Finding Balance: Fitness, Training, and Health for a Lifetime in Dance / Edition 2

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Overview

Finding Balance: Fitness, Health, and Training for a Lifetime in Dance gives an overview of issues faced by all performing dancers: injury and treatment; technique and training; fitness; nutrition and diet; and career management. The text includes both easy-to-read overviews of each topic and "profiles" of well known dancers and how they have coped with these issues. The new edition includes: Updated and new profiles. Expanded injury and injury treatment information. Updated dance science and physiology findings, and new references. Updated diet guidelines, Expanded and updated "Taking Control" section. It concludes with a list of selected dance/arts medicine clinics, a bibliography, glossary, and text notes.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415943390
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/6/2004
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 670,023
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Meet the Author

Gigi Berardi is book review editor for the Journal of Dance Medicine and Science, a regular columnist for Dance International and a correspondent for Dance Magazine; her articles have appeared both in daily newspapers and specialized dance research journals. A Fulbright scholar with a masters in dance from the University of California, Los Angeles, Berardi currently teaches at Western Washington University.

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Table of Contents

Preface : warm-up
1 Dance : a challenging profession 1
2 Injury and injury treatment 31
3 Technique and training 77
4 The fit dancer : conditioning the body for strength, endurance, and flexibility 115
5 Nutrition, weight management, and diet for dance 161
6 Finding balance : what does it take to succeed in dance? 195
App. A Anatomy basics 217
App. B Dance flooring 221
App. C Feet first : dance footwear and footcare 225
App. D On point 227
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