Performance Artists As Athletes

Sports scientists could help musicians and other artists endure the stresses of their craft.

(Inside Science) — They endure long hours of oft strenuous practice. The way to get better is to practice more, even when injured. For hours at a time, their hearts can beat at 65 percent of their maximum rate. Injuries are common, and there’s always someone waiting to take your spot.

Life in the arts can be tough.
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Article as featured in Inside Science.  By Chris Gorski, Senior Editor. June 13, 2014

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