Goucher College 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Jul 24, 2024  
Goucher College 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

DAN 263 - Anatomy & Kinesiology for Dance (4 Cr.)

This course is designed to provide an overview of human motion through a study of anatomy and principles of kinesiology in relation to dance technique. Course material will include the basic structure and function of the skeletal and muscular systems, anatomical principles of postural alignment, and the benefits of kinesthetic movement efficiency. Through lecture, hands-on movement investigation, and personal physical screenings this class will help students understand and apply important knowledge about how their body functions to prevent injury, to sustain longevity, and to translate knowledge to physical practice. Prerequisites: DAN 115  or DAN 121  or DAN 133  or above. Fall 2020 and every third fall semester. Program faculty.