• Medicine, Psychology
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    Journal of dance medicine…
    2010

Does physical fitness affect injury occurrence and time loss due to injury in elite vocational ballet students?

@article{Twitchett2010DoesPF,
  title={Does physical fitness affect injury occurrence and time loss due to injury in elite vocational ballet students?},
  author={Emily A Twitchett and Anna Brodrick and Alan M Nevill and Yiannis Koutedakis and Manuela Angioi and Matthew A. Wyon},
  journal={Journal of dance medicine & science : official publication of the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science},
  year={2010},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={
          26-31
        }
}
Most ballet dancers will suffer at least one injury a year. There are numerous causes of injury in dance, and while many investigators have documented risk factors such as anatomical characteristics, past medical history, menstrual history, dance experience, length of dance training, fatigue, and stress, risk factors related to body characteristics and nutrient intake, levels of conditioning, or physical fitness parameters have only recently received the same amount of attention. The aim of the… CONTINUE READING

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