Aug 16, 2022  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23
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AT 2690 - 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
OHIO BRICKS Arch: Natural World
General Education Code (students who entered prior to Fall 2021-22): 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:
  • Students will be able to describe similarities and differences between the physical activity demands of sports participants and performing artists using correct scientific terminology.
  • Students will be able to design, investigate, and deliver a research review project that assimilates scientific principles and reasoning within a performing arts environment.
  • Students will be able to explain musculoskeletal injuries that are common in performing artists, including their anatomy, etiology, and management, using correct scientific terminology.
  • Students will be able to identify holistic health and wellness-related aspects of participation in performing arts, discern non-scientifically sound health claims, and explain how the scientific principles informing health and wellness can be optimized in
  • Students will be able to locate, read, evaluate, present, and discuss scientific research literature in performing arts medicine.
  • Students will be able to summarize how evidence-based scientific principles are integrated with artistic performance.

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