Introduction to dance medicine: Keeping dancers dancingAdditional title: Introduction to dance medicine: Keeping dancers dancingAdditional title: Keeping dancers dancing
NamesHamilton, William G (Speaker)Molnar, Marika (Speaker)Keller, Katy (Speaker)Levine, Ellen, dancer (Speaker)Saunders, Keith A., 1953- (Speaker)Jones, Bradley (Speaker)Brangwen, Michele (Speaker)Ruddy, JeanneStewart, LillieEsterson, JillGstalder, KarenHabig, JenniferJohn, SukiReiss, NoelSeamon, KiraMeunier, MoniqueHiggins, ArchNash, MatthewMacaluso, Susan (Producer)Mao, MichaelDance Express (Company)Matthew Nash Music and Dance
General Dance Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1992
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 3250Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3905 (former)
TopicsPostureDance -- Physiological aspectsDancing injuries
Genrestwo-dimensional moving image
NotesProducer/writer: Susan Macaluso. Director of photography: Peter Scheer. Narrator: Colter Rule.Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 streaming video file (NTSC) (50 min.) : sd., col.
DescriptionEducational tape designed to introduce health care professionals to the special challenges of dance medicine. Dr. William Hamilton, the official orthopedist of the New York City Ballet, and physical therapists Marika Molnar and Katy Keller discuss the physical and psychological requirements of dance and the problems these can produce. They make detailed analyses of turnout, relevé, plié, tendu, and grand battement; discuss overuse syndromes, acute injuries, and fatigue; describe the use of the postural static screen in assessing the dancer's physique; and present a case study of an Achilles tendon rupture. Dancers Ellen Levine, Keith Saunders, Bradley Jones, and Michele Brangwen talk about their injuries and their experiences with health care. Dancers who demonstrate the points made by Hamilton, Molnar, and Keller include Levine, Jeanne Ruddy, Lillie Stewart, Jill Esterson, Karen Gstalder, Jennifer Habig, Suki John, Noel Reiss, Kira Seamon, Monique Meunier, and Arch Higgins. The program also includes brief excerpts of works by Michael Mao (performed by Dance Express) and Matthew Nash (performed by Matthew Nash Music and Dance).
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY936038339-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174991Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 42052060-76b3-0134-a831-00505686a51c
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