Dancing Longer, Dancing Stronger: A Dancer's Guide to Conditioning, Improving Technique and Preventing Injury (Paperback)

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Dancing Longer, Dancing Stronger: A Dancer's Guide to Conditioning, Improving Technique and Preventing Injury (Paperback)

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Based on the latest scientific research, Dancing Longer, Dancing Stronger offers a complete conditioning program to help dancers improve technique and lessen the danger of injury. By presenting general principles of injury prevention as well as specific exercises for increasing strength and flexibility, the book provides information that dancers of all ages and skill levels can use to improve performance.Common problems are discussed in a question and answer format. It also gives a thorough overview of anatomy and exercise physiology.
Robin Kish earned her MFA in kinesiology and an MS in physiology and biomechanics. She is a licensed massage therapist and certified in Pilates. She has been on the faculty of Chapman University since 2006 and is an active member in the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science, Performing Arts Medicine Association, and National Dance Education Organization. After a career in ballet and musical theater, Jennie Morton trained as a sport massage therapist and osteopath, then obtained her MS in psychology. She is currently an Adjunct Professor at Chapman University and has more than 25 years of experience training dancers in injury prevention and supporting recovery. She is a board member for the Performing Arts Medicine Association and the author of The Authentic Performer.
Product Details ISBN: 9780871273970
ISBN-10: 0871273977
Publisher: Princeton Book Company
Publication Date: July 1st, 2019
Pages: 368
Language: English
"Dancing Longer, Dancing Stronger will give any dancer or teacher the tools for enhancing their strength, flexibility, and health." —Nancy S. Kadel, M.D., Orthpaedic Surgeon, Seattle Spine and Sports Medicine; Past President Performing Arts Dance Medicine Association (PAMA).