Ballet and Dance (Care of the Young Athlete)
Dance is an artistic, athletic, expressive, and
social form of physical activity that appeals to a wide variety of individuals.
The physical aspects of dance can be both a valuable source of exercise as well
as a cause of injury. For young people who take dance classes, have formal
training in dance, or perform as dancers, they typically do so in one of the
following dance disciplines: ballet, jazz, modern, tap, hip hop, Irish, or