Musicians' Health Websites

GENERAL RESOURCES

PAMA, Performing Arts Medicine Association

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

Various resources from the American Federation of Musicians, the labor union of professional musicians

The Alexander technique is a way of learning how you can get rid of harmful tension in your body

An overview of health issues for musicians, provided by the National Association of Schools of Music

Website accompanying the book The Musician's Way: A Guide to Practice, Performance, and Wellness, by Gerald Klickstein

Health promotion in schools of music, information from the University of North Texas

Athletes and the Arts

PAMA Bibliography (search tool)

VOCAL HEALTH

The Professional Voice Center of Greater Cincinnati; professional consultations from voice pathologists

Ashland ENT, Allergy & Hearing Aid Center, Dr. Andrew Stein, MD. Otolaryngologist in Ashland, also certified audiologists

National Association of Teachers of Singing

David L. Jones, voice teacher

Florida Center for Professional Voice

HEARING HEALTH

Etymotic Research, Manufacturer of hearing protection earplugs for musicians

Ashland ENT, Allergy & Hearing Aid Center, Dr. Andrew Stein, MD. Otolaryngologist in Ashland, also certified audiologists

H.E.A.R.: Hearing Education and Awareness for Rockers, A non-profit hearing information source for musicians and music lovers

American Academy of Audiology

American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

House Ear Institute

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders – Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Dangerous Decibels, Hearing loss prevention

National Hearing Conservation Association

HEALTH AND SAFETY STANDARDS ORGANIZATIONS

American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

GENERAL INFORMATION ON ACOUSTICS

Acoustical Society of America

Acoustics.com

Acoustics for Performance, Rehearsal and Practice Facilities” - Publication available through the NASM website

 

 

 

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