Injury prevention in strings player / Qisthina Mustaffa Kamal

Mustaffa Kamal, Qisthina (2019) Injury prevention in strings player / Qisthina Mustaffa Kamal. Degree thesis, Universiti Teknologi MARA.


The purpose of this thesis is to create awareness toward strings player about the injuries that already suffer great number of musicians for their life and work. This thesis will be finding out what are the causes and the reason for those injured strings player or more general musician suffering from the injuries that they are having now and what the injuries usually are. Following from finding out about the cause, this thesis also finding out what can be done by musician out there to prevent from making the same mistake has been done by the injured musician and what are the way of prevention from getting injuries for strings player. Thus, some literature review on the topic which related to this thesis has been done. Adding to that, an interview with some injured musician and also a physiotherapist which can give a trustworthy advice and explanation about the causes of injuries and also the prevention ways from injuries. From the literature review, proving the advice and fact from the interviewee can be accepted. Majorly the causes of injuries involve incorrect posture, practice over the body limit, practice during stress situation, not having a proper warm up before commencing practice, sudden change on the time limit of practicing, and also passed accident. As for the injure prevention will be practice with a proper posture, taking rest when feeling tired or pain, start practice in a positive mind and good condition, warm up before commencing practice, changing in practice duration should be done gradually, and lastly taking care of our daily life.


Item Type: Thesis (Degree)
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Mustaffa Kamal, Qisthina
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Yeoh, Pei Ann (Dr.)
Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > ML Literature of music > Instruments and instrumental music
M Music and Books on Music > ML Literature of music > Music as a profession. Vocational guidance
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Music
Programme: Bachelor of Music Composition (Hons.)
Keywords: Awareness, Injuries, Suffer
Date: 2019
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