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“Keep moving forward”: Kathryn Morgan on weight, roles, dancing

In Pointe Magazine, October 13, 2020, ballet soloist Kathryn Morgan discusses her roles and experiences at the Miami City Ballet, including why she left.
https://www.pointemagazine.com/kathryn-morgan-advice-2648194040.html
See also the mentioned YouTube video in the editor’s note, as well as the “related links” that follow the article.

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From DANCER to DOCTOR – My Perspective, by Dana Sheng, MD

From DANCER to DOCTOR – My Perspective
Dana Sheng, MD
Though I did not become a professional dancer, my lifelong training and love for dance are the forces that led me to sports and performing arts medicine. When I was in medical school, I decided I wanted to work with ballet companies like the Boston Ballet. However, it was not until residency that I actually had the opportunity to work with dancers. Through Dr. Lauren Elson, I was connected with …

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Kathryn Morgan Opens Up About Body Image in Ballet

Kathryn Morgan is an Athletes and the Arts Ambassador…
From Dance Magazine
Kathleen McGuire | Mar 13, 2020
Kathryn Morgan is on a mission to change the dance field. The Miami City Ballet soloist and March Dance Magazine cover star appeared on the “Today” Show on February 27 where she openly discussed the challenges of body image and mental health in dance.
Two days later, Morgan took to her own YouTube channel to dig deeper on the subject. She shared …

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PAATS Workshop

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Athletes and the Arts: Dancer Return to Play

[From the AOASM SIDELINES NEWSLETTER JANUARY 2020]
By Becca Rodriguez Regner, DO
One of the unique factors that makes osteopathic sports medicine physicians great, is creating safe modifications for athletes to keep active and working around an injury. The return to play (RTP) protocol is created for concussion athletes–– football, basketball, and baseball athletes. RTP for the dancer should be the same mindset.
After diagnosis, an imaging and treatment plan is given to the dancer and they look to their company physician …

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Is Ballet A Sport? Doctors And Dancers Think So

Comparing the athleticism of ballet dancers and football players: read and listen to this interview-based article—Is Ballet A Sport? Doctors And Dancers Think So—presented on IdeaStream.

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Athletes and Arts in the News

Combining athletics and art: Dance majors talk challenges, discipline (Chapman University: The Panther)

10/21/2018
by Mimi Fhima

Read the article here
 

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A Finer Pointe: Visualizing the ankle’s response to ballet’s toughest task

The use of detailed orthopedic imaging to examine dancers’ ankles while in the en pointe position offers insight into the biomechanical demands associated with a position that, although highly unnatural, is nevertheless essential to a ballerina’s performance.
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