In memory of
Alice G. Brandfonbrener, MD
A pioneer in the field of performing arts medicine
and founding editor of MPPA.
A Medical Guide for Achieving and Maintaining a Healthy Voice
By Yolanda D. Heman-Ackah, Robert T. Sataloff, and Mary J. Hawkshaw
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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, and other health issues related to actors, dancers, singers, musicians, and other performers.
Editor: Ralph A. Manchester, MD
Assoc. Editor-Dance: Donna Krasnow, PhD
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 29, Number 2
Table of Contents:
|55||The Keyboard Instruments [Editorial] Ralph A. Manchester |
|57||Benefits of Music Training Are Widespread and Lifelong: A Bibliographic Review of Their Non-Musical Effects [Review] William J. Dawson|
|64||Musculoskeletal Pain Among Polish Music School Students Agnieszka Nawrocka, Wladyslaw Mynarski, Aneta Powerska-Didkowska, Malgorzata Grabara, Wieslaw Garbaciak|
|70||Knee Injury Patterns in Young Irish Dancers Michael A. Beasley, Andrea Stracciolini, Kesley D. Tyson, Cynthia J. Stein|
|74||Playing-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders Among Icelandic Music Students: Differences Between Students Playing Classical vs Rhythmic Music Kári Árnason, Árni Árnason, Kristín Briem|
|80||Playing-Related Problems among Musicians of the Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club® and Supporting Bands Luis Heredia, David Hinkamp, Marc Brodsky, Carlos Llapur|
|86||Comparing Violinists' Body Movements While Standing, Sitting, and in Sitting Orientations to the Right or Left of a Music Stand Claudia Spahn, Céline Wasmer, Franziska Eickhoff, and Manfred Nusseck|
|94||Injury and the Orchestral Environment: Part II. Organisational Culture, Behavioural Norms, and Attitudes to Injury Dale L.L. Rickert, Margaret S. Barrett, Bronwen J. Ackermann|
|102||Fit to Dance Survey: A Comparison with DanceSport Injuries Teri Riding McCabe, Jatin P. Ambegaonkar, Emma Redding, Matthew Wyon|
|111||Physical Activity Helps to Control Music Performance Anxiety Sérgio de Figueiredo Rocha, Moacir Marocolo, Elisangela Naves Vivas Corrêa, Gledys Sympool Gomes Morato, Gustavo Ribeiro da Mota|
|113||Mental Problems Among First-Year Conservatory Students Compared with Medical Students E.M. van Fenema, C.C.J. van Geel|
|115||Abstracts from the Literature [Abstracts] William J. Dawson |
|118||Music, Disability, and Society, by Alex Lubet [Book Review] David Nabb |