Conditioning for Dancers

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University Press of Florida, 2009 - Performing Arts - 208 pages
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This book empowers conscientious dancer-athletes to take an active role in directing their own training and development. The author's clear, straightforward explanations of important concepts in conditioning home in on the physical capabilities that are key to success not only for dancers but for others whom strength and flexibility, precise alignment, and movement efficiency are high priorities.--[book cover].

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Contents

The Profession of Dance
3
Dance Injuries
24
Alignment for Dancers
45
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Tom Welsh is associate professor of dance at Florida State University. A specialist in kinesiology, he also teaches dance conditioning, injury prevention, and Pilates Reformer training techniques at dance workshops in various locations across the United States.

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