Published studies include: “Physiological assessment of bagpipers: a preliminary study of cardiopulmonary parameters”; “Music Performance Anxiety in Young Musicians: Comparison of Playing Classical or Popular Music”; and “Foot and Ankle Pain and Injuries in Elite Adult Irish Dancers.”

Per the journal’s website:

Medical Problems of Performing Artists is the first clinical medical journal devoted to the etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of medical and psychological disorders related to the performing arts. Original peer-reviewed research papers cover topics including neurologic disorders, musculoskeletal conditions, voice and hearing disorders, anxieties, stress, substance abuse, and other health issues related to actors, dancers, singers, musicians, and other performers.

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