Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 hours per week |
Total Time Commitment:
5 hours per week
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For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirments for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
Faculty of the VCA and Music Student Centre
Ground Floor, Elisabeth Murdoch Building (Bldg 860)
234 St Kilda Road, Southbank, 3006
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject is designed to provide a foundation in safe dance practice, based on anatomical knowledge and ideo-kinetic principles. The subject includes the study of Anatomy and Kinesiology. The anatomy component includes the study of the musculo-skeletal system, muscle and synovial joint form and function, postural alignment and efficient technique to prevent dance injuries. Kinesiology includes the study and practice of ideokinetic processes to foster a balanced alignment of the skeletal system and re-education of neuromuscular habits in movement.
To develop an understanding of:
Participation and contribution to course work including completion of set tasks (40%); written assignment (20%); practical assessments and written examinations (40%). Hurdle requirement - 80% attendance.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this course students should have acquired the following skills:
Bachelor of Dance (VCA) |
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