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 Medicine Association (PAMA),
the Dutch Performing Arts Medicine Association (NVDMG),
and the Australian Society for Performing Arts Healthcare (ASPAH).
Volume 35, Number 4
Table of Contents:
|181||Examining College Music Majors' Perceived Barriers and Motivation to Exercise Matthew W. Seitz, Jacob J. Levy, Barbara A. Murphy |
|187||Musicians' Earplugs: Do They Affect Performance or Listeners' Perceptions? Karen S. Thomas, Raychl Smith, Sandra Teglas, Donald A. Hodges |
|195||Self-Reported Wellness in Training and Performance: A Comparison of Professional Ballet Dancers and Professional Athletes Carly Harrison, Scott Ruddock, Susan Mayes, Jill Cook, Paul O'Halloran, Katia Ferrar, Mandy Ruddock-Hudson |
|201||Upper-Body Posture in Adolescent Pianists: A Cross-Sectional Study Eleni Pappa, Yannis Koutedakis, Vassilis Sideris, Themistoklis Tsatalas, Giannis Giakas |
|214||Health Problems in Conservatoire Students: A Retrospective Study Focusing on Playing-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders and Mental Health Suze Steemers, Rogier M. van Rijn, Marienke van Middelkoop, Sita M.A. Bierma-Zeinstra, Janine H. Stubbe |
|220||T2 MRI Mapping of Knee Cartilage in Professional Ballet Dancers Omer Kazci, Hasan Yigit, Pinar Kosar |
|226||Music to Our Ears: Are Dancers at Risk for High Sound Level Exposure? Haley Busenbarrick, Kathleen L. Davenport |
|233||Here's To Our Community [Editorial] Shaw Bronner |
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.