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Please note that sessions and presenters are subject to change.

Last revised February 7, 2020.

Use the tabs below to see the daily schedules.

Saturday, June 20, 2020

  8:00 am Registration
  8:15 Welcome Remarks and Announcements - Kathleen Davenport, MD, 2020 Symposium Co-Chair; Bethany Bultman, 2020 Symposium Co-Chair
  8:45 - 9:45 Concurrent Sessions
  8:45 Alice G. Brandfonbrener Young Investigator Award:
Non-motor Symptoms in Musician's Focal Dystonia - Types, Prevalence, and Treatment, Anna Détári, MA, MSc(Hons), BA(Hons)
  9:15 Injury Risk Factors in Musicians: Development of a Theoretical Model and a Comprehensive Questionnaire to Improve Risk Detection and Injury Prevention, Céleste Rousseau, MSc, PT
  9:30 Lower Extremity Kinematics during Basic Barre Exercises, Nathan Hershberger, DO

8:45 - 9:45

“The Body Already Knows How” - Movement Exercises and Kinesthetic Awareness for Training Injured and Healthy Singers, Deanna McBroom, BMusEd, MM; Lucinda Halstead, MD

  9:45 Poster Presentations with Authors (click to view) - Networking - Break
  10:15 Dance Keynote Address
  11:15 - 12:30 pm Concurrent Sessions
    11:15 - 12:30 pm
  11:15 Prevention of Playing-related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Elite Young Musicians at a Specialist Music School: A physical-therapist-led Action Research Project, Sarah Upjohn, EdD, MA
  11:30 Quantifying Muscular Loading in the Wrists of Professional Pianists: Investigating Biomechanical Factors Related to Wrist Injury, Craig Turner, BSc
  11:45 Fatigue in instrumental musicians - Delphi survey and creation of self-report management tool, J. Matt McCrary, PhD, BFA, BS
  12:00 pm Treating Peripheral Nerve Entrapment with Neural Hydrodissection in Performing Artists, Steven Karageanes, DO
  12:15 An ultra-minimally invasive percutaneous procedure for carpal tunnel syndrome, Danzhu Guo, MD

11:15 - 12:15 pm
Workshops / Panels (Concurrent, pick one)

The Power of Yamuna® Body Rolling, Chantel Sampson, ED

[Panel] Disabled Dancers: Challenges and Opportunities, Mary Dubon, MD

[Panel] Performing Arts Medicine Physician Fellowship, Sajid Surve, DO, FAOCPMR; Yein Lee, DO, MS, FAAPMR; James Aston, DO

  12:30 - 1:45 Lunch/Salons/Committee Meetings (Education Committee, Pre-conference Course Faculty Debriefing)

Salons (Optional, select your salon when registering for the symposium)

1. Sport & Performing Arts: A gumbo to blend and simmer, Randy Dick, FACSM; Dr. Greg Stewart; Ashley Shabankareh [Preservation Hall, 12:15 - 1:30 pm]

2. Advocating for a Healthier Vocal Envirnoment: A call to action, Chandler Thompson, DMA, MS, CCC-SLP; Cynthia Hallett, MPH [location TBA, 12:30 - 1:45 pm]

3. Sustaining a Creative & Healthy Practice in Acting, Mark Seton, PhD; Teneice Divya Johnson, MFA, MA [Le Petit Theater, 12:30 - 1:45 pm]

4. Crafting a Mental Health Bill of Rights for Performers: Preventing self-harm thru self-advocacy, Jennie Morton, BSc, MS HOST; Patrick Gannon, PhD; Susan Raeburn, PhD [location TBA, 12:30 - 1:45 pm]

