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2005 Annual Meeting Schedule November 5 (Day 3)

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

(Updated 10 October 2005)

Day 3: Saturday, 5 November 2005

Balettakademien Studio 8: 08:00-09:00
Moderator: Gayanne Grossman, EdM, PT, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Balettakademien Studio 1: 08:00-09:00
Moderator: Carla Murgia, PhD, Union, New Jersey, USA
Modifying the Horton class to minimize potential stressors.
Dana Hash-Campbell
, LMT, BFA, Dance Department and ADAM Center, Long Island University; Shaw Bronner, PT, MHS, EdM, OCS, Sheyi Ojofeitimi, MPT, ADAM Center, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Diagnosis and regulation of "psychological state" in ballet dancers.
Irina Sosnina, MD, Perm State Pedagogical University, Perm Ballet School, Perm, Russia


Norra Real Assembly Hall: 09:15-10:45
Moderator: Matthew Wyon, PhD, Walsall, UK
Balettakademien Studio Theatre: 09:15-10:45
Moderator: William Hamilton, MD, New York, NY, USA
Stress fractures of the base of the second metatarsal in elite female classical dancers.
Gabrielle L. Davidson
, BPhysio (Hons), LaTrobe University; Tania Pizzari, PhD; Susan Mayes, BAppSci, Australian Ballet Company, Melbourne, Australia

Utilization of higher repetitions in the prevention of injury and rehabilitation.
Carl Gustafson
, RPT, LATC, CSCS, Boston Childrens Sports Medicine Foundation, Sports and Physical Therapy Associates, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Body composition and adipose tissue distribution in female professional ballet dancers with low and normal bone mineral density.
Karl Cooke
, PhD, London Sport Institute, Middlesex University; Moira McCormack, PT, Royal Ballet Company, London, UK; Lygeri Dimitriou, MSc, BSc; Nicholas Smith, BSc, London Sport Institute, Middlesex University, London, UK

Foot, ankle and back pain in ballet and contemporary pre-professional female dance students.
Gemma Holohan
, Edward Rothman, BA, DC, DABCO, FCC, Anglo European College of Chiropractic, Bournemouth, UK

Do strength training regimes affect musculotendinous flexibility in professional dancers?
Yiannis Koutedakis
, PhD, Thessaly University, Trikala, Greece; Constantin Bouziotas, Wolverhampton University, Walsall, UK; Pavlina Veremi, National School of Dance, Athens, Greece

Re-educating the demi-plié: Assessment of the effects of mental imagery technique by biomechanical and EMG mesaurements. Peter Lewton-Brain
, DO, MA, University of Nice, Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo, Monte-Carlo, Monaco; Annabelle Couillandre, PhD, PT, University of Paris X, France; Pierre Portrero, PhD, PT, Institut de Myologie, Groupe Hospitalier, Pitié Salpêtriere, Paris, France


Norra Real Assembly Hall: 11:15-12:00
Moderator: Ruth Solomon, Professor Emerita, Santa Cruz, California USA
Balettakademien Studio Theatre: 11:15-12:00
Moderator: Bonnie Robson, MD, Toronto, Canada
On-site case management and intervention in a modern dance company: Financial outcome.
Sheyi Ojofeitimi
, MPT, Shaw Bronner, PT, MHS, EdM, OCS, ADAM Center at Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Reflections on reflections: Modern dance and mirror use in a university dance training environment.
Shantel Ehrenberg
, University of California, Irvine, California, USA
An analysis of injury potential in dance training and performance. Emily A. Twitchett
, Bsc (Hons), Middlesex University, London, UK

The influence of the barre on movement pattern during performance of développé.
Carlos Torres-Zavala,
PT, Arkiva Rehabilitation Center, Jan Henriksson, MD, PhD, Marketta Henriksson, PT, PhD, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden


Occupational safety and hazards in dance. Reeta Ronkko
, PhD candidate, University of Kuopio, Dance Health Finland, Kuopio, Finland

Do dance teachers have a moral obligation to allow students with anorexia to participate in dance classes?
Sho Botham
, MA, The Deco Partnership, Eastbourne, East Sussex and University of Brighton, UK


Balettakademien Studio 8 - 12:00-13:00
Moderator: Marijeanne Liederbach, MSPT, MSATC, CSCS, New York, NY, USA
Balettakademien Studio 1 - 12:00-13:00
Moderator: Marliese Kimmerle, PhD, Windsor, Canada
Therapeutic hip exercises for the elite classical dancer: A practical workshop.
Paula Baird-Colt
, The Australian Ballet and the Australian Ballet School, Melbourne, Australia
The two sides of the turnout coin.
Annemari Autere
, Associate Professor, University of Nice, Sophia-Antipolis, Nice, France

12:00-14:00 LUNCH
A special meeting for delegates from the Nordic countries will take place during the lunch break from 13:00-14:00. Please go to for details.

Norra Real Assembly Hall: 14:00-15:30
Moderator: Pamela Geber, MFA, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Balettakademien Studio Theatre: 14:00-15:30
Moderator: Jeffrey Russell, MS, ATC, Walsall, UK
Improving pelvic alignment through individual tutoring in pre-professional university ballet majors.
Jennifer Deckert
, MFA, University of Utah, Salt Lake City Utah; Thomas Welsh, PhD, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida; Sarah Barry, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah;USA

The cardiorespiratory, anthropometic, and performance characteristics of an international/ national touring ballet company.
Matthew Wyon
, PhD, University of Wolverhampton, Walsall; Martine Deighan, PhD, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester; Simon
, BSc (Hons); Simon Jobson, MSc, University of Wolverhampton, Walsall; Sharon Morrison, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Birmingham; Alan Nevill, PhD, University of Wolverhampton, Walsall;UK

Introducing Graham-based technique: Vocabulary, mechanics, and potential stressors.
Shaw Bronner
, PT, MHS, EdM, OCS, ADAM Center, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY; Mylah Garlington, PT, Department of Physical Therapy, College of Health and Human Services, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia; Dana Hash-Campbell, ADAM Center and Dance Department, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY; Sheyi Ojofeitimi, MPT, ADAM Center, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY; Sujani Agraharasamakulam, MS, ADAM Center, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY, USA

The effect of plyometric training on vertical jump height and power in dancers.
Glenn Alan Morgan Jr
, MSc, Laban, London, UK

Survey of injuries among professional modern dancers: Incidence, risk factors, and management.
Selina Shah
, MD, Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles, California; David Weiss, MD, Harkness Center for Dance Injuries, NYU Medical Center, New York, NY, USA

The relationship between jump height, isometric strength and force-velocity in dancers and non-dancers.
Peter Schantz
, MPE; Anna Lundh, MD; Jane Salier Eriksson, PT, Åstrand Laboratory, University College of Physical Education and Sports, Stockholm, Sweden

15:30-15:45 Closing Remarks

Balettakademien Studio 8: 16:00-17:00
Moderator: Janice Gudde Plastino, PhD, Irvine, California, USA
Balettakademien Studio 1: 16:00-17:00
Moderator: Jarmo Ahonen, PT, Helsinki, Finland
Shortcuts to ballet technique.
Stephanie Saland
, Seattle, Washington, USA
A Pilates' Magic Circle class for dancers.
Jennifer Stacey
, MS, Peak Performance Pilates, San Francisco, California, USA

19:30-approx 22:30 Swedish Royal Ballet at the Royal Opera House

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

Program subject to change.


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