Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Wearable sensor finds dancers are dancing through pain

A new Curtin University-developed wearable sensor system has tracked the movement of dancers, providing valuable insights into how they adapt to dance through disabling pain.

Neuroscience

Are some brains wired for dance?

Whatever our age, dancing can have a hugely beneficial effect on our physical and mental wellbeing. It can help us to maintain or build muscle tone, flexibility and stamina, while also releasing endorphins which can ease ...

Health

Dancers need more calories, protein, researchers say

Dancers are known for their svelte figures, but they often aren't making the right dietary choices to fuel their bodies for long, intense performances, Florida State University researchers found in a new study.

Neuroscience

Dancing toward better physical rehabilitation

To dance is human; people of all ages and levels of motor ability express movements in response to music. Professional dancers exert a great deal of creativity and energy toward developing their skills and different styles ...

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