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Health care for Performing Artists

Artists’ Health Care Task Forces’ 1994 Report to Congress The following is an excerpt from the report (pp 11-18): Report to Congress 1994

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Exercise is Medicine

Fact sheet from Exercise is Medicine, from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM): Exercise is Medicine

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“Minneapolis might require bars to provide free earplugs”

From City Pages – Minneapolis City Council By Aaron Rupar Fri., Mar. 14 2014 at 2:10 PM Minneapolis Council Member Jacob Frey has introduced an ordinance that would require all establishments with on-sale liquor licenses to provide free earplugs to patrons and employees. Read the full story

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Video – Velocity Dance Convention: Sleep

Video – Velocity Dance Convention: Sleep

VDC sleep from Steven Karageanes on Vimeo. Velocity Dance Convention brings health and wellness to their dancers! In this segment, dance professionals Alex Little and Whitney Bezzant talk about dancers can improve the quality and quantity of sleep, with help from friends Autumn Miller and Shawn O’Malley.

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Video – Velocity Dance Convention: Performance

Video – Velocity Dance Convention: Performance

VDC performance from Steven Karageanes on Vimeo. Velocity Dance Convention brings you another health and wellness segment to help keep their dancers happy and healthy. In this video, professional dancers Kathryn McCormick, Jennifer Hamilton, Sarah Draugelis, Alex Little, and Whitney Bezzant talk about how to improve performance, with a little help from Autumn Miller and […]

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Video – Velocity Dance Convention: Nutrition

Video – Velocity Dance Convention: Nutrition

VDC nutrition from Steven Karageanes on Vimeo. Velocity Dance Convention presents health and wellness for dancers. In this segment, Kathryn McCormick and Whitney Bezzant discuss the importance of good nutrition for dancers of all ages, with a little help from Autumn Miller and Shawn O’Malley.

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Video – Velocity Dance Convention: Injury Prevention

Video – Velocity Dance Convention: Injury Prevention

VDC injury prevention from Steven Karageanes on Vimeo. Velocity Dance Convention brings another health and wellness segment to their dancers! This segment focuses on preventing injuries through proper technique and training. Listen as Velocity Pro Faculty Jennifer Hamilton and Chessa Celaya demonstrate common technique errors and demonstrate ways to keep dancing healthy and strong. Autumn […]

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Active Voice: Athletes and the Arts – Make a Difference!

By Randall W. Dick, M.S., FACSM  Originally published in Sports Medicine Bulletin (SMB) from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), February 11, 2014 issue Randy Dick, M.S., FACSM, is a past member of the ACSM Board of Trustee. He worked for 20 years with the National Collegiate Athletic Association, managing its sports medicine and […]

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