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 3
Table of Contents:
|121||[Editorial] [Editorial] Ralph A. Manchester |
|123||Alice G. Brandfonbrener, MD--A Personal Remembrance [In Memoriam] Richard J. Lederman |
|125||Injury 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|
|136||Addressing the NASM Health and Safety Standard through Curricular Changes in a Brass Methods Course: An Outcome Study Amy Laursen, Kris Chesky|
|144||Corticospinal Excitability of the Ankle Extensor Muscles Is Enhanced in Ballet Dancers Sakiko Saito, Hiroki Obata, Takashi Endoh, Mayumi Kuno-Mizumura, Kimitaka Nakazawa|
|150||Three-Dimensional Analysis of the Cranio-Cervico-Mandibular Complex During Piano Performance M. Clemente, S. Lourenço, D. Coimbra, A. Silva, J. Gabriel, J.C. Pinho|
|155||Contributing Factors, Prevention, and Management of Playing-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders Among Flute Players Internationally Karen Lonsdale, E-Liisa Laakso, Vanessa Tomlinson|
|163||Comparison 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|
|168||Traumatic 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|
|174||Heavy Metal Curse: A Task-Specific Dystonia in the Proximal Lower Limb of a Professional Percussionist [Case Reports] André Lee, Eckart Altenmüller|
|177||Abstracts from the Literature [Abstracts] William J. Dawson |