Ballet dancer's turnout and its relationship to self-reported injury.

@article{Coplan2002BalletDT,
  title={Ballet dancer's turnout and its relationship to self-reported injury.},
  author={Julie A Coplan},
  journal={The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy},
  year={2002},
  volume={32 11},
  pages={579-84}
}
  • Julie A Coplan
  • Published 2002 in
    The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical…
STUDY DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. OBJECTIVES To compare the relationship between the degrees of turnout, passive hip external rotation range of motion, and self-reported history of low back and lower extremity injury in ballet dancers. BACKGROUND Ballet dancers are encouraged to externally rotate their lower extremities (turnout) as far as possible. This may cause stress on the dancers' low back and lower extremities, putting them at risk for injury. METHODS AND MEASURES Thirty… CONTINUE READING

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