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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.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 463-468) and index.

Table of Contents

Preface. SECTION 1: THE SCIENCE OF MOTION IN SUPPORT OF THE ART OF DANCE. 1. Domain of Dance Kinesiology. SECTION TWO: THE SKELETAL SYSTEM. 2. Overview of the Skeletal System. 3. Foot and Leg. 4. Pelvis and Spine. 5. Scapula and Humerus. 6. Radius, Ulna, and Hand. SECTION THREE: THE MUSCULAR SYSTEM. 7. Overview of the Muscular System. 8. Muscles of the Toes, the Tarsus, and the Ankle. 9. Muscles of the Knee and Hip. 10. Muscles of the Torso and the Neck. 11. Muscles of the Scapula and the Shoulder. 12. Muscles of the Elbow, Radio-Ulnar Joints, Wrist, and Hand. 13. Misalignments and Muscular Imbalances Common in Dance. SECTION FOUR: PHYSIOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR DANCERS. 14. Physiological Support Systems. 15. Body Types. 16. Movement Behavior. SECTION FIVE: WELLNESS FOR DANCERS. 17. Somatics, Relaxation, and Efficiency. 18. Prevention of Dance Injuries. 19. Conditioning for Dancers. 20. Weight Management. SECTION SIX: CONCLUSION AND APPLICATIONS. 21. Enhancing Performance. 22. Applications of Dance Kinesiology. References. Contributors to the Second Edition. Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780028645070
Author:
Fitt, Sally S.
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Author:
Fitt, Sally Sevey(Sally Sevey Fitt)
Author:
Fitt, Sally S.
Author:
Fitt, Sally Sevey
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Dance - General
Subject:
Dance
Subject:
Dancing
Subject:
Physiological aspects
Subject:
Dance -- Physiological aspects.
Subject:
General Music
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Series Volume:
vol. 2
Publication Date:
October 1996
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
504
Dimensions:
9.98x7.34x1.35 in. 2.62 lbs.

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