dance therapy

Summary

Summary: The use of dancing for therapeutic purposes.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi [Dance therapy in the treatment of psychiatric and somatic disorders]
    Beata Ziarko
    Katedry i Kliniki Psychiatrii i Psychoterapii Slaskiej Akademii Medycznej w Katowicach
    Wiad Lek 55:472-7. 2002
  2. ncbi Comparison of movement-to-music, rhythm activities, and competitive games on depression, stress, anxiety, and anger of females in substance abuse rehabilitation
    Andrea M Cevasco
    The University of Georgia
    J Music Ther 42:64-80. 2005
  3. ncbi Moving body and mind: a nurse-led dance group for young people with a mental illness
    Dean David Holyoake
    Woodbourne Priory Hospital
    Paediatr Nurs 17:36-9. 2005
  4. ncbi Dance/Movement Therapeutic methods in management of dementia
    Laura Hokkanen
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:576-7. 2003
  5. ncbi Dance/movement therapy for adults with cystic fibrosis: pilot data on mood and adherence
    Sherry W Goodill
    Altern Ther Health Med 11:76-7. 2005
  6. ncbi A systematic review of the evidence for the effectiveness of dance therapy
    Juliane K Strassel
    Department of Integrated Care, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Altern Ther Health Med 17:50-9. 2011
  7. ncbi Equine-facilitated group psychotherapy: applications for therapeutic vaulting
    Maureen Vidrine
    Department of Behavioral Health, Grady Health System, Atlanta Georgia, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 23:587-603. 2002
  8. pmc Self-efficacy and social support as mediators between culturally specific dance and lifestyle physical activity
    Carolyn J Murrock
    Case Western Reserve University, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 4904, USA
    Res Theory Nurs Pract 22:192-204. 2008
  9. ncbi Being healed by an indigenous traditional healer: sacred healing stories of Native Americans. Part II
    Roxanne Struthers
    University of Minnesota School of Nursing, 308 Harvard St, SE, Minneapolis, USA, 55455
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 11:78-86. 2005
  10. ncbi Dance and movement program improves quality-of-life measures in breast cancer survivors
    Susan L Sandel
    MidState Medical Center, Meriden, CT 06450, USA
    Cancer Nurs 28:301-9. 2005

Research Grants

  1. Smoking Intervention Among Minnesota Ojibwe Indians
    Roxanne Struthers; Fiscal Year: 2005
  2. OCULOMOTOR CONTROL AND GAIT IN PARKINSON DISEASE
    GAMMON EARHART; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. OCULOMOTOR CONTROL AND GAIT IN PARKINSON DISEASE
    Gammon M Earhart; Fiscal Year: 2010

Scientific Experts

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Publications102 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi [Dance therapy in the treatment of psychiatric and somatic disorders]
    Beata Ziarko
    Katedry i Kliniki Psychiatrii i Psychoterapii Slaskiej Akademii Medycznej w Katowicach
    Wiad Lek 55:472-7. 2002
    The article is an attempt of review of recent achievements in dance therapy. It presents possibilities of introducing dance into the treatment of psychiatric disturbances (psychoses, dementias, neurotic disorders) and somatic disorders (..
  2. ncbi Comparison of movement-to-music, rhythm activities, and competitive games on depression, stress, anxiety, and anger of females in substance abuse rehabilitation
    Andrea M Cevasco
    The University of Georgia
    J Music Ther 42:64-80. 2005
    ....
  3. ncbi Moving body and mind: a nurse-led dance group for young people with a mental illness
    Dean David Holyoake
    Woodbourne Priory Hospital
    Paediatr Nurs 17:36-9. 2005
  4. ncbi Dance/Movement Therapeutic methods in management of dementia
    Laura Hokkanen
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:576-7. 2003
  5. ncbi Dance/movement therapy for adults with cystic fibrosis: pilot data on mood and adherence
    Sherry W Goodill
    Altern Ther Health Med 11:76-7. 2005
  6. ncbi A systematic review of the evidence for the effectiveness of dance therapy
    Juliane K Strassel
    Department of Integrated Care, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Altern Ther Health Med 17:50-9. 2011
    b>Dance therapy uses psychotherapeutic movement to support the cognitive, emotional, physical, and social integration of a person...
