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Transferable Theory: Researching Movement Concepts in Different Cultural Contexts

Shu-Ying Liu

Associate professor in early childhood education, National Hsinchu University of Education, Taiwan Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dance in a World of Change : Reflections on Globalization and Cultural Difference

Human Kinetics, 2008

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...The arts have long been marginalized in many school curricula across the globe. Where they have been taught, they have traditionally been regarded purely as an art form. Dance has always faced particular challenges in that it is very much...

Dancing for Your Life Movement, Health, and Well-Being

Stephanie J. Hanrahan

Stephanie J. Hanrahan, PhD, is a registered sport psychologist and an associate professor in the Schools of Human Movement Studies and Psychology at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. Hanrahan has over 20 years of experience in teaching human movement studies at the undergraduate level. She is a recipient of the University of Queensland’s Excellence in Teaching Award. In addition to being part of the author team for the first two editions of Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement, Hanrahan has authored or edited nine other books. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Doing Exercise Psychology

Human Kinetics, 2015

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...In many primitive societies, dance was as essential as eating and sleeping. It provided individuals with a means to express themselves, to communicate feelings to others, and to commune with nature.At the age of 7 or 8 years, I began ballet...

Dance in a World of Change: A Vision for Global Aesthetics and Universal Ethics

Sherry B. Shapiro

Sherry B. Shapiro, EdD, is a professor of dance and director of women’s studies at Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina. She earned her EdD in curriculum and teaching (specialization in cultural studies) at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, her MA in leadership and higher education (specialization in community education), and her BA in interdisciplinary studies at Appalachian State University in North Carolina. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dance in a World of Change : Reflections on Globalization and Cultural Difference

Human Kinetics, 2008

Ebook

...The body knows and re-members even in the silences of our lives. In dance the familiar can become strange … more than movement it is the act of transformational possibility.Globalization is not a new topic for discussion. Many of us...

Leisure Program Components

Ruth V. Russell

Ruth V. Russell, ReD, is a full professor in the department of recreation, park, and tourism studies at Indiana University. She is a former trustee of the National Recreation and Park Association and a former president of the Society of Park and Recreation Educators. She has programming experience with San Diego Recreation and Parks Department, San Diego-Imperial County Girl Scout Council, a variety of Girl Scout camps, Allied Gardens, and Chateau La Jolla Retirement Complexes. Dr. Russell is the author of numerous textbooks, technical reports, book chapters, and journal articles. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lynn M. Jamieson

Lynn M. Jamieson, ReD, is chair and full professor in the department of recreation, park, and tourism studies at Indiana University. Previously, she served as curriculum coordinator of the recreation administration program at California Polytechnic State University and spent 12 yearsn in administrative positions as a recreation administrator, with special emphasis on recreational sport management. She has coauthored four texts and more than 50 articles about various aspects of management in leisure services. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Leisure Program Planning and Delivery

Human Kinetics, 2008

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...Learning how activity areas commonly used in leisure programs are classifiedLearning how formats commonly used in leisure programs are classifiedDiscovering how activity areas and program formats can, through activity analysis...

Stepping Into Footprints: Tradition and the Globalization of Irish Dance

Michael Seaver

The Irish Times, Dublin, Ireland Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dance in a World of Change : Reflections on Globalization and Cultural Difference

Human Kinetics, 2008

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...Riverdance and its spin-offs brought globalization to Irish dance. Themes that prolonged postcolonial victimhood and techniques that homogenized regional styles became the international face of Irish dance. In Ireland, training programs...

Holds No Memory: A Proposition as a Way to a Proposal About Dance Through Dance

Ana Sánchez-Colberg

Artistic director for Theatre enCorps, Senior lecturer, Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dance in a World of Change : Reflections on Globalization and Cultural Difference

Human Kinetics, 2008

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...Holds No Memory, Helsinki, December 12, 2004 no time no space no inscriptions nor etchings in cave walls no markers no anchors no compass nor compass points no constellations no footprints in the sand no line of breadcrumbs to show me...

My Body, My Life, and Dance

Adrienne Sansom

Senior lecturer in dance and drama, University of Auckland, New Zealand Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dance in a World of Change : Reflections on Globalization and Cultural Difference

Human Kinetics, 2008

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...In this chapter I explore the relationship between dance, or embodied knowing, and humanity through recounting a personal story in which, through a kind of experiencing, there is a new found understanding of being human and thus connecting...

Dialogical Pedagogy, Embodied Knowledge, and Meaningful Learning

Eeva Anttila

Theatre Academy, Department of dance and theatre pedagogy, Helsinki, Finland Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dance in a World of Change : Reflections on Globalization and Cultural Difference

Human Kinetics, 2008

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...In this chapter I describe an approach to dance education in public schools that has evolved during my last eight years of research and practical work within the school context. A dance teacher since the early 1980s, I reached a turning...

Group Exercise and Workouts

Costas I. Karageorghis

Costas I. Karageorghis, PhD, CPsychol, CSci, FBASES, AFBPsS, is a reader in sport psychology in the department of life sciences at Brunel University London, UK. He is internationally renowned for his research on the effects of music in the realm of exercise and sport. Karageorghis is a chartered member of the British Psychological Society, a chartered member of the Science Council, and a double-accredited member of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences, which elected him a fellow in 2010. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Applying Music in Exercise and Sport

Human Kinetics, 2007

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...We’re still living with the old paradigm of age as an arch. That’s the old metaphor: You’re born, you peak at midlife, and decline into decrepitude. A more appropriate metaphor for aging is a staircase. The upward ascension of the human...

The Quest for Preserving and Representing National Identity

Ivančica Janković

Ana Maletić School of Contemporary Dance, Zagreb, Croatia Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dance in a World of Change : Reflections on Globalization and Cultural Difference

Human Kinetics, 2008

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...As a dance educator and choreographer, rather than a dance historian, theorist, sociologist, or critic, I believe that the social and historical contextualization of dance as an art form is of great relevance for countries occupying only...