Research in Performers’ Health
The films below highlight the latest research from Healthy Conservatoires members investigating the health and wellbeing of performers.
Music Students’ Perceptions, Attitudes and Behaviours toward Health
Research investigating how music students consider and address their mental and physical wellbeing.
Read the full report:
Araújo L, Wasley D, Perkins R, Atkins L, Redding E, Ginsborg J, & Williamon A (2017), Fit to perform: an investigation of higher education music students’ perceptions, attitudes, and behaviors toward health, Frontiers in Psychology, 8 (1558), 1-19 [DOI].
Film produced by: Tantrwm Digital Media
Music Students’ Physical Fitness
Research finding that more can be done to help ensure musicians are physically fit and ready to take the stage.
Musicians’ Mental Health
Research investigating the degree to which professional musicians are mentally well through experiencing positive emotions, engagement, relationships, meaning, and accomplishment in their lives.
Profiling Musicians’ Pain
Research investigating the degree to which, and where, musicians experience performance-related pain.
The Satisfaction and Stress of Singing Professionally
Research investigating how singers’ bodies react to the pressures of public performance.
Reacting to Audition Stress
Research demonstrating how performers’ hearts respond to the pressures of an audition.