A New Editor
Bronwen J. Ackermann, PT, PhD
University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
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: Bronwen J. Ackermann, PT, PhD
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 31, Number 2
Table of Contents:
|63||Factors Affecting Healthful Eating Among Touring Popular Musicians and Singers
Erin Cizek, Patrick Kelly, Kathleen Kress, Mildred Mattfeldt-Beman|
|69||Inefficiencies in Motor Strategies of Horn Players with Embouchure Dystonia: Comparisons to Elite Performers Peter W. Iltis, Jens Frahm, Dirk Voit, Arun Joseph, Rachel Burke, Eckart Altenmuller|
|78||Playing-Related Musculoskeletal Problems Among Professional Orchestra Musicians in Scotland: A Prevalence Study Using a Validated Instrument, the Musculoskeletal Pain Intensity and Interference Questionnaire for Musicians (MPIIQM) Patrice Berque, Heather Gray, Angus McFadyen|
|87||Musculoskeletal Pain in Trombonists: Results from the UNT Trombone Health Survey Eric Wallace, Derek Klinge, Kris Chesky|
|96||Whole-Body Balance Regulation during the Turn Phase of Pique and Pirouette Turns with Varied Rotational Demands Antonia M. Zaferiou, Rand R. Wilcox, Jill L. McNitt-Gray|
|104||Association Between Unstable Work and Occupational Wellbeing Among Artists in Finland: Results of a Psychosocial Survey Katinka Tuisku, Pia Houni, Johanna Seppanen, Marianna Virtanen|
|110||Embouchure Dysfunction in Air Force Band Brass Musicians Patrick R. Storms, Candice P. Elkins, Eric M. Strohecker|
|117||Abstracts from the Literature [Abstracts] William J. Dawson |
|120||The Singer's Guide to Complete Health. By Anthony F. Jahn [Book Review] Scott McCoy |
|121||The Owner's Manual to the Voice. By Rachel Gates, et al. [Book Review] Jonathan Livesey |
|122||In the June Issue. [Editorial] Bronwen J. Ackermann |
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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