  7. ncbi Equine-facilitated group psychotherapy: applications for therapeutic vaulting
    Maureen Vidrine
    Department of Behavioral Health, Grady Health System, Atlanta Georgia, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 23:587-603. 2002
    ..In this article, the reader is introduced to equine-facilitated psychotherapy's theoretical underpinnings, techniques, and outcomes as illustrated by actual clinical vignettes and research findings...
  8. pmc Self-efficacy and social support as mediators between culturally specific dance and lifestyle physical activity
    Carolyn J Murrock
    Case Western Reserve University, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 4904, USA
    Res Theory Nurs Pract 22:192-204. 2008
    ..The implications are that culturally specific dance programs can improve health outcomes by including members of underserved populations...
  9. ncbi Being healed by an indigenous traditional healer: sacred healing stories of Native Americans. Part II
    Roxanne Struthers
    University of Minnesota School of Nursing, 308 Harvard St, SE, Minneapolis, USA, 55455
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 11:78-86. 2005
  10. ncbi Dance and movement program improves quality-of-life measures in breast cancer survivors
    Susan L Sandel
    MidState Medical Center, Meriden, CT 06450, USA
    Cancer Nurs 28:301-9. 2005
    ..Larger studies are justified to determine the acceptability of this therapy as part of the continuum of care for breast cancer survivors...
  11. doi Integrative perspectives: the role of body movement in psychotherapy
    Mary Anne La Torre
    Perspect Psychiatr Care 44:127-30. 2008
  12. ncbi Skill learning in patients with moderate Alzheimer's disease: a prospective pilot-study of waltz-lessons
    Alexander Rösler
    Department of Neurology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:1155-6. 2002
    ..Patients with AD showed a significant effect in procedural learning whereas depressed patients did not. These findings suggest potential implications for therapeutic interventions in patients with moderate AD...
  13. ncbi Effects of trauma and war on children
    Eileen Meier
    Pediatr Nurs 28:626-9. 2002
  14. doi The effect of a traditional dance training program on the physical fitness of adults with hearing loss
    Vasileios K Tsimaras
    Laboratory of Developmental Pediatrics and Special Education, Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Strength Cond Res 24:1052-8. 2010
    ..In conclusion, adults with hearing loss can improve their physical fitness levels with the application of a systematic and well-designed traditional dance training program...
  15. ncbi The ecstasy of spirit: five rhythms for healing
    Alys Henley-Einion
    University of the West of England
    Pract Midwife 10:20, 22-3. 2007
  16. doi Erving Goffman's asylums and institutional culture in the mid-twentieth-century United States
    Matthew Gambino
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 21:52-7. 2013
    ..Group therapy, psychodrama, art and dance therapy, patient newspapers, and patient self-government-each of which debuted at the hospital in the 1940s and 1950s-..
  17. doi A novel Dance Dance Revolution (DDR) system for in-home training of stepping ability: basic parameters of system use by older adults
    S T Smith
    Falls and Balance Research Group, Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Br J Sports Med 45:441-5. 2011
    ..This series of studies was conducted to develop and establish characteristics of exercise videogame play in older adults. The videogame was a modified version of the popular Dance Dance Revolution (DDR; Konomi)...
  18. ncbi Dance in mental health nursing: a hybrid concept analysis
    Teija Ravelin
    Kainuu Vocational College, Kajaani, Finland
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 27:307-17. 2006
    ..Based on the findings of this concept analysis, dance can be used as a nursing intervention...
  19. ncbi [The effects of a multi agent obesity control program in obese school children]
    Hye Young Ahn
    School of Nursing, Eulji University, Daejeon City, Korea
    Taehan Kanho Hakhoe Chi 37:105-13. 2007
    ..This program was composed of strategies to modify diet and exercise habits and to change cognitive behavior variables(stress, coping, and self-efficacy)...
  20. ncbi [The dilemma between the functional deficits of obese people and recommended physical activity: what part can dance therapy play?]
    Solange Muller-Pinget
    Département de médecine communautaire, WHO Collaborating Centre, HUG, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 8:687-91. 2012
    ..Enjoyment is a key factor for attaining these objectives. Dance therapy, with its psychological and physiological impact, could help individuals take on the challenge.
  21. doi Effects of a short duration, high dose contact improvisation dance workshop on Parkinson disease: a pilot study
    David Marchant
    Performing Arts Department, and School of Medicine, Program in Physical Therapy, Washington University in St Louis, 4444 Forest Park Blvd, St Louis, MO 63108 2212, USA
    Complement Ther Med 18:184-90. 2010
    ..This study explored the feasibility and possible benefits of contact improvisation (CI) as an exercise intervention for individuals with PD...
