Pediatric sports medicine physicians, sports-trained physical therapists, a certified sports dietitian and a psychologist work together to meet the needs of young dancers and performing artists.
Young dancers need to look beyond technique to improve their performance. Since dancers typically do not have an off-season to recover and focus on wellness, they are at higher risk of injury and burnout.
Female Athlete Triad (English I Spanish)
Stress Fractures (English)
Strong Bones (English I Spanish)
Managing Stress (English)
Athlete Recovery Snacks (English I Spanish)
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An Anonymous Survey for Parents and Dance Instructors of Ballet Dancers en Pointe
Members of the Sport Specialization Research Interest Group of the Pediatric Research in Sports Medicine (PRiSM) Society have developed a 10-minute electronic survey to better understand criteria commonly used to assess pointe-readiness. Any instructors or parents of ballet dancers can participate in this one-time survey.
Please click the following link to learn more about this research study: https://redcap.link/tiucsj30
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