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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

Abstract

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.

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2010-03-01
2019-11-17

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