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Dance Technique and Injury Preventionby Justin Howse
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Book News Annotation:
Howse divides the subject matter into five sections: anatomy and physiology (heavily illustrated with drawings); injuries in terms of pathology, causes, treatment, and prevention; the cause and treatment of specific injuries; strengthening exercises featuring photographic sequences; and technical faults and anatomical variations—their causes consequences and treatment. No notes or bibliography.
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"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.
In this newly revised and expanded edition, Dr Howse reviews the subject's five main areas: Anatomy and Physiology, Injuries (general), Injuries (specific) - Their Cause and Treatment, Strengthening Exercises, and Technical Faults and Anatomical Variations.
The new set of strengthening exercises is a special feature of this edition.
Comprehensively illustrated with more than 320 diagrams and photographs, "Dance Technique and Injury Prevention 3/e" deserves a place in every professional's library and treatment room.
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.
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