Here are a useful set of resources that will help you stay as fit and healthy as you can be throughout your professional life and training. Chose from books, information sheets and free downloads from notable dance medicine and science conferences. The Healthier Dancer Programme is here to give you in depth information about health and injury prevention and if you do need to see someone about a health issue then you can use our directory of medical and healthcare practitioners who specialise in dance.
For a full list of our dance health and professional practice books, information sheets and posters please visit the online shop at www.danceuk.org/shop. Please also visit the Healthier Dancer Programme's health FAQs for detailed resources on dancers health.
Foundations for Excellence resources
Foundations for Excellence provides information, guidance and sign-posting in the area of health and wellbeing for young musicians and dancers through an online resource hub and the commission of new information sheets on a variety of specific topics. A biennial conference has been held in Dartington Hall, Devon, UK since 2009. For downloads of proceedings:
Visit their Resource Centre for information sheets on fitness, screening, mental preparation for performance and many more.