Science in Dance

Science in Dance
A show to open and explore topics of Science and Culture in the Dance and Performing Arts Industries.

Q&A with Jodie Comer and Chris Taggart
Jul 29 • 72 min
A great chance to hear from other members of the Science in Dance Team! As we answer some of your questions.
Episode 4: Jumping Higher and Performing Better with Paige Rice (Biomechanics and Research)
Jul 17 • 68 min
Paige Rice is a Dance Researcher from Edith Cowan University. In this episode Paige and I discuss her current research on the Strength and Conditioning Interventions she has performed on Dancers. This involves a 12 week training study looking into a…
Episode 3: Dan Lonsdale (Strength and Conditioning Coach and Consultant for Gymnastics)
May 14 • 52 min
This is episode features Dan Lonsdale. Dan is an experience S&C coach who is an expert in a variety of areas. Dan’s experience spreads across a multitude of Sports, however, recently Dan has spent the majority of time in the world of Gymnastics. It is…
Episode 2: Dr Nicky Keay - Endocrinologist and Sports Medic specialising in Dance
May 3 • 55 min
This episode brings you insight into the world of Hormones and their impact on Dance performance. Specifically Nicky discusses her research into Eating Disorders and Relative Energy Deficiency amongst Dancers and Athletes. She also talks about valuable…
Mental Health Self Care and Performing Arts Culture featuring Terry Hyde and Connie Janes
Apr 28 • 75 min
Topics including: Mental Health, Injury, Stigma, Instagram, Mental Wellbeing, Dance Culture and Life as Dance.