RCSEP

Dance Medicine and Science Research Workshop

2nd June and 3rd June 2017 held at the Walsall Campus, University of Wolverhampton.

The Institute of Sport and School of Performing Arts are hosting a 2-day workshop focused on current research themes and future collaborations in dance medicine and science. It will give attendees an opportunity to hear about contemporary projects with opportunities to network and develop future partnerships.

Each day will start at 10.00am and run until 5.00pm with lunch and refreshment breaks. 

Day

Name

Title

Friday

Prof Matthew Wyon

Welcome and setting the scene

 

Dr Aline Haas

Dance Science Research at Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

 

Nico Kolokythas

Maturation and overuse injuries in aesthetic sports: A Systematic Review

 

Frances Clarke

The development of a balance score field test

 

Janine Bryant

Aging and Range of Motion – What Dancers Need to Know

 

Moira McCormack

Beyond the Beighton Score - Measuring Global Hypermobility in Dancers

 

Siobhan Mitchell

Health and wellbeing in elite dancers: Implications of maturity timing

 

Sefika Kiziltoprak

Glut muscle strength levels in pre professional ballet dancers: is there a correlation with snapping hip syndrome?

 

Dr Manuela Angioi

Fitness levels in contemporary and ballet professional and pre professional dancers: a systematic review of the literature

 

Anna Williams

An investigation into the prevalence of hypermobility and its relationship with self-reported injury in adolescent and pre-professional contemporary dancers

 

Klara Lucznik

Enhancing dancers' creativity - a cognitive perspective on the use of imagery training and flow experience in HE training

 

 

 

Saturday

Prof Yiannis Koutedakis

Bone-health status in dancers (40min)

 

Lauren Copping

Female Contemporary Dancers Perceptions of Memory Competency and the Effects of Distributed Practice on Motor Memory and Changes to Blood Flow in Brain Regions

 

Dr Helen Clegg

Challenging conceptions of gender: UK dance teachers' perceptions of boys and girls in the ballet studio

 

Joyce Stone

The relationship between changes in active and passive ROM and injury incidence and performance during adolescence: A systematic review

 

Amal Hassan

Unexplained underperformance syndrome in dancers

 

Elizabeth Yutzey

Mixed-Methods Analysis of Existing Creativity Measures in Dance and the Development of a Pilot Dance-Specific Test of Creativity

 

Bárbara Pessali-Marques

Comparison of MTU accommodation and ROM improvement during ten stretch series in dancers

 

Matthew Wyon

Effect of vitamin D supplementation on muscle function and injury

 

Nicola Stephens

Anatomy of a musical theatre dancer - a descriptive study investigating trends highlighted at admission screening

 

Nico Kolokythas

Lack of association between lower-leg muscle stiffness and jump height in elite adolescent ballet dancers: an observational study

If you would like to attend, have research you would like to share or would like further information please contact Prof Matthew Wyon (m.wyon@wlv.ac.uk)

Fee:
£30 for both days to include refreshments and lunch
£20 for one day to include refreshments and lunch

Directions to Walsall campus click here