Dianna T Kenny

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sydney
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The impact of group singing on mood, coping, and perceived pain in chronic pain patients attending a multidisciplinary pain clinic
    Dianna T Kenny
    The University of Sydney
    J Music Ther 41:241-58. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint The effects of open throat technique on long term average spectra (LTAS) of female classical voices
    Helen F Mitchell
    Australian Centre for Applied Research in Music Performance, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Logoped Phoniatr Vocol 29:99-118. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Music performance anxiety and occupational stress amongst opera chorus artists and their relationship with state and trait anxiety and perfectionism
    Dianna T Kenny
    The Conservatorium of Music, The University of Sydney, East Street, P O Box 170, C4c, Lidcombe 1825, NSW, Australia
    J Anxiety Disord 18:757-77. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Acoustic and perceptual appraisal of vocal gestures in the female classical voice
    Dianna T Kenny
    Australian Centre for Applied Research in Music Performance ACARMP, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Voice 20:55-70. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a music performance anxiety inventory for gifted adolescent musicians
    Margaret S Osborne
    Australian Centre for Applied Research in Music Performance ACARMP, Sydney Conservatorium of Music C41, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    J Anxiety Disord 19:725-51. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Constructions of chronic pain in doctor-patient relationships: bridging the communication chasm
    Dianna T Kenny
    School of Behavioural and Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, PO Box 170, Lidcombe, NSW 1825, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 52:297-305. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Change in messa di voce characteristics during 3 years of classical singing training at the tertiary level
    Sam Ferguson
    School of Software, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, University of Technology, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Voice 27:523.e35-48. 2013
  8. doi request reprint The effect of abdominal kinematic directives on respiratory behaviour in female classical singing
    Sally Collyer
    Sydney Conservatorium of Music, The University of Sydney, Australia
    Logoped Phoniatr Vocol 34:100-10. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of topical anesthetic and flexible fiberoptic laryngoscopy on professional sopranos
    Margaret A Jacobs
    Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Lidcombe, New South Wales 1825, Australia
    J Voice 19:645-64. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Voice training and changing weight--are they reflected in speaking fundamental frequency, voice range, and pitch breaks of 13-year-old girls? A longitudinal study
    Elizabeth C Willis
    Australian Centre for Applied Research in Music Performance, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Voice 25:e233-43. 2011

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Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint The impact of group singing on mood, coping, and perceived pain in chronic pain patients attending a multidisciplinary pain clinic
    Dianna T Kenny
    The University of Sydney
    J Music Ther 41:241-58. 2004
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  2. ncbi request reprint The effects of open throat technique on long term average spectra (LTAS) of female classical voices
    Helen F Mitchell
    Australian Centre for Applied Research in Music Performance, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Logoped Phoniatr Vocol 29:99-118. 2004
    ..The findings from this study also indicate that LTAS are not sufficiently sensitive to measure vocal timbre as they were not consistent with perceptual or other acoustic studies of the same samples...
  3. ncbi request reprint Music performance anxiety and occupational stress amongst opera chorus artists and their relationship with state and trait anxiety and perfectionism
    Dianna T Kenny
    The Conservatorium of Music, The University of Sydney, East Street, P O Box 170, C4c, Lidcombe 1825, NSW, Australia
    J Anxiety Disord 18:757-77. 2004
    ..These results suggest that while trait anxiety and music performance anxiety were closely associated, occupational stress makes a separate contribution to the quality of working life experienced by elite choral artists...
  4. ncbi request reprint Acoustic and perceptual appraisal of vocal gestures in the female classical voice
    Dianna T Kenny
    Australian Centre for Applied Research in Music Performance ACARMP, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Voice 20:55-70. 2006
    ..Future research with LTAS to assess vocal quality should consider alternative measures that are more sensitive to subtle differences in vocal parameters...
  5. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a music performance anxiety inventory for gifted adolescent musicians
    Margaret S Osborne
    Australian Centre for Applied Research in Music Performance ACARMP, Sydney Conservatorium of Music C41, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    J Anxiety Disord 19:725-51. 2005
    ..It is hoped that the MPAI-A, as the first empirically validated measure of adolescent musicians' performance anxiety, will enhance and promote phenomenological and treatment research in this area...
