Preparing to Perform: Periodization and Dance (Fragment)

Matthew Wyon, Ph.D. Abstract This article reviews the historical and current literature on periodization in sport before applying the concept to dance from scientific and anecdotal points of view. Preparing the dancer through the use of a periodization model, in a professional or vocational setting, will potentially help prevent overtraining and its link to injury,…

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Dance and Sexuality: Many Moves (Fragment)

Judith Lynne Hanna. Departments of Dance and Anthropology, University of Maryland, College Park. This literature review of dance and sexual expression considers dance and religion, dance and sexuality as a source of power, manifestations of sexuality in Western theater art and social dance, plus ritual and non-Western social dance. Expressions of gender, sexual orientation, asexuality,…

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