C M Sapienza

Summary

Affiliation: University of Florida
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Laryngeal structure and function in the pediatric larynx: clinical applications
    Christine M Sapienza
    University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
    Lang Speech Hear Serv Sch 35:299-307. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Acoustic variations in adductor spasmodic dysphonia as a function of speech task
    C M Sapienza
    University of Florida, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Gainesille 32611, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 42:127-40. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of sound-field frequency modulation amplification on reducing teachers' sound pressure level in the classroom
    C M Sapienza
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611, USA
    J Voice 13:375-81. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Inspiratory pressure threshold training for glottal airway limitation in laryngeal papilloma
    C M Sapienza
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611 7420, USA
    J Voice 13:382-8. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Respiratory muscle strength training: functional outcomes versus plasticity
    Christine M Sapienza
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    Semin Speech Lang 27:236-44. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Adductor spasmodic dysphonia and muscular tension dysphonia: acoustic analysis of sustained phonation and reading
    C M Sapienza
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Florida, Gainesville 32607, USA
    J Voice 14:502-20. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Expiratory muscle training increases pressure support in high school band students
    Christine M Sapienza
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Florida, 32611, USA
    J Voice 16:495-501. 2002
  8. doi request reprint Respiratory muscle strength training applications
    Christine M Sapienza
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Florida, The Brain Rehabilitation Research Center, Malcom Randall VA, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 16:216-20. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Acoustic variations in reading produced by speakers with spasmodic dysphonia pre-botox injection and within early stages of post-botox injection
    Christine M Sapienza
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 45:830-43. 2002
  10. pmc Aspiration and swallowing in Parkinson disease and rehabilitation with EMST: a randomized trial
    M S Troche
    PO Box 117420, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    Neurology 75:1912-9. 2010

