To obtain more information about injuries of Broadway performers, 313 performers appearing in 23 Broadway companies were surveyed.
The percentage of performers injured was 55.5%, with a mean of 1.08injuries per performer.
Lower extremity injuries were the most common.
Sixty-two percent of performers believed that their injuries were preventable.
As this study reports factors that significantly increase the risk of injury for dancers and actors, it may help to highteen concern with reducing the incidence of injuriesto professional performers, theatrical students, and nonprofessional world-wide.
Mots-clés Pascal : Traumatisme, Exposition professionnelle, Accident travail, Epidémiologie, Homme, Acteur, Théâtre bâtiment, Milieu professionnel, Prévalence, Facteur risque, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Médecine travail, Danseur
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Trauma, Occupational exposure, Occupational accident, Epidemiology, Human, Actor, Theatre(building), Occupational environment, Prevalence, Risk factor, United States, North America, America, Occupational medicine
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