Nelson Roy

Summary

Affiliation: University of Utah
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Vocal violence in actors: an investigation into its acoustic consequences and the effects of hygienic laryngeal release training
    N Roy
    Department of Communication Disorders, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84112 0252, USA
    J Voice 14:215-30. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Task specificity in adductor spasmodic dysphonia versus muscle tension dysphonia
    Nelson Roy
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112 0252, USA
    Laryngoscope 115:311-6. 2005
  3. doi request reprint An in vivo model of external superior laryngeal nerve paralysis: laryngoscopic findings
    Nelson Roy
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112 0252, USA
    Laryngoscope 119:1017-32. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Exploring the phonatory effects of external superior laryngeal nerve paralysis: an in vivo model
    Nelson Roy
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112 0252, USA
    Laryngoscope 119:816-26. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Speech motor control and chronic back pain: a preliminary investigation
    Nelson Roy
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112 0252, USA
    Pain Med 10:164-71. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Revisiting the pitch controversy: changes in speaking fundamental frequency (SFF) after management of functional dysphonia
    Nelson Roy
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Utah, 390 South 1530 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0252, USA
    J Voice 19:582-91. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Voice disorders in the general population: prevalence, risk factors, and occupational impact
    Nelson Roy
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112 0252, USA
    Laryngoscope 115:1988-95. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Articulatory changes in muscle tension dysphonia: evidence of vowel space expansion following manual circumlaryngeal therapy
    Nelson Roy
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0252, USA
    J Commun Disord 42:124-35. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Behavioral characteristics of children with vocal fold nodules
    Nelson Roy
    From the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0252, USA
    J Voice 21:157-68. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Differential diagnosis of adductor spasmodic dysphonia and muscle tension dysphonia using phonatory break analysis
    Nelson Roy
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0252, USA
    Laryngoscope 118:2245-53. 2008

Detail Information

Publications49

  1. ncbi request reprint Vocal violence in actors: an investigation into its acoustic consequences and the effects of hygienic laryngeal release training
    N Roy
    Department of Communication Disorders, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84112 0252, USA
    J Voice 14:215-30. 2000
    ..Further study is required to identify such factors...
  2. ncbi request reprint Task specificity in adductor spasmodic dysphonia versus muscle tension dysphonia
    Nelson Roy
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112 0252, USA
    Laryngoscope 115:311-6. 2005
    ..This study examined the diagnostic value of "task specificity" as a marker of ADSD and its potential to differentiate ADSD from muscle tension dysphonia (MTD), a functional voice disorder that can often masquerade as ADSD...
  3. doi request reprint An in vivo model of external superior laryngeal nerve paralysis: laryngoscopic findings
    Nelson Roy
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112 0252, USA
    Laryngoscope 119:1017-32. 2009
    ..By selectively blocking the ESLN using lidocaine, we attempted to identify the salient laryngeal features associated with acute, unilateral cricothyroid (CT) muscle dysfunction...
  4. doi request reprint Exploring the phonatory effects of external superior laryngeal nerve paralysis: an in vivo model
    Nelson Roy
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112 0252, USA
    Laryngoscope 119:816-26. 2009
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Speech motor control and chronic back pain: a preliminary investigation
    Nelson Roy
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112 0252, USA
    Pain Med 10:164-71. 2009
    ..e., speech AMRs) which require rapid, reciprocally coordinated articulatory movements were associated with chronic back pain; and 2) to identify factors that might mediate any observed alterations...
  6. ncbi request reprint Revisiting the pitch controversy: changes in speaking fundamental frequency (SFF) after management of functional dysphonia
    Nelson Roy
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Utah, 390 South 1530 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0252, USA
    J Voice 19:582-91. 2005
    ..Clinical implications of the data are discussed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Voice disorders in the general population: prevalence, risk factors, and occupational impact
    Nelson Roy
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112 0252, USA
    Laryngoscope 115:1988-95. 2005
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Articulatory changes in muscle tension dysphonia: evidence of vowel space expansion following manual circumlaryngeal therapy
    Nelson Roy
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0252, USA
    J Commun Disord 42:124-35. 2009
    ..While the precise mechanism underlying vowel space expansion remains unknown, improvements may be related to lowering of the larynx, expanding oropharyngeal space, and improving articulatory movements...
