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Lightning Safety

The below PDF provides a Lightning Safety policy developed by one of the AATA collaborating organizations, The National Athletic Trainers’ Association.
Lightning is the most dangerous and frequent encountered thunderstorm hazard that people experience every year. Over the past century, it has consistently been in the top 2 causes of storm-related deaths in the United States. During the most recent decade, lightning was responsible for an average of 42 fatalities yearly in the United States and an estimated 10 times …

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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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Tips for Medical Professionals – One Page Fact Sheet

As a medical personnel, you are accustomed to working with athletes and their injuries, but it is equally important you know how to address the injuries associated with performing artists.
Medical Professionals 1 Page Fact Sheet
 

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Dental Health and Musicians – One Page Fact Sheet

As a musician, your body is your most important instrument, but for horn, reed and some string players, as well as vocalists, your teeth are a vital tool. Yearly dental exams are the best way to prevent, detect early, and treat various dental problems.
Athletes and the Arts: Dental Fact Sheet

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