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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 2
Volume 33, Number 2
June 2018

Table of Contents:
77Influence of Movement Quality on Heart Rate While Performing the Dance-Specific Aerobic Fitness Test (DAFT) in Preprofessional Contemporary Dancers Annemiek Tiemens, Rogier M. van Rijn, Matthew A. Wyon, Emma Redding, Janine H. Stubbe
82Playing-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders Among Classical Piano Students at Tertiary Institutions in Malaysia: Proportion and Associated Risk Factors Chia-Ying Ling, Fung-Chiat Loo, Titi Rahmawati Hamedon
90Bone Mineral Density in Collegiate Dance Majors Compared to Healthy Controls Gregory S. Farnell, Valerie J. Williams, Kristin Bogda
95Hamstring Flexibility Is Not Correlated with Isokinetic Knee Muscle Strength in Female Modern Dancers Ani Agopyan
102Resistance Training for Professional String Musicians: A Prospective Intervention Study Bertil Lundborg, Wilhelmus Johannes Andreas Grooten
111A Tenuous Pas de Deux: Examining University Dancers' Access to and Satisfaction with Healthcare Delivery Tina J. Wang, Jeffrey A. Russell
118General Health Status, Music Performance Anxiety, and Coping Methods of Musicians Working in Turkish State Symphony Orchestras: A Cross-Sectional Study Onur Topoglu, Derya Karagulle, Tuba Uslay Keskin, Filiz Abacigil, Pinar Okyay
124Popular Musician Responses to Mental Health Treatment Lloyd Berg, Benjamin King, Jessica Koenig, Roger Lowell McRoberts
131Effects of an Education and Prevention Course for University Music Students on Their Body Awareness and Attitude Toward Health and Prevention Kári Árnason, Kristín Briem, Árni Árnason
137Neuromuscular Re-Education Programs for Musicians with Focal Hand Dystonia: A Systematic Review [Review] Ashley M. Enke, Gail A. Poskey
146Making health care worth it: increasing value and awareness 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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