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In memory of
Alice G. Brandfonbrener, MD
1931–2014


A pioneer in the field of performing arts medicine
and founding editor of MPPA.

The Voice The Voice
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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Performing Arts Medicine, 3rd ed. Performing Arts Medicine, 3rd ed.
Edited by Robert T. Sataloff, Alice G. Brandfonbrener, and Richard J. Lederman
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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).

Current Issue

Medical Problems of Performing Artists - Volume 29 Issue 3
Volume 29, Number 3
September 2014


Table of Contents:
121[Editorial] [Editorial] Ralph A. Manchester View this article for Free!
123Alice G. Brandfonbrener, MD--A Personal Remembrance [In Memoriam] Richard J. Lederman View this article for Free!
125Injury and the Orchestral Environment: Part III. The Role of Psychosocial Factors in the Experience of Musicians Undertaking Rehabilitation Dale L.L. Rickert, Margaret S. Barrett, Bronwen J. Ackermann
136Addressing the NASM Health and Safety Standard through Curricular Changes in a Brass Methods Course: An Outcome Study Amy Laursen, Kris Chesky
144Corticospinal Excitability of the Ankle Extensor Muscles Is Enhanced in Ballet Dancers Sakiko Saito, Hiroki Obata, Takashi Endoh, Mayumi Kuno-Mizumura, Kimitaka Nakazawa
150Three-Dimensional Analysis of the Cranio-Cervico-Mandibular Complex During Piano Performance M. Clemente, S. Lourenço, D. Coimbra, A. Silva, J. Gabriel, J.C. Pinho
155Contributing Factors, Prevention, and Management of Playing-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders Among Flute Players Internationally Karen Lonsdale, E-Liisa Laakso, Vanessa Tomlinson
163Comparison of the Metabolic Demands of Dance Performance Using Three Mobility Devices for a Dancer with Spinal Cord Injury and an Able-Bodied Dancer Larry J. Mengelkoch, M. Jason Highsmith, Merry Lynn Morris
168Traumatic Injuries in Professional Dance--Past and Present: Ballet Injuries in Berlin, 1994/95 and 2011/12 Eileen M. Wanke, Franziska Koch, Jeremy Leslie-Spinks, David A. Groneberg
174Heavy Metal Curse: A Task-Specific Dystonia in the Proximal Lower Limb of a Professional Percussionist [Case Reports] André Lee, Eckart Altenmüller
177Abstracts from the Literature [Abstracts] William J. Dawson View this article for Free!

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