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Dance Resources: Dance Mechanics Resources

Finding Journal Articles

For tips on searching for scholarly journal articles, look at the Finding Library Items guide page on Journal Articles.

Journal Indexes

Use the following indexes to find journal articles and other research materials about dance mechanics.

Try These First:

Then Try These:

Possible Search Terms

  • Abduction (Kinesiology)
  • Dance training & conditioning
  • Dancing injuries
  • Dancers
  • Exercise
  • Exercise physiology
  • Human Anatomy
  • Injury
  • Injuries
  • Medicine
  • Modern dance
  • Pain
  • Physical fitness
  • Physical therapy
  • Physiology
  • Range of motion of joints
  • Sports injuries
  • Sports medicine
  • Sports physical therapy
  • Stability mechanics
  • Treatment effectiveness
  • Turnout (Dance)

Finding Scholarly Books

Library Catalog Searching Basics

When searching a library catalog for books about a topic, start with a subject search.

  1. Open KentLINK or OhioLINK.
  2. Enter your search term in the "Search" box"
  3. In the "Search Type" box choose the "Subject" option.
  4. Click the "Search" button.

**For additional tips for searching for Dance books and videos, visit the Finding Library Items guide.

Recommended Terms for Searching Library Catalogs

Below are examples of some useful subject headings to use in searching KentLINK and other library catalogs. 

Recommended Books

Chicago Manual of Style Citation Resources