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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 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 1
Volume 35, Number 1
March 2020

Table of Contents:
1The Collegiate Irish Dancer's Experience of Injury: A Qualitative Study Owen Higginbotham, Roisin Cahalan
10Fit to Dance Survey: Elements of Lifestyle and Injury Incidence in Chinese Dancers Yanan Dang, Yiannis Koutedakis, Matthew Wyon
19Elevated Forearm Coactivation Levels and Higher Temporal Variability in String Players with Musicians' Dystonia During Demanding Playing Conditions Florian Worschech, Michael Großbach, Bettina Bläsing, Eckart Altenmüller
28Intra- and Inter-Rater Reliability of a Ballet-based Dance Technique Screening Instrument Shaw Bronner, Ivetta Lassey, Jessie R. Lesar, Zachary G. Shaver, Catherine Turner
35Effect of Toe Type on Static Balance in Ballet Dancers [OPEN ACCESS] Momoko Kizawa, Toshito Yasuda, Hiroaki Shima, Katsunori Mori, Seiya Tsujinaka, Masashi Neo View this article for Free!
42Embouchure Muscle Activity in Student and Elite Trumpeters Alan H.D. Watson, Kevin Price
54Physiological Characteristics of Musical Theatre Performers and the Effect on Cardiorespiratory Demand Whilst Singing and Dancing N. Stephens, Matthew Wyon
59An Overview of Premenstrual Voice Syndrome: Definition, Treatment, and Future Trajectories [Review] Sasha L. Kaye


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
For more information or to order, click here.
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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