Research Outputs from 'Music & Dance Science: Optimizing performance potential'

Here you can find a range of resources and research outputs for the Music & Dance Science: Optimising performance potential via an interdisciplinary music and dance screening and profiling programme.

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Foundations for Excellence Information Sheets

These factsheets were produced for the Foundations for Excellence website, following the Foundations for Excellence 2009 conference which focused on the health and well-being of young performers.

Clark, T., Nordin, S. M. & Walker, I.J. (2009). Beyond Physical Practice.

Walker, I.J., Nordin, S. M., & Clark, T. (2009). Losing yourself in the work.

Conference Presentations

The team have presented at a range of national and international conferences. PowerPoint presentation slides and/or abstracts can be downloaded for the following:

Clark, T., McGill, A., & Redding, E. (2011). The relationship between balance and dancers' past and future lower-limb injuries. Performing Arts Medicine Association 29th Annual Symposium, Snowmass, Colorado, USA. (See Clark PAMA 2011)

Clark, T., Holmes, P., & Redding, E. (2011). Investigating the physiological demands of musical performance. International Symposium on Performance Science 2011, Toronto, Canada. (See Clark ISPS 2011_a).

Clark, T., Holmes, P., & Redding, E. (2011). The role and value of implementing health screening programs within music conservatoires. International Symposium on Performance Science 2011, Toronto, Canada. (See Clark ISPS 2011_b).

Clark, T, Blazy, L., McGill, A., Ehrenberg, S., Irvine, S., Quin, E., & Redding, E. (2010). Physiological differences between students, pre-professional and professional dancers. International Association for Dance Medicine and Science 20th Annual Meeting, Birmingham, UK. (See IADMS '10 Abstract - Terry Clark & Clark - IADMS '10 Presentation)

Quin, E., Clark, T., & Redding, E. (2010). A dancer screening and profiling programme. Dance Medicine & Science Conference in Estonia, Pärnu, Estonia.

Conference Proceedings Papers

Clark, T., Holmes, P., & Redding, E. (2011). Investigating the physiological demands of musical performance. In A. Williamon, D. Edwards, & L. Bartel (eds.),Proceedings of the International Symposium on Performance Science 2011(pp. 137-143). Utrecht, The Netherlands: European Association of Conservatoires (AEC).

Clark, T., Holmes, P., Feeley, G., & Redding, E. (2011). The role and value of implementing health screening programs within music conservatoires. In A. Williamon, D. Edwards, & L. Bartel (eds.),Proceedings of the International Symposium on Performance Science 2011(pp. 335-340). Utrecht, The Netherlands: European Association of Conservatoires (AEC).

Journal Articles

Clark, T., McGill, A., & Redding, E. (2011). The relationship between balance and dancers' past and future lower-limb injuries [Abstract].Medical Problems of Performing Artists, 26,179

Clark, T. & Redding, E. (in preparation). Physiological differences between student, pre-professional, and professional dancers.International Journal of Sports Medicine or Journal of Sports Sciences. Physiological differences between students, pre-professional and professional dancers. (Abstract)

Clark, T. & Redding, E. (in preparation). The relationship between balance and dancers' past and future lower-limb injuries.Medical Problems of Performing Artists.

Clark, T., Holmes, P., & Redding, E. (in preparation). Classical musicians' energy expenditure: Assessing the physiological demands of music performance. Phys Journal?

Clark, T., Holmes, P., Feeley, G., & Redding, E. (in preparation). The value of employing scientific methods to optimize music training and performance.