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Toward a Queer Crip Aesthetic: Dance, Performance, and the Disabled Bodymind
Although contemporary dance and performance has often included disabled people, inclusion typically comes in the form of adapting traditionally non-disabled forms for the disabled body. This practice is most often called ...
Latinos Unique Scenario, Addressing Cognitive Impairment via Dance
Older Latinos are disproportionately affected by chronic diseases and are at higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and related dementias compared to non-Latino whites. Given the high burden of chronic disease ...
BAILA TECH – Technology and Exercise in the Hispanic Community
More than 21 million Latinos 55 years and older live in the U.S. Older Latinos have low levels of leisure-time physical activity (PA) and dance is a culturally relevant form of PA. Mobile technology ownership is increasing ...
Impact of Latin Dance on Physical Activity, Cardiorespiratory Fitness, and Sedentary Behavior among Latinos attending an Adult Day Center
(SAGE Publications, 2017-09-27)
The aim of this study was to determine if a Latin dance program with sedentary behavior information would have an impact on physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF), and sedentary behavior among older Latinos ...