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NOMC Safe Sounds Poster

Download the NOMC Safe Sounds Poster – SoundSense Pstr NOLA

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Keeping Your Voice Healthy – One Page Fact Sheet

The voice professional uses more than just his or her mouth, throat, vocal cords and lungs in producing sound. Although these organs are very important in making vocal sounds, the entire body is involved in the act of producing your voice. Your body is your instrument, and maintaining it in optimal condition goes a long way towards creating beautiful music. Here are some guidelines on keeping singers healthy.
 
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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.
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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.

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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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