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  1. Dance Medicine in Practice

    Anatomy, Injury Prevention, Training

    By Liane Simmel

    Dance Medicine in Practice is the complete physical textbook for dance, written specifically to help dancers understand the anatomy, function and care of their bodies. Specific chapters are devoted to focusing on the spine, pelvis, hips, knees, feet, shoulders and arms. Each of these covers the...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Green Table

    Labanotation, Music, History, and Photographs

    By Ann Hutchinson Guest

    * Score, photographs, and production details of one of this century's best-loved ballets * Includes rare archival material * Packaged with audio CD This work brings together the complete dance score of The Green Table--one of the most famous ballets of the 20th century--in Labanotation, along with...

    Published September 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Body and Everyday Life

    By Helen Thomas

    Series: The New Sociology

    In recent years, there has been an explosion of interest in the contemporary social study of the body which has raised important theoretical and methodological questions regarding traditional social and cultural analysis. It has also generated corporeal theories that highlight the fluid, shifting,...

    Published April 17th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Performing Memory in Art and Popular Culture

    Edited by Liedeke Plate, Anneke Smelik

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This volume pursues a new line of research in cultural memory studies by understanding memory as a performative act in art and popular culture. The authors take their cue from the observation that art and popular culture enact memory and generate processes of memory. They do memory, and in this...

    Published March 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. The World of Physical Culture in Sport and Exercise

    Visual Methods for Qualitative Research

    Edited by Cassandra Phoenix, Brett Smith

    Within qualitative research in the social sciences, the last decade has witnessed a growing interest in the use of visual methods. Visual Methods in Physical Culture is the first book in the field of sport and exercise sciences dedicated to harnessing the potential of using visual methods within...

    Published October 27th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Neurocognition of Dance

    Mind, Movement and Motor Skills

    Edited by Bettina Bläsing, Martin Puttke, Thomas Schack

    Dance has always been an important aspect of all human cultures, and the study of human movement and action has become a topic of increasing relevance over the last decade, bringing dance into the focus of the cognitive sciences. This book discusses the wide range of interrelations between body...

    Published October 21st 2012 by Psychology Press

  7. The Pina Bausch Sourcebook

    The Making of Tanztheater

    Edited by Royd Climenhaga

    Pina Bausch’s work has had tremendous impact across the spectrum of late twentieth-century performance practice, helping to redefine the possibilities of what both dance and theater can be. This edited collection presents a compendium of source material and contextual essays that examine Pina...

    Published August 1st 2012 by Routledge

  8. Understanding Disability Studies and Performance Studies

    Edited by Bruce Henderson, Noam Ostrander

    This collection brings together scholarship and creative writing that brings together two of the most innovative fields to emerge from critical and cultural studies in the past few decades: Disability studies and performance studies. It draws on writings about such media as live performance...

    Published July 25th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Dancing in the Vortex

    The Story of Ida Rubinstein

    By Vicki Woolf

    Series: Choreography and Dance Studies Series

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 8th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Dance Studies: The Basics

    By Jo Butterworth

    Series: The Basics

    A concise introduction to the study of dance ranging from the practical aspects such as technique and choreography to more theoretical considerations such as aesthetic appreciation and the place of dance in different cultures. This book answers questions such as: Exactly how do we define dance?...

    Published November 20th 2011 by Routledge