The Royal Ballet
The Royal Ballet is one of the world’s greatest ballet companies and unites tradition and innovation in their world-class performances. The Royal Ballet’s 97 dancers are supported by a 17-strong team of sports science and healthcare experts.
To give dancers the best chance of avoiding fatigue and injury, the Royal Ballet employs doctors, physios, strength and conditioning experts, instructors in Pilates, yoga and gyrotonics, a psychologist and a nutritionist, all of whom can be booked via Smartabase. Strength, jumping, force attenuation, cardiovascular fitness, psychological wellbeing and nutrition; all support the dancer to be free to create artistic excellence.
MANAGING WORLD-CLASS ARTISTIC ATHLETES USING SMARTABASE
MANAGING WORLD-CLASS ARTISTIC ATHLETES USING SMARTABASE USING SMARTABASE TO TRACK KINETICS AND KINEMATICS OF JUMP DATA
In this presentation Adam Mattiussi, Strength and Conditioning Coach at The Royal Ballet and The Royal Ballet School covers the use of the Smartabase to assist in monitoring jumping training loads of Royal Ballet dancers, to reduce the risk of injury. Physical Profiling: Regular conditioning and assessments to monitor limb symmetry, RSI, leg stiffness; Video Profiling: A fully integrated video capture capability for enhanced screening workflows; Normative Data for Rehabilitation: Monitor dancers in rehab to get them back to their personal bests.