Performance Types

POSTER – Injury Risk in a Collegiate Marching Band – Melissa Hatheway, University of North Texas

POSTER – Injury Risk in a Collegiate Marching Band – Melissa Hatheway, University of North Texas

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POSTER – Injury Risk in Collegiate Orchestra Musicians – Katrin Meidell, University of North Texas

POSTER – Injury Risk in Collegiate Orchestra Musicians – Katrin Meidell, University of North Texas

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Dance Education and Injury Prevention – Overview (Dr. Clay Miller)

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Current Concepts in Dance Medicine (Dr. Clay Miller)

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Janet Horvath – Author of Playing Less Hurt

—Janet Horvath, associate principal cello of the Minnesota Orchestra for more than three decades, is a soloist, writer, and award-winning advocate for injury prevention. Her acclaimed book Playing (Less) Hurt An Injury Prevention Guide for Musicians is available on Amazon or at www.halleonard.com
Janet Horvath – Injuries Among Young People on the Rise
Interview with Janet Horvath: Author of Playing Less Hurt – Minnesota Public Radio
Janet Horvath – Playing Less Hurt (Video)

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Practice Considerations for the Musician (Sean McGowan)

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Key Injury Prevention Articles Sorted by Instrument Category – PAMA

Key References for Musician Medical Problems by Instrument / Voice Type
As suggested by Dr William Dawson (PAMA)
 
Piano / keyboards:
Bragge P, Bialocerkowski A, McMeeken J: Musculoskeletal injuries in elite pianists: Prevalence and associated risk factors.  Aust J Mus Educ 2008;1:18-31
Brass instrumentalists:
Chesky K, Devroop K, Ford J III: Medical problems of brass instrumentalists: Prevalence rates for trumpet, trombone, French horn, and low brass.Med Probl Perform Art  2002;17(2):93-98
Woodwind instrumentalists (and all types):
Dawson WJ: Common problems of wind instrumentalists. Med …

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Tips to Keep Marching Bands Healthy and Hydrated on The Field

With the beat of a drum, the blow of a whistle, and the blare of the brass section, marching bands across the country are practicing formations and new musical routines in anticipation of the start of school year. Recognizing the unique needs of these performers, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) has issued timely guidelines to ensure safety on the field and in the parade line.
“Marching band members, just like athletes, need to be well conditioned and prepared for …

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