Performing Artists: Musicians and Vocalists
Where do injuries come from
Overuse
Accidents
Improper Form
Improper Adjustments
Warm up
Move through the entire range of motion
Neck, shoulder, arms, wrists, fingers
Gradual increase of speed and tem...
“Rest” Breaks
Active recovery
Movement to counteract muscle
imbalances
Movement to increase overall body
circulation ...
Combined effects of work
Time at rehearsal
Time at play
Difficulty of piece
Number of pieces
Posture
Standing general posture
Seated at
instrument
Hypermobility
Ergonomic aids
Instrument Fit
Alterations to fit mobility
issues
Carrying of instruments
Playing posture
Mouthpieces
Hand placement
General physical condition
Need for endurance in play/performance
Posture
Counterbalance imbalances due to
holding sin...
Pain/Discomfort
Pain / Discomfort
Worsens with play?
No Yes
Worsen next day? Can change of position lessen?
Yes
Less...
Thank you
Shannon Ashe, MEd, ATC, CSCS
Clinical Coordinator for Athletic Training
Education Program
Department of Kine...
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Prevention of musculoskeletal injuries in performing artists

Prevention of musculoskeletal injuries in performing artists
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Published in: Health & Medicine      
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Transcripts - Prevention of musculoskeletal injuries in performing artists

  • 1. Performing Artists: Musicians and Vocalists
  • 2. Where do injuries come from Overuse Accidents Improper Form Improper Adjustments
  • 3. Warm up Move through the entire range of motion Neck, shoulder, arms, wrists, fingers Gradual increase of speed and tempo Gradual increase of range of sound Standard or preparatory
  • 4. “Rest” Breaks Active recovery Movement to counteract muscle imbalances Movement to increase overall body circulation Cool Down
  • 5. Combined effects of work Time at rehearsal Time at play Difficulty of piece Number of pieces
  • 6. Posture Standing general posture Seated at instrument Hypermobility Ergonomic aids
  • 7. Instrument Fit Alterations to fit mobility issues Carrying of instruments Playing posture Mouthpieces Hand placement
  • 8. General physical condition Need for endurance in play/performance Posture Counterbalance imbalances due to holding single position Strengthening Flexibility Stability Increased focus
  • 9. Pain/Discomfort Pain / Discomfort Worsens with play? No Yes Worsen next day? Can change of position lessen? Yes Lessen int. but sharp or Can decrease Adjust and play Try again radiating(deep ache)? intensity lessen? Yes Play thru Play but Get seen play at decreased time/ Get evaluated and treated intensity and GRADUALLY increase Yes Yes No No No No
  • 10. Thank you Shannon Ashe, MEd, ATC, CSCS Clinical Coordinator for Athletic Training Education Program Department of Kinesiology School of Health Professions sashe@samford.edu 205-726-4143

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