Correlations in Acquiring Musician’s Dystonia Amongst Professional Musicians: Annotated Bibliography
College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences, Lamont School of Music, Musicology and Ethnomusicology
Dystonia happens at a remarkable rate amongst musicians. The definition of acquired dystonia are types of dystonia that develop from other factors that cause damage or degenerate to the body the brain. Dystonia is a disease that is not fully understood by science and requires more research to uncover the disease’s abundance in professional musicians. Many medical studies have been done in regards to dystonia in the general population but there is still large questions about why dystonia is a crisis in the musical world. It is a topic misunderstood by most musicians and largely mysterious to the majority of musicians. As musicians we are prone to acquired dystonia and for that reason it is relevant in the musical community.
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University of Denver, "Correlations in Acquiring Musician’s Dystonia Amongst Professional Musicians: Annotated Bibliography" (2021). Musicology and Ethnomusicology: Student Scholarship. 91.