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 Medical Association (PAMA),
the Dutch Performing Arts Medicine Association (NVDMG),
and the Australian Society for Performing Arts Healthcare (ASPAH).
Volume 33, Number 1
Table of Contents:
|1||Prevalence of Orofacial Changes in Wind Instrumentalists: A Cross-Sectional Pilot Study in Brazil José Cristiano Ramos Glória, Amanda Âmbar Balestra, Nayara Santos Iasbik, Dhelfeson Willya Douglas-De-Oliveira, Olga Dumont Flecha, Patricia Furtado Gonçalves|
|6||Impact of Changes in Playing Time on Playing-Related Musculoskeletal Pain in String Music Students Judith Robitaille, Yannick Tousignant-Laflamme, Manon Guay|
|14||Health-Related Quality of Life in University Dance Students Hayley M. White, Johanna M. Hoch, Matthew C. Hoch|
|20||Comparison of Lower Extremity Muscle Flexibility in Amateur and Trained Bharatanatyam Dancers and Nondancers Monica Sharma, Shibili Nuhmani, Deepti Wardhan, Qassim I. Muaidi|
|26||Epidemiology, Treatment Efficacy, and Anxiety Aspects of Music Students Affected by Playing-Related Pain: A Retrospective Evaluation with Follow-up Christos I. Ioannou, Julia Hafer, André Lee, Eckart Altenmüller|
|39||Effects of Aging on Musical Performance in Professional Orchestral Musicians Dianna T. Kenny, Tim Driscoll, Bronwen J. Ackermann|
|47||Extent of Playing-Related Musculoskeletal Problems in the Irish Traditional Music Community: A Survey Mark Porter, Iseult M. Wilson, Liz Doherty, Justin Magee|
|56||Musculoskeletal Assessments Used in Quantitatively Based Studies About Posture and Movement in High String Players: A Systematic Review [Review] Heike Schemmann, Nadine Rensing, Christoff Zalpour|
|72||Dancer Wellness. M. Virginia Wilmerding and Donna H. Krasnow, eds. [Book Review] Esther C. Nolton |
|73||Managing Stage Fright: A Guide for Musicians and Music Teachers.
By Julie Jaffee Nagel
[Book Review] Patrick Gannon |
|74||PAM Day: Department of Performing Arts Medicine, University College London [meeting] [Performing Arts Medicine Abroad] Hara Trouli |
|75||Pain Across Artists' Lifespan [Editorial] Bronwen J. Ackermann |
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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In memory of
Alice G. Brandfonbrener, MD
A pioneer in the field of performing arts medicine
and founding editor of MPPA.