Our Articles and Reports
McGill, Ashley, Houston, Sara & Lee, Raymond Y.W. (2018) The Effects of a Ballet-Based Dance Intervention on Gait Variability and Balance Confidence on People with Parkinson’s. Arts & Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and
McGill, Ashley (2016) Living with Parkinsonism: Does dance help improve the quality of movement, functions and everyday activities? Doctoral thesis, London: University of Roehampton
Houston, Sara & McGill, Ashley (2015) English National Ballet Dance for Parkinson’s: an investigative study part 2 London: University of Roehampton/English National Ballet.
Houston, Sara. (2015) Dancing with Parkinson’s. On Health Blog. BioMedCentral, 29 April.
Houston, Sara. (2015) Feeling Lovely: an examination of the value of beauty for people dancing with Parkinson’s. Dance Research Journal. April, Vol.47 (1), 26 – 43.
Houston, Sara. (2015) Measuring the Impact of Dance. Arts Professional, 26 May.
Houston, Sara. (2014) Moved to Dance: Socially Engaged Dance Facilitation. In Mary Elizabeth Anderson & Doug Risner (eds), Hybrid Lives of Teaching Artists in Dance and Theatre Arts: A Critical Reader. New York: Cambria Press, 133 – 154.
McGill, Ashley, Houston, Sara & Lee, Raymond. (2014) Dance for Parkinson’s: A new framework for research on its physical, mental, emotional, and social benefits. Complementary Therapies in Medicine.
Houston, Sara & McGill, Ashley. (2012) A Mixed-methods Study into Ballet for People Living with Parkinson’s. Arts & Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and
Practice, 5:2, 103-119. (A summary of this article appears on Culture Case.)
Houston, Sara. (2011/12) The Methodological Challenges of Researching Dance for People Living with Parkinson’s. Dance Research, vol. 29, part 2, 329-351.
Houston, Sara & McGill, Ashley (2011) English National Ballet Dance for Parkinson’s: an investigative study. London: Roehampton University, May. (216KB if downloaded)
Jones, Danielle, and Sara Houston (2011) Researching Dance for Parkinson’s. Animated, Autumn, 23–25.
Our Research Cited in Other Reports
Crossick, Geffrey & Kaszynska, Patryjca (2016) Understanding the Value of Arts and Culture, AHRC Cultural Value Project Final Report. See p102
NCVO (2015) ENB Dance for Parkinson’s Case Study for Cultural Commissioning Programme.
Arts Council England (2014) The Value of Arts and Culture to People and Society: an evidence review. See pp26-27.
Stoker, Neil (2014) A Family Affair, I Science blog, Imperial College London