Dancing toward better physical rehabilitation
July 9, 2017
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(THE CONVERSATION) To dance is human; people of all ages and levels of motor ability express movements in response to music. Professional dancers exert a great deal of creativity and energy toward developing their skills and different styles of dance. How dancers move in beautiful and sometimes unexpected ways can delight, and the synchrony between dancers moving together can be entrancing.
To us as a neuroscientist and biomechanist (Lena), and a rehabilitation scientist and dan...