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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 34 Issue 2
Volume 34, Number 2
June 2019

Table of Contents:
63The Life History of Performance Anxiety in Japanese Professional Orchestral Players: A Case Series Shizuka Sutani, Taichi Akutsu
72Fight Song on Mute: University Pep Band Member Noise Dosages and Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Knowledge Evan Edwards
79Relationship Between Performance Competence and Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Contemporary Dance Sarah C. Needham-Beck, Matthew A. Wyon, Emma Redding
85A Revised Occupational Stress Measure for Popular Musicians: Pilot Test of Validity and Reliability Benjamin King, Lloyd Berg, Jessica Koenig, J. Jade Adair, Carlos Tirado
92Causes of Death of Professional Musicians in the Classical Genre Tuire Kuusi, Jari Haukka, Liisa Myllykangas, Irma Järvelä
98Sound Exposure of Secondary School Music Students During Individual Study Matilde A. Rodrigues, Sandra Gonçalves, Paula Neves, Manuela V. Silva
102Unusual Cause of Lateral Elbow Pain: A Case Report of Anconeus Muscle Contusion [Case Reports] Muhsin Engin Uluc, Atilla Hikmet Cilengir, Cemal Kazimoglu, Özgür Tosun
105Health Education Literacy and Accessibility for Musicians: A Global Approach. Report from the Worldwide Universities Network Project Vera A. Baadjou, Suzanne I. Wijsman, Jane Ginsborg, Christine Guptill, Rae de Lisle, Bridget Rennie-Salonen, Peter Visentin, Bronwen J. Ackermann
108Health Status of Live Theater Actors: A Systematic Literature Review [Review] Eric Martin, Claudio Battaglini
118Is It Anxiety or Arousal That Can Facilitate Musical Performance? [Letter] Patrick Gannon View this article for Free!
120The Piano and the Couch: Music and Psyche. By Margret Elson [Book Review] Michael D. Singer View this article for Free!
122Diversity and training in performing arts medicine [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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