Health Promotion for Music Performers---Enhancing Competitiveness of Talented Musician Program in Taiwan with Performing Arts Medicine
In this paper the author emphasizes the importance of performing arts medicine and reviews the major medical problems of music performers including performance injury and performance anxiety, and the roles and responsibilities of music researchers and educators for health promotion of music performers. Comprehensive resources of music medicine for performers are introduced including renowned international research institute, academic association, and health promotion program and curriculum. The author also shares her personal experience in developing health promotion distance education program for music performers in higher education. In final the author encourages more interdisciplinary researchers to collaborate in performing arts medicine and appeals for health promotion curriculum development in talented musician program of primary, secondary education. Hopefully the unfavorable impacts of performance injury and performance anxiety will be eliminated in order to enhance the competitiveness of music performer education in Taiwan.
|關鍵詞||音樂演奏、健康促進、職業醫學、表演藝術醫學、遠距教育、music performance,health promotion,occupational medicine、performing arts medicine、e-learning|