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2005 Annual Meeting Schedule November 3 (Day 1)

15th Annual Meeting: November 3 - 6, 2005
Stockholm, Sweden

(Updated 8 September 2005)

Day 1: Thursday, 3 November 2005

08:00-09:00 Registration; Tea and Coffee

Norra Real Assembly Hall

09:10-09:30 Opening Remarks
Rachel Rist, MA, President, IADMS
Steven J. Chatfield, PhD, Executive Director, IADMS
Fay Nenander, Head of Studies, Balettakademien
Jan Åström, Director, Balettakademien
Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson
Announcement: Student Research Award
(Sponsored by Harkness Center for Dance Injuries)

Moderator: Virginia Wilmerding, PhD, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

09:30-09:40 Changes in the Journal of Dance Medicine & Science.
James Garrick, MD, St Francis Memorial Hospital, San Francisco, California, USA

09:45-10:05 Scandinavia’s contribution to the English-language literature of dance medicine and science: A review.
Ruth Solomon, Professor Emerita, University of California, Santa Cruz, California, Division of Sports Medicine, Harvard Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; John Solomon, PhD, freelance editor, Santa Cruz, California, USA

10:15-10:35 The ballet toe shoe.
William G. Hamilton, MD, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY, USA


11:15-12:15 Ethical standards for experimental research with dancers.
Thomas Welsh, PhD, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA; Marjorie Moore, PT, PhD, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Lynda Mainwaring, PhD, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada; Matthew Wyon, PhD, CSCS, University of Wolverhampton , Walsall, UK

(For those attending committee meetings: Please get lunch and assemble at the main entrance of Balettakademien at 12:45, where you will be guided to the rooms for various committee meetings.)

Norra Real Assembly Hall: 14:15-16:15
Moderator: Karen Potter, MFA, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Balettakademien Studio Theatre: 14:15-16:15
Moderator: Jeffrey Russell, MS, ATC, Walsall, UK
Overuse and traumatic injuries in young dancers and non-dancers: Analysis by age.
Nili Steinberg
, Department of Anatomy and Anthropology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv; Israel; Itzhak Siev-Ner, MD, The Israel Performing Arts Medicine Center, Tel-Aviv, Orthopedic Rehabilitation Department, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel; Israel Hershkovitz, PhD, Department of Anatomy and Anthropology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel

The effects of an exercise program on awareness of alignment and proximal stability in dance students.
Maria Saraste Albrecht
, PT, Mera Hälsa, MSc candidate, Karolinska University, Stockholm, Sweden

Extrinsic risk factors in dance: Measuring exposure, and tracking injuries.
Marijeanne Liederbach
, MSPT, MSATC, CSCS, Harkness Center for Dance Injuries, Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY, USA

The use of various stretching techniques in the daily dance class to increase ankle dorsiflexion.
Chellana Dinsmore, AT, Janice G. Plastino, PhD, University of California, Irvine, California, USA

Good examples of injury prevention and visions of a better professional dance setting.
Eva Ramel
, PT, PhD, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

Do muscle strength, proprioception, and flexibility conditioning have an affect on the incidence of shin splint, stress fracture, tendinitis, and fasciitis occurrence in dancers?
Carla Murgia
, PhD, Kean University, Union, New Jersey, USA

The development of a longitudinal inter-disciplinary screening program for full time dance students.
Emma Redding
, MSc, Rogerio Correa, Peter Curtis, Sarah Irvine, MSc, Naomi Lefebvre Sell, MA, LABAN, London; Eleanor Quested, MSc, Kingston University, London; Sonia Rafferty, MSc, Irene Theodorou, Katherine Watkins, LABAN, London; Matthew Wyon, PhD, University of Wolverhampton, Walsall, UK

Ground reaction and lower extremity joint forces produced during tap dance.
Lester Mayers
, PhD, Div. of Sports Medicine, Pace University, Pleasantville, NY; Sujani Agraharasamakulam, MS, Sheyi Ojofeitimi, MPT, Shaw Bronner, PT, MHS, EdM, OCS, Analysis of Dance and Movement (ADAM) Center, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Balettakademien Studio 8: 14:15-15:15
Moderator: Jan Dunn, MS, Los Angeles, California, USA
Releasing shoulder and neck tension for better dance technique.
Eric Franklin, BFA, BS, Institute for Franklin Method, Uster, Switzerland

Balettakademien Studio 1: 15:15-16:15
Moderator: Jane Baas, MFA, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
Perfectionism in dance: Using power yoga, Pilates and visualization to improve body image.
Catherine Culnane, MEd, East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, USA


Norra Real Assembly Hall: 16:45-17:45
Moderator: Sheyi Ojofeitimi, MPT, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Balettakademien Studio Theatre: 16:45-17:45
Moderator: Peter Lewton-Brain, DO, MA, Monaco
Life after the labrum: Non-surgical approaches to labral hip injuries in dancers.
Roger M. Hobden
, MD; Benoit Aubin, MD, Nathalie J. Bruneau, MD; Etienne Cardinal, MD, University of Montréal, Montréal, Canada

Stress management for dancers.

Linda H. Hamilton, PhD, New York City Ballet Wellness Program and The Ailey School; Marika Molnar, PT, Westside Dance Physical Therapy and New York City Ballet, New York, NY, USA

The use of interventional pain techniques in treating dance injuries.

Barbara S. Mallett, MD, Anesthesiology and Interventional Pain Management, Southwest Washington Medical Center, Vancouver, Washington, USA

Emotional responses of injury in collegiate dance students.
M. Sanahuja-Maymo
, PhD candidate, Ramon Llull University, Barcelona, Spain


The role of ballet dancers’ personality in promoting professional achievement.
Daria Sosnina
, MD, Russian Ballet Academy, St. Petersburg, Russia

Please be sure to register for this event on the Hotel and Social Events Registration Form. This form should be submitted with your Conference Registration Form. There is no fee for this event, but registration is required.

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

Program subject to change.


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