NEW! MPPA now indexed by MEDLINE.
Medical Problems of Performing Artists
is the first clinical medical journal devoted to the etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of medical and psychological disorders related to the performing arts.
Original peer-reviewed research papers cover topics including neurologic disorders, musculoskeletal conditions, voice and hearing disorders, anxieties, stress, substance abuse, disorders of aging, and other health issues related to actors, dancers, singers, musicians, and other performers.
Editor: Ralph A. Manchester, MD
Official journal of the Performing Arts Medical Association (PAMA),
the Dutch Performing Arts Medicine Association (NVDMG),
and the Australian Society for Performing Arts Healthcare (ASPAH).
Volume 28, Number 1
Table of Contents:
|1||Occupational Medicine, Worker's Compensation, and the Performing Arts [Editorial] Ralph A. Manchester |
|3||Forte Fortissimo for Amateur Musicians: No Effect on Otoacoustic Emissions Ole J. Møllerløkken, Nils Magerøy, Magne Bråtveit, Ola Lind, Bente E. Moen|
|9||Musicians Seeking Psychiatric Help: A Preliminary Study of Psychiatric Characteristics Esther van Fenema, Jolien E. Julsing, Ingrid V. Carlier, Martijn S. van Noorden, Erik J. Giltay, Nic J. van der Wee, Frans G. Zitman|
|19||Eating Behavior and Nutrition Knowledge among Musical Theatre Students Karin Vitzthum, Eva Endres, Franziska Koch, David A. Groneberg, David Quarcoo, Eileen Wanke, Stefanie Mache|
|24||Attitudes and Practices of Parents of Teenage Musicians to Health Issues Related to Playing an Instrument: A Pilot Study Bronwen Ackermann, Tim Driscoll|
|28||Bilateral Differences in Peak Force, Power, and Maximum Plié Depth During Multiple Grande Jetés Matthew Wyon, Julie Harris, Derrick Brown, Frances Clarke|
|33||A Combination of Constraint-Induced Therapy and Motor Control Retraining in the Treatment of Focal Hand Dystonia in Musicians: A Long-term Follow-up Study Patrice Berque, Heather Gray, Angus McFadyen|
|47||Performing Arts Medicine--A Bibliographic Retrospective of the Early Literature: An Historical Examination of Bibliographic References Pre-1975 William J. Dawson|
|54||Underutilization of Worker's Compensation Insurance among Professional Orchestral Musicians Ruth L. Chimenti, Linda R. Van Dillen, Heidi Prather, Devyani Hunt, Peter C. Chimenti, Lynnette Khoo-Summers|
|61||Abstracts from the Literature [Abstracts] William J. Dawson |