  22. doi Dance performance as a method of intervention as experienced by older persons with dementia
    Teija Ravelin
    University of Applied Sciences, School of Health and Sports, Kajaani, Finland
    Int J Older People Nurs 8:10-8. 2013
    ..Previous studies have shown that dance can bring out the strength and resources of persons with dementia...
  23. doi Dance therapy improves self-body image among obese patients
    Solange Muller-Pinget
    Service of Therapeutic Education for Chronic Diseases, WHO Collaborating Centre, Department of Community Medicine, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Patient Educ Couns 89:525-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the influence of a dance therapy program on the evolution of mental representations linked to body image among obese patients...
  24. ncbi Testing a model of domain learning in music therapy
    Dianne Langan
    University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    J Music Ther 42:296-312. 2005
    ..Music therapy students were compared with music students and other therapy students (art therapy, dance therapy, counseling therapy) in terms of their recall of the video...
  25. pmc A protocol for a randomized clinical trial of interactive video dance: potential for effects on cognitive function
    Jelena Jovancevic
    School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA
    BMC Geriatr 12:23. 2012
    ..Most video games do not involve physical exercise, but some novel forms of interactive video games combine physical activity and cognitive challenge...
  26. doi Mindful movement program for older breast cancer survivors: a pilot study
    Rebecca Crane-Okada
    Division of Nursing Research and Education, Department of Population Sciences, City of Hope, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    Cancer Nurs 35:E1-13. 2012
    ..Two promising approaches to address this include dance/movement therapy and mindfulness...
  27. ncbi Application of adapted tango as therapeutic intervention for patients with chronic stroke
    Madeleine E Hackney
    Atlanta VA Medical Center Rehabilitation R and D Center of Excellence, Decatur, Georgia 30033, USA
    J Geriatr Phys Ther 35:206-17. 2012
    ....
  28. ncbi [Movement and dance therapy in the context of sport and recreation during winter in Zagreb, Croatia]
    Ljubomir Radovancevic
    Acta Med Croatica 61:45-8. 2007
    ..discusses, systematises movements and movement therapy; he analyses, interprets, comments these issues and examines the relationship of psyche (soul) and body in the very context as well as correlations of movement and dance therapy.
  29. ncbi Effects of dance movement therapy on selected cardiovascular parameters and estimated maximum oxygen consumption in hypertensive patients
    H A Aweto
    Department of Physiotherapy, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Idi Araba, Lagos
    Nig Q J Hosp Med 22:125-9. 2012
    ..Regular physical exercise is considered to be an important part of the non-pharmacologictreatment of hypertension...
  30. ncbi The effect of ballroom dance on balance and functional autonomy among the isolated elderly
    Eliane Gomes da Silva Borges
    Stricto Sensu Post graduation Program in Human Motricity Sciences of Castelo Branco University, Salvador Allende Av, n 6 700, Recreio, Rio de Janeiro, RJ 22780 160, Brazil
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 55:492-6. 2012
    ..001) and in the intergroup analysis (p=0.011). Thus, it can be inferred that sedentary elderly individuals who are residents of long-term institutions can improve their functional autonomy and balance with a ballroom dance program...
  31. doi Psychological effects of dance-based group exergaming in obese adolescents
    T L Wagener
    University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73117, USA
    Pediatr Obes 7:e68-74. 2012
    ..In order to attract obese adolescents who are often reluctant to engage in traditional exercise, new forms of physical activity are needed...
  32. ncbi [Psychotherapy in senile dementia?!]
    G S Barolin
    Institut für Neurorehabilitation, Kuratorium für ärztliche Fort und Weiterbildung des Osterreichischen Primarärzteverbandes
    Wien Med Wochenschr 151:342-7. 2001
    ..The basic psychotherapy should be known to all health professions. Professional psychotherapy should be given more attention as to the psychotherapy of old people...
  33. doi Rehabilitation, exercise therapy and music in patients with Parkinson's disease: a meta-analysis of the effects of music-based movement therapy on walking ability, balance and quality of life
    M J de Dreu
    Research Institute MOVE, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 18:S114-9. 2012
    ..Overall, MbM-therapy appears promising for the improvement of gait and gait-related activities in PD. Future studies should incorporate larger groups and focus on long-term compliance and follow-up...
