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    Preliminary Program & FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS


    Sunday, 29 September -- Friday, 4 October 1991

    World Trade Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

    General areas covered: Arts/Medicine Research, Biomechanics/Ergonomics,
    Creative Arts Therapies, Dance Medicine, Music Medicine, Performance
    Stress, Visual Arts Medicine, and Vocal Arts Medicine. Both courses/
    workshops and plenary sessions are provided.

    The leading "Message from the Steering Committee":

    Bringing together many disciplines -- all devoted to the arts -- makes
    this event unique. Arts a n d Medicine, Medicine f o r Artists,
    and Arts a s Medicine will be covered in the program. Experts from
    all over the world will demonstrate how they work with their patients,
    and scientific findings and research ideas will be exchanged in courses
    and workshops, and in free papers. Special events and tours will com-
    memorate Van Gogh's centennial and Mozart's bicentennial.

    ORGANISERS Chris J. Snijders, PhD (Program)
    (chairpersons): Fadi J. Bejjani, MD, PhD (Scientific Committee)
    Lawrence Ferrara, PhD (Artistic Committee)
    Cheryl D. Maranto, PhD, RMT-BC (Registration Committee)
    Itzhak Siev-Ner, MD (Public Relations Committee)

    PROGRAMME DETAILS Hoboken Congress Organization
    & REGISTRATION: Erasmus University Rotterdam
    Postbus 1738
    NL - 3000 DR ROTTERDAM
    The Netherlands
    Tel. +31.(0)10.408-7879/7881/7882
    Fax +31.(0)10.436-7271

    TRAVEL & (Europe)
    ACCOMODATIONS: Intercontinental Travel Ltd.
    Postbus 651, NL - 2270 AR VOORBURG, The Netherlands
    Tel. +31.(0)70.387-6208, Fax +31.(0)70.287-5781

    (Other continents)
    Reliable Travel International
    135 Spruce Street Drive
    Tel. +1(800)645-6504, ext. 236 (North America only)

    * Due to world events, the deadline for submission of abstracts for
    * oral or poster presentation has been extended to APRIL 15, 1991.
    * All submissions should be limited to 300 words, typed in a double-
    * space format. Three keywords should be provided with each abstract.
    * The author(s) should indicate whether it is for oral or poster
    * presentation. The original copy should contain the title and names,
    * addresses, and affiliations of the senior author-presenter and all
    * co-authors. Three additional copies, not including names or
    * affiliations, should be provided. The time allocated for oral
    * presentation is 10 minutes, followed by a 5-minute discussion.
    * Overhead projection, slides, and/or video can be used. The original
    * abstract and three copies should be mailed, postmarked NOT LATER
    * THAN APRIL 15, 1991, to the following:
    * F.J. Bejjani, MD, PhD, Chairperson, Scientific Committee
    * or
    * Lawrence Ferrar, PhD, Chairperson, Artistic Committee
    * New York University, Human Performance Analysis Laboratory
    * 35 West 4th Street, Room 876, NEW YORK, NY 10003, USA
    * Tel. +1(212)998-5450, Fax +1(212)995-4043

    The preliminary programme lists more than 150 faculty from all over the
    world, covering the following Courses and Workshops:


    An Eclectic Method for Arts Analysis and Arts Education Research
    Introduction to Phenomenology


    Biomechanics of the Upper Extremity
    Biomechanics of the Hand in Musicians
    Quantitative Analysis of the Motion and Balance Function of Artists
    Dynamic Loading on the Human Musculoskeletal System
    Muscle Performance: Strength, Endurance, and Coordination in Healthy
    Adults and Performing Dancers