  6. ncbi request reprint Constructions of chronic pain in doctor-patient relationships: bridging the communication chasm
    Dianna T Kenny
    School of Behavioural and Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, PO Box 170, Lidcombe, NSW 1825, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 52:297-305. 2004
    ..A systemic theoretical analysis of this process is offered...
  7. doi request reprint Change in messa di voce characteristics during 3 years of classical singing training at the tertiary level
    Sam Ferguson
    School of Software, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, University of Technology, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Voice 27:523.e35-48. 2013
    ..F0 vibrato extent increased significantly, whereas the extent of SPL and STER vibrato did not change significantly. ..
  8. doi request reprint The effect of abdominal kinematic directives on respiratory behaviour in female classical singing
    Sally Collyer
    Sydney Conservatorium of Music, The University of Sydney, Australia
    Logoped Phoniatr Vocol 34:100-10. 2009
    ..The results have implications for the distinction between consciously controlled and innate respiratory behaviours in singing. Implications for singing pedagogy are discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of topical anesthetic and flexible fiberoptic laryngoscopy on professional sopranos
    Margaret A Jacobs
    Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Lidcombe, New South Wales 1825, Australia
    J Voice 19:645-64. 2005
    ..Results will need to be replicated on less accomplished singers before concluding that this medical procedure does not affect the operatic singing voice...
  10. doi request reprint Voice training and changing weight--are they reflected in speaking fundamental frequency, voice range, and pitch breaks of 13-year-old girls? A longitudinal study
    Elizabeth C Willis
    Australian Centre for Applied Research in Music Performance, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Voice 25:e233-43. 2011
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Singer and listener perception of vocal warm-up
    Lynda Moorcroft
    Australian Centre for Applied Research in Music Performance, The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Voice 27:258.e1-258.e13. 2013
    ..This study investigated changes perceived by singers and listeners after the singers had vocally warmed up...
  12. ncbi request reprint The impact of 'open throat' technique on vibrato rate, extent and onset in classical singing
    Helen F Mitchell
    Australian Centre for Applied Research in Music Performance ACARMP, The Conservatorium of Music, The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Logoped Phoniatr Vocol 29:171-82. 2004
    ..As vibrato is considered a key indicator of good singing, these findings suggest that open throat is important to the production of a good sound in classical singing...
  13. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of vocal function exercises on muscle tension dysphonia in Vietnamese female teachers
    Duong Duy Nguyen
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 38:261-78. 2009
    ..This study evaluated the treatment effects of vocal function exercises on muscle tension dysphonia (MTD) in tonal language speakers...
  14. doi request reprint Change in vibrato rate and extent during tertiary training in classical singing students
    Helen F Mitchell
    Australian Centre for Applied Research in Music Performance, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Voice 24:427-34. 2010
    ..For elite singing students, achieving and developing vibrato may constitute one of the essential elements of their vocal training, although it is not necessarily a focus of that training...
  15. ncbi request reprint Vocal warm-up produces acoustic change in singers' vibrato rate
    Lynda Moorcroft
    Australian Centre for Applied Research in Music Performance, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Voice 26:667.e13-8. 2012
    ..The findings indicate that vocal warm-up may regulate vibrato rate. Thus tone quality, which is strongly linked to vibrato characteristics, may undergo positive change as a result of vocal warm-up...
  16. ncbi request reprint Perceived effects of the menstrual cycle on young female singers in the Western classical tradition
    Maree Ryan
    Australian Centre for Applied Research in Music Performance ACARMP, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Voice 23:99-108. 2009
    ..Although the singer recognized that greater effort is required to produce the sound during menstruation, discernible differences were not detected by expert listeners...