  34. doi Physiotherapy versus placebo or no intervention in Parkinson's disease
    Claire L Tomlinson
    Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 7:CD002817. 2012
    ..The overall aim is to optimise independence, safety and well-being, thereby enhancing quality of life...
  35. pmc Culturally specific dance to reduce obesity in African American women
    Carolyn J Murrock
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Health Promot Pract 11:465-73. 2010
    ..This community partnership was an effective way to promote a church-based, culturally specific dance intervention to improve the health of African American women...
  36. ncbi [Biodance as process of existential renew for the elderly]
    Bárbara Pereira D'Alencar
    Departamento de Enfermagem, Universiade Estadual do Ceará, Fortaleza, CE, Brazil
    Rev Bras Enferm 61:608-14. 2008
    ..In this sense, the Biodance promotes the rescue of health that grew older...
  37. ncbi [Dance therapeutic workshop for elderly people living in a home]
    M Kuhn
    Art thérapie de l Université du Luxembourg
    Bull Soc Sci Med Grand Duche Luxemb . 2010
    ..The subjects also filled in the Campbell's Index of Well-being in T1 and T2. Arts therapies improve in a significant way the cognitive functioning and the psychological well-being of elderly persons, as well as their quality of life...
  38. pmc Effects of dance on balance and gait in severe Parkinson disease: a case study
    Madeleine E Hackney
    Program in Physical Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 32:679-84. 2010
    ..This study's purpose was to evaluate the feasibility and effects of partnered tango classes on balance, endurance and quality of life in an individual with severe PD...
  39. doi Masters of their conditions II: intercultural theatre, narration and stage work with patients and healers
    Jacques Arpin
    Cultural Psychiatry and Counsulting, Geneva, Switzerland
    Transcult Psychiatry 45:355-78. 2008
    ..Expanding the narrative process opens doors to exploring traditions: their origin, their apprenticeship, their performance and their transmission...
  40. ncbi [Creative therapy options for patients with dementia--a systematic review]
    B Schmitt
    Abteilung für Gerontopsychiatrie, Zentralinstitut fur Seelische Gesundheit, Mannheim
    Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr 75:699-707. 2007
    ..The search terms used were: "Creativ* and therapy and dementia and (stud*)", "Dance therapy and dementia", "Music therapy and dementia", "Drama therapy and dementia" and "Art therapy and dementia"...
  41. ncbi Moving to the sound of music
    Richard P Holm
    S D Med 61:189. 2008
  42. ncbi The neuroscience of dance
    Steven Brown
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behavior, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada
    Sci Am 299:78-83. 2008
  43. doi Psychoanalytically-oriented inpatient psychotherapy of somatoform disorders
    Manfred E Beutel
    Clinic for Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany
    J Am Acad Psychoanal Dyn Psychiatry 36:125-42. 2008
    ..Regardless of the specific setting, analytic treatments need to do justice to the specific deficits (e.g., symbolization of affect, mentalization) and defences of somatoform patients...
  44. doi Dance and movement therapeutic methods in management of dementia: a randomized, controlled study
    Laura Hokkanen
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:771-2. 2008
  45. doi Efficacy of Biodanza for treating women with fibromyalgia
    Ana Carbonell-Baeza
    Department of Physical Activity and Sports, School of Sport Sciences, University of Granada, Carretera de Alfacar s n, Granada, Spain
    J Altern Complement Med 16:1191-200. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the effects of a 3-month Biodanza intervention in women with fibromyalgia (FM)...
  46. doi The effect of modified jazz dance on balance, cognition, and mood in older adults
    Patricia T Alpert
    Department of Physiologic Nursing, School of Nursing, University of Nevada Las Vegas, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89154 3018, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 21:108-15. 2009
    ..The purpose of this pilot study was to evaluate the impact of jazz dance class instruction on balance, cognition, and mood (specifically depression) in 13 healthy, community-dwelling, English-speaking older women with a mean age of 68...
  47. doi Social partnered dance for people with serious and persistent mental illness: a pilot study
    Madeleine E Hackney
    Program in Physical Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 198:76-8. 2010
    ..41, 0.54, and 0.64, respectively). Participants reported enjoying classes, and interest to continue. Social dance is feasible and may benefit mobility for those with SMI...
  48. doi Dance-based therapy in a program of all-inclusive care for the elderly: an integrative approach to decrease fall risk
    Jean Krampe
    Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Nurs Adm Q 34:156-61. 2010
    ..Literature suggests that physical activity based on dance may improve balance and gait. The aim of this pilot study was to determine whether dance-based therapy affects the balance/gait of community-based frail seniors...
