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Entries for November 2013

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It's Podcast Friday with New York City's Harkness Center Dr. Suzanne Semanson and Dance Injury rehab!
As we talk about human performance, we should remember that Dancers also have performance and sports medicine issues.  Today's special guest is Dr. Suzanne Semanson who is a Dance Medical Therapist from the Harkness Center for Dance Injuries at NYU Langone Medical Center.  We have a great conversation regarding injuries and rehabilitation of dance performers, especially on the Broadway theater scene.  This is a great peek behind the 'theater curtain' as to how these athletes perform and rehabilitate when they are injured.


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It's Podcast Friday with USF's Merry Lynn Morris and Dance for all
There are many examples of how Human Performance can translate into advances in general health.  Today we have Merry Lynn Morris from the University of South Florida who talks about the Rolling Dance/Mobility Chair project.  This project was started to allow disabled individuals to be able to express themselves through dance, but has morphed into the development of a chair that gives the disabled unprecedented mobility.  This is a great conversation on how working to solve a specific problem can unexpectedly solve larger, general problems.  LISTEN NOW!


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