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Finding Balance : Fitness, Training, and Health for a Lifetime in Dance - Gigi Berardi

Finding Balance

Fitness, Training, and Health for a Lifetime in Dance

Hardcover Published: 7th January 2005
ISBN: 9780415943383
Number Of Pages: 304

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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.

Industry Reviews

"Berardi's invaluable work will enable dancers to make wise decisions about caring for themselves."
-Francia Russell, Artistic Director, Pacific/Northwest Ballet
""Finding Balance is a book that can be read by all from the novice to advanced dancer, the administrator, choreographer, and the teacher. The information is valuable and essential and written in a style that is interesting and informative."
-Journal of Dance Medicine and Science, 2004
"Gigi Berardi shares her passion for the arts and what it takes to follow a dream."
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-"Yearbook of Experts (R) News Release Wire, 03/04/2005

Preface : warm-up
Dance : a challenging professionp. 1
Injury and injury treatmentp. 31
Technique and trainingp. 77
The fit dancer : conditioning the body for strength, endurance, and flexibilityp. 115
Nutrition, weight management, and diet for dancep. 161
Finding balance : what does it take to succeed in dance?p. 195
Anatomy basicsp. 217
Dance flooringp. 221
Feet first : dance footwear and footcarep. 225
On pointp. 227
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780415943383
ISBN-10: 0415943388
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 7th January 2005
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 26.11 x 18.03  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 0.7
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition