Resources and publications

New in 2015!

Quin, Rafferty & Tomlinson (2015) Safe Dance Practice: An applied dance science perspective: Human Kinetics

Available now:

Safe Dance Practice publication

Quin-Final-1 COVER

Other useful reading:

Amans, D. (2008). An Introduction to Community Dance Practice Palgrave Macmillan:UK

Brinson, P & Dick F. (2006).Fit to dance? London: Dance UK

Franklin, E.(2003).Pelvic Power,Mind/Body Exercises for Strength,Flexibility, Posture, and Balance, for Men and Women.NJ: Princeton Book Co

Franklin, E. (2003).Conditioning for Dance Europe: Human Kinetics

Hamilton, L. (2009). The Dancer’s Way.  St Martin’s Griffin: NY

Koutedakis, Y & Sharp, N.C.C. (1999)The Fit and Healthy Dancer. NY: John Wiley & Sons

Laws, H. (2005).Fit to dance 2. UK: Dance UK

Mastin, Z (2009). Nutrition for the Dancer.  Dance Books: Alton UK

Solomon, R, Solomon J, and Cerny Minton S. (2005)Preventing Dance Injuries.UK:HumanKinetics.


Journal of Dance Medicine and Science


Men’s Health

Womens Fitness

Animated (Foundation for Community Dance magazine)



Nutrition for the Dancer

Video clips

News and Radio Clips

The ‘Sugar Plum Fairy’ story – the dancer criticised for eating ‘one too many sugar plums’!

45 minutes in – a discussion about a dancers weight, perfectionism and dancer’s health. Emma Redding on The Peter Levy Show.