Anatomy, Dance Technique and Injury Prevention (4th Revised edition)

Anatomy, Dance Technique and Injury Prevention (4th Revised edition)

By: Justin Howse (author), Moira McCormack (author)Paperback

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'Strongly recommended' The Dancing Times Injury in dance is often not an accident but a fault in technique that has not been identified at an early stage, or a variation in physique where the implications have not yet been understood. Appropriate treatment is vital and not always easy to find. Now in its 4th edition, this is an essential guide to dance techniques, injury prevention and treatment focusing on the five main areas: anatomy and physiology, general injuries, specific injuries; their cause and treatment; strengthening exercises; technical faults and anatomical variations. This latest edition is completely redesigned and contains colour photographs throughout. There is also a new section covering the latest physiotherapy treatment.

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About Author

Justin Howse is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, BAPAM Trustee and Senior Physician with vast experience within the performing arts especially concerning dance. He was Orthopaedic Consultant to The Royal Ballet School, The English National Ballet (company and school) and The Royal Academy of Dancing amongst others. Moira McCormack is a Chartered Physiotherapist working with the Royal Ballet Company.

Product Details

  • publication date: 25/11/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780713685329
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780713685329
  • weight: 724
  • ISBN10: 0713685328
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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