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 2
Table of Contents:
|77||Influence of Movement Quality on Heart Rate While Performing the Dance-Specific Aerobic Fitness Test (DAFT) in Preprofessional Contemporary Dancers Annemiek Tiemens, Rogier M. van Rijn, Matthew A. Wyon, Emma Redding, Janine H. Stubbe|
|82||Playing-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders Among Classical Piano Students at Tertiary Institutions in Malaysia: Proportion and Associated Risk Factors Chia-Ying Ling, Fung-Chiat Loo, Titi Rahmawati Hamedon |
|90||Bone Mineral Density in Collegiate Dance Majors Compared to Healthy Controls Gregory S. Farnell, Valerie J. Williams, Kristin Bogda |
|95||Hamstring Flexibility Is Not Correlated with Isokinetic Knee Muscle Strength in Female Modern Dancers Ani Agopyan |
|102||Resistance Training for Professional String Musicians: A Prospective Intervention Study Bertil Lundborg, Wilhelmus Johannes Andreas Grooten|
|111||A Tenuous Pas de Deux: Examining University Dancers' Access to and Satisfaction with Healthcare Delivery Tina J. Wang, Jeffrey A. Russell |
|118||General Health Status, Music Performance Anxiety, and Coping Methods of Musicians Working in Turkish State Symphony Orchestras: A Cross-Sectional Study Onur Topoglu, Derya Karagulle, Tuba Uslay Keskin, Filiz Abacigil, Pinar Okyay |
|124||Popular Musician Responses to Mental Health Treatment Lloyd Berg, Benjamin King, Jessica Koenig, Roger Lowell McRoberts|
|131||Effects of an Education and Prevention Course for University Music Students on Their Body Awareness and Attitude Toward Health and Prevention Kári Árnason, Kristín Briem, Árni Árnason |
|137||Neuromuscular Re-Education Programs for Musicians with Focal Hand Dystonia: A Systematic Review [Review] Ashley M. Enke, Gail A. Poskey |
|146||Making health care worth it: increasing value and awareness in performing arts medicine [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.