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Healthy String Playing; Strings Magazine (Hal Leonard)

Healthy String Playing; Strings Magazine (Hal Leonard) Healthy String Playing; Strings Magazine (Hal Leonard) Healthy String Playing; Strings Magazine (Hal Leonard)

Healthy String Playing: Physical Wellness Tips From the Pages of Strings Magazine

Whether it's coping with overuse problems, conquering performance anxiety, or just keeping your body in great string-playing shape, experts from the pages of Strings magazine will help you in all areas of player wellness. This handy guide includes helpful tips from performers, teachers, students, and doctors to keep you playing at your best. 160 pages


  • * A Helping Hand - Tension-free bowing tips that adult amateurs can grasp (James Reel)
  • * Double Trouble - Quick action can help address potentially debilitating double-crush injuries. How to avoid and deal with double crush injuries (injuries to the shoulder or neck and also near the hand or fingers (Avram Lavinsky)
  • *Finger Tips - Few things bring down the musical hand faster than damaged digits. Common finger and hand problems associated with stringed-instrument musicians and how to treat them, with the help of Dr. Robert Markison (David Templeton)
  • * From Fear to Freedom - Developing a nondrug strategy for combating performance anxiety. Discussion about finding a new perspective to deal with stage fright (Gabriel Sakakeeny)
  • *Heimberg's Handy Hints: Tips and Tricks of the Trade - Comfort in playing (Tom Heimberg)
  • *Injury Prevention and Healing through Yoga< - Yoga for musician (Lauryn Shapter)
  • *It's a Stretch - An occupational-therapy perspective on player health and wellness. Tips and advice on how to prevent and treat repetitive-stress injuries for musicians (Carrie Booher)
  • * Keeping Fingertip Cracks at Bay - Causes and cures for tip-of-the-finger cracks (Yvonne Caruthers)
  • Musicians and the Alexander Technique (Fleezanis, Jorga, and Jon Bernie)
  • * Overuse Injuries - How String Players Can Recognize, Prevent, and Treat Then (Richard Norris, M.D)
  • * Pilates for the Cellist - Explanation of Pilates and its benefits to cellists (Felicity Vincent)
  • * Playing Hurt - Doctors, Musicians, and Teachers on When to Stop, What to Do (Ruth F. Brin)
  • *Preventing Overuse Injuries: The Power Is in Your Hands - Avoiding repetitive stress injuries and other playing hazards (Darcy Lewis)
  • * Staying Healthy - Nurturing wellness among young string players isn't such a stretch (James Reel)
  • * Stress and the String Player - Coping with stress (Shannon Mar)
  • * Surviving Overuse Injuries - Interview with Peter Oundjian about hand injuries (Edith Eisler)
  • * The Art of Performance Medicine (Joan Hamilton)
  • * The Bountiful Pleasures of Stretching (John Jerome)
  • * The Ten Do's and Don'ts - Tips for Avoiding Injury (Janet Horvath)
  • * You Are Your Instrumen - Muscular Challenges in Practice and Performance (Julie Lyonn Lieberman)
Weight: 0.6 lbs
Book Type: Books About Music
Publisher: Hal Leonard Publishing
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Price: $14.95
Book Type Books About Music
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