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2006 Annual Meeting Schedule October 20 (Day 2)

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

(Updated September 20, 2006)

Day 2: Friday, October 20, 2006

Movement Session Room 3:
8:00-9:00 am
Moderator: Arlene K. Chertoff, MS, Efrat, Israel
Movement Session Room 4:
8:00-9:00 am
Moderator: Megan Richardson, MS, ATC, New York, NY, USA
From theory to sensation: Reviewing practical concepts to improve demi-plié and stretch feet.
Peter Lewton-Brain, DO, MA, Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo, Monaco; Annabelle Couillandre, PhD, PT, University of Paris X, Nanterre, France
Conditioning and inertia training for dance.
Michelle Khai-Cronin, BS, CSCS, Soma Fitness and Performance at The Standard Spa, Miami Beach, Florida; Jock Soto, School of American Ballet, New York, NY, USA

Room 1: 9:00-10:45 am
Moderator: Craig Phillips, PT, BAppSc, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Room 2: 9:00-10:45 am
Moderator: Ruth Solomon, Professor Emerita, Santa Cruz, California, USA

9:00-9:20 am
Monitoring energy expenditure in dance, motor actions, and lifestyle.
Fernando M. Duarte Pereira, PhD; Luis Xarez Rodrigues, PhD, Faculdade Motricidade Humana, UTL, Lisbon, Portugal

9:30-9:40 am
Do strength training regimes affect musculotendinous flexibility in male professional dancers?
Yiannis Koutedakis, PhD, Thessaly University, Trikala, Greece; Constantin Bouziotas, PhD, Wolverhampton University, Walsall, UK; Christina Karatzaferi, Thessaly University, Trikala, Greece

9:45-9:55 am
The effect of a one-year, dance-specific, fitness training program on undergraduate modern dance students: An experimental study.
Sonia Rafferty, MSc; Emma Redding, MSc; Sarah Irvine, MSc; Edel Quin, MSc; Laban, London, UK

10:00-10:10 am
Anthropometry in dance.

Manuela Angioi, MSc, PhD Candidate; Emily Twitchett, BSc(Hons) GSR, PhD Candidate; Matthew Wyon, PhD, University of Wolverhampton, Walsall, UK

10:15-10:35 am
Golgi tendon organs (GTOs): Neuroscience update and relevance to proprioception and stretching.

Marjorie Moore, PT, PhD, College of St. Catherine, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

9:00-9:20 am
Communication through touch.
Janet Karin, OAM, The Australian Ballet School, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

9:30-9:40 am
The brain's sense of movement: Support for somatic practices in dance education.
Glenna Batson, DSc, PT, Winston-Salem State University, North Carolina, USA

9:45-9:55 am
Postural strategies in professional dancers: A preliminary study.
Luana Poggini, MD; Ilaria Severi, PhD candidate, Accademia Nazionale di Danza; Fabrizio Bernardini, MSc, Wellness Terapeutico, Roma, Italy

10:00-10:10 am
Breathing: Anatomy of movement.
Reetta Ronkko, MA, University of Kuopio, Kuopio; Jarmo Ahonen, PT, Finnish National Ballet, Helsinki, Finland

10:15-10:25 am
Imagining a new movement.

Corinne Jola, MS, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, London, UK; Marie-Claude Hepp-Reymond, PhD, Institute for Neuroinformatics, Zurich; Fred W Mast, PhD, Institute of Psychology, Lausanne, Switzerland

10:30-10:40 am
The role of feedback in dance training.

Marliese Kimmerle, PhD, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada

10:45 – 11:15 am REFRESHMENT BREAK

Meet and Greet – This event is an opportunity for new IADMS members to meet with the IADMS Board of Directors and Officers in an informal setting. Please meet near the stage in the main lecture room, the West Ballroom.

11:15 am - 12:15 pm IADMS Business Meeting (with Coffee/Tea)
All IADMS members are urged to attend

Movement Session Room 3:
12:15-1:15 pm
Moderator: Yiannis Koutedakis, PhD, Trikala, Greece
Movement Session Room 4:
12:15-1:15 pm
Moderator: Jan Dunn, MS, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California, USA
Utilizing Pilates-based movement for rehabilitation of upper extremity injuries and scapular dysfunction.
Alison Deleget, MS, ATC; Megan Richardson, MS, ATC, Harkness Center for Dance Injuries, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY, USA
The art and science of plié.
Eric Franklin, BFA, BS; Morten Dithmer, Institute for Franklin Method, Uster, Switzerland


Conferences delegates and guests may wish to register for tours. Four different tours are available.
Cultural and Social Events for complete information.

Tours must be reserved using the Social Events Registration Form.
There are only a limited number of places available for each event. The form must be submitted before September 15, 2006.


IADMS will host a party for all conference delegates and guests at the West Palm Beach Marriott, starting at 9:00 pm. Please join us for the festivities!

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

Program subject to change.


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