1 Page Fact Sheets

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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Preventing Overuse Injuries in Instrumentalists

There are basically two types of injuries: acute and overuse. Acute injuries are usually the result of a single, traumatic event. Overuse injuries, on the other hand, occur to tendons, muscles, joints, and other tissues as a result of repetitive activity that creates small amounts of trauma over time. Common examples include carpal tunnel syndrome, wrist tenosynovitis, and muscle/fascia pain syndrome. Instrumentalists often sustain overuse injuries in the hand, wrist, and arm muscles and tendons, as well as weakness and …

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Get Involved with Athletes and the Arts – One Page Fact Sheet

We have a very compelling issue that needs attention at all levels. Your grass roots efforts in helping to promote the Athletes and the Arts (AATA) initiative can build momentum, fulfill a social need, and help an under-served population. Key target audiences include: performing artists of all types and ages, medical professionals, music/band/dance teachers, choreographers, artist reps/agents/managers, and parents.
Click for information on how to get involved.

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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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Musicians and Hearing Loss – One Page Fact Sheet

View a one-page summary (PDF) on Musicians and Hearing Loss.
• 50% of musicians may have problems with hearing loss.
• Listening to music, live or recorded, in performance or rehearsal, can result in significant exposure to high sound levels.
• Risk of injury is based on a combination of sound intensity and duration.
• Hearing loss is cumulative: all sources (24/7) of elevated sound levels contribute.
• Permanent noise-induced hearing loss is irreversible.
• Temporary noise-induced hearing loss is …

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NOMC Safe Sounds Poster

Download the NOMC Safe Sounds Poster – SoundSense Pstr NOLA

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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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Tips for Music Teachers – One Page Fact Sheet

As a teacher you play an integral part in the health of the performing artist athlete. Athletes and the Arts wants to equip you with an arsenal of tools to ensure your students have a long and healthy life with their art.
Download the Music Teachers – 1 Page Educational Fact Sheet

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