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IADMS 2011 - Comparison of postural stability between dancers and non-dancers as a prelude to identifying helpful balance training strategies

Comparison of postural stability between dancers and non-dancers as a prelude to identifying helpful balance training strategies
 
Tiffany S. Yu, BS; Laura M. Obler, BS, BA; Jeffrey A. Russell, PhD, ATC, Department of
Dance and the Laboratory for Science and Health in Artistic Performance, University of
California Irvine, Irvine, California, USA

Successful dancing requires intricate motor control and balance ability. It is not clear, however,

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IADMS 2011 - Dance skill differences in kinematic and kinetic analysis during grand-jeté

Dance skill differences in kinematic and kinetic analysis during grand-jeté
 
Yasuyuki Yoshida, PhD; Mayumi Kuno-Mizumura, PhD, Ochanomizu University, Tokyo, Japan

Grand-jeté is one of the fundamental movements in classical ballet. At the conclusion of grand-
jeté a single-leg landing is required, normally in thin sole shoes. This creates an impact force
that has to be attenuated. Movements of the joints in the lower extremity may be closely related

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IADMS 2011 - The effect of different dance shoes on dynamic postural stability during landing

The effect of different dance shoes on dynamic postural stability during landing
 
Matthew Wyon, PhD; Ross Cloak, MPhil; Josephine Lucas, MSc; Frances Clarke, MSc; David
Williams, MSc, Research Centre for Sport, Exercise and Performance, University of
Wolverhampton, Walsall, UK

Dynamic postural stability, i.e., an individual’s ability to maintain balance while transitioning
from a dynamic to a static state, is an essential skill for dancers. Unlike their sporting

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IADMS 2011 - Tarsal coalitions in dancers: a case series with different presentations and treatment options

Tarsal coalitions in dancers: a case series with different presentations and treatment options
 
W. Diemer A.E. A. van Loon-Felter, MD, BA; A.B.M. Rietveld, MD, BA,
Medical Centre for Dancers and Musicians, The Hague, The Netherlands

Although publications on tarsal coalitions are fairly common,1 this is the first report on this
condition in multiple dancers. A tarsal coalition is a fusion between two or more bones of the

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IADMS 2011 - Rehabilitation of foot and ankle injuries in dancers: focus on posterior tibial tendon injuries

Rehabilitation of foot and ankle injuries in dancers: focus on posterior tibial tendon injuries
 
Marika Molnar, PT, LAc, Westside Dance Physical Therapy, New York City Ballet, School of
American Ballet, New York, New York, USA

Prevention and rehabilitation of foot and ankle injuries is paramount to the dancer’s longevity.
Female ballet dancers, in particular, require extreme ranges of motion in their foot and ankle in

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IADMS 2002 - The Cavus Foot: Help or Hindrance in the Dancer on Pointe?

The Cavus Foot: Help or Hindrance in the Dancer on Pointe?

Suzanne Martin, MA, MPT
Smuin Ballets, School of the San Francisco Ballet, San Francisco, California, USA
St. Mary’s College, Moraga, California, USA

IADMS 2002 - The Effect of Positive Heel Inclination in Young Children Training in Flamenco Dance

The Effect of Positive Heel Inclination in
Young Children Training in Flamenco Dance

Burke Gurney, PT, PhD
Physical Therapy Program, School of Medicine, University of New Mexico

Virginia Wilmerding, PhD
Dance/Exercise Science Program, University of New Mexico
Veronica Torres, MA, National Institute of Flamenco
Albuquerque, NM, USA


Purpose

IADMS 2002 - Foot Morphology and Dance Training

Foot Morphology and Dance Training

Juan Bosco Calvo, MD
Sanart-Dance Medicine
Javier Fernandez-Camacho, Raul Sanz, Luis Gomez Pellico
Dept. of Morphological Sciences, University of Alcala
Alcala, Madrid, Spain


The aim of our study was to analyze the incidence of first ray deviation and correlations with anthropometric data and clinical observations in dance students.


IADMS 2007 - Abstract #50 - Training the dancers foot: identify and use correct muscle recruitment patterns with Pilates based exercises

Training the dancers foot: identify and use correct muscle recruitment patterns with Pilates based exercises

Latey, Penelope Masters Science, University Technology Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 

Participants 

Dance teachers and allied health professionals with an interest in the foot and related problems

Purpose 

IADMS 2007 - Abstract #106 - Surgical procedures in a national ballet company ' 22 years experience'

Surgical procedures in a national ballet company ' 22 years experience ' 1984 ' 2006

Author: Crichton, Ken MBBS (Hons), FACSP, The Australian Ballet, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

 

Purpose

To develop a long term prospective view of ballet related surgery aiming to identify trends in injury requiring surgery.

Participants, setting, equipment

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