Research Grants

  1. Expiratory muscle training in patients with Parkinson's
    Christine Sapienza; Fiscal Year: 2006

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Laryngeal structure and function in the pediatric larynx: clinical applications
    Christine M Sapienza
    University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
    Lang Speech Hear Serv Sch 35:299-307. 2004
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Acoustic variations in adductor spasmodic dysphonia as a function of speech task
    C M Sapienza
    University of Florida, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Gainesille 32611, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 42:127-40. 1999
    ..The advantage of segmenting the acoustic waveform into these measures and the relevancy of examining intertask performances by those with ADSD is discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of sound-field frequency modulation amplification on reducing teachers' sound pressure level in the classroom
    C M Sapienza
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611, USA
    J Voice 13:375-81. 1999
    ..42-dB decrease in SPL with the use of sound-field FM amplification. These data support the use of sound-field amplification in the vocal hygiene regimen recommended to teachers by speech-language pathologists...
  4. ncbi request reprint Inspiratory pressure threshold training for glottal airway limitation in laryngeal papilloma
    C M Sapienza
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611 7420, USA
    J Voice 13:382-8. 1999
    ..The results suggest that inspiratory muscle training may improve respiratory related function in patients with restrictive upper airway disorders...
  5. ncbi request reprint Respiratory muscle strength training: functional outcomes versus plasticity
    Christine M Sapienza
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    Semin Speech Lang 27:236-44. 2006
    ..The potential transfer of expiratory muscle strength to functional outcomes is discussed, as well as how strength-training paradigms may influence cortical plasticity...
  6. ncbi request reprint Adductor spasmodic dysphonia and muscular tension dysphonia: acoustic analysis of sustained phonation and reading
    C M Sapienza
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Florida, Gainesville 32607, USA
    J Voice 14:502-20. 2000
    ..The acoustic analysis presented in this study could be used as a method to assist in distinguishing between the two disorder types...
  7. ncbi request reprint Expiratory muscle training increases pressure support in high school band students
    Christine M Sapienza
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Florida, 32611, USA
    J Voice 16:495-501. 2002
    ..The potential mechanisms of the training effect are discussed...
  8. doi request reprint Respiratory muscle strength training applications
    Christine M Sapienza
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Florida, The Brain Rehabilitation Research Center, Malcom Randall VA, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 16:216-20. 2008
    ..To provide an overview of respiratory muscle strength training applications for voice and speech disorders...
  9. ncbi request reprint Acoustic variations in reading produced by speakers with spasmodic dysphonia pre-botox injection and within early stages of post-botox injection
    Christine M Sapienza
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 45:830-43. 2002
    ....
  10. pmc Aspiration and swallowing in Parkinson disease and rehabilitation with EMST: a randomized trial
    M S Troche
    PO Box 117420, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    Neurology 75:1912-9. 2010
    ..The current study's objective was to test the treatment outcome of a 4-week device-driven EMST program on swallow safety and define the physiologic mechanisms through measures of swallow timing and hyoid displacement...
  11. ncbi request reprint Voice and speech characteristics of persons with Parkinson's disease pre- and post-pallidotomy surgery: preliminary findings
    G M Schulz
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611 7420, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 42:1176-94. 1999
    ..The results are discussed relative to the differential effects observed across participants...
  12. ncbi request reprint Consistency of voice produced by patients with adductor spasmodic dysphonia: a preliminary investigation
    A M Cimino-Knight
    Department of Communcation Sciences and Disorders, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 44:793-802. 2001
    ..The data suggest a need for describing phonatory instability and performance consistency as separate entities with regard to neurological voice disorders...
  13. ncbi request reprint Glottal airflow characteristics of women's voice production along an aging continuum
    C M Sapienza
    Department of Communication Processes and Disorders, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611, USA
    J Speech Hear Res 39:322-8. 1996
    ..Either the assumed anatomical changes produce less significant phonatory change in the healthy individual or the healthy individual is more capable of using strategies to counteract degenerative laryngeal changes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Acoustic analyses of trained singers perceptually identified from speaking samples
    H B Rothman
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611, USA
    J Voice 15:25-35. 2001
    ..The identified singers varied their speaking fundamental frequency significantly more than did both the unidentified singers and the nonsingers. The identified singers also had longer vocalic segments than did the others...
  15. ncbi request reprint Application of psychometric theory to the measurement of voice quality using rating scales
    Rahul Shrivastav
    Department of Communicative Science and Disorders, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 48:323-35. 2005
    ..These findings support the hypothesis that poor agreement reported in past research partly arises from errors in measurement rather than individual differences in the perception of voice quality...
  16. ncbi request reprint Inspiratory pressure threshold training in a case of congenital bilateral abductor vocal fold paralysis
    Susan E Baker
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Florida, 63 Dauer Hall, Gainesville 32611, USA
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 67:413-6. 2003
    ..Inspiratory muscle strength increased over the course of training, resulting in reported decreases in dyspnea by both the child and parents during speech and exercise...
  17. ncbi request reprint Surface electromyographic activity of the submental muscles during swallow and expiratory pressure threshold training tasks
    Karen M Wheeler
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    Dysphagia 22:108-16. 2007
    ..Discussion centers on the potential benefit of EMST as a treatment modality for dysphagia characterized by decreased amplitude of hyoid movement during swallowing...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of bolus consistency on timing and safety of swallow in patients with Parkinson's disease
    Michelle S Troche
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Florida, Gainesville, PO Box 117420, Florida 32611, USA
    Dysphagia 23:26-32. 2008
    ..The results demonstrated various significant differences and relationships among the dependent variables. Implications for further research and clinical practice are discussed...
