IADMS Bulletin for Dancers and Teachers

The IADMS Bulletin for Teachers is a free publication that applies dance medicine and science theory and research to practical issues in dance education, training, and performance. The articles identify practical teaching problems and present scientific knowledge that may aid teachers.

All volumes of the IADMS Bulletin are available as downloadable PDFs.

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Journal of Dance Medicine & Science

The Journal of Dance Medicine & Science (JDMS), a members-only publication of IADMS, is a quarterly peer-reviewed journal with an international editorial board. The journal is indexed in MEDLINE and is published by J. Michael Ryan Publishing, Inc., and is a membership benefit. Members can access the journal electronically.

Each issue focuses on providing members with a source for up-to-date information about clinical and experimental research in dance medicine and science. Featured articles are drawn from the fields of Anatomy and Physiology; Biomechanics; General Medicine; Sports Medicine and Surgery; Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Physical Therapy; Dance Education; Kinesiology; Psychology; and Nutrition and Diet.

Learn more and view JDMS online.

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Dance Medicine & Science Bibliography - 9th Edition

This indispensable resource for those doing research in the field contains 5,833 references from the English language literature published over the last 60 years—including journal articles, books, and chapters from books. While focusing on dance medicine and science, the Bibliography also encompasses relevant scientific work in anatomy and physiology, general medicine, sports medicine, physical therapy, nutrition and diet, psychology, somatics, body therapies, dance education, kinesiology, biomechanics, and movement analysis.

Combined by Ruth Solomon & John Solomon 

Downloadable PDF available in the IADMS Store for purchase. *To receive your member discount, log into your account before visiting the store.

Research Methods in the Dance Sciences

Research Methods in the Dance Sciences introduces concepts and practices that support effective, empirical research in the dance sciences, including medical science. A valuable new resource for this growing field, this book provides foundational knowledge for anyone who wants to understand, apply, and conduct research with dancers and proposes ways to facilitate more collaboration between the many disciplines that often overlap in this area. In this volume, pioneers of dance medicine and science guide readers through the stages of the research process. 

This publication will be published in 2023. Available for purchase by the University Press of Florida here

IADMS Annual Conference Proceedings and Abstracts

The Proceedings and Abstract Books contain abstracts for all presentations given at an IADMS Annual Conference. These are published as a limited edition in the month following each Annual Conference.

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IADMS Newsletter

The IADMS Newsletter is a quarterly publication that is designed to keep the membership abreast of current events within the organization and in dance medicine, dance science, and dance education communities.

The Newsletter is emailed to IADMS members.

View the Newsletter, current and past issues, the Newsletter schedule, and submission guidelines.

Dancer Wellness: Book and eBook with Web Resource

Dancer Wellness, created by the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science, offers guidance on the foundations, mental components, and physical aspects of dancer wellness. Readers will learn concepts and strategies to develop as dancers and to create their own dancer wellness plan.

M. Virginia Wilmerding, Donna Krasnow, editors ©2017 • Paperback and eBook editions • 216 pages

Available for purchase from Human Kinetics.

Posters - Digital Downloads

These large, full-color posters provide relevant information on dance medicine and science topics, with text drawn from IADMS Resource Papers. Suitable for printing and framing; originally printed at 24" x 36"

Available for purchase on the IADMS Store. 

Resource Papers

IADMS Resource Papers highlight specific areas of research in the field of dance medicine & science. These papers are published with the purpose of disseminating scientifically sound information to the public and are suitable for dance educators, dance teachers, dancers, and parents of dancers.

Downloadable PDFs are available to the public.

Listen Now to the New Audio Files of our Resource Papers.