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).
Volume 31, Number 1
Table of Contents:
|1||Is 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
|8||Occupational Diseases of Professional Orchestra Musicians from Northern Portugal: A Descriptive Study
Cláudia Maria Sousa, Jorge Pereira Machado, Henry Johannes Greten, Daniela Coimbra
|13||Injuries 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
|18||Subjective 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 |
|25||Bone Mineral Density in Elite DanceSport Athletes
Helena Kruusamäe, Katre Maasalu, Jaak Jürimäe
|29||Hearing Health in College Instrumental Musicians and Prevention of Hearing Loss
Anne D. Olson, Lori F. Gooding, Fara Shikoh, Julie Graf
|37||Life Expectancy and Cause of Death in Popular Musicians: Is the Popular Musician Lifestyle the Road to Ruin?
Dianna T. Kenny, Anthony Asher
|45||Brain Activation During Singing: "Clef de Sol Activation" Is the "Concert" of the Human Brain
[Review] Ioannis N. Mavridis, Efstratios-Stylianos Pyrgelis
|51||Raynaud's Phenomenon in a Slap Bass Player: A Case Report
[Case Reports] Jørgen Riis Jepsen, Jane Angel Simonsen
|54||Abstracts from the Literature [Abstracts] William J. Dawson |
|57||Cómo tocar sin dolor. By Tomás Martín López.
[Book Review] Jaume Rosset-Llobet
|58||Risk Factors for Musculoskeletal Disorders in Musicians [Letter] J. Davies, S. Mangion |
|59||MPPA Welcomes a New Editor
[Editorial] Bronwen J. Ackermann
Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the
Dutch Performing Arts Medicine Association!
In memory of
Alice G. Brandfonbrener, MD
A pioneer in the field of performing arts medicine
and founding editor of MPPA.
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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