- Voice training and therapy with a semi-occluded vocal tract: rationale and scientific underpinnings
Ingo R Titze
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
J Speech Lang Hear Res 49:448-59. 2006
..Little has been done, however, to provide the scientific underpinnings. The purpose of the study was to investigate the underlying physical principles behind the training and therapy approaches that use semi-occluded vocal tract shapes...
- Reverse phonation--physiologic and clinical aspects of this speech voice therapy modality
Leila Susana Finger
Braz J Otorhinolaryngol 73:271-7. 2007
..Reverse phonation is the voice production during inspiration, accomplished spontaneously in situations such as when a person sighs...
- [Voice exploratory methods into professional vocal singers]
M D Cobzeanu
Clinica ORL 1, Facultatea de Medicina, Universitatea de Medicină şi Farmacie Gr T Popa, Iasi
Rev Med Chir Soc Med Nat Iasi 111:190-3. 2007
..The modern methods microlaryngoscopy, stroboscopy, electroglottography are presented and comparatively evaluated with classic explorations, as direct and indirect laryngoscopy...
- Vocal and laryngeal effects of voiced tongue vibration technique according to performance time
Marcia H Menezes
Guarulhos University and ENT Department, Santa Casa de Sao Paulo, Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
J Voice 19:61-70. 2005
..Therefore, we suggest this technique should be recommended for 3 and 5 minutes for women and men, respectively...
- The efficacy of a voice training program: a case-control study in China
Department of Otolaryngology, Third Hospital, Peking University, No 49, Hua Yuan Bei Lu, Haidian District, 100191 Beijing, People s Republic of China
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 267:101-5. 2010
The objective of this study was to design a voice training program for Chinese speakers, and to evaluate its efficacy. It was a prospective, randomized, case-control study practiced in three middle schools in Beijing, China...
- Actions in vocal health: a proposal for improving the vocal profile of teachers
Kelly Cristina Alves Silverio
Faculdade de Odontologia de Piracicaba, Universidade de Campinas, Brasil
Pro Fono 20:177-82. 2008
..several authors have pointed to the urgent need of researches and actions involving teachers, in the school environment, that have a preventive and vocal health promotion character with the purpose of improving work conditions...
- Utility of voice therapy in the management of vocal fold polyps and cysts
Seth M Cohen
Duke Voice Care Center, Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:742-6. 2007
..To evaluate the efficacy of voice therapy in the management of vocal fold polyps and cysts...
- Efficacy of a behaviorally based voice therapy protocol for vocal nodules
E B Holmberg
Department of Logopedics and Phoniatrics, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
J Voice 15:395-412. 2001
- The relative effectiveness of vocal hygiene training and vocal function exercises in preventing voice disorders in primary school teachers
School of Human Communication Sciences, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
Logoped Phoniatr Vocol 32:128-40. 2007
..The VH participants showed greater improvements than the VFE participants. These fundings indicate that preventative voice training for teachers is likely to be effective.
- Management of benign vocal fold lesions: a survey of current opinion and practice
The Center for the Voice, Department of Otolaryngology, The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, New York, USA
Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 112:827-33. 2003
..Therefore, traditional diagnostic categories do not seem to be useful guides to treatment, and may need to be reevaluated in light of improvements in diagnostic technology and surgical technique...
- The effect of vocal hygiene education for patients with vocal polyp
Young Sun Yun
Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Gangnam Gu, Seoul, Korea
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:569-75. 2007
..The authors aimed to assess the effect of vocal hygiene education for patients suffering with vocal polyp and to discover the meaningful factors that can predict better outcomes with performing vocal hygiene...
- The impact of preventive voice care programs for training teachers: a longitudinal study
Orla M Duffy
School of Communication, University of Ulster, Jordanstown, Northern Ireland
J Voice 18:63-70. 2004
..The findings of this study will be of benefit to teachers, their educators, voice therapists, health promoters, and human resource personnel...
- Effects of voice therapy: a systematic review
Department of O R L and Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
J Voice 22:565-80. 2008
..Furthermore, the conclusions of most studies cannot be generalized easily or compared to one another. As a consequence, many issues in the field of effects of voice therapy have yet been unanswered...
