Found an interesting site out in Califrnia, an educatioanl institution naturally, with several thought provoking titles availble for reading – originally got to the site by a link to the paper on the positive effects of music therapy .
http://digitalcommons.csumb.edu/caps_thes_all/ is a cresaative commons digital archive for the California State University, Monterey Bay.:
There is an account registration, but it is not needed to download all of the files. Some of the Capstone projects and theses that I found interesting were:
PDF And The Beat Goes on: The Story of the Drum Machine, Ismael Medina
PDF Engineers Throughout Jazz History, Alex Declet
PDF Sound Synthesis: Methods and Techniques, Christopher E. Hilker
PDF The Benefits of Music in Child Development, Dulce-Paola Ixtupe
PDF The Positive Effect Music Therapy Has on People, Rita Oby Ebo
PDF Accommodating Students Different Learning Styles with the Use of Technology, Jaime Prieto
PDF Comparing the Cost of Preamplifiers to Their Sonic Fidelity and Frequency Output, Jackson O. Hunter
PDF Self-Expression Through Dance in Early Elementary School, Emily Blythe
PDF The Benefits of Outdoor Education and Experiential Learning in Elementary Schools, Elizabeth F. Valentino
PDF The Benefits of Outdoor Education Curriculum for Elementary School Students with Nature Deficit Disorder, Madison L. Allen
PDF Incorporating Music and Arts to Enhancing the Learning Experience of Elementary School Students, Ashley Fernandez
PDF Making the Garden a Viable Part of Curriculum, Laura Forbes
PDF Variety for Vocalists, Jonathan Morgadinho
Just posting some links to materials on dance as therapy.
MJFF blog Feb 1, on Dance for Parkinson’s
VL Curtis – 2016
… Symptoms of the disease mimic degenerative conditions such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis,
diabetes, Parkinsons, Alzheimers, and multiple sclerosis. … They are the ego and daimon as
complementary partners within a divine dance of an ordered system appearing as chaos. …
A Mosenia – 2017
… They are also used to help patients who su er from serious neurological conditions, eg,
Parkinsons disease or post-stroke condition . … Salarian et al.  proposed a method for
enhancing the gait of a patient with Parkinsons. 16. disease. Hester et al. …
This just came in: A physiotherapist in Oklahoma has discovered gait training with the use of favorite music and posted the anecdotal results as a video on Facebook. I remember my first experience with Dance for Parkinson’s and how it got me swinging my arms to the rhythm. Recently found that Walk Like A Man reminds me to get my shoulders back and my head up, instead of stooping over like Quasimodo. (YouTube of WLAM below).
Someone needs to put together a playlist on YouTube of Gait Training For Parkinson’s videos and songs. Who will beat me to it? Bueller? Bueller?