Please note that sessions and presenters are subject to change. Last revised April 20, 2019.

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Sunday, June 30, 2019

  7:30 am Registration
  8:00 Announcements - Malcolm Taw, MD, 2019 Symposium Co-Chair; Travis J. Cross, DM, 2019 Symposium Co-Chair
  8:10 Alice G. Brandfonbrener Young Investigator Award Honorable Mention:
Immediate Effect of Exercises of Scapular Stabilisation on Shoulder and Forearm Muscles Activation While Playing the Violin, Céleste Rousseau, PhD Candidate, MSc, PT
  8:30 Jules Stein, UCLA Ophthalmology & How the Music Corporation of America Became Hollywood’s Biggest Media Agency, Tara McCannell, MD, PhD
  9:15 - 10:15 Concurrent Sessions
    9:15 - 10:15
Plenary 1 (Concurrent with Plenary 2)
  9:15 The Influence of Hip Pain on Muscle Performance in Dancers, Melissa Strzelinski, PhD, PT
  9:30 Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) Outcome Measures Used in Dance: A Systematic Review, Esther Nolton, MEd, LAT, ATC, CSCS
  9:45 Integrating Turn Progression for Safe Rehabilitation in Ballet/Contemporary Dancers, Jennifer Janowski, DScPT
  10:00 Are We Doing Enough To Help Our Dancers?  Mental Health Needs in the Dance Community (Part Two: Preventative Intervention), Brian Goonan, PhD
    9:15 - 10:15
Plenary 2 (Concurrent with Plenary 1)
  9:15 Optimizing Sinonasal Health for Performers, Marilene Wang, MD, FACS
  9:30 Nordic Model of Integrative Healthcare for Chronic Pain: Possibilities for Performing Artists, Shelley Noble-Letort, PhD
  9:45 Medical Cannabis in Performing Artist-Centric Care: N-of-1 Clinical Trial Approach, John Chong, MD, MSc, FRCPC
  10:00 Popular Musicians: A High Risk Subculture Worth Protecting, Susan Raeburn, PhD
  10:15 Poster Presentations with Authors (click to view) - Networking - Break
  10:45 - 12:00 pm Concurrent Sessions
    10:45 - 12:00 pm
Panel Discussion - Life, Death, and Rock ’n’ Roll:  Promoting Popular Musicians’ Health and Longevity, Susan Raeburn, PhD; Nancy Sobel, PsyD; MusiCares; Guest Artist
    10:45 - 12:00 pm
Workshops (Concurrent, pick one)

Interdisciplinary Artistic-Physiotherapeutic Consultation Hour as a Part of the University Education of Viola and Violin Player, Camilla Kapitza, MSc

The Diaphragm/Psoas Connection, Jo Ann Staugaard-Jones, MA

Mindful Yoga for Reducing Music Performance Anxiety, Katherine Jolly, DMA

  12:00 pm Lunch/Committee Meetings (Research Committee)
  1:30 Stunt Performer
  2:00 - 3:15 Concurrent Sessions
    2:00 - 3:15
  2:00 Marker-Based Method for Analyzing the Three-Dimensional Upper Body Kinematics of Violinists and Violists, Eduard Wolf, MSc
  2:15 An International Interdisciplinary Approach to Rehabilitating Embouchure Dystonia: A French Horn Case Study, Bridget Rennie-Salonen, BA, PhD, PGDipMus, LRSM; Bronwen Ackermann, MPH, PhD, PT
  2:30 Generalized Joint Hypermobility as a Factor in Musicians’ Playing-Related Musculoskeletal Symptoms, Jeffrey Russell, PhD, AT, FIADMS
  2:45 Development and Design of the Musicians’ Health Literacy Questionnaire (MHL-Q20), Jane Ginsborg, BMus, BSc, PhD
  3:00 Characterization and Classification of a Little-Known Performance Disorder in Brass Musicians: Results from a Survey, Eric Wallace, MM
    2:00 - 3:15
Workshops (Concurrent, pick one)

Research Committee Workshop - The Art of PAM Collaboration: Mobilizing Knowledge Between Research and Practice, PAMA Research Committee

Integrative Acupuncture for Performing Artists, Bridget Chin, MD; Lauren Elson, MD

Character, Persona and Shape: How Healthier Creation of a Role Can Enable Healthier “Letting Go” of a Role, Mark Seton, BA, PhD

  3:15 Poster Presentations with Authors (click to view) - Networking - Break
  4:00 PAMA Annual General Meeting and Announcement of Poster Competition Winners
  5:00 Adjourn
  5:15 Participants' Performance (email us to be a part of the performance)

Evening free for dinner, concerts, recitals, theatrical productions, etc., throughout Los Angeles

Poster Presentations Sunday, June 30, 2019

Health Patterns of Clarinetists: An Epidemiologic Survey, Kensley Behel, BM, MM

Relationship Between Vitamin D Deficiency Risk, Depression Symptoms, and Health-Related Quality of Life in Theater Personnel, Darby Hooton, MS, AT

Student Musicians with Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweat): An Investigation of Performance Problems due to Excessive Sweating, Daemin Kim, BM, MM

Force Attenuation Properties of Padded Dance Support Socks, Isabella Mueller, presented by Jeff Russell

My Journey Back to Playing:  Injury Recovery from a Musician's Perspective, Judy Palac, DMA

Dancers and Caffeine: Revealing the Gaps in Current Research and What We Can Gain from Further Study, Alexandra Pooley, MSc

Temporary Threshold Shift in Singers - A Pilot Study, Finola Ryan, BA, BM, BS, MA, MSc

An Analysis of Sway Area and Sway Velocity of a Dancer's Postural Control, Aisha Sheikh, MPT

Sunday, June 30, 2019

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