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 Dutch Performing Arts Medicine Association (NVDMG)
and the Australian Society for Performing Arts Healthcare (ASPAH).
Volume 36, Number 1
Table of Contents:
|1||Impact of Psychic Traumatization on the Development of Musicians' Dystonia: Six Exploratory Case Studies [Open Access] Johann Schneider, Daniel S. Scholz, Eckart Altenmüller |
|10||Modified Graded Motor Imagery for Musicians' Focal Dystonia: A Case Series Marina Ramella, Francesca Borgnis, Giulia Giacobbi, Anna Castagna, Francesca Baglio, Marco Cortesi, Rosa Maria Converti |
|18||Lower Limb Takeoff Mechanics During a Leap in Dancers With and Without Flexor Hallucis Longus Tendinopathy Hai-Jung Steffi Shih, K. Michael Rowley, Kornelia Kulig |
|27||Reliability of a Barre-Mounted Dynamometer-Stabilizing Device in Measuring Dance-Specific Muscle Performance Melissa Strzelinski, Lori Thein Brody, Jo Armour Smith, Shaw Bronner |
|34||Patellofemoral Chondropathy Areas in Folk Dancers: An MRI Study Neslihan Aksu, Vefa Atansay, Taner Aksu, Isik Karalok|
|39||Heart Rate Response and Subjective Rating of Perceived Exertion to a Simulated Latin DanceSport Competition in Experienced Latin Dancers Encarnación Liébana, Cristina Monleón, Consuelo Moratal, Amador Garcia-Ramos |
|45||Kinematic Analysis of the Coupling Between Calcaneal Eversion and Ankle Dorsiflexion in a Contemporary Dancer's Demi-Plié Anna Schrefl, Rolf van de Langenberg, Andrea Schärli |
|54||Implementation of Calf Endurance Training in a Touring Group of Professional Circus Performers: A Feasibility Study Charlotte Ganderton, Michael Henry, Andrew Walker, Paul McGinley, Evert Verhagen|
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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In memory of
Alice G. Brandfonbrener, MD
A pioneer in the field of performing arts medicine
and founding editor of MPPA.