Benefits of Incorporating Health Promotion Courses for College Music Majors

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DeBolt, Cassandra; Golubkova, Polina; Maglaya, Matthew; Vixamar, Myriam Apollon
Music; Music Education
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Our purpose for this project was to explore correlations between music study and health and wellness. Music study involves auditory, mental, physical, and emotional health. It can also cause performance injury. In an effort to reduce performance injuries and encourage good auditory, physical and emotional health in their students, the Music Teacher National Association advocates for wellness, stating that, “music teachers need to become substantially involved in injury prevention by teaching health-conscious music-related practices to students.”