  9. ncbi request reprint Behavioral characteristics of children with vocal fold nodules
    Nelson Roy
    From the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0252, USA
    J Voice 21:157-68. 2007
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Differential diagnosis of adductor spasmodic dysphonia and muscle tension dysphonia using phonatory break analysis
    Nelson Roy
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0252, USA
    Laryngoscope 118:2245-53. 2008
    ..This investigation assessed the diagnostic worth of acoustic analysis of phonatory breaks as a possible objective test to distinguish ADSD from MTD...
  11. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of voice disorders in the elderly: preliminary findings
    Nelson Roy
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Laryngoscope 117:628-33. 2007
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  12. doi request reprint Denervation of the external branch of the superior laryngeal nerve: laryngeal and phonatory features
    Nelson Roy
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112 0252, USA
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 19:182-7. 2011
    ..A longstanding controversy is revisited regarding the laryngeal and phonatory signs that should be considered indicative of unilateral ESLN paralysis/paresis...
  13. ncbi request reprint Voice disorders in teachers and the general population: effects on work performance, attendance, and future career choices
    Nelson Roy
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, 84112 0252, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 47:542-51. 2004
    ..05). These findings strongly suggest that occupationally related voice dysfunction in teachers can have significant adverse effects on job performance, attendance, and future career choices...
  14. ncbi request reprint Personality traits and psychological factors in voice pathology: a foundation for future research
    N Roy
    Department of Communication Disorders, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84112 0252, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 43:737-48. 2000
    ..This theory links FD and VN to the signal sensitivities and behavioral response biases of neurotic introverts and neurotic extraverts, respectively. In a companion article, the merits of the Roy and Bless theory are evaluated...
  15. ncbi request reprint Personality and voice disorders: a superfactor trait analysis
    N Roy
    Department of Communication Disorders, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84112 0252, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 43:749-68. 2000
    ..Personality variables and their behavioral consequences may therefore contribute to FD and VN. Results are presented within the context of a dispositional theory offered by Roy and Bless (2000a)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Voice amplification versus vocal hygiene instruction for teachers with voice disorders: a treatment outcomes study
    Nelson Roy
    Department of Communication Disorders, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84112 0252, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 45:625-38. 2002
    ..001), and greater compliance with the treatment program (p = .045). These findings clearly support the clinical utility of voice amplification as an alternative for the treatment of voice problems in teachers...
  17. doi request reprint Differential diagnosis of muscle tension dysphonia and spasmodic dysphonia
    Nelson Roy
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112 0252, USA
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 18:165-70. 2010
    ..Researchers have begun to compare characteristics of MTD and ADSD to determine whether there are markers which reliably distinguish the two disorders and lead to improved differential diagnosis...
  18. ncbi request reprint Functional dysphonia
    Nelson Roy
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Utah, 390 South, 1530 East, Room 1219, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 11:144-8. 2003
    ..Further research is needed to better understand the pathogenesis of functional dysphonia, and factors contributing to its successful management...
  19. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of the effects of three laryngeal lubricants on phonation threshold pressure (PTP)
    Nelson Roy
    Department of Communication Disorders, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84112 0252, USA
    J Voice 17:331-42. 2003
    ..071, for high-pitched productions only). However, the duration of its PTP lowering effect was less than 20 minutes. The other two substances did not demonstrate any significant postadministration effect on PTP...
  20. ncbi request reprint Three treatments for teachers with voice disorders: a randomized clinical trial
    Nelson Roy
    Department of Communication Disorders, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112 0252, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 46:670-88. 2003
    ..The results are discussed in the context of uneven levels of self-reported compliance and disparate dropout rates among the treatment groups...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of voice disorders in teachers and the general population
    Nelson Roy
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 47:281-93. 2004
    ..These results support the notion that teaching is a high-risk occupation for voice disorders. Important information is also provided regarding additional factors that might contribute to the development of voice disorders...
  22. ncbi request reprint Toward improved differential diagnosis of adductor spasmodic dysphonia and muscle tension dysphonia
    Nelson Roy
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0252, USA
    Folia Phoniatr Logop 59:83-90. 2007
    ..This investigation examined the diagnostic value of variable sign expression based upon phonetic loading as a means to disambiguate ADSD and MTD...
