2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

DANC 200 The Dancer's Body

An introduction to the basic knowledge of the human body in specific relation to dance, including studies of the musculoskeletal systems, nervous system, and kinesiology, as well as common dancer pathologies, injury prevention, and body maintenance. Additional topics may include the function of anatomical structures of the human body, the biomechanical principles of these structures and the integration of these systems.

Prerequisite: permission of the department chairperson.