  49. doi Hip hopping the gap--performing arts approaches to sexual health disadvantage in young people in remote settings
    Alan Crouch
    Indigenous Sexual Health Promotion, Queensland Health Tropical Regional Services, Cairns, QLD, Australia
    Australas Psychiatry 19:S34-7. 2011
    ..Community mobilization around the underlying risk factors influencing sexual health is required...
  50. doi Creative arts therapy improves quality of life for pediatric brain tumor patients receiving outpatient chemotherapy
    Jennifer R Madden
    University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 27:133-45. 2010
    ..With heightened interest in complementary therapy for children with cancer, future research with a larger sample size is needed to document the impact of incorporating creative arts into the healing process...
  51. doi Effects of three caregiver interventions: support, educational literature, and creative movement
    Laura K M Donorfio
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, University of Connecticut, Waterbury, CT 06702, USA
    J Women Aging 22:61-75. 2010
    ..Future research and promising applications of future intervention programs are discussed...
  52. doi Effects of an exercise intervention using Dance Dance Revolution on endothelial function and other risk factors in overweight children
    Emily C S Murphy
    Department of Pediatrics, Robert C Byrd, Health Science Center, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506 9214, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:205-14. 2009
    ..To determine whether an exercise intervention using an active video game (Dance Dance Revolution [DDR]) is effective in improving endothelial dysfunction (EDF) and other risk factors in overweight children...
  53. ncbi Exploring dance as a therapy for symptoms and social interaction in a dementia care unit
    Debbie Duignan
    Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service, Alzheimer s, Australia, WA
    Nurs Times 105:19-22. 2009
    There have been many debates about the use of some atypical antipsychotic drugs in managing agitation in dementia care. Much research has also been carried out in the area of psychosocial interventions, which can include dance therapy.
  54. ncbi [Complex therapy of schizophrenia]
    Peter Gaszner
    SE Pszichiatriai es Pszichoterapias Klinika
    Neuropsychopharmacol Hung 11:41-5. 2009
    ..Fields of indication: first psychotic episode, acut schizophrenic exacerbation, chronic schizophrenia, the treatment of behavior disorder in dementia, maniac phase of bipolar disorder, treatment of behavioral disorders...
  55. doi Participation is possible: A case report of integration into a community performing arts program
    Emily Becker
    Chester Physical Therapy
    Physiother Theory Pract 26:275-80. 2010
    ..Physical therapists can assist families and community programs to make developmentally appropriate modifications to enhance participation...
  56. ncbi [Genetics and present therapy options in Parkinson's disease: a review]
    Benjamin Bereznai
    Semmelweis Egyetem, Molekuláris Neurológiai Klinikai és Kutatási Központ, Budapest
    Ideggyogy Sz 62:155-63. 2009
    ..Beside the overview of the molecular-genetic basis, we give a review about genetic testing, pharmacological and other multidisciplinary treatment options...
  57. pmc Dance as therapy for individuals with Parkinson disease
    G M Earhart
    Department of Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 45:231-8. 2009
    ..There is a clear need for additional research using larger sample sizes to examine the potential long-term effects of dance for those with PD...
  58. pmc Health-related quality of life and alternative forms of exercise in Parkinson disease
    Madeleine E Hackney
    Program in Physical Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 15:644-8. 2009
    ..Tango may be helpful for improving HRQoL in PD because it addresses balance and gait deficits in the context of a social interaction that requires working closely with a partner...
  59. ncbi The creative arts therapies: making health care whole
    Sharon W Goodill
    Department of Creative Arts Therapies, Drexel University, College of Nursing and Health Professions, Philadelphia, USA
    Minn Med 93:46-9. 2010
    ..This article describes these fields and provides information about the training and professional standards of creative arts therapists and examples of how these therapies are being used in health care settings...
  60. doi Creative movement and transformation to choreography: a mode of research presentation
    Carol Picard
    University of Massachusetts School of Nursing, Boston, MA, USA
    Nurs Sci Q 21:112-4. 2008
    ..This column will present its use on research based on Newman's theory of health as expanding consciousness and the development of choreography based on participants'creative movements to present research findings...
  61. ncbi Ego receptivity and hypnotizability--two pilot studies: a brief communication
    L S Goodman
    Dance Movement Therapy Program, University of California, Los Angeles 90024
    Int J Clin Exp Hypn 40:63-7. 1992
    ..It was concluded that receptivity should be explored as a potential predictor of hypnotizability, and that a reliable scaled measure of receptivity should be developed...
