Anatomy and Kinesiology for Ballet Teachers by Eivind ThomasenAnatomy and Kinesiology for Ballet Teachers by Eivind Thomasen

Anatomy and Kinesiology for Ballet Teachers

byEivind Thomasen, Rachel A. Rist

Paperback | September 14, 2010

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This introductory textbook looks at anatomy and kinesiology from the dancer's point of view. It begins by setting out the basic structures of the human body - bone, muscle,joints and nervous tissue - and then goes on to show how they interact to form anatomical systems. Finally it considers how these systems function in the dance class, addressing issues such as stretching, breathing, balance, warming up and warming down. Easy to follow and clearly illustrated with photographs and diagrams, 'Anatomy and Kinesiology for Ballet Teachers' will prove invaluable for both teachers and students in all styles of dance. Professor Eivind Thomasen was a celebrated orthopaedic surgeon who specialised in the treatment of dancers, and was consultant to the Royal Danish Ballet. Rachel-Anne Rist is Head of Dance at the Arts Educational School, Tring.
Title:Anatomy and Kinesiology for Ballet TeachersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:114 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.24 inPublished:September 14, 2010Publisher:Dance BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:185273048X

ISBN - 13:9781852730482

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