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Posted: Tue 27 Nov 2012
A progress report has been published providing an update on the first seven months of the Prime Minister’s Dementia Challenge Read more...

Posted: Tue 27 Nov 2012
This service evaluation of Open Arts has provided some preliminary evidence that participatory arts groups are likely to have benefits for mental health service users in terms of improved wellbeing and social inclusion. The evaluation justifies a future randomised controlled trial and economic appraisal of participatory arts projects. Read more...
Posted: Mon 26 Nov 2012
Reducing the risk of dementia in older people through regular physical activity. Research uncovered in 'Physical Activity Prevents Profession for Cognitive Impairment and Vascular Dementia' by Ana Verdelho et al in Stroke Journal Read more...

Posted: Sun 7 Oct 2012
International Perspectives on the Development of Research-guided Practice in Community-based Arts in Health Read more...

Posted: Mon 18 Jun 2012
An article based on a systematic review of the use of Dance Movement Therapy for sufferers of depression Read more...
Posted: Fri 23 Mar 2012
The aim of this innovative project was to study children’s behaviour and the positive effect of creative dance sessions in schools Read more...
Posted: Mon 6 Feb 2012
This pilot study explored the role of dance in maintaining and developing relationships between people with dementia and, between people with dementia and those who care for and support them Read more...
Posted: Fri 25 Nov 2011
Patterns of receptive and creative cultural activities and their association with perceived health, anxiety, depression and satisfaction with life among adults: the HUNT study, Norway Read more...
Posted: Mon 21 Nov 2011
Research has shown that dance, specifically tango, may be an appropriate and effective strategy for ameliorating functional mobility deficits in people who are frail and elderly.  Read more...
Posted: Thu 7 Jan 2010
Participatory research project examining the physical and psychological impact of dance on 14 year old girls, to include a significant improvement in levels of self esteem. Read more...
Posted: Mon 21 Dec 2009
An evaluation of a creative dance programme in preschool children: findings from a 10-week pilot controlled trial examining physical activity and mental well-being outcomes. Read more...
Posted: Mon 6 Jul 2009
The Effects of Participation in Performing Arts for Health on Young People: A Systematic Review of the Published Literature 1994 - 2004 Read more...
Posted: Mon 6 Jul 2009
The Dance-in-Schools Initiative, established by YDance (Scottish Youth Dance) was a £1.2 million scheme designed to introduce dance into schools (both primary and secondary) across Scotland over a three-year period Read more...
Posted: Mon 6 Jul 2009
New research has demonstrated that physical fitness in children is dramatically improved through involvement in dance Read more...
Posted: Mon 6 Jul 2009
Culmination of research and exploration of the issues and ways forward for dance in promoting healthy individuals and communities Read more...
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