Research Confirms ... 06/02/2013

Dance Moves © BBC

Scientists at the Northumbria University, GBR, studied dance moves performed by men and their effects on others, men and women, looking on.

Dance quality can be - and apparently often is - associated with grip and upper-body strength. And that in turn suggests good fighting ability.

Read up on this research in an article on the BBC website!

Dance Moves © BBCWhile the frame grab above exemplifies "weak dancing," the one to the left stands for "good dancing." But as you look at the actual 3D animation on the BBC website, you should probably bear in mind that the 30 human test subjects that served to compile it danced to very basic drum beats.

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