Kim Shore-Bechard linked to this important video. Must watch.
NYU Langone’s Harkness Center for Dance Injuries (HCDI) performed a study on the biomechanics of jump landing, comparing athletes and dancers to learn more about the incidence of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries in both groups.
From this study, HCDI has been able to identify training methods that dancers implement early on that can be useful to athletes who experience a higher rate of ACL injuries than dancers.
Combining elements of dance, performance art, music, technology, light, music and more, the versatile Japanese troupe ‘Enra’ has stumbled upon magic. …
While Hanabusa handled the music and directing, he wasn’t alone in making this magical piece. The routine was performed and choreographed by Saya Watatani and Maki Yokoyama, and the animation was done by Seiya Ishii.
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