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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 Medicine 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 35 Issue 3
Volume 35, Number 3
September 2020

Table of Contents:
121Characteristics and Extent of Mental Health Issues in Contemporary Dance Students D. van Winden, R.M. van Rijn, G.J.P. Savelsbergh, R.R.D. Oudejans, J.H. Stubbe
130Comparison of Strength and Dexterity in Professional and Student Violinists: Setting Foundations to Guide Rehabilitation Valeria Prada, Laura Mori, Elena Prato, Mehrnaz Hamedani, Susanna Accogli, Marina Grandis, Angelo Schenone
138Musicians Have Thicker Median Nerve Cross Sectional Area and More Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Than Non-Musicians Emily Pratt, Henning Vauth, Gary McIlvain, Mark K. Timmons
145Shoulder Range of Motion and Strength Characteristics in Circus Acrobats Carlie Huberman, Melissa Scales, Srikant Vallabhajosula
153Rates and Patterns of Playing-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Drummers [OPEN ACCESS] Nadia R. Azar View this article for Free!
162Violists and Violinists Report More Intense Hand Pain on NRS Than Other Orchestra Musicians Martti Vastamäki, Heidi Vastamäki, Leena Ristolainen, Katri Laimi, Mikhail Saltychev
167 Occupational Health Problems of Classical Guitarists Nabeel Zuhdi, Kris Chesky, Sajid Surve, Yein Lee


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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