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    DescriptionThis is a course text for dance teachers and students, as well as a reference for dance professionals. It covers the basic anatomical and biomechanical principles that apply to optimal performance in dance. It is a highly visual text with outstanding anatomical illustrations and action photos. It includes examples and visuals that are specifically designed to help dancers improve technique and performance. It focuses on skeletal and muscular systems to provide readers with the understanding needed to improve movement and reduce injuries.

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    Dance Anatomy and Kinesiology
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Karen Clippinger
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 350
    Width: 213 mm
    Height: 277 mm
    Thickness: 41 mm
    Weight: 1,633 g
    ISBN 13: 9780880115315
    ISBN 10: 0880115319

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.7
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    BIC subject category V2: MX
    B&T General Subject: 710
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    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
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    BISAC V2.8: PER003000, SCI036000, MED084000
    DC22: 792.8
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 617.1/02, 617.102
    BISAC V2.8: HEA000000
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    LC classification: RC1220.D35 C55 2007
    Thema V1.0: VFD
    Illustrations note
    264 illustrations, 343 photos
    Human Kinetics Publishers
    Imprint name
    Human Kinetics Publishers
    Publication date
    01 April 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Karen Clippinger is an associate professor at California State University, Long Beach, where she teaches functional anatomy for dance, prevention and care of dance injuries, body placement and Pilates. She has given over 350 presentations in Canada, England, Japan, South Africa and throughout the United States, including at conferences for the American College of Sports Medicine, the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science, Body Arts and Science International, the International Dance Exercise Association and the Olympic Scientific Congress. She wrote an exercise column for Shape Magazine for four years and served as one of the founding co-editors of the Journal of Dance Medicine and Science from 1996 to 2005.
    Table of contents
    Chapter 1. The Skeletal System and Its Movements; Chapter 2. The Muscular System; Chapter 3. The Spine; Chapter 4. The Pelvic Girdle and Hip Joint; Chapter 5. The Knee and Patellofemoral Joints; Chapter 6. The Ankle and Foot; Chapter 7. The Upper Extremity; Chapter 8. Analysis of Human Movement.