Dance Injury Prevention Training

Also known as: injury prevention and training programs for dancers.

What is dance injury prevention training?

A training program designed to improve strength, range of motion, balance and neuromuscular control to
enhance performance and reduce the risk of dance related injuries.

What happens during the procedure?

A Dance Medicine professional works with the dancer to improve muscular strength, range of motion, balance and neuromuscular control through specific exercise prescription.

Is any special preparation needed?

No special preparation is needed for the training. The dancer should wear dance attire.

What are the risk factors?

There is still a potential risk of injury occurring even after a patient has undergone dance injury prevention training.


Reviewed by: Lauren Butler, PT, DPT, SCS

This page was last updated on: 5/23/2018 9:43:52 AM


Upcoming Events

ACL Injury Prevention Training Group Class

A training program designed to correct biomechanical risk factors of an ACL injury, focused on improving strength, power, and agility and led by Sports Health Performance Specialists. Program consists of 4-10 participants and offered once or twice a week, over 6 weeks. 

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Running Injury Prevention Group Class

A training program designed to correct biomechanical risk factors of a runner and improve strength, power, and running mechanics, led by Sports Health Performance Specialists. Program consists of 4-10 participants and offered once or twice a week, over 6 weeks.

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Dance Injury Prevention Group Class

A training program designed to improve strength, range of motion, balance and neuromuscular control to enhance performance and reduce the risk of dance related injuries. Program consists of 4-10 participants and offered once or twice a week, over 6 weeks.

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Off-Season Sports Conditioning Group Class

This program is designed to prepare athletes for their individual sports season to ensure optimize sports performance and prevent injury. Athletes will focus a periodization of 3 weeks strength and endurance phase, followed by a 3 week power phase led by Sports Health Performance Specialists. Program consists of 4-10 participants and is offered once or twice a week, over 6 weeks. 

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