Dance movements are the result of muscles pulling on bones and causing joint motion.
From the macroscopic to the microscopic to the functioning musculoskeletal system.
This course describes the fundamental properties of skeletal muscles, their structure and function as they relate to dance.
3 hours time valued on demand CPD. Includes three months access.
- Consider the macroscopic and microscopic, functional anatomy of muscle
- Interpret the structure of joints and the influence on movement
- Examine muscle force production and leverage about a joint
- Understand of muscle macro and micro anatomy
- Analyse body movements based on the structure of a joint and its muscles
- Interpret the function of a muscle based on its macroscopic structure
Images in this course have been used from OpenStax, Anatomy & Physiology. OpenStax CNX. Jul 30, 2014 http://email@example.com.
An Australian dance scientist with a research focus on the biomechanics of dancer performance and injury. Luke’s research has involved collaboration with major ballet companies in the Australia and the UK. He has served on the board of directors of the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science and is the president of the Australian Society for Performing Arts Healthcare.