May 08, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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AT 3690 - Health and Injury in Performing Artists

Explores health, wellness, injuries, and conditions pertinent to performing artists. Scientific principles of health maintenance and injury management will be augmented by analysis and application of current research. Students will gain an appreciation for the high physical demands on performing artists and the similarities between artistic performance and sports.

Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2AS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe similarities and differences between the physical activity demands of sports participants and performing artists.
  • Design, investigate, and deliver a project that demonstrates applied scientific principles within a performing arts environment.
  • Explain musculoskeletal injuries that are common in performing artists, including their risk analysis, anatomy, etiology, and management.
  • Identify holistic health and wellness-related aspects of participation in performing arts and how health and wellness can be optimized in performing artists.
  • Locate, critically analyze, present, and discuss scientific research literature in performing arts medicine.
  • Summarize how applied sciences are integrated with artistic performance.

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