Sign up & Download
Sign in

The role of biomechanics in understanding dance movement: a review.

by Margaret Wilson, Young-Hoo Kwon
Journal of dance medicine & science : official publication of the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science ()

Abstract

This review introduces different techniques used in biomechanics that have been used in analyzing dance movement. Biomechanics provides information not only for analysis of motion, but for understanding muscle use, forces acting on the body, issues of motor control, and the interaction between any one body part and the body as a whole. The goal of this review is to highlight the role that biomechanical analysis plays in understanding dance movement, with applications for teaching, skill enhancement, and injury prevention.

Cite this document (BETA)

Readership Statistics

16 Readers on Mendeley
by Discipline
 
 
 
by Academic Status
 
38% Student (Master)
 
19% Ph.D. Student
 
13% Professor
by Country
 
25% United Kingdom
 
6% Portugal

Sign up today - FREE

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research. Learn more

  • All your research in one place
  • Add and import papers easily
  • Access it anywhere, anytime

Start using Mendeley in seconds!

Already have an account? Sign in