Research Trends in Domestic Academic Fields on Dance Expression of Dancers

무용수의 무용표현력에 관한 국내 학술분야 연구동향

  • Park, Geun-tae (Department of Dance, The Graduate School of Dankook University)
  • 박근태 (단국대학교 일반대학원 무용학과)
  • Received : 2018.09.29
  • Accepted : 2018.11.20
  • Published : 2018.11.28


The purpose of this study is to grasp the research trends of domestic journals about dance expression ability. The thesis was selected from 36 articles selected from Korean Academic Information (KISS) provided by KERIS from 2001 to December, 2017 and articles related to dance expressions included in DBpia, Research methods, research subjects, and research themes. First, the research trends of the academic journals by year were on average 3 from 2004 to 2017. Second, the research method is mostly related to quantitative research methods. Third, research theme trends were dance expressiveness, body expression ability, and dance expressiveness. Fourth, the research subjects were dance students major, dance program, dance expression in order. In the future, it is necessary to confirm the research techniques and overcome the researches to overcome the research tendency based on questionnaire scales or statistical results.


Dancers;Dance Expression;Domestic Journals;Research Trends;Dance Studies

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Fig. 1. Research method Trend

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Fig. 2. Quantitative research method analysis trend

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Fig. 3. Qualitative research method analysis trend

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Fig. 4. Literature research method analysis trend

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Fig. 5. Research topic trend

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Fig. 6. Trends by subject

Table 1. Journal trends by year

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Table 2. Research method Trend

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Table 3. Quantitative research method analysis trend

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Table 4. Qualitative research method analysis trend

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Table 5. Literature research method analysis trend

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Table 6. Research topic trend

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Table 7. Trends by subject

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