n African Journal for Physical Health Education, Recreation and Dance - Dance for health : a disclosure - : physical activity and health

Volume 16, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1117-4315


International approaches to promote health through physical activity need improvement. Such approaches have tended to follow a popular model, espoused in economically developed countries, of boxing and selling new fashion, natural scientific and / or evidence based physical activity packages, rather than utilising and optimising time honoured naturally occurring behaviours. This article was inspired by the relatively neglected potential of dance as a means of promoting health. Its central theme is of dance as a multicultural expression of human movement, with valuable expressive therapeutic and public health implications.

Loading full text...

Full text loading...


Article metrics loading...


This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error