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The contribution of dance on children's health

@article{Kourkouta2014TheCO,
  title={The contribution of dance on children's health},
  author={Lambrini Kourkouta and A. Rarra and Alexandra Mavroeidi and K. Prodromidis},
  journal={Progress in Health Sciences},
  year={2014},
  volume={4},
  pages={229-232}
}
__________________________________________________________________________________________ Introduction: Dance is a kind of art therapy involving the psychotherapeutic use of expressive movement through which children can engage creatively in the process of personal development. Purpose: To highlight the contribution of dance to children psychophysical development and their self-expression of personality. Materials and methods: The research method consisted of reviewing articles addressing… 
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