- Spectral moments of the long-term average spectrum: sensitive indices of voice change after therapy?
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...
- Self-assessment of voice therapy for chronic dysphonia
Audiology ENT Department, University Hospital Maastricht, and The Institute of Phoniatrics, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 29:66-74. 2004
..In order to obtain a general evaluation of the patient's handicap, it may suffice to ask some simple questions...
- Outcome of vocal hygiene in singers
Department Rits, Erasmus Institute, Brussels, Belgium
Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 13:138-42. 2005
..In this article, we illustrate the evolution of studies that contribute to a better understanding of vocal care for professional voice users and singers in particular...
- Muscle tension dysphonia in children: Voice characteristics and outcome of voice therapy
Eun Kyung Lee
Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Ilwon Dong, Kangnam Gu, Seoul 135 710, Republic of Korea
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 69:911-7. 2005
..The main object of this study is to elucidate the voice characteristics and the efficacy of voice therapy in children with muscle tension dysphonia (MTD)...
- A holistic approach to voice therapy
Joseph C Stemple
Blaine Block Institute for Voice Analysis and Rehabilitation, Dayton, Ohio 45402, USA
Semin Speech Lang 26:131-7. 2005
..This article introduces the concept of holistic voice therapy and describes the specific Vocal Function Exercise Program...
- Artificially lengthened and constricted vocal tract in vocal training methods
Irene Velsvik Bele
Volda University College, Faculty of Education, Volda, Norway
Logoped Phoniatr Vocol 30:34-40. 2005
..The influence of sufficient acoustic impedance on vocal fold vibration and economical voice production is presented...
- [Voice disorder. Conservative management]
Univ Klinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie Göttingen, Bereich Humanmedizin, Georg August Universitat, Robert Koch Strasse 40, 37075 Gottingen
Laryngorhinootologie 84:S192-200. 2005
- [Biofeedback in young singer vocal training]
Disciplina de Cunoştinte Muzicale Canto, Facultatea de Compoziţie, Muzicologie, Pedagogie Muzicală si Teatru, Universitatea de Arte G Enescu, Iasi
Rev Med Chir Soc Med Nat Iasi 111:303-6. 2007
..The results of the study also indicate that the development of new technology for youth singer vocal training, may be useful to these singers...
- Vocal fatigue in young trained singers across a solo performance: a preliminary study
Nathan V Welham
Department of Communicative Disorders, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
Logoped Phoniatr Vocol 29:3-12. 2004
..Sound pressure level and pitch indices appeared more useful than perturbation indices in reflecting meaningful trends in vocal change...
- Effects of singing training on the speaking voice of voice majors
Ana P Mendes
Instituto de Engenharia Electrónica e Telemática de Aveiro, Universidade de Aveiro, Escola Superior de Saúde, Campus Universitario de Santiago, 3810 193 Aveiro, Portugal
J Voice 18:83-9. 2004
..These results confirm earlier cross-sectional studies that compared singers with nonsingers, in that singing training mostly affects the singing voice and rarely the speaking voice...
- Task specificity in adductor spasmodic dysphonia versus muscle tension dysphonia
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...
- Fragments of a Greek Trilogy: impact on phonation
Department of Biobehavioral Studies, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
J Voice 18:488-99. 2004
..Measures of maximum sustained phonation, fundamental frequency, and sound pressure levels remained stable. Videoendoscopy revealed normal function of the larynx and vocal folds...
- Effects of HearFones on speaking and singing voice quality
Anne Maria Laukkanen
Department of Speech Communication and Voice Research, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
J Voice 18:475-87. 2004
- The reliability and sensitivity to change of acoustic measures of voice quality
P N Carding
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Newcastle, UK
Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 29:538-44. 2004
..Caution should be exercised in the injudicious use of computer-based acoustic analysis systems as an isolated measure of voice outcome in any clinical trial of interventions aimed at improving voice quality...
- Voice source differences between registers in female musical theater singers
Department of Speech Music Hearing, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden
J Voice 20:187-97. 2006
..Results showed that for typical tokens, MFDR and Q(closed) were significantly greater, whereas U(p-t-p) and therefore NAQ were significantly lower in chest than in head...
