This title investigates how to describe types of objects and various ways in which they can be held or manipulated with the hands or other parts of the body. The Advanced Labanotation series explains step-by-step and in depth the symbols, rules and current usage of the movement notation system first published in Germany in 1928 and now widely used all over the world in movement research and education, with particular focus on dance. This series offers a conclusive theory on each subject under investigation. Practical examples and figure illustrations are included. The Advanced Labanotation series is aimed at students and practitioners of Labanotation at all levels, from the elementary stage to those undertaking advanced academic research.