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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: 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).

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Medical Problems of Performing Artists - Volume 32 Issue 3
Volume 32, Number 3
September 2017


Table of Contents:
125Playing the Clarinet: Influence of Body Posture on Muscle Activity and Sound Quality V.A.E. Baadjou, M.D.F. van Eijsden-Besseling, J.A.M.C.F. Verbunt, R.A. de Bie, R.P.J. Geers, R.J.E.M. Smeets, H.A.M. Seelen
132Reducing Risk of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss in Collegiate Music Ensembles Using Ambient Technology Jason Powell, Kris Chesky
139Analysis of High-Density Surface EMG and Finger Pressure in the Left Forearm of Violin Players: A Feasibility Study Paolo Cattarello, Roberto Merletti, Francesco Petracca
152Overuse Injuries in Professional Anatolian Folk Dancers: A Descriptive Study Verified with MRI Neslihan Aksu, Vefa Atansay, Taner Aksu, Sukriye Damla Kara, Safiye Koculu, Isik Karalok
159Effect of Arm Position on Width of the Subacromial Space of Upper String Musicians Elliot V. Smithson, Elizabeth Reed Smith, Gary McIlvain, Mark K. Timmons
165Leg-Length in Relation to Selected Ballet Performance Indicators C.C. Karpodini, M.A. Wyon, N. Comoutos, Y. Koutedakis
170Epidemiology of Dance-Related Injuries Presenting to Emergency Departments in the United States, 2000-2013 Amy Jo Vassallo, Claire Hiller, Emmanuel Stamatakis, Evangelos Pappas
176Analysis of Anteroposterior Spinal Curvatures in Child Violinists from Music Schools Anna Cyganska, Aleksandra Truszczynska-Baszak, Justyna Drzal-Grabiec, Adam Tarnowski
180Towards a Japanese PAMA: The Japan Musicians' Medicine Conference [Performing Arts Medicine Abroad] Naotaka Sakai View this article for Free!
181SaludarteHabana 2016: International Congress on Diseases and Rehabilitation of Professionals in the Arts [Performing Arts Medicine Abroad] David Hinkamp View this article for Free!
182Musculoskeletal Problems in Performers [letter] [Letter] David Fielding View this article for Free!
183The Sickness of Stigmas [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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