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作者 Laws, Kenneth
書名 Physics and the art of dance [electronic resource] : understanding movement / Kenneth Laws ; photographs by Martha Swope
出版項 Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002
國際標準書號 0195144821 (cloth : alk. paper)
0195149165 (pbk. : alk. paper)
說明 xix, 236 p. : ill
附註 Includes bibliographical references and index
Machine generated contents note: 1 Introduction z -- The Role of Physical Analysis 4 -- The Physics of Dance 7 -- The Value of Analysis to Dancers o -- The Value of Analysis to Observers -- Analysis for Teachers and Health Professionals 14 -- Communication: Words, Images, and Photographs 6 -- 2 Balance 8 -- Condition for Static Balance zo -- Regaining Balance 24 -- Balance while Rotating 2z -- A Final Look 31 -- 3 Motions without Turns 34 -- Acceleration from Rest 36 -- Motion in a Curved Path 40 -- Stopping Horizontal Motion 42 -- Vertical Jumps 43 -- Connections between Horizontal and Vertical Motions 47 -- The GrandJete "Floating" Illusion 47 -- The Effect of Turnout on Traveling Jumps 49 -- Landings from Jumps 5 -- Dance Floors: Elasticity and Friction 56 -- A Final Leap 59 -- 4 Pirouettes 62 -- Torque and Rotational Momentum in a Pirouette 66 -- Controlling Rotational Velocity 69 -- Characteristics of Pirouettes 71 -- The Arabesque Turn 72 -- The "Illusion Turn," 75 -- The Grande Piroutte 76 -- Fouette Turns 78 -- Repeated Pirouettes 8I -- A Final Turn 8z -- 5 Turns in the Air 86 -- The Demi-fouette 88 -- The TourJete (GrandJete en Tournant) 91 -- The Saut de Basque 94 -- The Turning Assemble 97 -- The Tour en l'Air 98 -- A Final Leap oo -- 6 The Pas de Deux Io2 -- The History and Appeal of the Pas de Deux 104 -- Who's Responsible for What? Io -- Physical Interactions between Partners I 1z -- Balance 113 -- Accelerating Motions 118 -- Final Poses 19 -- To the Next Step z12 -- 7 The Mechanics of Partnered Turns 124 -- Starting a Supported Pirouette 1z6 -- Balance during a Supported Pirouette 132 -- Stopping Rotation 134 -- Other Supported Turns 36 -- A Final Turn I39 -- 8 The Mechanics of Lifts 142 -- The Straight Lift 145 -- Other Front Lifts 5I -- Overhead Lifts 5 -- Other Lifts 59 -- Catches 62 -- A Final Thrust 62 -- 9 The Effects of Body Size 164 -- Height of a Vertical Jump 66 -- Entrechats 170 -- Horizontal Accelerations and Body Size 172 -- Body Size and Pirouettes 172 -- Adagio Movements 73 -- Body Size and Partnered Dance 74 -- Effects of Body Shape 175 -- A Final Comparison 175 -- 10 A Step Into the Future 178
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主題 Dance -- Physiological aspects
Ballet dancing -- Physiological aspects
Human mechanics
Biophysics
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