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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).

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Medical Problems of Performing Artists - Volume 33 Issue 4
Volume 33, Number 4
December 2018


Table of Contents:
225Body Satisfaction, Performance Perception, and Weight Loss Behavior in Young Female Dancers Marina G. Gearhart, Dai Sugimoto, William P. Meehan III, Andrea Stracciolini
231Muscle Activation in the Main Muscle Groups of the Lower Limbs in High-Level Dancesport Athletes Encarnación Liébana, Cristina Monleón, Raquel Morales, Carlos Pablos, Consuelo Moratal, Esther Blasco
238Pain Perception in Clarinetists with Playing-Related Pain After Implementing a Specific Exercise Program Clara Gallego Cerveró, Julio Martín Ruiz, Laura Ruiz Sanchis, Concepción Ros Ros
243Heeled Shoes Increase Knee Work Demand During Repeated Hopping in Dancers Pamela Mikkelsen, Danielle N. Jarvis, Kornelia Kulig
251Influence of Different Instrument Carrying Systems on the Kinematics of the Spine of Saxophonists Stephanie Piatek, Jürgen Hartmann, Petra Günther, Daniela Adolf, Egbert Johannes Seidel
258"Leave It All Behind": The Role of Mental Demands and Mental Detachment in Relation to Dance Students' Health and Well-Being Yannick A. Balk, Jan de Jonge, Rogier van Rijn, Janine Stubbe
265Musculoskeletal Demands in Violin and Viola Playing: A Literature Review [Review] Nadine Rensing, Heike Schemmann, Christoff Zalpour
275Balance in Theatrical Dance Performance: A Systematic Review [Review] Frances Clarke, Yiannis Koutedakis, Margaret Wilson, Matthew Wyon
286Recognizing and Managing Snapping Hip Syndrome in Dancers [Review] Esther C. Nolton, Jatin P. Ambegaonkar
292Removing Boundaries to Enhance Communication Between People [Editorial] Shaw Bronner View this article for Free!

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Alice G. Brandfonbrener, MD
1931–2014


A pioneer in the field of performing arts medicine
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