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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: Judith R. Peterson, 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).

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Medical Problems of Performing Artists - Volume 32 Issue 2
Volume 32, Number 2
June 2017


Table of Contents:
63Influence of Textured Insoles on Dynamic Postural Balance of Young Dancers Nili Steinberg, Oren Tirosh, Roger Adams, Janet Karin, Gordon Waddington
71Thumb-Rest Position and its Role in Neuromuscular Control of the Clarinet Task Kathryn E. Young, Sara A. Winges
78Effect of the Alexander Technique on Muscle Activation, Movement Kinematics, and Performance Quality in Collegiate Violinists and Violists: A Pilot Feasibility Study Rachelle C. Wolf, Harvey P. Thurmer, William P. Berg, Henry E. Cook, L. James Smart
85Torso and Bowing Arm Three-Dimensional Joint Kinematics of Elite Cellists: Clinical and Pedagogical Implications for Practice Luke Hopper, Cliffton Chan, Suzanne Wijsman, Timothy Ackland, Peter Visentin, Jacqueline Alderson
94Comparing the Impact of Specific Strength Training vs General Fitness Training on Professional Symphony Orchestra Musicians: A Feasibility Study [MPPA Open Access] Lotte Nygaard Andersen, Stephanie Mann, Birgit Juul-Kristensen, Karen Søgaard View this article for Free!
101In Their Own Words: Interviews with Musicians Reveal the Advantages and Disadvantages of Wearing Earplugs Elizabeth Francis Beach, Ian O'Brien
111Biopsychosocial Factors Associated with Foot and Ankle Pain and Injury in Irish Dance: A Prospective Study Roisin Cahalan, Helen Purtill, Kieran O'Sullivan
118Musculoskeletal Problems in Pianists and Their Influence on Professional Activity Maria Rosa Ciurana Monino, Jaume Rosset-Llobet, Luis Cibanal Juan, Maria Dolores Garcia Manzanares, Juan Diego Ramos-Pichardo
123Medicine, Performing Arts, and Science--Dancing to the Same Tune [Editorial] Bronwen J. Ackermann View this article for Free!

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Gefeliciteerd!
Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the
Dutch Performing Arts Medicine Association!

In memory of
Alice G. Brandfonbrener, MD
1931–2014


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

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