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National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) Health and Safety Standard (2011)

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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)

View Practice Considerations for the Musician by Sean McGowan, DMA (DOC)

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Position Statement on Nutrition and Performance

Position Statement on Nutrition and Performance

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Video – Musician’s Performance Injuries – Prevention and Treatment – Dr. Mark Brodsky

In this series of videos, Dr. Mark Brodsky speaks with musicians about their performance related injuries and how best to treat / prevent them:
 
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Exercise is Medicine – Website

Exercise is Medicine:
Physical inactivity is a fast-growing public health problem and contributes to a variety of chronic diseases and health complications, including obesity, heart disease, diabetes,hypertension, cancer, depression and anxiety, arthritis and osteoporosis. In addition to improving a patient’s overall health, increasing physical activity has proven effective in the treatment and prevention of chronic disease. Exercise is Medicine™ is an initiative launched by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the American Medical Association (AMA) in November 2007, calling on patients to talk to their doctor about including …

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New Orleans Musicians Clinic SAFE SOUND Hearing education piece (brochure)

New Orleans Musicians Clinic SAFE SOUND Hearing education piece (brochure form)

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London 2012: Many accomplished musicians among Olympians

On Sunday, August 5, the Toronto Star published an article in their front-page section highlighting The Conservatory’s Olympic alumni, and focusing on the performance training parallels between music and sport.
Included in this article were:

Interviews with Conservatory alumni who have competed in the Olympics, past and present
Quotes from James Anagnoson, Dean, Glenn Gould School, and Jesse Cooney, Centre Coordinator, The Achievement Program
Mentions of Conservatory Medals and Exams, The Glenn Gould School, The Achievement Program, and “the …

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