Dance Medicine: The Female Athlete Triad and Hypermobility Conference, 2009: Summary report

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Written by Edel Quin, MSc

Organised by the Royal Society of Medicine and Dance UK and held in London on 20th April 2009, this one-day conference addressed the female athlete triad and hypermobility in the context of the health and performance of the dancer. Presentations were given by specialists in dance and sports medicine and rheumatology, as well as leading dance practitioners, and outlined the latest research and best practice from a medical standpoint and put it into the practical context of the dancer’s needs