  62. ncbi Western movement therapies
    A C Cotter
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 10:603-16, ix. 1999
    ..This article explores nine of the more popular Western movement therapies, which have been chosen for their availability and suitability in the rehabilitation context...
  63. ncbi The dance: essence of embodiment
    B Block
    School of Health Sciences, Milledgeville, USA
    Theor Med Bioeth 22:5-15. 2001
    ..Dance has critically important social ramifications. In our own and other cultures, dance plays an important role in healing and in health enhancement...
  64. ncbi Pattern of expanding consciousness in midlife women: creative movement and the narrative as modes of expression
    C Picard
    Graduate Nursing Program, Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Nurs Sci Q 13:150-7. 2000
    ..Activities of consciousness were choosing, balancing, accepting, and letting go. Concepts of flow, turbulence, and a movement dialectic were identified in study findings. Creative movement supported self-awareness...
  65. ncbi [Dance therapy in laryngectomy patients: our experience]
    A C Peto
    Academia Marilda Petto, Acre, 320 Ipiranga 14055 660 Ribeirão Preto São Paulo Brasil
    Rev Lat Am Enfermagem 8:35-9. 2000
    ..Music and body movements were resources employed for the development of therapy through dance. Results showed a good involvement of the patients in the dynamics though verbal and non-verbal language as well as a decrease in stress...
  66. ncbi Effects of a health-promotion program on cardiovascular risk factors, health behaviors, and life satisfaction in institutionalized elderly women
    Chun Gill Kim
    Department of Nursing, Hallym University, 1 Okchon Dong, Chuncheon 200 702, South Korea
    Int J Nurs Stud 40:375-81. 2003
    ..However, the positive effects tend to decrease at 3 months after the program ended. In conclusion, the health-promotion program using KTDM exercises was safely applicable and beneficial to institutionalized elderly women...
  67. ncbi Dance and reducing television viewing to prevent weight gain in African-American girls: the Stanford GEMS pilot study
    Thomas N Robinson
    Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, The Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:S65-77. 2003
    ..To test the feasibility, acceptability, and potential efficacy of after-school dance classes and a family-based intervention to reduce television viewing, thereby reducing weight gain, among African-American girls...
  68. ncbi Evaluation of a specific balance and coordination programme for individuals with a traumatic brain injury
    Mylène Claude Dault
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 8M5 Canada
    Brain Inj 16:231-44. 2002
    ..Overall, the combination workout with Step and Slide is more effective in reducing balance and coordination deficits when compared to muscular based training...
  69. ncbi Social dancing: a way to support intellectual, emotional and motor functions in persons with dementia
    L Palo-Bengtsson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Family Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 5:545-54. 1998
    ..The carers' preunderstanding of the patients' levels of dementia and the wholeness of the situation was of importance...
  70. ncbi Complementary therapies for depression: an overview
    E Ernst
    Department of Complementary Medicine, School of Postgraduate Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Exeter, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 55:1026-32. 1998
    ..There is a need for further research involving randomized controlled trials into the efficacy of complementary and alternative therapies in the treatment of depression...
  71. ncbi Comparison of two methods of improving dynamic balance of mentally retarded children
    B Boswell
    Department of HPERS, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858
    Percept Mot Skills 73:759-64. 1991
    ..each, in the 8-wk. program. Pre- and posttest distance on six balance-beam tasks and stabilometer performance subjected to multivariate analysis of covariance indicated no significant differences...
  72. ncbi [Dance and psychotherapy--possibilities and limits]
    K Hubener
    Funktionseinheit Kreispoliklinik, Kreiskrankenhaus Güstrow
    Psychiatr Neurol Med Psychol (Leipz) 42:129-35. 1990
    ....
  73. ncbi Dance/movement therapy in head injury rehabilitation
    C Berrol
    Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, California State University, Hayward 94542
    Brain Inj 4:257-65. 1990
    ..A rationale for use of intentional/volitional movement as a treatment strategy is posited on the basis of neuroanatomical and neurophysiological constructs...
  74. ncbi Many ways to grow: creative art therapies
    R S Stern
    Center for Creative Art Therapies, Boston, MA 02118
    Pediatr Ann 18:645, 649-52. 1989
    ..The creative art therapies are an important and unique tool among the constellation of health services...
