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Fit as a fiddle : the musician's guide to playing healthy

Author: William J Dawson; MENC, the National Association for Music Education (U.S.)
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Education ; [Reston, VA] : Published in partnership with MENC, the National Association for Music Education, ©2008.
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"This book provides current and important health-related information for all instrumentalists, presented in a highly readable fashion. The book contains a helpful glossary of medical terms, both familiar and unfamiliar. Fit as a Fiddle is written for instrumental musicians of various ages and experience levels, as well as their teachers from primary to conservatory level."--Jacket.
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Dawson, William J.
Fit as a fiddle.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Education ; [Reston, VA] : Published in partnership with MENC, the National Association for Music Education, ©2008
(OCoLC)639399312
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William J Dawson; MENC, the National Association for Music Education (U.S.)
ISBN: 9781578866830 1578866839 9781578866847 1578866847
OCLC Number: 145379885
Description: xiii, 158 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Playing with pain --
Some basics of structure and function --
Teacher and student --
Overuse --
Tendinitis and tenosynovitis --
Carpal tunnel and other nerve problems --
Arthritis and other problems of the mature musician --
Hand injury (trauma) --
Treatment alternatives --
Getting back to music (rehabilitation) --
Keeping your "equipment" in shape.
Responsibility: William J. Dawson.
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Seldom, if ever before, have the physical concerns of the performing musician been addressed so clearly and so knowledgably. Fit as a Fiddle is an exceptionally well-written and easily understood Read more...

 
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