- Voice medicine: arts medicine for otolaryngologists
Robert Thayer Sataloff
Ear Nose Throat J 84:684-5. 2005
- Clinical characteristics and voice analysis of patients with mutational dysphonia: clinical significance of diplophonia and closed quotients
Jae Yol Lim
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Institute of Logopedics and Phoniatrics, Yongdong Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
J Voice 21:12-9. 2007
..Identification of these characteristics may affect treatment choices, facilitate monitoring of the efficacy of therapy, and aid in estimating prognosis...
- Voice assessment: updates on perceptual, acoustic, aerodynamic, and endoscopic imaging methods
Daryush D Mehta
Center for Laryngeal Surgery and Voice Rehabilitation, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School Harvard MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, One Bowdoin Square, 11th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 16:211-5. 2008
..This paper describes recent advances in perceptual, acoustic, aerodynamic, and endoscopic imaging methods for assessing voice function...
- Vocal hygiene education, voice production therapy, and the role of patient adherence: a treatment effectiveness study in women with phonotrauma
New York University, New York, NY, USA
J Speech Lang Hear Res 51:350-66. 2008
- Relations of singing talent with voice onset time of trained and untrained female singers
Christopher R McCrea
Department of Communicative Disorders, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City 37614 1702, USA
Percept Mot Skills 105:133-42. 2007
..Despite a significant difference observed, relatively small effect sizes and statistical power make it difficult to draw any conclusions regarding the usefulness of voice onset time as an indicator of singing talent...
- Phonetograms as a tool in the voice clinic: changes across voice therapy for patients with vocal fatigue
Eva B Holmberg
Karolinska Institute, CLINTEC, Department of Speech and Language Pathology, Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden
Logoped Phoniatr Vocol 32:113-27. 2007
..Phonetogram data are discussed along with subglottal pressure measurements and subjective evaluations of voice function and quality. Assessments were made pre-, mid-, and post behaviorally based voice therapy...
- The resonance tube method in voice therapy: description and practical implementations
Abo Akademi University, Department of Logopedics, Turku, Finland
Logoped Phoniatr Vocol 32:165-70. 2007
..In this paper, some of the most common ways of using the tube are presented...
- Interactions between voice clinics and singing teachers: a report on the British Voice Association questionnaire to voice clinics in the UK
British Voice Association, Institute of Laryngology and Otology, London, UK
Logoped Phoniatr Vocol 32:83-6. 2007
..On the matter of gaining expertise and training, 74% of the clinics replying would enable singing teachers to observe clinic sessions for experience and 21% were willing to assist in training them for clinic-associated work...
- [Training strategies of the spontaneous voice in the reeducation of the speech voice]
Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol (Bord) 127:335-8. 2006
..It is in this step and this progression that one can ensure oneself of a vocal recovery reaching the spontaneousness which the word needs to be and remain alive...
- Toward improved differential diagnosis of adductor spasmodic dysphonia and muscle tension dysphonia
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...
- The science and practice of LSVT/LOUD: neural plasticity-principled approach to treating individuals with Parkinson disease and other neurological disorders
Cynthia M Fox
Research Associate, National Center for Voice and Speech, Denver, CO Research Lecturer, Department of Neurology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
Semin Speech Lang 27:283-99. 2006
- Occupational voice complaints and objective acoustic measurements-do they correlate?
Laboratory of Acoustics and Audio Signal Processing, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
Logoped Phoniatr Vocol 31:147-52. 2006
..Also the self-reported voice symptoms increased significantly during the working day. However, correlations between vocal symptoms and acoustic measures were not found...
- Vocal improvement after voice therapy in unilateral vocal fold paralysis
Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche L Sacco, L Sacco Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
J Voice 22:113-8. 2008
..VHI values showed a clear and significant improvement. A significant improvement of voice quality and quality of life after voice therapy is an often reached and reasonable goal in patients with UVFP...
- Image, imagination, and reality: on effectiveness of introductory work with vocalists
School of Music and Music Education, UNSW, Australia
Logoped Phoniatr Vocol 31:89-96. 2006
..A case study of the New Zealand experience was conducted with groups of Maori and European students. Unique properties and trends in the voices of Maori people are discussed...
- 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...
