Trinity Laban dance science staff triumph at IADMS

Sarah Beck, a Trinity Laban Dance Science Lab Technician, has won the Dr Marjorie Moore Award from the International Association for Dance Medicine and Science (IADMS) for her work on a research poster highlighting injury tracking.

Dance Science 1Joining Sarah on the winner's podium was Stephanie De'Ath, who won the Harkness Centre for Dance Injuries Award for her research poster knee injuries.

Dr Emma Redding, Head of Trinity Laban's Dance Science Department, and outgoing IADMS President, said:

"Competition was high at this year's conference so it is wonderful that two members of Trinity Laban's dance science team won these two awards. Both Stephanie and Sarah are alumni of Trinity Laban as well as being graduate interns, and it is wonderful to see their hard work being recognised by this esteemed international body."

Dance Science 2Sarah's poster was entitled "Injury tracking in pre-vocational dancers: findings from the UK Centres for Advanced Training". The Dr Marjorie Moore Award was supported by Harlequin Dance Floors and included a cash prize and glass trophy.

Stephanie's poster was entitled "An inquiry into the correlation between knee injuries and hypermobility: findings from the UK Centres for Advanced Training. Her award was sponsored by Harkness Centre for Dance Injuries and included a cash travel award.


Photo credit - Jake Pett

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