    The Healing and Curative Use of Tone and Breath
    Music Therapy Techniques in Medical Treatment
    Moving towards Health: Stages of Therapeutic Unfolding in Dance Movement
    Mozart's Contribution to Music Therapy and Discussion of His Unknown
    Affliction: Tourette's Syndrome
    The Mind/Body Connection: Discussion of Psychoneuroimmunology and
    Psychiatric Applications of Music
    The Dance that Heals the Self: The Creative Process of Healing Through
    Dance Movement Therapy
    Creative Arts Therapies: The Integrated Approach
    Use of Expressive and Visual Arts in Therapy
    Music and the Limbic System: Implications for Use of Music Therapy in
    Work with Patients with Dementia
    Music Therapy Modalities for Clients with Cluster B Personality
    Disorders in a Forensic Rehabilitation Setting
    Music Technology Applications for Rehabilitation and Therapy
    The Use of Music and Paraverbal Techniques in Degenerative Diseases
    with Focus on Huntington's Disease
    Multicultural Music Therapy: A World Music Perspective
    Energetic Release Techniques with Improvised Music
    Illustrating the Internal World of the Borderline Patient-Art Psychotherapy:
    A Treatment Approach


    Correlations between Technical Faults and Dance Injuries: How to Correct
    and Prevent Them
    Dance Injury: Evaluation and Treatment
    Occupational Disorders of Dancers
    Body Composition and Proper Diet for Ballet Dancers
    Strategies and Approach to Treatment of Dancers with Psychiatric Disorders
    Dancers' Selection, Ailments, and Treatment: The Beijing Experience
    Physical and Psychological Aspects of Dance Medicine
    Frequently Misdiagnosed Ankle Injuries in Dancers
    Achilles Tendinitis and Patellar Tendinitis: Overuse Problems?
    Evaluation and Treatment of the Lumbar Spine and Pelvis in Dancers, with
    Emphasis on Manipulation
    Collaboration of Artistic and Medical Professionals in the Training of a
    Review of Physical Therapy Techniques Useful to Dancers: Pilates, Felden-
    kreis, and Proprioception Training
    Evaluation and Treatment of Soft Tissue Lesions of the Ankle and Forefoot
    Using the Cyriax Approach
    Overuse Syndrome in Dancers: The French Experience


    Physical and Manipulative Therapy for Musicians' Musculoskeletal Problems,
    with Emphasis on the Cervical Spine
    Pulmonary and Cardiovasculary Aspects of Music Making
    Arm and Hand Dysfunctions in Musicians
    Occupational Hazards of Musicians, with Emphasis on Acoustical Problems
    and Psychosocial/Mental Workloads
    Organization of Health Care for Artists: An American Way; Rule Brittania;
    Going Dutch
    Neurologic Disorders of Musicians, with Emphasis on Dystonia and Thoracic
    Outlet Syndrome
    Physical and Emotional Hazards of Instrumental Performance
    The Impaired Upper Limb in Musicians: Diagnosis and Treatment Considera-
    Adaptive Equipment, Assistive Devices, and Therapeutic Exercises for
    The Role of Occupational Therapy in the Treatment of Upper Extremity
    Musculoskeletal Disorders in Musicians
    Acupuncture, Yoga, and Related Techniques for Artists
    Posture and Movement in Making Music


    Performance Anxiety: A Comprehensive Review of Literature and Techniques
    for Reducing it
    Coping with Performance Anxiety: Techniques and Strategies for the
    Performer and Teacher
    The Performance Wellness Seminar: An Integrative Music Therapy Approach
    to Treating and Preventing Musical Performance Stress
    Stress in the Lives of Musicians -- On Stage and Off
    Psychotherapeutic Use of Metaphor to Release Creative Block: Three
    Levels of Treatment
    Performance Stress: Biological Basis and Prevention


    Vincent's Violent Vertigo: An Analysis of Vincent van Gogh's Meniere's
    Disease -- Not Epilepsy!
    Health Hazards and Health Aspects of Arts and Crafts
    Art in the Daily Practice of Medicine: Yesterday and Today


    Biomechanics of the Larynx and its Surrounding Organs
    Acoustics Analysis of the Artistic Voice
    Western Medicine in Phoniatrics
    Voice Problems and Deafness in the Performing Arts: the British


    Herman J. Woltring, Eindhoven/NL