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Female Athlete Triad

The female athlete triad (Triad) refers to the interrelationships among energy availability, menstrual function, and bone mineral density, which may have clinical manifestations including eating disorders, functional hypothalamic amenorrhea, and osteoporosis. With proper nutrition, these same relationships promote robust health.  This can be an issue for both sport athletes and performing artists, especially dancers.

http://journals.lww.com/acsm-msse/Fulltext/2007/10000/The_Female_Athlete_Triad.26.aspx

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Insight Newsletter

Quarterly updated newsletters from the National Center for Drug Free Sport which include current topics around sport athlete drug and supplement use. Many of these issues are applicable to performing artists as well. The below link takes you to the website with the updated newsletters.
Visit the National Center for Drug Free Sport website
Specific articles of interest noted below:
-Pain killer and prescription drug overuse.
Insight pain killer article
-Kratom, A High Risk Supplement
-An Update on E-cigarettes
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Athletes and the Arts Gear

Show your support for Athletes and the Arts! Check out our new gift shop for shirts, hats, mugs and more!
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AATA Ambassador – Kathryn Morgan

Kathryn Morgan began studying ballet at age three at Mobile Ballet in her hometown of Mobile, Alabama. She attended the summer program at the School of American Ballet in 2004 and enrolled as a full time student that fall. Kathryn joined New York City Ballet as an apprentice in June of 2006 and became a member of the corps de ballet of the Company in February of 2007. In October 2009, Kathryn was promoted to soloist. Kathryn left the company due …

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Athletes and the Arts Overview – One Page Fact Sheet

ATHLETES AND THE ARTS links the communities of sport athletes and performing artists through collaborative exchange and programs focusing on wellness, training and performance research. ATHLETES AND THE ARTS recognizes that many performers are athletes whose health and performance can benefit from knowledge, programs and techniques developed for sport athletes.

Download the Athletes and the Arts General Handout
 

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NOMC Safe Sounds Poster

Download the NOMC Safe Sounds Poster – SoundSense Pstr NOLA

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Keeping Your Voice Healthy – One Page Fact Sheet

The voice professional uses more than just his or her mouth, throat, vocal cords and lungs in producing sound. Although these organs are very important in making vocal sounds, the entire body is involved in the act of producing your voice. Your body is your instrument, and maintaining it in optimal condition goes a long way towards creating beautiful music. Here are some guidelines on keeping singers healthy.
 
Download the Keeping Your Voice Healthy one-page PDF fact sheet

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Tips for Performing Artist – One Page Fact Sheet

Athletes and the Arts recognizes performers as athletes whose health and performance can benefit from knowledge, programs and techniques developed for sport athletes. The tips in this handout will help you become a healthy and happier performer.
Download the Performing Artist 1 Page Fact Sheet

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