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Descriptor English: Dancing
Descriptor Spanish: Baile
Descriptor Portuguese: Dança
Descriptor French: Danse
Entry term(s): Ballet
Dance
Dance, Hip-Hop
Dance, Jazz
Dance, Modern
Dance, Square
Dance, Tap
Dancing, Line
Dancing, Salsa
Hip Hop Dance
Hip-Hop Dance
Jazz Dance
Line Dancing
Modern Dance
Salsa Dancing
Square Dance
Tap Dance
Tree number(s): I03.450.642.287
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003615
Scope note: Rhythmic and patterned body movements which are usually performed to music.
Annotation: / inj: coordinate IM with specific injury (IM); dancing as therapy = DANCE THERAPY
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IN injuries
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PH physiology
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
DeCS ID: 3634
Unique ID: D003615
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/12
Dancing - Preferred
Concept UI M0005652
Scope note Rhythmic and patterned body movements which are usually performed to music.
Preferred term Dancing
Entry term(s) Dance
Ballet - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000599603
Scope note An artistic and classic dance form using precise and highly formalized set steps and gestures.
Preferred term Ballet
Square Dance - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000599610
Scope note Country dance style that involves couples facing each other in a square following steps that are called out.
Preferred term Square Dance
Entry term(s) Dance, Square
Hip-Hop Dance - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000599607
Scope note A street dance style performed to hip hop music and that constantly evolves across cultures.
Preferred term Hip-Hop Dance
Entry term(s) Dance, Hip-Hop
Hip Hop Dance
Jazz Dance - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000599604
Scope note Form of dance matched to rhythm and techniques of jazz music.
Preferred term Jazz Dance
Entry term(s) Dance, Jazz
Tap Dance - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000599605
Scope note Form of dance that is performed wearing shoes with metal taps and involves tapping of the toes and heels.
Preferred term Tap Dance
Entry term(s) Dance, Tap
Modern Dance - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000599606
Scope note A free and expressive style of dancing that is a reaction to classical ballet and that uses aspects of speech and film in performances.
Preferred term Modern Dance
Entry term(s) Dance, Modern
Salsa Dancing - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000599609
Scope note Social form of dance that has strong Latin American influences.
Preferred term Salsa Dancing
Entry term(s) Dancing, Salsa
Line Dancing - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000599608
Scope note Type of country and western dancing in which dancers line up individually and follow step patterns to music.
Preferred term Line Dancing
Entry term(s) Dancing, Line



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