Comparison of the mean percentage of maximal voluntary contraction (% MVC) for each muscle among woodwind instruments with a reed mouthpiece (WW-wR), woodwind instruments without a reed mouthpiece (WW-woR), brass wind instruments
with a small mouthpiece (BW-SM), brass wind instruments
with a large mouthpiece (BW-LM), and control (NW) groups: a) masseter muscle, b) temporalis muscle, c) sternocleidomastoid muscle, d) trapezius muscle
Banda is a style of Mexican ensemble music that uses mostly percussion and brass wind instruments
. A male-dominated genre since its inception in 19th century central Mexico, banda songs include rancheras, corridos, boteros, and baladas.