NEW! MPPA now indexed by MEDLINE.
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, disorders of aging, and other health issues related to actors, dancers, singers, musicians, and other performers.
Editor: Ralph A. Manchester, MD
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 28, Number 4
Table of Contents:
|179||The Popular and the "Proper" Performing Arts [Editorial] Ralph A. Manchester |
|181||Practicing Safe Trad: Why Existing Approaches to Playing-related Musculoskeletal Disorders May Not Help the Irish Traditional Music Community Liz Doherty, Iseult M. Wilson, Laura McKeown|
|188||Median and Ulnar Neuropathies in U.S. Army Medical Command Band Members Scott W. Shaffer, Nicholas R. Koreerat, Lindsay B. Gordon, Douglas R. Santillo, Josef H. Moore, David G. Greathouse|
|195||Effect of Midsole Thickness of Dance Shoes on Dynamic Postural Stability Matthew A. Wyon, Ross Cloak, Josephine Lucas, Frances Clarke|
|199||Development of a Performance Anxiety Scale for Music Students Okan Cem Cirakoglu, Gulce Coskun Senturk|
|207||Anthropometry, Somatotypes, and Aerobic Power in Ballet, Contemporary Dance, and DanceSport Helena Liiv, Matthew A. Wyon, Toivo Jürimäe, Meeli Saar, Jarek Mäestu, Jaak Jürimäe|
|212||Biomechanical Research on Bowed String Musicians: A Scoping Study Leila K. Kelleher, Kody R. Campbell, James P. Dickey|
|219||Injury and the Orchestral Environment: Part I. The Role of Work Organisation and Psychosocial Factors in Injury Risk Dale L. Rickert, Margaret S. Barrett, Bronwen J. Ackermann|
|230||Can Turnout Measurements Be Used to Predict Physiotherapist-Reported Injury Rates in Dancers? Jo Baker Jenkins, Matthew Wyon, Alan Nevill|
|236||BMI Changes among Marching Artists: A Longitudinal Study Jacob J. Levy, Whitney J. Statham, Laura VanDoren|
|242||Epidemiology of Health Concerns Among Collegiate Student Musicians Participating in Marching Band [AGB Award] Melissa Hatheway, Kris Chesky|
|252||Abstracts from the Literature [Abstracts] William J. Dawson |
|254||The Balanced Musician. By Lesley Sisterhen McAllister.[book review] [Book Review] Kathryn E. Ananda-Owens |
|255||The Arts and Athletes -- the Role of Sports Medicine in the Performing Arts [link to Curr Sports Med Rep] Randall W. Dick|