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Announcing
A New Editor

Bronwen J. Ackermann, PT, PhD
University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia


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: Donna Krasnow, PhD

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).

Current Issue

Medical Problems of Performing Artists - Volume 31 Issue 1
Volume 31, Number 1
March 2016


Table of Contents:
1Is Playing in the Pit Really the Pits?: Pain, Strength, Music Performance Anxiety, and Workplace Satisfaction in Professional Musicians in Stage, Pit, and Combined Stage/Pit Orchestras Dianna T. Kenny, Tim Driscoll Dianna T. Kenny, Tim Driscoll, Bronwen J. Ackermann
8Occupational Diseases of Professional Orchestra Musicians from Northern Portugal: A Descriptive Study Cláudia Maria Sousa, Jorge Pereira Machado, Henry Johannes Greten, Daniela Coimbra
13Injuries Among Italian DanceSport Athletes: A Questionnaire Survey Leonardo Pellicciari, Daniele Piscitelli, Marilena De Vita, Lucia D'Ingianna, Serenella Bacciu, Giacomo Perno, Laura Lunetta, Eugenia Rosulescu, Cesare Giuseppe Cerri, Calogero Foti
18Subjective and Objective Analyses of Voice Improvement After Phonosurgery in Professional Voice Users Guilherme Simas do Amaral Catani, Rogério Hamerschmidt, Ana Tereza Ramos Moreira, Jorge Rufino Ribas Timi, Gislaine Richter Minhoto Wiemes, Jorge Ido, Evaldo Macedo
25Bone Mineral Density in Elite DanceSport Athletes Helena Kruusamäe, Katre Maasalu, Jaak Jürimäe
29Hearing Health in College Instrumental Musicians and Prevention of Hearing Loss Anne D. Olson, Lori F. Gooding, Fara Shikoh, Julie Graf
37Life Expectancy and Cause of Death in Popular Musicians: Is the Popular Musician Lifestyle the Road to Ruin? Dianna T. Kenny, Anthony Asher
45Brain Activation During Singing: "Clef de Sol Activation" Is the "Concert" of the Human Brain [Review] Ioannis N. Mavridis, Efstratios-Stylianos Pyrgelis
51Raynaud's Phenomenon in a Slap Bass Player: A Case Report [Case Reports] Jørgen Riis Jepsen, Jane Angel Simonsen
54Abstracts from the Literature [Abstracts] William J. Dawson View this article for Free!
57Cómo tocar sin dolor. By Tomás Martín López. [Book Review] Jaume Rosset-Llobet View this article for Free!
58Risk Factors for Musculoskeletal Disorders in Musicians [Letter] J. Davies, S. Mangion View this article for Free!
59MPPA Welcomes a New Editor [Editorial] Bronwen J. Ackermann View this article for Free!

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Gefeliciteerd!
Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the
Dutch Performing Arts Medicine Association!

In memory of
Alice G. Brandfonbrener, MD
1931–2014


A pioneer in the field of performing arts medicine
and founding editor of MPPA.

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