Keeping Up To Date

Keeping Up To Date

The Healthier Dancer Programme is here to give you in depth information about areas of health and wellbeing.

Dr Benjamin Rosenblatt, Senior Strength and Conditioning Coach GB Hockey and English Institute of Sport leads a session at Dance UK's Strength and Conditioning Conference. Photo: Erin Brown-John

Dr Benjamin Rosenblatt, Senior Strength and Conditioning Coach GB Hockey and English Institute of Sport leads a session at Dance UK’s Strength and Conditioning Conference. Photo: Erin Brown-John

If we want to make sure that we are maximising the potential of our dancers, now and in the future, it is essential to keep up-to-date with developments in dance medicine and science and improve our understanding of a whole range of factors that impact on dancers’ health and performance. There are many ways dancers, teachers, choreographers, directors and managers can make sure they are up to speed with such developments, for example:

If you also find you need to see someone about a health issue then you can use our Healthcare Practitioners Directory who specialise in dance. You can also access free NHS dance injury care from the National Institute of Dance Medicine and Science.

Rudolf Nureyev Foundation Medical Website 

The Rudolf Nureyev Foundation Medical Website serves dancers and the medical and health professionals who care for them; providing access to recent and archival articles from leading professionals; listing to up to date research and conference proceedings, resources and information; and linking to international specialist healthcare provision.

The Medical Website has recently been updated and is now administrated through a partnership between One Dance UK and the Rudolf Nureyev Foundation. The update of the website has been the result of a wide survey of existing digital resources in dance medicine and science, and a successful collaboration with leading organisations, as well as a Medical Advisory Board of leading senior health and science professionals and dance practitioners.