Articles about Portugal

Occupational Diseases of Professional Orchestra Musicians from Northern Portugal: A Descriptive Study
Medical Problems of Performing Artists (2016) Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 8-12

Owing to repetitive movements and a very stressful and competitive lifestyle, musicians are a group that may be prone to suffer from occupational diseases. According to the literature, musicians are affected mainly by two types of occupational diseases: music performance ...

The Prevalence of Laryngeal Pathologies in an Academic Population
Journal of Voice (2015) Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 130.e1-130.e9

The main purposes of the present study were to determine the prevalence of laryngeal pathology and voice disorders and to identify their associated risk factors among the workers, teachers, and nonteachers, from a Portuguese university. A total of 101 participants ...

An Invisible Network: Music Consumption and the Construction of the Portuguese Popular Song
Journal on the Art of Record Production (2015) , No. 10, pp. np

Music production involves coordinating efforts among diverse experts, namely recording engineers and musicians. Each contributes specialized work to the production by utilizing shared resources such as music, recorded sound and technologies. To coordinate their efforts, a producer provides information about ...

Harm Reduction or Psychedelic Support? Caring for Drug-Related Crises at Transformational Festivals
Dancecult (2015) Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 55-75

Many of the EDM events known as "transformational festivals" provide psychedelic support spaces: volunteer projects caring for festivalgoers undergoing difficult drug experiences. Mostly drawn from the festival community, many volunteer carers ("sitters") subscribe to psychedelic culture discourse which frames these ...