2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
    Sep 26, 2022  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog
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DNC 275 - Anatomy & Kinesiology for Dancers

Course unit(s): 1
Prerequisite(s): BIO 102 Concepts of Biology: Biology of Movement  or BIO 165 From Ecosystems to Organisms .
This course examines the science of human motion with particular emphasis on the biomechanics of dance.  Course content covers the human skeletal system; joint biomechanics relevant to dance; muscle origin, insertion, and action; and the role gravity plays in muscle action.  Analysis of physical structure, function, and dynamic alignment as they relate to performance enhancement and injury prevention are investigated.



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