- Long-term outcome of hyperfunctional voice disorders based on a multiparameter approach
K M Van Lierde
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital Gent, Gent, The Netherlands
J Voice 21:179-88. 2007
..Whether the long-term voice outcome results can be changed with the insertion of several follow-up voice rehabilitation sessions over the years remains unanswered and is a subject for further research...
- Effects of laryngeal cancer on voice and swallowing
Heather M Starmer
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, 601 N Caroline Street, Room 6265, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
Otolaryngol Clin North Am 41:793-818, vii. 2008
..Eating and swallowing are vital to life sustenance and also allow for a myriad of social interactions. Laryngeal cancer can have a dramatic impact on this delicately balanced system leading to disturbances of voice and swallowing...
- Source and filter adjustments affecting the perception of the vocal qualities twang and yawn
Ingo R Titze
Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, National Center for Voice and Speech, The University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
Logoped Phoniatr Vocol 28:147-55. 2003
..Listeners demonstrated variable perceptions in both continua with poor inter-subject, intra-subject, and inter-group reliability...
- [Treatment of vocal symptoms in Parkinson's disease: the Lee Silverman method]
Alice Estevo Dias
Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
Arq Neuropsiquiatr 61:61-6. 2003
..Although the articulatory pattern has not considerably changed, the benefits obtained with the improvement in vocal quality positively influenced overall quality of oral communication...
- Voice quality changes following phonatory-respiratory effort treatment (LSVT) versus respiratory effort treatment for individuals with Parkinson disease
C A Baumgartner
Wilbur James Gould Voice Research Center, Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Colorado 80204, USA
J Voice 15:105-14. 2001
..The present findings are consistent with acoustic and physiologic findings reported previously, providing further evidence for the efficacy of the LSVT...
- Vibrato rate adjustment
Department of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602, USA
J Voice 17:168-78. 2003
..This ability to modify rate may have beneficial effects on the artistic quality of the voice for performance...
- Vocal warm-up increases phonation threshold pressure in soprano singers at high pitch
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
J Voice 17:160-7. 2003
..An elevated Pth at controlled high pitch, but an unchanging maximum and minimum frequency production suggests that short-term vocal exercise may increase the viscosity of the vocal fold and thus serve to stabilize the high voice...
- [Pedagogy of inspiration]
François Le Huche
Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol (Bord) 123:338-9. 2002
..A training that would preserve the natural nature of the gesture thanks to the practice of relaxation, permits however to avoid this difficulty and to lead to a better rehabilitation of the phonatory behaviour...
- [The patient, his guides, his therapists. Role of the orthophonist]
Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol (Bord) 123:334-6. 2002
..Based on personal case experience, the author seeks to alert the reader to the role of supportive listening, empathy and personal qualities of the therapist which enable him/her to come to a better understanding of the patient's problem...
- [Voice emission and the tongue]
Szpital Miejski im Sw Karola Boromeusza w Szczecinie al Wyzwolenia 52, 71 586 Szczecin
Ann Acad Med Stetin 52:31-5. 2006
..When learning voice emission, more attention paid to tongue function and its role in voice formation could improve the training and rehabilitation processes...
- Quantitative analysis of professionally trained versus untrained voices
Clinic of Othorhinolaryngology, Kaunas University of Medicine Hospital, Eiveniu 2, 3007 Kaunas, Lithuania
Medicina (Kaunas) 39:36-46. 2003
..One hundred eighty six healthy volunteers were divided into two groups according to voice training: non-professional speakers group consisted of 106 untrained voices persons (36 males and 70 females) and ..
- Outcome of treatment regarding articulation, resonance and voice in Flemish adults with unilateral and bilateral cleft palate
Kristiane M Van Lierde
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Audiology and Speech Pathology, University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
Folia Phoniatr Logop 55:80-90. 2003
..The results provide important information for speech-language pathologists to evaluate and improve speech outcome in cleft palate patients...
- A pilot survey of vocal health in young singers
Emily S Tepe
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware 19803, USA
J Voice 16:244-50. 2002
- Telehealth: voice therapy using telecommunications technology
Pauline A Mashima
Speech Pathology Clinic, Otolaryngology Service, Department of Surgery, Tripler Army Medical Center, 1 Jarrett White Road, Tripler AMC, HI 96859 5000, USA
Am J Speech Lang Pathol 12:432-9. 2003
..Reasons for participants discontinuing therapy prematurely provided support for the telehealth model of service delivery...