  23. ncbi request reprint Adductor spasmodic dysphonia versus muscle tension dysphonia: examining the diagnostic value of recurrent laryngeal nerve lidocaine block
    Nelson Roy
    Dept of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Utah, 390 South 1530 East, Room 1219, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0252, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 116:161-8. 2007
    ..This investigation examined the precision of response to unilateral lidocaine block of the recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN block) as a potential diagnostic test to discriminate ADSD from MTD...
  24. doi request reprint Nebulized isotonic saline versus water following a laryngeal desiccation challenge in classically trained sopranos
    Kristine Tanner
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 53:1555-66. 2010
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  25. ncbi request reprint Occupational risk factors associated with voice disorders among teachers
    Susan L Thibeault
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:786-92. 2004
    ..This study was designed to determine the occupational risk factors associated with voice disorders among schoolteachers, a high-risk population for developing voice problems...
  26. doi request reprint Differential diagnosis of muscle tension dysphonia and adductor spasmodic dysphonia using spectral moments of the long-term average spectrum
    Daniel R Houtz
    Voice Disorders Center, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA
    Laryngoscope 120:749-57. 2010
    ..This investigation evaluated spectral moments analysis of the LTAS as an objective test to distinguish ADSD from MTD...
  27. doi request reprint Risk and protective factors for spasmodic dysphonia: a case-control investigation
    Kristine Tanner
    Voice Disorders Center, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108, USA
    J Voice 25:e35-46. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify possible endogenous and exogenous risk and protective factors uniquely associated with SD...
  28. doi request reprint Comparing nebulized water versus saline after laryngeal desiccation challenge in Sjögren's Syndrome
    Kristine Tanner
    Department of Communication Disorders, Brigham Young University, Salt Lake City, Utah, U S A Voice Disorders Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, U S A
    Laryngoscope 123:2787-92. 2013
    ..This study examined the effects of a laryngeal desiccation challenge and two nebulized hydration treatments on phonation threshold pressure (PTP), vocal effort, and throat dryness in patients with chronic airway dryness...
  29. ncbi request reprint Dysphagia in the elderly: preliminary evidence of prevalence, risk factors, and socioemotional effects
    Nelson Roy
    Dept of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Utah, 390 South 1530 East, Room 1219, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0252, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 116:858-65. 2007
    ..Epidemiological studies of dysphagia in the elderly are rare. A non-treatment-seeking, elderly cohort was surveyed to provide preliminary evidence regarding the prevalence, risks, and socioemotional effects of swallowing disorders...
  30. ncbi request reprint Spasmodic dysphonia: onset, course, socioemotional effects, and treatment response
    Kristine Tanner
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, the Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, and the Voice Disorders Center, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 120:465-73. 2011
    ..This investigation explored the onset, progression, socioemotional effects, and treatment outcomes of spasmodic dysphonia (SD)...
  31. doi request reprint Case-control study of risk factors for spasmodic dysphonia: A comparison with other voice disorders
    Kristine Tanner
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Laryngoscope 122:1082-92. 2012
    ..This epidemiology study examined risk factors uniquely associated with spasmodic dysphonia (SD)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Laryngeal features of external superior laryngeal nerve denervation: revisiting a century-old controversy
    Nelson Roy
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112 0252, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 120:1-8. 2011
    ..Further research is necessary to determine factors that influence the expression and detection of this sign, as well as its diagnostic precision...
  33. ncbi request reprint Vocal function exercises for presbylaryngis: a multidimensional assessment of treatment outcomes
    Cara Sauder
    University of Utah Voice Disorders Center, University Hospitals and Clinics Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 119:460-7. 2010
    ..This preliminary investigation examined the effects of vocal function exercises, a physiologic voice therapy approach, as a primary treatment for presbylaryngis...
  34. ncbi request reprint Lidocaine block of the recurrent laryngeal nerve in adductor spasmodic dysphonia: a multidimensional assessment
    Marshall E Smith
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Laryngoscope 116:591-5. 2006
    ..This investigation assessed the phonatory effects of RLN lidocaine block in ADSD to explore its potential as a diagnostic tool...
  35. ncbi request reprint Velopharyngeal port status during classical singing
    Kristine Tanner
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84112 0252, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 48:1311-24. 2005
    ..This investigation was undertaken to examine the status of the velopharyngeal (VP) port during classical singing...