  19. doi request reprint Neuroplasticity and rehabilitation research for speech, language, and swallowing disorders
    Leslie J Gonzalez Rothi
    Brain Rehabilitation Research Center 151a, VA Medical Center, 1601 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32618, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 51:S222-4. 2008
    ..This article introduces a collection of consensus statements regarding the application of neuroplasticity principles to rehabilitation of dysphagia, dysarthria, apraxia, and aphasia...
  20. doi request reprint Lung volume during swallowing: single bolus swallows in healthy young adults
    Karen M Wheeler Hegland
    Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 52:178-87. 2009
    ..Differences in lung volume according to respiratory phase surrounding the swallow were also assessed...
  21. doi request reprint Submental sEMG and hyoid movement during Mendelsohn maneuver, effortful swallow, and expiratory muscle strength training
    Karen M Wheeler-Hegland
    Arizona State University, Tucson, Tempe corrected
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 51:1072-87. 2008
    ....
  22. pmc The relationship between quality of life and swallowing in Parkinson's disease
    Emily K Plowman-Prine
    Department of Neurology, University of Florida, USA
    Mov Disord 24:1352-8. 2009
    ..48, P = 0.003). These exploratory data highlight the psychosocial sequelae that swallowing impairment can have in those with IPD and suggest a possible association between swallowing, social function, and depression...
  23. ncbi request reprint Some difference limens for the perception of breathiness
    Rahul Shrivastav
    Department of Communication Science and Disorders, Dauer Hall, P O Box 117420, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 120:416-23. 2006
    ..Voices having aspiration noise that was predominantly in the high frequencies had smaller difference limens. No significant differences for male and female voice were observed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Tutorial on maximum inspiratory and expiratory mouth pressures in individuals with idiopathic Parkinson disease (IPD) and the preliminary results of an expiratory muscle strength training program
    Erin P Silverman
    University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    NeuroRehabilitation 21:71-9. 2006
    ..This improvement has the potential to positively impact high forced respiratory activities, such as forced breathing maneuvers, swallow, cough and speech functions that require greater magnitude and duration of expiration...
  25. ncbi request reprint Implications of expiratory muscle strength training for rehabilitation of the elderly: Tutorial
    Jaeock Kim
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 7420, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 42:211-24. 2005
    ..This tutorial reviews an EMST paradigm, its physiological underpinnings, and its potential outcomes...
  26. ncbi request reprint Inspiratory pressure threshold training for upper airway limitation: a case of bilateral abductor vocal fold paralysis
    Susan E Baker
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, 63 Dauer Hall, PO Box 117420, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    J Voice 17:384-94. 2003
    ..The results indicated that inspiratory muscle training using a pressure threshold device improves functional tasks such as exercise and speech in a subject with upper airway limitation...
  27. ncbi request reprint The relationship between VHI scores and specific acoustic measures of mildly disordered voice production
    Karen M Wheeler
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611 7420, USA
    J Voice 20:308-17. 2006
    ..Likely contributions to this lack of correlation and subsequent clinical implications are discussed, as well as the direction for further research...
  28. ncbi request reprint Treatment outcomes for professional voice users
    Judith M Wingate
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611 7420, USA
    J Voice 21:433-49. 2007
    ..It was concluded that the combined treatment was responsible for the improvements observed. The results indicate that a combined modality treatment may be successful in the remediation of vocal problems for professional voice users...
  29. ncbi request reprint Objective measures of breathy voice quality obtained using an auditory model
    Rahul Shrivastav
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 114:2217-24. 2003
    ..Measures obtained from the output of the auditory model were found to account for a high amount of variance in the perceptual ratings of breathiness...
  30. doi request reprint Perceptual characteristics of Parkinsonian speech: a comparison of the pharmacological effects of levodopa across speech and non-speech motor systems
    E K Plowman-Prine
    Department of Neurology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    NeuroRehabilitation 24:131-44. 2009
    ..No significant differences were obtained between medicated states ('on'/'off') for any of the 35 individual speech dimensions and speech-sign clusters. Global motor function significantly improved following dopaminergic medications...
  31. ncbi request reprint Respiratory muscle strength training: treatment and response duration in a patient with early idiopathic Parkinson's disease
    Ahmad F Saleem
    University of Florida Movement Disorders Center, Gainesville, FL, USA
    NeuroRehabilitation 20:323-33. 2005
    ..The strength training pattern of the expiratory muscles observed in this study was similar to the pattern previously reported for limb muscles...
  32. ncbi request reprint Strength-training exercise in dysphagia rehabilitation: principles, procedures, and directions for future research
    Lori M Burkhead
    Department of Communicative Disorders, University of Florida, and Brain Rehabilitation Research Center of Excellence, Malcom Randall VA Medical Center, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    Dysphagia 22:251-65. 2007
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Historical approaches to the treatment of Adductor-Type Spasmodic Dysphonia (ADSD): review and tutorial
    Erin J Pearson
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 7420, USA
    NeuroRehabilitation 18:325-38. 2003
    ..The following is intended as a review and tutorial of treatment approaches for ADSD. The tutorial is intended for practicing clinical professionals with an interest in the treatment of neurogenic disorders of voice and speech...
  34. 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...
  35. ncbi request reprint Treating voice disorders in the school-based setting: working within the framework of IDEA
    Bari Hoffman Ruddy
    University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 32816, USA
    Lang Speech Hear Serv Sch 35:327-32. 2004
    ....
  36. pmc Translating principles of neural plasticity into research on speech motor control recovery and rehabilitation
    Christy L Ludlow
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 51:S240-58. 2008
    ..To review the principles of neural plasticity and make recommendations for research on the neural bases for rehabilitation of neurogenic speech disorders...

Research Grants1

  1. Expiratory muscle training in patients with Parkinson's
    Christine Sapienza; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The goals of the grant meet the mission of the R21. Its potential impact is high due to the therapy program's innovative nature and potential cost-effectiveness as a treatment approach. ..