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 4
Table of Contents:
|179||Prevention of Performance-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders [Editorial] Ralph A. Manchester |
|181||Effect of a Musicians' Exercise Intervention on Performance- Related Musculoskeletal Disorders [AGB Award 2014] Cliffton Chan, Tim Driscoll, Bronwen J. Ackermann |
|189||Lumbar Lordosis in Female Collegiate Dancers and Gymnasts Jatin P. Ambegaonkar, Amanda M. Caswell, Kristen L. Kenworthy, Nelson Cortes, Shane V. Caswell |
|193||Metatarsal Pain and Plantar Hyperkeratosis in the Forefeet of Female Professional Flamenco Dancers José M. Castillo-López, Alfonso Vargas-Macías, Gabriel Domínguez-Maldonado, Guillermo Lafuente-Sotillos, Javier Ramos-Ortega, Inmaculada C. Palomo-Toucedo, María Reina-Bueno, Pedro V. Munuera-Martínez|
|198||Foot and Ankle Pain and Injuries in Elite Adult Irish Dancers Roisin Cahalan, Helen Purtill, Peter O'Sullivan, Kieran O'Sullivan |
|207||The m/r SEBT: Development of a Functional Screening Tool for Dance Educators Margaret Wilson, Glenna Batson |
|216||Postural Stability Does Not Differ Among Female Sports with High Risk of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury Nelson Cortes, Larissa D. Porter, Jatin P. Ambegaonkar, Shane V. Caswell|
|221||Achilles and Patellar Tendon Morphology in Dancers with and without Tendon Pain Kornelia Kulig, Kari C. Oki, Yu-Jen Chang, Gregory R. Bashford |
|229||An International Study on Dietary Supplementation Use in Dancers Derrick Brown, Matthew Wyon |
|235||Injury Patterns and Rates Amongst Students at the National Institute of Circus Arts: An Observational Study David Munro |
|241||Typical Musculoskeletal Patterns in Upper String Players with Neck and Arm Problems Albrecht Lahme, Iris Eibl, Franz-Xaver Reichl |
|243||Nordic Dedication to Musicians' Health and Performance: A Successful Launch of the First Nordic Conference [Performing Arts Medicine Abroad] Ulrik Röijezon, Lars Nyberg, Helene M. Paarup |
|246||Abstracts from the Literature [Abstracts] William J. Dawson |
|248||Ergonomic Piano Keyboards [Letter] Rhonda Boyle |