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Dance Medicine : Head to Toe: A Dancer's Guide to Health
by M.d. Judith R. Peterson and Kathleen Rowland


Overview - indispensableWith concise information about health, injury prevention, and treatment of common dance-related problems, this handbook on medical issues and rehabilitation will quickly become indispensible to dancers and dance instructors. Literally designed as a tour of the body from head to toe, this encyclopedic manual includes advice on issues specific to dancers well-being, such as body awareness and self-image, eating disorders, spotting and whiplash, overhead lifts, stress fractures, turnout, potential harm from pointe shoes, and damaged feet and toes.  Read more...

 
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Overview
indispensableWith concise information about health, injury prevention, and treatment of common dance-related problems, this handbook on medical issues and rehabilitation will quickly become indispensible to dancers and dance instructors. Literally designed as a tour of the body from head to toe, this encyclopedic manual includes advice on issues specific to dancers well-being, such as body awareness and self-image, eating disorders, spotting and whiplash, overhead lifts, stress fractures, turnout, potential harm from pointe shoes, and damaged feet and toes. Profusely illustrated with radiographic images from Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia, the book s visual appeal is enhanced by stunning performance photographs of members of the Pennsylvania Ballet."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780871273536
  • ISBN-10: 0871273535
  • Publisher: Princeton Book Company
  • Publish Date: June 2011
  • Page Count: 167


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