Karen Clippinger’s first edition of Dance Anatomy and Kinesiology was hailed as the definitive text on the topic. This new edition builds on that success by retaining its scientific perspective while making the material more accessible to students and teachers.
Chapter 1 The Skeletal System and Its Movements
Chapter 2 The Muscular System
Chapter 3 The Spine
Chapter 4 The Pelvic Girdle and Hip Joint
Chapter 5 The Knee and Patellofemoral Joints
Chapter 6 The Ankle and Foot
Chapter 7 The Upper Extremity
Chapter 8 Analysis of Human Movement
Karen Clippinger, MSPE, is a professor at California State University at Long Beach, a faculty member for Body Arts and Science International, and a renowned international presenter. She has 20 years of experience as a clinical kinesiologist and has been a Pilates instructor for two decades. She has given more than 450 presentations worldwide related to kinesiological considerations in Pilates, dance, and fitness and has written numerous articles and chapters and the first edition of this text.She served as one of the founding coeditors in chief of the Journal of Dance Medicine and Science.