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 (People Dancing: The 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.