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    The Anatomy Coloring Book
    By Wynn Kapit & Lawrence M. Elson. Allen Library Stacks [QM25 K36 1977] Check Status

    Awareness through Movement: Health Exercises for Personal Growth
    Mortensen Library Shelves [RC489 F44 F44 1990] Check Status

    Playing Less Hurt
    By Janet Horvath. Allen Library Stacks [RC965 H67 P53] Check Status

    Resumes for Performing Arts Careers
    Career Services Shelves [PN1580 .R47 2004] Check Status

    Trauma and the Performing Artist Featuring Leon Fleisher.
    Allen Library AV [MA RC965 P46 F5 (cassette tape)] Check Status

    Below are call number ranges for areas within this topic. Use these call numbers to browse the library shelves when you have a general idea of what you want, but don't have a specific item in mind.

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    Alexander Technique

    Physiological Aspects of Music

    RA785 (Mortensen)
    Relaxation, Rest, and Stress Management

    RC965 P46
    Performing Arts Medicine

    RD97.6 (Mortensen)
    Overuse Injuries -- Prevention

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    Direction Journal: A Journal on the Alexander Technique online

    International Journal of Arts Medicine

    Medical Problems of Performing Artists

    Music and Medicine online

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    Alexander Technique

    Feldenkrais Method

    Music - Physiological Aspects

    Overuse Injuries - Prevention

    Performing Arts Medicine

    Alexander Technique
    Includes a full description of the technique, recommended publications, links to societies, and a separate page, Alexander Technique for Musicians.

    Association of Adult Musicians with Hearing Loss
    Official website of AAMHL

    Center for the Performing Artist at New York Presbyterian Hospital
    This is a hospital program devoted specifically to the needs of various performing artists, the site has brief rundowns of various conditions and the option to schedule appointments with doctors at the hospital.

    The Feldenkrais Method
    A good resource for information about the Feldenkrais Method. The Resources section (under About) is especially helpful.

    Musicians and the Alexander Technique

    Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine
    This is a link to a specific article, but the 'Physical Therapy Corner' area of the website has articles geared towards musicians and dancers with information on specific conditions and areas of the body most prone to injury.

    Performing Arts Medicine Association
    Official website of PAMA. Follow the link under the Education tab for a good list of related websites.