- Voice recognition products-an occupational risk for users with ULDs?
N R Williams
Head of EMAS, Health and Safety Executive, 1 Hagley Road, Birmingham B16 8HS, UK
Occup Med (Lond) 53:452-5. 2003
..Aim This paper describes four cases of vocal dysfunction related to the use of such software, which have been identified from the database of the Voice and Speech Laboratory of the Massachusetts Eye and Ear infirmary (MEEI)...
- The aging voice: a review, treatment data and familial and genetic perspectives
L O Ramig
Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Science, University of Colorado at Boulder, Colo 80309, USA
Folia Phoniatr Logop 53:252-65. 2001
- Acoustic analysis of voice in children with noduli vocales
Department of Paediatric Otolaryngology, Phoniatry and Audiology, Medical Academy, 20-093 Lublin, Poland
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 60:119-22. 2001
..These parameters during treatment tend to approach normal values. Therefore, the acoustic analysis of voice may be used in treatment monitoring...
- Professional voice users: the evaluation of voice disorders
R T Sataloff
Thomas Jefferson University and Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Occup Med 16:633-47, v. 2001
..Physicians should be familiar with the latest concepts in voice diagnosis and treatment, and with the management of common voice disorders...
- [The measurement of voice quality and voice capacity to penetrate background noise and multidimensional voice program]
, , Rostock, Deutschland
Folia Phoniatr Logop 53:308-16. 2001
..This method is therefore suitable for vocal diagnostic purposes, for evaluating the success of therapy, and testing the aptitude for voice-related professions...
- Swallowing and voice effects of Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT): a pilot study
A el Sharkawi
Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 72:31-6. 2002
..To define the effects of Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT on swallowing and voice in eight patients with idiopathic Parkinson's disease...
- Childhood voice disorders: ambulatory evaluation and operative diagnosis
Russell A Faust
Children s Hospital of Michigan, 3901 Beaubien Street, Detroit, Ml 48201, USA
Clin Pediatr (Phila) 42:1-9. 2003
- Training outcome in future professional voice users after 18 months of voice training
Department Rits, Erasmus Institute, Brussels, Belgium
Folia Phoniatr Logop 56:120-9. 2004
The goal of this study is to define the long-term influence of vocal hygiene education and the effectiveness of voice training in 46 students...
- Birth control pills and nonprofessional voice: acoustic analyses
Department of Communication Disorders, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
J Speech Lang Hear Res 49:1114-26. 2006
..Study 2 presents a meta-analysis that combined the results of Study 1 with those from 3 recent studies that compared voices of women who use and do not use birth control pills...
- An update in thinking about nonorganic voice disorders
Division of Phoniatrics, Ear, Nose, and Throat Clinic, Head and Neck Surgery, Inselspital, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:1128-32. 2006
..It is therefore necessary to include both of these in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with voice disorders...
- Analysis and evaluation of a voice-training program in future professional voice users
Department Rits, Erasmus Institute, Brussels, Belgium
J Voice 19:202-10. 2005
..Twenty-three professional voice users received voice training for 2 years and vocal hygiene education for 1 year...
- The lost voice: a history of the castrato
J S Jenkins
St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 13:1503-8. 2000
..Boys were castrated between the ages of 7 and 9 years, and underwent a long period of voice training. A small number became international opera stars, of whom the most famous was Farinelli, whose voice ranged ..
- [Organic changes of the vocal cords. Phonosurgery helps here]
N H Kleinsasser
Klinik u Poliklinik für Hals, Nasen u Ohrenkranke, LMU Munchen, Marchioninistr 15, D 81377 Munchen
MMW Fortschr Med 143:32-5. 2001
..Provided the indications are carefully established and concomitent voice training is offered, phonosurgical interventions may be a good means of ameliorating morphological and functional ..
- Functional symptoms confused with allergic disorders in children and adolescents
Department of Pneumology and Immunology, University Children s Hospital Charité of Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
Pediatr Allergy Immunol 13:312-8. 2002
..g. breathing therapy, voice training)...
