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Module I: Concepts of Dance Medicine

Prerequisite
Module I is only a prerequisite for Modules II, III and IV for non-healthcare providers. All other licensed healthcare providers are welcome to take the modules in any order.

Offered
June 1st – 2nd, 2017 – Course full

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this program, the participant will be able to:

Saturday Schedule

8:00-8:30AM Registration, Introduction and Overview
8:30-10:00AM Lecture: Pre-Adolescent/Adolescent dancer
10:00 – 10:15AM Break
10:15-10:30AM Lecture: Pre-Adolescent/Adolescent dancer
10:30 – 11:00PM Postural Assessment of the Young Dancer
11:00-11:30PM Young Adult and Mature Dancer
11:30-12:30 Lab
12:30-1:30 Lunch
1:30-3:00 Musculoskeletal Tissues and Injury (Ligament, Tendon and Muscle)
 3:00-4:00  Musculoskeletal Tissues and Injury (Ligament, Tendon and Muscle)
 4:00-4:15  Break
 4:15-5:45  Basic Positions and Elementary Movements in Classical Dance
 5:45-8:00  Break (Dinner on own) *8:00 is the School of American Ballet Workshop Performance

Sunday Schedule

8:30-9:30AM Importance of Gait in Dancers/Strategies for Prevention
9:30-10:30AM Dance Wellness
10:30AM-11:00PM Break
11:00-1:30PM Musculoskeletal Tissues and Injury (Bone, Fascia and Nerve)
1:30-2:15PM Lunch
2:15-4:00PM Musculoskeletal Tissues and Injury (Bone, Fascia and Nerve)
4:00-4:15 Q&A/Closing Comments

Module II: Foot, Ankle and Knee