Research Publications

American Journal of Sports Medicine

A comparison of landing biomechanics between male and female dancers and Athletes, Part I: influence of gender and implications for ACL injury risk.

A comparison of landing biomechanics between male and female dancers and athletes, Part II: influence of fatigue on special landing patterns causing ACL injuries. 

Surgical Treatment of Refractory Tibial Stress Fractures in Elite Dancers. 37(6):1150-4, 2009.

Incidence of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries among elite ballet and modern dancers: a 5-year prospective study, 36:1779, 2008.

Foot and Ankle International Journal

Second Metatarsal Physeal Arrest in an Adolescent Flamenco Dancer: A Case Report, 29 (8):859-862, August 2008.

Toe Flexor Forces in Dancers and Non-Dancers, 23 (2): 1119-1123, December 2002

International Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness Monitoring Training Status in Professional Ballet Dancers, 32 (2): 187-195, June 1992

Journal of Applied Biomechanics

The Effects of Floor Incline on Lower Extremity Biomechanics During Unilateral Landing From a Jump in Dancers, 28: 192-199, 2012

Journal of Dance Medicine and Science

What is known about the effect of fatigue on injury occurrence among dancers, 17(3); 2013

Recommendations and Implementation Strategies for the Assessment and Reporting of Dancer Capacities, Risk Factors, and Injuries: Steps toward, 16 (4), 2012

Injuries in Professional Modern Dancers:  Incidence, Risk Factors, and Management, 16 (1), 2012

Case Studies in Cervicothoracic Spine Function: Evaluation and Treatment of Two Dancers with Mechanical Neck Pain, 15 (1): 37-44, 2011

Functional Criteria for Assessing Pointe-Readiness, 14(3): 82-88, 2010

Overview of Thigh Injuries in Dance, 14(3): 97-102, 2010

Perspectives on Dance Science Rehabilitation Understanding Whole Body Mechanics and Four Key Principles of Motor Control as a Basis for Healthy Movement, 14(3): 114-124, 2010

Resource Paper: When Can I Start Pointe Work? Guidelines for Initiating Pointe Training, 13(3): 90-92, 2009

A Profile of Demographics and Training Characteristics of Professional Modern Dancers, 12 (2): 41-46, 2008

Importance of Standardized Injury Reporting in Dance, 11(2): 45-48, 2007

Psychological aspects of Fatigue Related Injuries in Dancers, 5 (4), 2001

Arthroscopic Management of Anterior Ankle Impingement Syndrome in Dancers (abstract), 4 (4): 2000

General Considerations for Guiding Dance Injury Rehabilitation, 4 (2): 54-65, 2000

Scoliosis in Dancers: A Method of Assessment in Quick-Screen Settings, 1 (3), 1997

Screening for Functional Capacity in Dancers: Designing Standardized, Dance-Specific Injury Specific Screening Tools, 1 (3), 1997

The Relationship Between Eccentric And Concentric Measures of Ankle Strength and Functional Equines in Classical Dancers, 1 (2): 55-61, 1997

Journal of Medicine and Science in Sport

Early Knee Changes in Dancers Identified by Ultra-High Field 7T Scan, E Publication, 2013

Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Iontophoresis successfully delivers dexamethasone sodium phosphate to dermis as measured by microdialysis, 103, 2013.

Kinesiology and Medicine in Dance

How can Dancers and Healthcare Professionals Afford Each Other: Seeking a Dynamic Balance, 15 (1): 15-24, 1992

Medical Problems in Performing Artists

The Normative Database for the Quantitative Trunk Performance of Female Dancers: Isometric and Dynamic Trunk Strength Endurance, 9: 50-57, 1994

Physiological and Psychological Measuremetnts of Performance Stress and Onset of Injuries in Professional Ballet Dancers, 9: 10-14, 1994

Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise

Body Dissatisfaction in Men and Women Professional Dancers (abstract), June 2001

The Effect of Amenorrhea on Strength and Fatigue in Ballet Dancers (abstract), June 2000

Strength and Fatigue in Amenorrehic Ballet Dancers, May 2000 (abstract)

Gender Differences in Metabolic Rate Among Ballet Dancers (abstract), June 1998

Lack of Energy Conservation in Amenorrheic Ballet Dancers (abstract), June 1998

Iliopsoas Syndrome in Dancers (abstract), June 1998

Evidence for Differential Quadriceps Muscle Fatigue in Elite Ballerinas (abstract), 29 (5): S26, 1997

Orthopedics Insight

Dance Injuries a Special Interest at UAB Sports Medicine, 2(16),  2013

Osteoporosis International

Micro-finite element analysis applied to high-resolution MRI reveals improved bone mechanical competence in the distal femur of female pre-professional dancers, E Publication, 2012

Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine 

Iliopsoas Syndrome in Dancers. 1(3); 2013, E Publication

Southern Medical Journal

The Effects of Resistance and Fatigue on the Sagittal Trunk Performance Parameters of Dancers, 85 (2), 1992