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Basic elements and dimensions to the phenomenon of quality of movement - a case study

Skjerven, Liv H; Gard, Gunvor LU and Kristoffersen, Kjell (2003) In Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies 7(4). p.251-260
Abstract
Quality of movement is frequently referred to as a phenomenon in the European movement tradition,underlining a close connection between outer expression and inner,lived experience. Within physical therapy little is clarified about the phenomenon from the point of view of lived experience. A case study was done searching for basic elements and dimensions of the phenomenon. An interpretive phenomenological approach was used. A qualitative interview was conducted with one movement expert with an understanding of the phenomenon. Analysis showed three levels of quality of movement; basic elements and dimensions,functional use and personal integration. The phenomenon could be understood by the relation between three key elements; postural... (More)
Quality of movement is frequently referred to as a phenomenon in the European movement tradition,underlining a close connection between outer expression and inner,lived experience. Within physical therapy little is clarified about the phenomenon from the point of view of lived experience. A case study was done searching for basic elements and dimensions of the phenomenon. An interpretive phenomenological approach was used. A qualitative interview was conducted with one movement expert with an understanding of the phenomenon. Analysis showed three levels of quality of movement; basic elements and dimensions,functional use and personal integration. The phenomenon could be understood by the relation between three key elements; postural stability,free breathing and awareness. The key elements were considered prerequisites to a four-dimensional approach involving personal integration of bodily and mental aspects in movements. The basic elements and dimensions of the phenomenon of quality of (Less)
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  author       = {Skjerven, Liv H and Gard, Gunvor and Kristoffersen, Kjell},
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  language     = {eng},
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  series       = {Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies},
  title        = {Basic elements and dimensions to the phenomenon of quality of movement - a case study},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/},
  volume       = {7},
  year         = {2003},
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