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arts medicine

The study and practice of medical problems of performing artists, including musicians, vocalists, and dancers.
See also: medicine
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To develop the program, EPAM leaders consulted with national experts in performing arts medicine, including Todd Frazier, president of the National Organization for Arts in Health.
"Performing Arts Medicine." In The New Handbook of Research on Music Teaching and Learning, edited by Richard Colwell and Carol P.
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.
Similar collaboration and trust are developing in other areas of arts medicine, albeit slowly in some instances.
The Performing Arts Medicine Clinic joins the many highly specialized health-care facilities in Indiana that cater to a very particular patient need.
This literature review presents a range of innovative medical applications of music in stress management, biofeedback, psychoneuroimmunology, pain relief and performing arts medicine. More established music therapy practices in such medical areas as physical, psychiatric and geriatric rehabilitation, and palliative care have not been discussed.
Gail Berenson (GB): Tell us a little about your extensive background in music and what ultimately influenced you to choose the field of performing arts medicine as a career.
You can also contact the Performing Arts Medicine Association for referrals.
There is also material on arts medicine, hearing loss, and voice disorders.
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.

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