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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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ACSM May 2015 Videos

Individual talks and performances:

Steve Rock lecture and marching band performance: https://vimeo.com/138550146
Chisa Yamaguchi lecture and dance video: https://vimeo.com/138549755
Kim piano performance and talk: https://vimeo.com/138548902
Robin Kish intro to live dance performance: https://vimeo.com/138549181
Jennie Morton lecture: https://vimeo.com/138549411
Nancy Kadel lecture: https://vimeo.com/138548462
Randy Dick introductory talk: https://vimeo.com/138548102
Bronwen Ackerman keynote lecture: https://vimeo.com/138552000

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Designed for Musicians, Health Clinic Saves Lives

By Bethany Bultman, co-founding director and chair of the New Orleans Musician Assistance Foundation, August 28, 2015
August 26, 2005 was a typical lazy end of summer Friday afternoon at the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic (NOMC). At 4 pm our office administrator locked the file cabinets containing the health records of our 837 active patients, turned out the lights, and rode the elevator down seven flights to street level. It would be the last time any of our staff would …

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Athletes and the Arts: What’s the Issue? – One Page Fact Sheet

There is limited peer-review epidemiology research on performing arts injuries. However, from what exists and many anecdotal reports, it is obvious there is a need for awareness and appropriate medical support for prevention efforts.
AthArts Whats the Issue-August 2015

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A Mindfulness Approach to Warm-up for Musicians

Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way on purpose, in a particular way on purpose, in the present moment and being non-judgmental. Mindfulness includes being aware, curious, observant, being open to the experience and accepting. Thus mindfulness has to do with memory retention which is vitally important to those who worry about forgetting.
Click to download: Mindfulness Warm-Up for Musicians

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AATA Ambassador – Amy Yakima

Biography
Amy Yakima is one of the most popular and accomplished dancers in the United States. She started her training at age 3 at Noretta Dunworth School of Dance in Dearborn, MI. At age 11, she scored the coveted role of “Clara” in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular starring the Rockettesin Detroit, Michigan and New York City. After graduating high school in Northville, Michigan, Amy attended Marymount Manhattan College on scholarship for 1 year in New York City, then toured …

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