Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the
Dutch Performing Arts Medicine Association!
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 30, Number 1
Table of Contents:
|1||Musical Theatre: The Hazards of the Performer's Workplace Jennie Morton|
|8||Pain Prevalence in Instrumental Musicians: A Systematic Review Anabela G. Silva, Filipa M.B. Lã, Vera Afreixo|
|20||Effect of Height on Motor Coordination in College Students Participating in a Dancesport Program Xiaoxin Li, Huazhuo Wang, Yaohua Yang, Chunying Qi, Fei Wang, Man Jin|
|26||Risk Factors for Injuries in Competitive Irish Dancers Enrolled in Dance Schools in Calgary, Canada Mercedes Eustergerling, Carolyn Emery|
|30||Music Performance Anxiety in Young Musicians: Comparison of Playing Classical or Popular Music Manfred Nusseck, Mark Zander, Claudia Spahn|
|38||Musician's Dystonia is Highly Task Specific: No Strong Evidence for Everyday Fine Motor Deficits in Patients Aurélie Hofmann, Michael Grossbach, Volker Baur, Joachim Hermsdörfer, Eckart Altenmüller|
|47||Nasendoscopic Evaluation of Stress Velopharyngeal Insufficiency in Wind Musicians: A Pilot Study Alison Evans, Tim Driscoll, Jonathan Livesey, David Fitzsimons, Bronwen Ackermann|
|54||Physical and Mental Workloads in Professional Dance Teachers Eileen M. Wanke, Mike Schmidt, Jeremy Leslie-Spinks, Axel Fischer, David A. Groneberg|
|61||Pointing the Foot Without Sickling: An Examination of Ankle Movement During Jumping Danielle N. Jarvis, Kornelia Kulig|
|66||Research in Performing Arts Medicine [Editorial] Ralph A. Manchester |
|68||Abstracts from the Literature [Abstracts] William J. Dawson |
|70||The Voice: A Medical Guide for Achieving and Maintaining a Healthy Voice. By Yolanda D. Heman-Ackah, et al. [Book Review] Stephen F. Austin |