Medical considerations in dance training for children.


Journal Article

Parents may consult family physicians about the safety of dance training for their children. Injuries in dance training are characteristically associated with improper technique, a poor training environment and fatigue. Many dance injuries can be prevented through attention to the physical and emotional maturity of the child, the quality of the instruction and the training environment. Quality dance training is safe and beneficial for children of any age.

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Cited Authors

  • Hardaker, WT; Erickson, LC

Published Date

  • May 1987

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 35 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 93 - 99

PubMed ID

  • 3577997

Pubmed Central ID

  • 3577997

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1532-0650

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0002-838X


  • eng