- Predictors of phoneme and stress perception in undergraduate students of singing
Susan E Abbott
Department of Human Services, Stephen F Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas, USA
J Voice 23:460-9. 2009
..Ten students with varying levels of university voice training served as participants...
- Effects of a semioccluded vocal tract on laryngeal muscle activity and glottal adduction in a single female subject
Anne Maria Laukkanen
Department of Speech Communication and Voice Research, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
Folia Phoniatr Logop 60:298-311. 2008
b>Voice training exploits semiocclusives, which increase vocal tract interaction with the source...
- Effects of voice training and voice hygiene education on acoustic and perceptual speech parameters and self-reported vocal well-being in female teachers
Department of Speech Communication and Voice Research, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
Logoped Phoniatr Vocol 33:83-92. 2008
Voice education programs may help in optimizing teachers' voice use. This study compared effects of voice training (VT) and voice hygiene lecture (VHL) in 60 randomly assigned female teachers...
- Aerodynamics of the pseudo-glottis
M N Kotby
Unit of Phoniatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
Folia Phoniatr Logop 61:24-8. 2009
..These parameters include airflow rate, sub-pseudo-glottic pressure (SubPsG), efficiency and resistance, as well as sound pressure level (SPL)...
- [A case study on therapy for functional voice disorder of glottal dysraphism patient]
Hearing and Speech Rehabilitation Center of Zhejiang Province, Hangzhou, 310016, China
Lin Chung Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi 23:546-8. 2009
..To testify the effect of voice therapy methods for the glottal dysraphism patient with functional voice disorder...
Department of Arts and Cultural Studies, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Logoped Phoniatr Vocol 35:166-8. 2010
..The VoiceRelease treatment should closely interact with functional voice training and should therefore be carried out by the speech-language therapist (SLT)...
- Physical appearance and voice in male-to-female transsexuals
J Van Borsel
Ghent University Hospital, Belgium
J Voice 15:570-5. 2001
..It follows that the success of voice training in male-to-female transsexuals is not solely dependent on vocal characteristics and that speech pathologists ..
- A theoretical study of F0-F1 interaction with application to resonant speaking and singing voice
Ingo R Titze
Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
J Voice 18:292-8. 2004
..Thus, from a voice training and control standpoint, there may be reasons to operate the system in either interactive and noninteractive ..
- [Esophageal voice training and quality of life in laryngectomees]
Chun Mei Lu
Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Cancer Hospital, Peking Union Medical College, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing 100021, China
Zhonghua Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi 42:353-6. 2007
..To evaluate the extensive and degree of physical rehabilitation improvement of the quality of life in laryngectomees...
- Perceptual analysis in different voice samples: agreement and reliability
Department of Personality, Evaluation and Psychological Treatment, University of Granada, Spain
Percept Mot Skills 94:1187-95. 2002
..Finally, Wilson's Buffalo III Voice Screening Profile presented good reliability values for both voice samples, with overall voice rating achieving higher values (.90) than any other voice-quality variable...
- Do vocal warm-up exercises alleviate vocal fatigue?
Rochelle L Milbrath
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
J Speech Lang Hear Res 46:422-36. 2003
..Informal inspection of the data indicated that the most obvious difference was an increase in PTP after the loud-reading task at the highest pitch...
- What makes a good voice for radio: perceptions of radio employers and educators
Voice Research Laboratory, Discipline of Speech Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
J Voice 27:217-24. 2013
- [Spasmodic dysphonia in course of Meige's syndrome--case report]
Katedra i Klinika Otolaryngologii AM we Wrocławiu
Otolaryngol Pol 60:779-81. 2006
..The etiology of Meige's syndrome is uncertain. The disorders of basal ganglia function and neurotransmitters' imbalance (dopamine and acetylocholine) can be with reason of pronouncement of symptoms presumably...
- Vocal fold paresis and paralysis
Adam D Rubin
Lakeshore Professional Voice Center, Lakeshore Ear Nose and Throat Center, 21000 East 12 Mile, Suite 111, St Clair Shores, MI 48081, USA
Otolaryngol Clin North Am 40:1109-31, viii-ix. 2007
..Strobovideolaryngoscopy, endoscopy, radiologic and laboratory studies, and electromyography are all useful diagnostic tools...
