Bronwen Ackermann

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Publications

  1. ncbi Development of a new instrument for measuring the musculoskeletal load and physical health of professional orchestral musicians
    Bronwen Ackermann
    Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, NSW, Australia
    Med Probl Perform Art 25:95-101. 2010
  2. ncbi Musculoskeletal pain and injury in professional orchestral musicians in Australia
    Bronwen Ackermann
    Discipline of Biomedical Science, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Med Probl Perform Art 27:181-7. 2012
  3. doi Incidence of injury and attitudes to injury management in skilled flute players
    Bronwen J Ackermann
    Discipline of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, NSW, Australia
    Work 40:255-9. 2011
  4. doi Sound exposure of professional orchestral musicians during solitary practice
    Ian O'Brien
    Discipline of Biomedical Science, School of Medical Sciences, The University of Sydney, Lidcombe, New South Wales, 2141, Australia
    J Acoust Soc Am 134:2748-54. 2013
  5. doi Development of a specific exercise programme for professional orchestral musicians
    Cliffton Chan
    Discipline of Biomedical Science, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, Lidcombe, NSW 1825, Australia
    Inj Prev 19:257-63. 2013
  6. doi Hearing conservation and noise management practices in professional orchestras
    Ian O'Brien
    University of Sydney, School of Medical Sciences, Discipline of Biomedical Sciences, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Occup Environ Hyg 9:602-8. 2012
  7. pmc The usefulness of on-site physical therapy-led triage services for professional orchestral musicians -- a national cohort study
    Cliffton Chan
    Discipline of Biomedical Science, Sydney Medical School, P, O, Box 170, Lidcombe, NSW, 1825, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:98. 2013
  8. ncbi Attitudes and practices of parents of teenage musicians to health issues related to playing an instrument: a pilot study
    Bronwen Ackermann
    Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW 2141, Australia
    Med Probl Perform Art 28:24-7. 2013
  9. doi Description and evaluation of a hearing conservation program in use in a professional symphony orchestra
    Ian O'Brien
    1 Discipline of Biomedical Sciences, School of Medical Sciences, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Ann Occup Hyg 59:265-76. 2015
  10. doi A clinical trial of active hearing protection for orchestral musicians
    Ian O'Brien
    a Discipline of Biomedical Sciences, School of Medical Sciences, The University of Sydney, Lidcombe, Australia
    J Occup Environ Hyg 11:450-9. 2014

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi Development of a new instrument for measuring the musculoskeletal load and physical health of professional orchestral musicians
    Bronwen Ackermann
    Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, NSW, Australia
    Med Probl Perform Art 25:95-101. 2010
    ..To develop questionnaire and physical examination instruments that could be used by researchers and clinicians to undertake a detailed baseline assessment of professional orchestral musicians...
  2. ncbi Musculoskeletal pain and injury in professional orchestral musicians in Australia
    Bronwen Ackermann
    Discipline of Biomedical Science, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Med Probl Perform Art 27:181-7. 2012
    ....
  3. doi Incidence of injury and attitudes to injury management in skilled flute players
    Bronwen J Ackermann
    Discipline of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, NSW, Australia
    Work 40:255-9. 2011
    ..The flute is a highly popular instrument, yet little is known about the potential injury association with playing this instrument...
  4. doi Sound exposure of professional orchestral musicians during solitary practice
    Ian O'Brien
    Discipline of Biomedical Science, School of Medical Sciences, The University of Sydney, Lidcombe, New South Wales, 2141, Australia
    J Acoust Soc Am 134:2748-54. 2013
    ..Data presented will enable more effective and targeted management strategies for this population...
  5. doi Development of a specific exercise programme for professional orchestral musicians
    Cliffton Chan
    Discipline of Biomedical Science, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, Lidcombe, NSW 1825, Australia
    Inj Prev 19:257-63. 2013
    ..Formative and process evaluation procedures were undertaken during the development of the programme to ensure high methodological credibility...
  6. doi Hearing conservation and noise management practices in professional orchestras
    Ian O'Brien
    University of Sydney, School of Medical Sciences, Discipline of Biomedical Sciences, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Occup Environ Hyg 9:602-8. 2012
    ..This will enable both consistent procedures and meaningful dialogue between the orchestras on the topics of hearing conservation, audiological monitoring, and educational practices...
  7. pmc The usefulness of on-site physical therapy-led triage services for professional orchestral musicians -- a national cohort study
    Cliffton Chan
    Discipline of Biomedical Science, Sydney Medical School, P, O, Box 170, Lidcombe, NSW, 1825, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:98. 2013
    ....
  8. ncbi Attitudes and practices of parents of teenage musicians to health issues related to playing an instrument: a pilot study
    Bronwen Ackermann
    Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW 2141, Australia
    Med Probl Perform Art 28:24-7. 2013
    ..A more detailed study of the issues considered in this pilot study appears warranted...
  9. doi Description and evaluation of a hearing conservation program in use in a professional symphony orchestra
    Ian O'Brien
    1 Discipline of Biomedical Sciences, School of Medical Sciences, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Ann Occup Hyg 59:265-76. 2015
    ..This study provides a basis for those wishing to implement or evaluate similar paradigms. ..
  10. doi A clinical trial of active hearing protection for orchestral musicians
    Ian O'Brien
    a Discipline of Biomedical Sciences, School of Medical Sciences, The University of Sydney, Lidcombe, Australia
    J Occup Environ Hyg 11:450-9. 2014
    ..Results indicate these earplugs are a very positive step towards a usable hearing conservation tool for orchestral musicians to use in conjunction with other risk mitigation measures...
  11. ncbi Functional anatomy of the soft palate applied to wind playing
    Alison Evans
    The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Med Probl Perform Art 25:183-9. 2010
    ..These muscles contribute to either a palatal or a pharyngeal component of velopharyngeal closure. This information should guide further research into targeted methods of assessment, management, and treatment of VPI in wind musicians...