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    • tickets cost $3.00 and could be paid in produce. W have e been unable to unearth documentation of activities of the Dramatic Association beyond 1880, but it is safe to say that a community tradition had been set which no doubt led to support and...
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    • Running Head: STRENGTH TRAINING ON DANCERS’ JUMP AND BALANCE Effects of Strength Training on Female Dancers’ Jumping Ability and Balance By Whitney Harris A master’s project submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the...
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    • STRENGTH TRAINING ON DANCERS’ JUMP AND BALANCE Abstract Dancers typically engage in dance only training, which is extremely beneficial for developing skill and technique, but is not an adequate form of exercise for improving other components...
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    • STRENGTH TRAINING ON DANCERS’ JUMP AND BALANCE Acknowledgements I could not have done this without the love and support of my husband, Lish. You urged me to move forward with getting a graduate degree, and for that I am very grateful. My long days...
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    • STRENGTH TRAINING ON DANCERS’ JUMP AND BALANCE 1 Table of Contents Chapter 1: Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Problem Statement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....
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    • STRENGTH TRAINING ON DANCERS’ JUMP AND BALANCE 2 References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Appendix A: Letter to Administration . . . . . . . . . . . ....
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    • STRENGTH TRAINING ON DANCERS’ JUMP AND BALANCE 3 Chapter 1 Introduction Dancers are not necessarily thought of as athletes, yet dance is a sport that requires strength, control, balance, coordination, and precision. Based on personal experience...
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    • STRENGTH TRAINING ON DANCERS’ JUMP AND BALANCE 4 improved neuromuscular functions (Koutedakis et al., 2007). This type of training has been a huge part of general fitness for centuries but is just making an appearance within dance....
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    • STRENGTH TRAINING ON DANCERS’ JUMP AND BALANCE 5 that was designed specifically for the individuals participating in the study. The dependent variables were jumping ability, balance, and strength. Jumping ability was measured using a vertical jump...
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    • STRENGTH TRAINING ON DANCERS’ JUMP AND BALANCE 6 resemble common movements in choreography and are an appropriate way to determine the effectiveness of the strength training program. The term balance refers to a dancer’s ability to maintain body...
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    • STRENGTH TRAINING ON DANCERS’ JUMP AND BALANCE 7 participated in strength training programs while others have never lifted a weight. The maturation of each participant was an additional limitation because each athlete was at a different point...
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    • STRENGTH TRAINING ON DANCERS’ JUMP AND BALANCE 8 that strength training is beneficial and recommended for youth, as long as it is properly constructed and supervised. Some of the benefits mentioned with regard to youth include enhancement of...
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    • STRENGTH TRAINING ON DANCERS’ JUMP AND BALANCE 9 Chapter 2 The choreography required of dancers is becoming more challenging. The movements in choreography include several power motions such as jumps, and require a great deal of balance in order to...
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    • STRENGTH TRAINING ON DANCERS’ JUMP AND BALANCE 10 and “the ‘gap’ between performance requirements and an individuals’ maximal abilities” (Koutedakis et al., 1996, p. 106). While the elements of dance incorporate physical and athletic attributes,...

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