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Aerosol Study: April 2021 Updates

There have been some exciting new developments in the Aerosol Study over the last week [NB: Week of April 12, 2021]. There are summarized in the bullet points below. Visit the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) web page to view the direct links.

Scientific Study Prepress Paper (40+ pages)

A scientific preprint of the research paper: “Measurements and Simulations of Aerosol Released while Singing and Playing Wind Instruments” based off the aerosol study is now …

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“Keep moving forward”: Kathryn Morgan on weight, roles, dancing

In Pointe Magazine, October 13, 2020, ballet soloist Kathryn Morgan discusses her roles and experiences at the Miami City Ballet, including why she left.
https://www.pointemagazine.com/kathryn-morgan-advice-2648194040.html
See also the mentioned YouTube video in the editor’s note, as well as the “related links” that follow the article.

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AATA meeting – Oct 9 2020 – Report on Status of Aerosol Study – University of Colorado

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Sunshine for Health by Jeeyoon Kim

Sunshine for Health
By Jeeyoon Kim • Oct. 2, 2020
Reprinted with permission, courtesy of Jeeyoon Kim
Hello friends!
Last week I got my first blood test result back and it turned out that my vitamin D level was 12 (which apparently is in the sphere of severe deficiency). The doctor asked me if I had been living in a cave for years, and I joked that mine was called ‘living with a piano’. On a serious note, I was …

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From DANCER to DOCTOR – My Perspective, by Dana Sheng, MD

From DANCER to DOCTOR – My Perspective
Dana Sheng, MD
Though I did not become a professional dancer, my lifelong training and love for dance are the forces that led me to sports and performing arts medicine. When I was in medical school, I decided I wanted to work with ballet companies like the Boston Ballet. However, it was not until residency that I actually had the opportunity to work with dancers. Through Dr. Lauren Elson, I was connected with …

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Is Ballet A Sport? Doctors And Dancers Think So

Comparing the athleticism of ballet dancers and football players: read and listen to this interview-based article—Is Ballet A Sport? Doctors And Dancers Think So—presented on IdeaStream.

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Members of the Athletes and the Arts Coalition met October 16 in Indianapolis (photo inside)

Members of the Athletes and the Arts Coalition met October 16 in Indianapolis to set strategy for its work to address health and safety issues for performing artists.

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About the 1 Page Fact Sheets; Sharing and Usage

Unique to Athletes and the Arts is our collection of one page educational fact sheets, devoted to helping and guiding performing artists, music teachers and other educators, medical professionals, and all those instrumental in the well-being and care of any performing artist.
Visitors are encouraged to share the link to our collection or to any specific fact sheet’s post, or print or email the PDF itself (do not, however, distribute any PDF/fact sheet on a different website or publication without …

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