Module I: Concepts of Dance Medicine

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.

June 1st – 2nd, 2017 – Course full

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

Thursday June 1st Schedule

8:00-8:30AM Course Registration
8:30-10:00AM Lecture: Introduction to Concepts in Dance Medicine
10:00 – 10:15AM Break
10:15-12:00AM Lecture: Pre-Adolescent/Adolescent dancer
12:00 – 1:00PM Lunch
1:00-2:30PM Adolescent Dancer
2:30-2:45PM Break
2:45-4:00PM Creative Stabilization for the Hypermobile Dancer
4:00-4:15PM Break
4:15-5:30 Young Adult/Mature Dancer

Friday June 2nd Schedule

8:30-9:30AM Importance of Gait in Dancers/Strategies for Prevention
9:30-11:000AM Basic Positions and Elementary Movement in Classical Dance
11:00-11:15PM Break
11:15-12:30PM Musculoskeletal Tissues and Injury (Muscle, Tendon)
12:30-1:30PM Lunch
1:30-2:30PM Musculoskeletal Tissues and Injury (Ligament)
2:30-3:30PM Musculoskeletal Tissues and Injury (Fascia)
 3:30-3:45 PM  Break
 3:45-5:00PM  Musculoskeletal Tissue and Injury (Nerve)
 5:00-5:30PM  Q & A/Closing Comments
 8:00PM  Optimal Dance performance (School of American Ballet)

Module II: Foot, Ankle and Knee