  75. pmc Dance for health: improving fitness in African American and Hispanic adolescents
    R Flores
    School of Medicine, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Public Health Rep 110:189-93. 1995
    ..The usual physical activity consisted mostly of playground activities. Students in the intervention had a significantly greater lowering in body mass index and resting heart rate than students in regular physical activity...
  76. ncbi Effects of a modified dance-based exercise on cardiorespiratory fitness, psychological state and health status of persons with rheumatoid arthritis
    L Noreau
    Centre François Charon, Laval University, Quebec City, Canada
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 74:19-27. 1995
    ..Further studies, however, are required to determine the long-term effect of weight-bearing exercise on the health status of individuals with RA...
  77. ncbi [Therapeutic effects of the Feldenkrais method "awareness through movement" in patients with eating disorders]
    U Laumer
    Lehrstuhl für Psychologie I, Universitat Regensburg
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 47:170-80. 1997
    ..The outcome points to the therapeutical effectiveness of the Feldenkrais Method with eating-disorder patients within a multimodal treatment program...
  78. ncbi The art of survival: unleashing the talents of end stage renal disease patients to increase their wellness
    B A McKenzie
    St Michael s Hospital Toronto, Ontario
    J CANNT 8:33-5. 1998
    ..This preliminary work which explores the belief that art and artistic experiences have healing properties, will hopefully result in a more comprehensive research project in the near future...
  79. ncbi Dancing through the pain. Physician executive launches new business to treat patients with chronic pain
    Will Bunch
    Physician Exec 30:30-3. 2004
    ..Early on, she didn't even want to be a doctor. Now, she's foxtrotting down yet another path, trying to use dance to help patients relieve their pain...
  80. ncbi Can we dance towards health?
    Chris Bateman
    S Afr Med J 94:76-7. 2004
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    Madeleine E Hackney
    Program in Physical Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Neurol Phys Ther 31:173-9. 2007
    ..Future studies with a larger sample are needed to confirm and extend our observation that tango may be an effective intervention to target functional mobility deficits in individuals with PD...
  82. ncbi Pediatrics in the community: ballroom dance for L.I.F.E.: mad hot community pediatrics
    Evan Fieldston
    Pediatric Residency Program The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Pediatr Rev 28:276-7. 2007
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    Zofia Pelc
    Katedry Teorii i Metodyki Sportu oraz Sportów Indywidualnych Akademii Wychowania Fizycznego w Krakowie
    Wiad Lek 55:845-9. 2002
    ..The scarcity of qualified therapeutic dancing instructors limits application of choreo-therapy on a wider scale...
  84. ncbi Dance/Movement therapy for children and adolescents with cancer
    S O Cohen
    Supervisor, Creative Arts Therapy Child Life Services, Tomorrows Children s Institute, Hackensack University Medical Center, NJ, USA
    Cancer Pract 7:34-42. 1999
    ..Dance/movement therapy is introduced as a holistic approach to children's health issues, incorporating an array of medical, psychological, social, and spiritual issues...
  85. ncbi Long-term survival of a patient with widespread metastases from epithelial ovarian carcinoma receiving mind-body therapies: case report and review of the literature
    Shahar Lev-Ari
    Unit of Complementary Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Integr Cancer Ther 5:395-9. 2006
    ..The authors review the relevant literature on this subject and describe what they believe to be the first report of long-term survival of such a patient...
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    Yukiko Kurokawa
    Nihon Ronen Igakkai Zasshi 43:309-10. 2006
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    Hector W H Tsang
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Hong Kong
    Br J Clin Psychol 47:303-22. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine the effectiveness of mindful and non-mindful physical exercises as an intervention in managing depression or depressive symptoms based on a systematic literature review...
  88. ncbi Dance movement therapy improves emotional responses and modulates neurohormones in adolescents with mild depression
    Young Ja Jeong
    Department of Physical Education, Wonkwang University, Iksan, Republic of Korea
    Int J Neurosci 115:1711-20. 2005
    ..In conclusion, DMT may be effective in beneficially modulating concentrations of serotonin and dopamine, and in improving psychological distress in adolescents with mild depression...
  89. ncbi Dance as a therapy for cancer prevention
    Gurbuz Aktas
    State Conservatory of Turkish Music, Department of Dance, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 6:408-11. 2005
    ..Nutritional therapy, herbal therapy, sportive activities, art therapy, music therapy, dance therapy, imagery, yoga and acupuncture can be given as examples...
