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

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

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by Gigi Berardi, Berardi Berardi
     
 

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415943390
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/06/2004
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
1,414,166
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Preface : warm-up
1Dance : a challenging profession1
2Injury and injury treatment31
3Technique and training77
4The fit dancer : conditioning the body for strength, endurance, and flexibility115
5Nutrition, weight management, and diet for dance161
6Finding balance : what does it take to succeed in dance?195
App. AAnatomy basics217
App. BDance flooring221
App. CFeet first : dance footwear and footcare225
App. DOn point227

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