Musicians' Health Websites

GENERAL RESOURCES

www.artsmed.org   (PAMA, Performing Arts Medicine Association)

www.bodymap.org  (The home of Andover Educators, a not for profit organization of music educators committed to saving, securing and enhancing musical careers by providing accurate information about the body in movement)

www.afm.org/resources/health-and-therapy (Various resources from the American Federation of Musicians, the labor union of professional musicians)

www.alexandertechnique.com ("The Alexander technique is a way of learning how you can get rid of harmful tension in your body.")

http://nasm.arts-accredit.org/site/docs/CAAA_PAPERS/CAAA-Health_Issues-2009.pdf  (An overview of health issues for musicians, provided by the National Association of Schools of Music)

www.musiciansway.com (Website accompanying the book The Musician's Way: A Guide to Practice, Performance, and Wellness, by Gerald Klickstein)

www.unt.edu/hpsm (Health promotion in schools of music, information from the University of North Texas)

http://athletesandthearts.com/  Athletes and the Arts

http://www.artsmed.org/bibliography.html  PAMA Bibliography (search tool)

VOCAL HEALTH

www.ProVoiceCenter.com (The Professional Voice Center of Greater Cincinnati; professional consultations from voice pathologists)

www.ashlandohent.com (Dr. Andrew Stein, MD. Otolaryngologist in Ashland, also certified audiologists)

www.nats.org (National Association of Teachers of Singing)

www.voiceteacher.com (David L. Jones, voice teacher)

www.singershealth.com  (Chicago Center for Professional Voice)

HEARING HEALTH

www.etymotic.com (Manufacturer of hearing protection earplugs for musicians)

www.ashlandohent.com (Dr. Andrew Stein, MD. Otolaryngologist in Ashland, also certified audiologists)

www.hearnet.com   (A non-profit hearing information source for musicians and music lovers)

http://www.audiology.org/Pages/default.aspx  American Academy of Audiology

http://www.entnet.org/index.cfm  American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

http://www.asha.org/  American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

http://www.hei.org/education/health/health.htm  House Research Institute – Hearing Health

http://www.nidcd.nih.gov/health/hearing/noise.html  National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders – Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

http://www.dangerousdecibels.org  “Dangerous Decibels”

http://www.hearingconservation.org/  National Hearing Conservation Association

HEALTH AND SAFETY STANDARDS ORGANIZATIONS

http://www.ansi.org/  American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/  The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

http://www.osha.gov/  Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

GENERAL INFORMATION ON ACOUSTICS

http://acousticalsociety.org/  Acoustical Society of America

http://www.acoustics.com  Acoustics.com

“Acoustics for Performance, Rehearsal and Practice Facilities” - Available through the NASM website

 

 

 

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