Catalog 2021-2022

DAN 320 Dance Anatomy, Kinesiology and Injury Prevention

Emphasis is on basic kinesiology principles and terminology as applied to dance training and technique with a focus on muscular-skeletal anatomy and function.  Includes assessment of core strength, muscular strength, balance, flexibility, and skeletal alignment in the context of a typical dance class.  Familiarizes students with common dance injuries, their causes, and basic methods of care and rehabilitation.  All of these areas will be applied to creating a safe and effective dance class.  Required for Dance Majors and Minors.




DAN 102, DAN 242 or DAN 342, DAN 249 or DAN 349; or permission of instructor




spring semester.