  1:45 - 3:00 Concurrent Sessions
    1:45 - 3:00
  1:45 Musculoskeletal Screening: Assessing Injury Risk in the Dancer and Musical Theatre Performer, Kristen Schuyten, PT
  2:00 Chronic pain among undergraduate and postgraduate music students. A cross-sectional study, Cinzia Cruder, MA
  2:15 Comparing incidence proportions of injuries using different injury definitions in a population of classical music students, Suze Steemers, MSc
  2:30 Development of onsite Physical Therapy services at a major music conservatory--the process and 2-year descriptive data, Regina Campbell, PT
  2:45 Benefits of a multidisciplinary musicians' clinic - a pilot study of pianists, Andrew Mark Phillips, MA

1:45 - 2:45
Workshops / Panels (Concurrent, pick one)

Integrative Acupuncture: An Experiential Treatment for Performance Anxiety, Lauren Elson, MD

[Panel] Shining a Spotlight on Performance Related Injuries (PRI): Building a Performance Wellness Curriculum, Leah McKinnon-Howe, BMusEd, DNP

A Case for Straws: Learning and Teaching Straw Phonation for Healthier Singing, Ryan Gamble, MM, BM

  2:45/3:00 Poster Presentations with Authors (click to view) - Networking - Break
  3:30 - 4:30 pm Concurrent Sessions
    3:30 - 4:30 pm
  3:30 Development of an off-instrument motor retraining protocol for embouchure dystonia, Bronwen Ackermann, BSPT, MPH, PhD
  4:00 Beyond The Mechanism And Into The Mind, Mitigating Stress And Mental Health In The Voice Studio, Katherine Rohrer, MM
  4:15 A New Zealand University Trial of e-Health Learning for Music Students, Suzanne Wijsman, DMA, MA, MM

3:30 - 4:30 pm
Workshops / Panels (Concurrent, pick one)

Functional Range Conditioning and Controlled Articular Rotations adapted for the performer: a movement workshop, Jennifer Deckert, MFA; André Megerdichian, MFA

[Panel] Sound body, sound mind: The role of mental health clinicians in the wellness of performing artists, Michael Singer, PhD, MM

  4:30 - 5:30 pm Concurrent Sessions
    4:30 - 5:30 pm
  4:30 Athletes and the Arts Update, Randy Dick, FACSM
  5:00 Pills Can Kill: Understanding the Reflux Medication Crisis and How Performing Artists Can Create a Safe Reflux Treatment Regimen, Lucinda Halstead, MD

4:30 - 5:30 pm
Workshops / Panels (Concurrent, pick one)

5 Easy and Effective Lessons for Busy Artists The Feldenkrais Method® for Prime Performance, Darcia Dexter, BA

Songs of the Self: Creative Expression, Self-Care, and Healing Through Songwriting, Michael Lahue, MA

[Panel] Performing Arts Health in China: Extraordinary opportunities for collaboration, Kris Chesky, PhD; Xiaoyue Liu, MM; Sajid Surve, DO; Nabeel Zuhdi, MM

  5:30 PAMA Annual General Meeting
  6:30 Adjourn

Poster Presentations Saturday, June 20, 2020

Motion Capture Technology and Ground Reaction Force Measurement in the Study of Biomechanics of Playing the Trombone, Ron Garnett, MD, ARCT

Biomedical Approach to Helping a Pianist with Spinal Bifida, Salvador Gonzalez

An Epidemiologic Survey of Health Patterns of Flutists, Roger Hoverson, BA

Epidemiology of Perceived Musculoskeletal Problems in Middle and High School Musicians, Victoria James, BMus, MA

Neuropathy of the Embouchure in a College Trumpet Player Secondary to Mouthpiece Pressure, Jeremy Stanek, MD, MM

Posture and Muscle Activity in Trumpet Players: A Comparison of Concert versus Marching Demands Using Motion Capture and Electromyography, Ricardo Vela, MS; Ben Dufour, BS

The effectiveness of a postural reminder device for improving posture in university woodwind musicians, Jazmyn Watson

Using Research to Steer Guitar Pedagogy, Nabeel Zuhdi, MM

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