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Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-11-13T02:13:07-0500
The aim of the present study is to assess the effectiveness of belly dance as a treatment for pain and improving the quality of life of patients with fibromyalgia. Eighty female patients ...
The majority of hemiparetic patients have balance disorders, which impact independence in daily living activities and walking. Conventional techniques used in rehabilitation improve balanc...
This study explores the value of a particular community based music and dance movement therapy group for older adults with dementia? To answer this question, the investigators intend to a...
The purpose of this mixed methods study is to evaluate the effects an 8-week group dance intervention can have on body image and posture in breast cancer survivors.
This study will include dance protocols for targeted therapeutic interventions measuring the effect of line dancing on cognitive, emotional and social well-being. The hypothesis is that pa...
Pain in sport occurs both as a result of acute injuries and in the form of chronic pain due to overuse or misuse. Pain often occurs in dance and is associated with the high specific strain on the m...
Dance exposure and determinants of wellness in Irish dance (ID) and contemporary dance (CD) are under-investigated in pre-professional, collegiate cohorts. This study prospectively investigated these ...
Previous studies in Parkinson's Disease (PD) have described benefits of dance for motor and non-motor outcomes, yet few studies specifically look at Dance Therapy (DT) as a specific psychotherapeutic ...
Among different exercise models proposed for individuals with Parkinson's disease (IwPD), the popularity of traditional forms of dance is increasing. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects ...
Background and aims Pain is a highly complex bio-psychosocial phenomenon that may present a (potential) health risk and either occurs as a warning sign or a symptom of injury. It cannot be ruled out t...
The use of dancing for therapeutic purposes.
The process by which an aspect of self image is developed based on in-group preference or ethnocentrism and a perception of belonging to a social or cultural group. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed.)
Group behavior toward others by virtue of their group membership.
The effect or sway that a PEER GROUP exerts on the beliefs, value systems and behavior of each member of a group. The social expectations for individuals to conform to peer group influence is known as peer pressure.
Group composed of associates of same species, approximately the same age, and usually of similar rank or social status.