About the Fact Sheets and Outreach Materials; Sharing and Usage

Athletes and the Arts’ collection of educational fact sheets and outreach materials were developed to guide performing artists, teachers and other educators, medical professionals, and all those involved 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 for educational purposes. Any use of PDF/fact sheet on a DIFFERENT website or publication requires written permission of AATA (contact Randall Dick, FACSM at 4969rwd@gmail.com).


General Overview – Integrating the Science of Sport and the Performing Arts (AATA)

How Can I Get More Involved? (AATA)

What’s the Issue? (AATA)

Promotional Ads—full page 2 full-page ads in 1 PDF

Promotional Ads—half page 3 half-page ads in 1 PDF


Dental Health and Musicians (AATA)

Exercise and Type 2 Diabetes (SCAN)

Exercise is Medicine (ACSM)

Focal Dystonia (AATA)

Grammy MusicCares Medical Coverage 2016

Grammy MusicCares Programs: MusiCares Medical Network Partners

Keeping your Voice Healthy (AATA)

Mental Health in the Performing Arts (AATA)

Performance Anxiety (AATA)

Preventing Dance Injuries (AOSSM)

Preventing Overuse Injuries in Musicians (AOSSM)

Vocal Hygiene (NOMC)


Musicians and Noise Induced Hearing Loss (AATA)

Safe Sounds (Poster) (NOMC)

Safe Sounds Hearing Loss (brochure) (NOMC)


Marching Bands – Tips to Stay Healthy and Hydrated on the Field (DCI)

The Medical Professional (AATA)

The Performing Artist (AATA)

The Teacher (AATA)


Developed for AATA by the Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN) Organization

Athletes and the Arts Nutrition Fact Sheets

  • General Athletes and the Arts
  • Nutrition for Marching Arts
  • Nutrition for Dancers and Performing Arts Athletes
  • Nutrition for Musicians and Vocalists

Alcohol and Performance


Eating Before Performing

Eating for Recovery

Eating on the Road

Gaining Weight – Building Muscle

Gluten Sensitivity


Hydration – Marching

Nutrition – Marching

Nutrition Basics for Dance Rehearsals & Performance

Nutrition for Drumline Travel and Touring

Reversing Iron Depletion


Dancer, Instrumentalist, Vocalist and Actor (DIVA)

Generic AATA slide set

Performing Arts Medicine Certificate Course