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arts medicine

The study and practice of medical problems of performing artists, including musicians, vocalists, and dancers.
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In 1994, I had the wonderful and unique opportunity to join the faculty of the Hannover University of Music, Drama and Media, and to establish an institute dedicated to research, prevention and treatment in performing arts medicine.
While Dutch dancers seemed to have good access to and perceptions of the medical profession prior to seeking treatment from a dance medicine specialist, these variables improved with treatment by trained performing arts medicine doctors.
It is important for health care professionals to assemble interdisciplinary teams and to affiliate with arts medicine specialists and other disciplines to provide comprehensive care for voice patients.
Similar collaboration and trust are developing in other areas of arts medicine, albeit slowly in some instances.
Kenneth Brandt received support from both the dean of the Indiana University School of Music and the dean of the IU School of Medicine to establish the Performing Arts Medicine Clinic at the IU Medical Center.
This literature review presents a range of innovative medical applications of music in stress management, biofeedback, psychoneuroimmunology, pain relief and performing arts medicine.
Organizations such as the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science, the Performing Arts Medicine Association, and the Performing Arts Special Interest Group of the Orthopedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association strive to educate healthcare professionals, dance educators, and dancers.
2) However, the concepts of arts medicine have evolved into a medical specialty, primarily since the late 1970s and early 1980s.
Dunk'N'Funk 2002 was, in fact, a celebrity basketball tournament in aid of the British Performing Arts Medicine Trust.
A new addition to the growing body of literature dealing with the medical problems of performing artists, IJAM is the offical organ of the The International Arts Medicine Association (IAMA) and The International Society for Music in Medicine (ISMIM).
While performing arts medicine is a relatively new field compared to sports medicine, the medical problems of performing artists are alarmingly common and career threatening.
Dancers are superior athletes and usually in superb condition when they deliver," says Keith Reeves, MD, a gynecologist and obstetrician at the Center for Performing Arts Medicine at The Methodist Hospital in Houston.

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