Effects of Partner's Improvisational Resistance Training on dancers' muscular strength.

  title={Effects of Partner's Improvisational Resistance Training on dancers' muscular strength.},
  author={Rheba E Vetter and Sandor Dorgo},
  journal={Journal of strength and conditioning research},
  volume={23 3},
The purpose of this study was to observe the effects of Partner's Improvisational Resistance Training (PIRT) on muscular strength, body circumference, and body fat percentage in 10 female college-age dancers in comparison with 8 female dancers in a control group. The PIRT program, based on the concepts of manual resistance training, is the application of contact improvisation in a systematic strength development program, which proposes a way of contextualizing muscular strength development… CONTINUE READING
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