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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 1
Volume 32, Number 1
March 2017


Table of Contents:
1Physical Activity Participation and Nutrition and Physical Activity Knowledge in University Dance Students Katherine Hanna, Anne Hanley, Avril Huddy, Michael McDonald, Fiona Willer
8Association of Arm Position and Playing Time with Prevalence of Complaints of the Arm, Neck, and/or Shoulder (CANS) in Amateur Musicians: A Cross-Sectional Pilot Study Among University Students Laura M. Kok, Bionka M.A. Huisstede, Taco J. Douglas, Rob G.H.H. Nelissen
13Gender Differences in Mortality and Morbidity Patterns in Popular Musicians Across the Lifespan Dianna T. Kenny, Anthony Asher
20A Cross-Sectional Study of Pain Among U.S. College Music Students and Faculty Jeremy L. Stanek, Kevin D. Komes, Fred A. Murdock, Jr.
27 Prevalence and Associated Factors of Playing-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Brazilian Violin Players Frederico Barreto Kochem, Julio Guilherme Silva
33Movements of the Glottis During Horn Performance: A Pilot Study Peter W. Iltis, Sarah L. Gillespie, Jens Frahm, Dirk Voit, Arun Joseph, Eckart Altenmuller
40The Relationship Between Muscular Strength and Dance Injuries: A Systematic Review [Review] João Paulo Moita, Alexandre Nunes, José Esteves, Raul Oliveira, Luis Xarez
51Musculoskeletal Injury Profile of Circus Artists: A Systematic Review of the Literature [Review] H.E.G. Wolfenden, M. Angioi
60Could the Addition of Alexander Technique Improve the Effectiveness of Physical Therapy in Reducing Violinists' Neck Pain in Comparison to Physical Therapy Alone? [Letter] Arman Taheri, Mahbod Lajevardi, Sanaz Shabani, Sara Emami, Hassan Sharifi View this article for Free!
61How much training is too much? [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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