  17. doi request reprint Effects of training on time-varying spectral energy and sound pressure level in nine male classical singers
    Sam Ferguson
    Acoustics Research Laboratory, Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Voice 24:39-46. 2010
    ..The inspection of the distribution of these descriptors over an aria's time period yields a more detailed picture of the strategies for high-frequency energy production used by singers with different levels of training...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of muscle tension dysphonia on tone phonation: acoustic and perceptual studies in Vietnamese female teachers
    Duong Duy Nguyen
    Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia Department of Otolaryngology, Thai Nguyen General Central Hospital, Thai Nguyen, Vietnam
    J Voice 23:446-59. 2009
    ..Tone perception was poorer for tones with extensive fundamental frequency variation and without a typical phonation type. The results in this group of teachers supported our hypothesis that MTD impairs lexical tone phonation...
  19. doi request reprint Impact of muscle tension dysphonia on tonal pitch target implementation in vietnamese female teachers
    Duong Duy Nguyen
    Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Voice 23:690-8. 2009
    ..2 semitones/second (st/s) (P<0.05) and speed of pitch rise in the rising tone in isolation was slower than control group by 7.2 st/s (P<0.01). These results demonstrate that MTD is associated with problems in tonal pitch variation...
  20. ncbi request reprint WorkCover's physiotherapy forms: purpose beyond paperwork?
    Eva Schonstein
    School of Physiotherapy, The University of Sydney, Lidcombe, New South Wales
    Aust J Physiother 48:221-5. 2002
    ..However, most physiotherapists did not provide precise, measurable or time-specific treatment goals, despite this being emphasised by WorkCover. We propose ways of improving communication practices between physiotherapists and insurers...
  21. ncbi request reprint Substance use and treatment seeking in young offenders on community orders
    Christopher John Lennings
    Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, Lidcombe, NSW 2141, Australia
    J Subst Abuse Treat 31:425-32. 2006
    ..This study reveals the gap between awareness of problematic drug use and treatment-seeking behavior, and has implications for improving outreach to young offenders with substance abuse problems...
  22. ncbi request reprint The effects of yoga on the attention and behavior of boys with Attention-Deficit/ hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    Pauline S Jensen
    School of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Australia
    J Atten Disord 7:205-16. 2004
    ..Yoga remains an investigational treatment, but this study supports further research into its possible uses for this population. These findings need to be replicated on larger groups with a more intensive supervised practice program...
  23. doi request reprint Listener perception of the effect of abdominal kinematic directives on respiratory behavior in female classical singing
    Sally Collyer
    Sydney Conservatorium of Music, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Voice 25:e15-24. 2011
    ..The findings demonstrate the importance of considering habitual breathing behavior in both research and pedagogical contexts...
  24. ncbi request reprint Relationship between weight, speaking fundamental frequency, and the appearance of phonational gaps in the adolescent male changing voice
    Elizabeth C Willis
    Australian Centre for Applied Research in Music Performance, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Voice 22:451-71. 2008
    ..In this study, these phonational gaps were associated with certain weight ranges and rapid weight gain, with changes to boys' speaking voices, and with loss of ability to use the mid- and falsetto vocal range...
  25. ncbi request reprint Defining 'open throat' through content analysis of experts' pedagogical practices
    Helen F Mitchell
    Australian Centre for Applied Research in Music Performance, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, The University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Logoped Phoniatr Vocol 28:167-80. 2003
    ..The purpose of the technique was described as a way of maximizing pharyngeal space and/or achieving abduction of the ventricular folds...
  26. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of and risk factors for hepatitis C in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal adolescent offenders
    David Van der Poorten
    Storr Liver Unit, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:610-4. 2008
    ..To define and compare the prevalence, risk factors and understanding of hepatitis C transmission among Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal young offenders...
  27. doi request reprint Incidence of injury and attitudes to injury management in skilled flute players
    Bronwen J Ackermann
    Discipline of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, NSW, Australia
    Work 40:255-9. 2011
    ..The flute is a highly popular instrument, yet little is known about the potential injury association with playing this instrument...
  28. ncbi request reprint Views from the inside: young offenders' subjective experiences of incarceration
    Peter J Ashkar
    The University of Sydney, Australia
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 52:584-97. 2008
    ..Promotion of antisocial behaviour, lack of deterrence, and insufficient rehabilitative programming were identified as factors of the incarceration setting likely to contribute to the high rates of recidivism...