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Open evening for Performing Arts Medicine course

Friday, March 8th, 2019

Are you a health professional and have an interest in working with performers? Or you may already treat some performers and want to be able to give them the best treatment possible. Then an open evening on 13th March is your chance to find out more about UCL’s Performing Arts Medicine MSc and diploma course. Tutors and course administrators will be on hand to talk about what this unique training programme involves. (click image for more info)

The course will allow you to gain in-depth knowledge of the diverse field of performing arts medicine, with modules ranging from clinical assessment and rehabilitation of the performing artist, musculoskeletal and neuromuscular performance related injury to clinical management of the professional voice and performance psychology, to name a few.

The specialised skills learnt during the can then be incorporated into an individual’s own professional practice. Or alternatively they can participate in performing arts clinics in settings such as conservatoires, orchestras, music or dance colleges.

The programme also provides its students with broad knowledge of the art forms and their demands on the performer and how these impact on their wellbeing.

For more on entry requirements, course fees and how to apply for this course head to the UCL website

MSc / Diploma in Performing Arts Medicine

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

The British Association for Performing Arts Medicine is the main inspiration and developer of the MSc / Diploma in Performing Arts Medicine to be delivered by University College London from September 2011.  Currently in our 25th year, we have been at the forefront of this specialism, both in the UK and internationally. Along with our partner universities, we have convened many of the most eminent practitioners and researchers in the field to teach and supervise this course.

MSc / Diploma in Performing Arts Medicine


University College London

From September 2011

in conjunction with

British Association for Performing Arts Medicine

The Royal College of Music

Trinity-Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

Do you work with elite or recreational dancers, actors, musicians or vocalists and want to learn more about performing arts injury prevention and management?

Do you care for individuals with musculoskeletal conditions that limit their activity?

Do you want to understand more about the links between health, performance and physical activity?

Do you want to know about the pharmacology prescribed and its effects on performing artists?

Do you need to understand the psychology of performance and current management strategies?

Do you want to be able to prescribe a range of rehabilitation exercises for a range of conditions?

If you answered ‘yes’ to these questions, then this is the programme for you!

This programme will provide specialised training in Performing Arts Medicine to clinicians interested or already involved in treating this very special subset encompassing instrumental musicians, singers, dancers, actors and all performing artists. It will equip clinicians with specialised knowledge and provide a baseline qualification which may eventually become a minimum requirement for health professionals working in this field.  It is also intended to be a vehicle for stimulating Performing Arts Medicine research.

The programme is designed for clinicians from many backgrounds, including, but not limited to General Practitioners, Physiotherapists, Osteopaths, Chiropractors, Hand therapists, Sports and Exercise Physicians, Rheumatologists, Orthopaedic Surgeons, Specialists in Psychotherapeutic Treatments.

The course ranges widely across musculoskeletal & neuromuscular injury, ergonomics, focal dystonias, differential diagnoses, performance psychology, drugs and self medication and assessment and rehabilitation of performance related injury. Alongside detailed clinical teaching and method there will be practical content relating to the performing arts industry,  law, research, dance and voice science and a guide to NHS and other clinics to which patient referrals should be made.

Click here for more details: MSc Diploma in Performing Arts Medicine – Further Information

Here is the UCL course description:

Contact Information:

BAPAM: Development Director for Performing Arts Medicine: Ian MacDonald +44 (0)20 7404 8444

UCL: Programme Administrator: Mark Armstrong +44 (0)20 7472 6220

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