of motion in dancers.

Niamh Morrin, MSc; Emma Redding, MSc, PhD candidate, Laban, London, UK

8:45-8:55 am
Understanding jumping induced fatigue.

Margaret Wilson, PhD, MS; Jennifer L. Deckert, MFA, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming, USA

9:00-9:10 am
Measuring dancers’ power: the relationship between vertical jump height and the Wingate anaerobic power test.

Edel Quin, MSc; Emma Redding, MSc, PhD candidate; Shantel Ehrenberg, MFA, MSc; Sarah Irvine, MSc, Laban, London, UK

9:15-9:25 am
Between the linear and the lateral: a study of athletes and dancers.

Jill McNitt-Gray, PhD; Laurie Held; Margo K. Apostolos, PhD, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA

9:30-9:40 am
Less is more: less flexible dancers jump higher.

Andrea Schaerli, MSc; Katherine Watkins, BSc; Edel Quin, MSc; Shantel Ehrenberg, MFA, MSc; Sarah Irvine, MSC; Emma Redding, MSc, PhD candidate, Laban, London, UK

9:45-9:55 am
Efficacy of a neuromuscular training program in the algid profile and incidence of patellofemoral knee pain among dancers.

Carla Leite, PhD, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil

10:00-10:10 am
The interface between training and performance in musical theatre.

Bridget Herring, MSc; Emma Redding MSc, PhD candidate, Laban, London, UK

10:15-10:25 am
The regional interdependent musculoskeletal examination model for dance physical therapists and athletic trainers.

Marijeanne Liederbach, PhD, PT, Harkness Center for Dance Injuries, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, New York, USA



Amphitheater – 11:30 am-12:25 pm
Clinical Symposium: Diagnostic imaging for dance medicine
Course Director: David S. Weiss, MD, New York, New York, USA

Movement Sessions
Ballroom A – 11:30 am-12:25 pm
Moderator: Jan Dunn, MS, Boulder, Colorado
Ballroom B – 11:30 am-12:25 pm
Moderator: Yiannis Koutedakis, PhD, Trikala, Greece
From science to art: experiential anatomy to improvisation and choreography.
Pamela Geber, MFA, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
The introduction of a ballet specific, multi-stage, aerobic fitness test.
Emily Twitchett, BSc(Hons), PhD candidate; Yiannis Koutedakis, PhD; Manuela Angioi, MSc; Matthew Wyon, PhD, University of Wolverhampton, West Midlands, UK

12:30 - 1:30 pm
IADMS Business Meeting Amphitheater
All IADMS members are urged to attend!

NOTE: Time after each lecture presentation is reserved for audience discussion.


For information on afternoon tours, please see Social Events.

Program subject to change.



Association Management Software Powered by YourMembership  ::  Legal