  36. ncbi request reprint Voice-related symptoms and their effects on quality of life
    Ray M Merrill
    Department of Health Science, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 122:404-11. 2013
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  37. doi request reprint Ansa-RLN reinnervation for unilateral vocal fold paralysis in adolescents and young adults
    Marshall E Smith
    Division of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Primary Children s Medical Center, University of Utah School of Medicine, The University of Utah, 3C 120 SOM, 50N Medical Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, United States
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 72:1311-6. 2008
    ..To assess the outcomes of management of unilateral vocal fold paralysis by ansa-RLN reinnervation in a series of patients ages 12-21...
  38. ncbi request reprint Intensive stuttering modification therapy: a multidimensional assessment of treatment outcomes
    Michael Blomgren
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, 84112, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 48:509-23. 2005
    ..The discussion focuses on the strengths, weaknesses, and durability of the SSMP treatment approach...
  39. ncbi request reprint The ChatterVox portable voice amplifier: a means to vibration dose reduction?
    Cynthia A McCormick
    Department of Communication Disorders, State University of New York, New Paltz, New York 12561 2499, USA
    J Voice 16:502-8. 2002
    ..By inference, this degree of vocal attenuation at mouth level should contribute to a desirable reduction in vibration dose, thus lowering the risk of vibration overdose...
  40. ncbi request reprint Spectral moments of the long-term average spectrum: sensitive indices of voice change after therapy?
    Kristine Tanner
    Department of Communication Disorders, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112 0252, USA
    J Voice 19:211-22. 2005
    ..001), indicating that spectral mean (ie, Moment 1) of the LTAS may be one acoustic marker sensitive to improvement in dysphonia severity...
  41. ncbi request reprint Voice, speech, and swallowing outcomes in laser-treated laryngeal cancer
    Matthew C Jepsen
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84108, USA
    Laryngoscope 113:923-8. 2003
    ..To describe preliminary voice, speech, and swallowing outcomes in patients treated by endoscopic laser excision of laryngeal cancer with or without adjuvant radiation therapy...
  42. ncbi request reprint The effects of three nebulized osmotic agents in the dry larynx
    Kristine Tanner
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Utah, 390 South 1530 East, Room 1201 BEH SCI, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0252, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 50:635-46. 2007
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Evidence-based clinical voice assessment: a systematic review
    Nelson Roy
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Am J Speech Lang Pathol 22:212-26. 2013
    ..To determine what research evidence exists to support the use of voice measures in the clinical assessment of patients with voice disorders...
  44. doi request reprint Toward validation of the cepstral spectral index of dysphonia (CSID) as an objective treatment outcomes measure
    Elizabeth A Peterson
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    J Voice 27:401-10. 2013
    ..To examine the validity of the Cepstral Spectral Index of Dysphonia (CSID) as an objective treatment outcomes measure of dysphonia severity...
  45. ncbi request reprint How does cricotracheal resection affect the female voice?
    Marshall E Smith
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, 3C 120 SOM, University of Utah School of Medicine, 50 N Medical Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 117:85-9. 2008
    ..We measured the effects of cricotracheal resection on the adult female voice...
  46. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of the effects of two treatment approaches for teachers with voice disorders: a prospective randomized clinical trial
    N Roy
    The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 44:286-96. 2001
    ..01) in their speaking and singing voice after treatment. These findings suggest that the VFE should be considered as a useful alternative or adjunct to vocal hygiene programs in the treatment of voice problems in teachers...
  47. ncbi request reprint Toward the development of an objective index of dysphonia severity: a four-factor acoustic model
    Shaheen N Awan
    Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA 17815, USA
    Clin Linguist Phon 20:35-49. 2006
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Articulatory changes following treatment of muscle tension dysphonia: preliminary acoustic evidence
    Christopher Dromey
    133 Taylor Building, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 80602, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 51:196-208. 2008
    ..Although the phonatory benefits of these techniques have been documented previously, this investigation examined whether acoustic evidence exists for articulatory changes accompanying successful management...
  49. ncbi request reprint Acoustic prediction of voice type in women with functional dysphonia
    Shaheen N Awan
    Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania 17815 1301, USA
    J Voice 19:268-82. 2005
    ....