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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: Bronwen J. Ackermann, PT, PhD
Assoc Editor-Dance: Shaw Bronner, PT, PhD, OCS

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).

Current Issue

Medical Problems of Performing Artists - Volume 33 Issue 3
Volume 33, Number 3
September 2018

Table of Contents:
147Potential Relevance of Altered Muscle Activity and Fatigue in the Development of Performance-Related Musculoskeletal Injuries in High String Musicians Dirk Möller, Nikolaus Ballenberger, Bronwen Ackermann, Christoff Zalpour
156Balance Training in Modern Dancers: Proprioceptive-Neuromuscular Training vs Kinesio Taping Demet Tekin, Ani Agopyan, Gul Baltaci
166Musculoskeletal Health Complaints and Corresponding Risk Factors Among Music Students: Study Process, Analysis Strategies, and Interim Results from a Prospective Cohort Study Nikolaus Ballenberger, Dirk Möller, Christoff Zalpour
175Effects of Playing Position on Hydration Status in Collegiate Marching Band Musicians Nobuo Yasuda, Shuto Ito
183Effect of Using Ergobrass Ergonomic Supports on Postural Muscles in Trumpet, Trombone, and French Horn Players Kevin Price, Alan H.D. Watson
191Challenges Faced by Woodwind Players in Malaysia While Fasting During Ramadan: A Case Study Karen Anne Lonsdale, Fariba Hossein Abadi
198Cardiorespiratory Profile and Performance Demands of Elite Hip-Hop Dancers: Breaking and New Style Matthew A. Wyon, Julie Harris, Faye Adams, Ross Cloak, Frances A. Clarke, Janine Bryant
205Combined Acquisition Method of Image and Signal Technique (CAMIST) for Assessment of Temporomandibular Disorders in Performing Arts Medicine Miguel Pais Clemente, Joaquim Gabriel Mendes, Ricardo Vardasca, Afonso Pinhão Ferreira, José Manuel Amarante
213Effect of Fatigue on Functional Movement Screening Performance in Dancers Ross Armstrong, Christopher Michael Brogden, Debbie Milner, Debbie Norris, Matt Greig
220Christoph Wagner (1931-2013): Father of Music Physiology and Musicians' Medicine in Germany [In Memoriam] Ulrike Wohlwender View this article for Free!
221Prioritising Performance--Where Does Health Fit In? [Editorial] Bronwen J. Ackermann View this article for Free!


Manuscript Submission Information

The Voice The Voice
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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Performing Arts Medicine, 3rd ed. Performing Arts Medicine, 3rd ed.
Edited by Robert T. Sataloff, Alice G. Brandfonbrener, and Richard J. Lederman
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In memory of
Alice G. Brandfonbrener, MD

A pioneer in the field of performing arts medicine
and founding editor of MPPA.

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