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).
Volume 32, Number 1
Table of Contents:
|1||Physical Activity Participation and Nutrition and Physical Activity Knowledge in University Dance Students
Katherine Hanna, Anne Hanley, Avril Huddy, Michael McDonald, Fiona Willer
|8||Association 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 |
|13||Gender Differences in Mortality and Morbidity Patterns in Popular Musicians Across the Lifespan Dianna T. Kenny, Anthony Asher |
|20||A 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 |
|33||Movements of the Glottis During Horn Performance: A Pilot Study Peter W. Iltis, Sarah L. Gillespie, Jens Frahm, Dirk Voit, Arun Joseph, Eckart Altenmuller |
|40||The Relationship Between Muscular Strength and Dance Injuries: A Systematic Review
[Review] João Paulo Moita, Alexandre Nunes, José Esteves, Raul Oliveira, Luis Xarez |
|51||Musculoskeletal Injury Profile of Circus Artists: A Systematic Review of the Literature [Review] H.E.G. Wolfenden, M. Angioi |
|60||Could 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 |
|61||How much training is too much? [Editorial] Bronwen J. Ackermann |
Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the
Dutch Performing Arts Medicine Association!
In memory of
Alice G. Brandfonbrener, MD
A pioneer in the field of performing arts medicine
and founding editor of MPPA.
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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