This presentation will introduce, and hopefully expand the practice of, non-dance specific athletic trainer's toolkit when working with a performing artist, specifically a dancer. A review of current literature and research trends will be discussed along with relevant terminology and the differences between the athlete and artist-athlete explained.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Associate dance-specific terminology with clinical observations with the dancer
Recall and assess common injuries in a dance population
Summarize several cultural aspects of performing arts and understand how those effect the patient-clinician relationship