  90. ncbi Using dance/movement therapy to augment the effectiveness of therapeutic holding with children
    Heather Lundy
    MCP Hahnemann University Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Child Adolesc Psychiatr Nurs 18:135-45. 2005
    ..Although often effective, the intervention has inherent physical and emotional safety risks. Can a body-based therapy be used to limit these risks?..
  91. ncbi Creative solutions: Innovative use of the arts in mental health settings
    Stuart Webster
    Bolton Salford and Trafford Mental Health Trust, Moorside Unit, Trafford General Hospital, Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 43:42-9. 2005
    ..Enhanced the good reputation of the service, which is often commented on by visitors to the unit. The arts project promotes well-being and lifelong learning for the ward community through meaningful engagement in creative activity...
  92. ncbi Expressive bodies: demented persons' communication in a dance therapy context
    Krister Nyström
    Stockholm University, Sweden
    Health (London) 9:297-317. 2005
    ..Group dance therapy sessions with elderly, demented persons were video-taped and analysed with a focus on how verbal and non-..
  93. ncbi Art, dance, and music therapy
    Rosalie Rebollo Pratt
    Research and Development, Music Health Institute, 532 Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90401 USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 15:827-41, vi-vii. 2004
    ..Arts therapies will greatly expand their role in the health care practices of this country in the twenty-first century...
  94. ncbi Creativity and spirituality in nursing: implementing art in healing
    Mary Rockwood Lane
    Center for Art and Healing, Education, and Research and the Center of Spirtuality and Healthcare, University of Florida, Gainesville, 32610, USA
    Holist Nurs Pract 19:122-5. 2005
    ..Several recommendations are given for implementing specific art media (eg, music, drawing, dance, writing) in the clinical setting...
  95. ncbi The impact of a senior dancing program on spinal and peripheral bone mass
    S Kudlacek
    Hospital Barmherzige Brüder, Medical Department, Vienna, Austria
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 76:477-81. 1997
    ..7, P < 0.001). Changes of the biochemical parameters were observed in the bone-specific isoenzyme of alkaline phosphatase, a marker of osteoblastic activity, in group I giving additional evidence of increased bone formation...
  96. ncbi Divine service, music, sport, and recreation as medicinal in Australian asylums 1860s-1945
    Dolly MacKinnon
    University of Melbourne
    Health History 11:128-48. 2009
    ..Recreation was therapeutic because of its psychological, physical, social, and moral benefits, and government authorities funded the construction of costly chapels, recreation halls, and sports grounds expressly for this medical purpose...
  97. ncbi Comparisons of motivation, health behaviors, and functional status among elders in residential homes in Korea
    Rhayun Song
    Department of Nursing, Soonchunhyang University, Chonan, South Korea
    Public Health Nurs 21:361-71. 2004
    ..In conclusion, the study found that the 6-month motivation enhancement program was effective in motivating older adults to perform health behaviors and to improve their functional status...
  98. ncbi Dance/movement therapy approaches to fostering resilience and recovery among African adolescent torture survivors
    David Alan Harris
    Torture 17:134-55. 2007
    ..Thus, whether introduced in refuge or post-conflict, DMT approaches are shown to embody revitalizing psychosocial support in the aftermath of massive violence...
  99. ncbi Engaging women from South Asian communities in cardiac rehabilitation
    S Vishram
    Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne
    Br J Community Nurs 12:13-8. 2007
    ..Further work is needed to explore whether this research is applicable in other ethnic groups and whether the lessons learned could be successfully incorporated into mainstream health services...
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    J L Hanna
    University of Maryland, Bethesda 20817, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 1:323-31. 1995
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    Gloria F Donnelly
    Holist Nurs Pract 17:169. 2003

Research Grants4

  1. Smoking Intervention Among Minnesota Ojibwe Indians
    Roxanne Struthers; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The study reflects Healthy People 2010 priorities on tobacco and NCI goals to reduce cancer-related health disparities and address the devastating effects of tobacco. ..
  2. OCULOMOTOR CONTROL AND GAIT IN PARKINSON DISEASE
    GAMMON EARHART; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We expect turns that are initiated with slower, smaller, and later saccades to take longer. ..
  3. OCULOMOTOR CONTROL AND GAIT IN PARKINSON DISEASE
    Gammon M Earhart; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Using the knowledge gained, we aim to develop innovative gait rehabilitation approaches for individuals with PD with the ultimate goal of reducing falls and hip fractures in this population. ..