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Books and videos about injury prevention and science related to ballet.
Resources available in the Music and Dance Library (HBLL 4th floor).
Dance Injuries by The first comprehensive guide to the care and prevention of dance injuries.
Call Number: MD 1595 .A76 1991
Publication Date: 1991-07-01
Dance Kinesiology by Dance Kinesiology reflects modern techniques and includes articles addressing eight important systems of body work: the Pilates Method, Rolfing, the Feldenkrais Method, the Alexander Technique, Ideokinesis, Body-Mind Centering, the Bartenieff Fundamentals, and Laban Movement Analysis.
More current edition available in Science at :
QP 310.D35 F58 1996 or
Call Number: MD 1595 .F57 D36 1988
Publication Date: 1996-10-23
Dance Pathologies by Exploring dance’s historical links to the medical and scientific connotations of a “pathology,” this book asks what has subtended the idealization of dance in the West. It investigates the nineteenth-century response, in the intersections of dance, literature, and medicine, to the complex and long-standing connections between illness, madness, poetry, and performance.
Call Number: MD 1588.5.M32 1998
Publication Date: 1998-08-01
Human Movement Potential : its ideokinetic facilitation by In Human Movement Potential: Its Ideokinetic Facilitation, Dr. Lulu Sweigard explores the capacity of our nervous system to uncover the most efficient and healthy neuromuscular interactions for movement. Based on her research and insight, we can improve the relationship between our skeletal, muscular, and neural function, achieving our optimal movement potential.
Also in Science at: OP 303.S9
Call Number: MD 1595 .S93 H85 1974
Publication Date: 1974-01-01
Lower Extremity Dance Medicine (video) by Dr. William Hamilton, orthopedic surgeon to the New York City Ballet, the American Ballet Theatre and the School of American Ballet, discusses the evaluation of the dancer's alignment and technique with special emphasis on the physical exam of the foot, the ankle and the lower leg.
Call Number: MLL VHS VC 7079
Publication Date: 1995
Introduction to Dance Medicine (Video) by Interviews orthopedist Dr. William Hamilton, physical therapists Marika Molner and Katy Keller, and dancers who have suffered injuries, and shows their progress in physical therapy.
Call Number: MLL VHS VC 7078
The Healthy Dancer: ABT Guidelines for Dancer Health This comprehensive, easy-to-follow manual provides sound advice for dance teachers, parents and students, addressing the needs of young dancers and athletes, both pre-professional and recreational. Compiled by medical professionals from the fields of sports medicine, nutrition, physical therapy and orthopedics, the focus is on ballet training.
Call Number: MD 1789 .H43 A44 2008
Publication Date: 2014
Ballet Physique : With Notes on Stresses and Injuries by The purpose of this book is to direct the observer’s eye to those points, good and bad, which may be seen amongst any group of children attending auditions. The author is taking it for granted that the reader already possesses the rudiments of anatomy as set forth in her previous book, Anatomy and Ballet, and on the whole the dancer’s language is used rather than the anatomist’s in describing the different parts of the body and such deviations from the perfect as may affect the student in the course of training
Call Number: MD 1789 .S62 B34 1958
More books about injury prevention and science related to ballet.
These books are in Science and Maps on Level 2.
Nutrition and Physical Fitness by This text was in its seventh edition, occupying nearly alone the niche of a science-based introductory nutrition text, and Bogert, because of advancing age, needed a collaborator. Briggs enlisted the help of Dr. Doris Calloway to correct and rewrite some of the sections. They collaborated with Bogert on the eighth and ninth editions, continuing together on 10th and 11th editions of the text, which served as a rigorous introduction to nutrition for thousands of students
Call Number: TX 354 .B68
Publication Date: 1979-01-01
Science of Dance Training by This text thoroughly reviews and integrates the published research on dance training into practical guidelines for dancers and their teachers. Based on the latest findings and current theories, the text will help teachers provide safer, more efficient, and more effective training for dancers. With contributions from dancers, sports medicine professionals, and exercise scientists, the text pulls together a wealth of information on the scientific, medical, behavioural, and pedagogical aspects of dance training into cohesive and highly readable text.
Call Number: RC 1220.B35 S25 1988
Publication Date: 1988-01-01
Soviet-American Dance Medicine by Proceedings of the 1990 Glasnost Dance Medicine Conference and Workshops, Boston, Massachusetts, May 18, 19, 1990.
Call Number: RC 1220.D35 G54 1990
Publication Date: 1991-01-01
Dance Technique and Injury Prevention by Dance Technique and Injury Prevention has established itself as the key reference for everyone involved in dance injury and treatment, physical therapy, and dance instruction.
Call Number: RC 1220 .D35 H68 2000
Publication Date: 2000-09-20
Anatomy and Ballet by A highly illuminating study of the mechanisms of the dance. From an engineering point of view one can only marvel at the capacity of the human form to take on strange and certainly occasionally painful positions.
Call Number: QM 100.S65 1971
Publication Date: 1970-01-01