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Wellness Resources at Postsecondary Music Schools: A Survey of How This Information is Being Offered

Abstract Musicians have the potential to experience health problems related to their

profession. The National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) requires schools to

provide information about wellness. There are 634 degree-granting, not for profit, NASM

accredited postsecondary music schools in America. This study examined the types of

wellness resources offered at 387 of these schools or 60%. Wellness information was

divided into three categories: physical, psychological and hearing. The types of resources

offered, category of information and the size of the school were considered. Schools were

emailed and their websites were searched for wellness information.

Forty-eight percent of the schools had website information, 32% offered wellne... (more)
Created Date 2016
Contributor Fraser, Catherine (Author) / Spring, Robert (Advisor) / Gardner, Joshua (Advisor) / Caslor, Jason (Committee member) / Feisst, Sabine (Committee member) / Sullivan, Jill (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Music education / Health education / Music / education / health / music / musician / student / wellness
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 58 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Doctoral Dissertation Music 2016
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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