Joel Minden

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Joel Minden, Ph.D., CSCS, is an exercise science and dance writer. His website is www.joelminden.com
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How To Get A Dancer’s Body

By Joel Minden Creating the look of a dancer is one thing, but a dancer's body is also characterized by fitness. Should dancers rely on aerobic training or "cardio" for conditioning? Let's consider the nature of a highly athletic form of dancing to determine whether aerobic exercise should be part of your approach to developing the body of a dancer
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What Makes Elite Ballroom Dancers Better?

By Joel Minden To answer this question, Prosen et al. (2013) examined movement quality of ballroom dancers competing at a world-class competition, the 2011 International Slovenia Open. Comparisons were made between top-ranked (placed in the top 12) and lower-ranked (placed in the bottom 12) couples