Sprung dance floors
ON SALE! A floor's impact on dancer performance and wellbeing. 3 hrs time valued on demand CPD
Dancers spend hours working on dance floors.
Installing a new floor is a big investment for a studio. Floors can influence dancer injury risk and performance quality.
The structure of a sprung floor is ultimately what gives the 'spring' to a floor.
This course provides an in depth look into how a floor is made, how it effects dancers' bodies, the standards that apply to dance floors and how dancers perceive different floor types.
3 hrs time valued on demand CPD. Includes three months access.
On completion of this course students should be able to;
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Dr Luke Hopper
Course introductionFREE PREVIEW
Action and reactionFREE PREVIEW
How a sprung floor WORKS for youFREE PREVIEW
Working floors quiz
Force reductionFREE PREVIEW
American national standards for floors
The standard of a floor's behaviour
Bracing for impactFREE PREVIEW
The muscles of landing
Floors and ankles
The impact of floors on dancers' ankles
Dancer perceptions of floor standards
Dancer perceptions of quantified dance surface mechanical properties
Dancer perceptions of floor performance
Dancer perceptions of the force reduction of dance floors used by a professional touring ballet company
Dancers have the answers when it comes to dance floors
Dance floors and injury
Dance floor discussion forum
Dancer injury rates on dance floors
Thanks for such a clear explanation!
Thanks for such a clear explanation!Read Less
Very technical, more than I had anticipated but interesting. Learned much about the way floors affect the way a dancer moves, balances and the perceptions o...Read More
Very technical, more than I had anticipated but interesting. Learned much about the way floors affect the way a dancer moves, balances and the perceptions of same.Read Less