- Postlaryngectomy voice rehabilitation: state of the art at the millennium
Dale H Brown
Wharton Head and Neck Centre, Princess Margaret Hospital, University of Toronto, 610 University Avenue, Suite 3 950, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2M9
World J Surg 27:824-31. 2003
- Nontraditional tools helpful in the treatment of certain types of voice disturbances
Kate A Emerich
National Center for Voice and Speech, Denver Center for the Performing Arts, 1245 Champa Street, Denver, CO 80204, USA
Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 11:149-53. 2003
..Facilitating techniques include principles from singing and acting voice production, Feldenkrais, Alexander technique, Qigong, and circumlaryngeal massage...
- Voice problems experienced by Finnish comprehensive school teachers and realization of occupational health care
Department of Finnish, Information Studies and Logopedics, University of Oulu, Finland
Logoped Phoniatr Vocol 31:166-71. 2006
..The respondents suggested improvements in occupational health care: it should also cover prevention, waiting times need to be shortened and care chains established, and resources need to be allocated for voice therapy services...
- Patient factors related to voice therapy attendance and outcomes
Bonnie E Smith
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
J Voice 24:694-701. 2010
- Reliability in perceptual analysis of voice quality
Irene Velsvik Bele
Faculty of Education, Volda University College, Joplassveien, 6101 Volda, Norway
J Voice 19:555-73. 2005
..Some vocal characteristics achieved acceptable reliability even with a smaller panel of listeners. The perceptual characteristics grouped in 4 factors reflected perceptual dimensions...
- [Vocal function after cordectomy (traditional surgical treatment vs CO2 laser): a comparative objective-instrumental evaluation]
Divisione Clinicizzata ORL, , Ospedale Maggiore, Novara
Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 14:329-38. 1994
..Phonatory results in patients treated with CO2 laser were better than those found in patients treated with traditional chordectomy...
- [Therapeutic effects of electrical stimulation therapy on vocal fold vibration irregularity]
Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, 30625 Hannover
HNO 57:1157-62. 2009
..Vocal fold vibration may be adversely affected by numerous conditions. We studied whether electrical stimulation can alleviate vocal fold vibration irregularity...
- WinSingad: a real-time display for the singing studio
David M Howard
Media Engineering Research Group, Department of Electronics University of York, UK
Logoped Phoniatr Vocol 29:135-44. 2004
..The algorithms used are described and the displays themselves are illustrated with results gained from the pilot phase of the research to indicate their potential usefulness...
- Effects of cross-language voice training on speech perception: whose familiar voices are more intelligible?
Susannah V Levi
Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders, New York University, 665 Broadway, 9th Floor, New York, New York 10012, USA
J Acoust Soc Am 130:4053-62. 2011
..After voice training, both groups of listeners completed a word recognition task with English words produced by both familiar and ..
- The use of electroglottography in the treatment of deaf adolescents with puberphonia
Department of Phoniatrics and Voice Research Laboratory of Krasnoyarsk Opera House and Academy of Music, Perensona St 2, Krasnoyarsk 660049, Russia
Logoped Phoniatr Vocol 27:63-5. 2002
..It was concluded that EGG was highly effective in changing the production of vocal register and could be recommended in the treatment of puberphonia in the deaf...
- Voice quality change in future professional voice users after 9 months of voice training
Department Rits, Erasmus Institute Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 261:1-5. 2004
..A part of them, 49 students, received voice training for 9 months (the trained group); 19 subjects received no specific voice training (the untrained group)...
- Detection of high-frequency energy changes in sustained vowels produced by singers
Brian B Monson
Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, University of Arizona, PO Box 210071, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
J Acoust Soc Am 129:2263-8. 2011
..Detection ability was greater in the 8-kHz octave than in the 16-kHz octave and varied with band energy level...
- Impact on quality of life in teachers after educational actions for prevention of voice disorders: a longitudinal study
Raquel Aparecida Pizolato
Departament of Community Dentistry, Division of Health Education and Health Promotion, Piracicaba Dental School, University of Campinas UNICAMP, PO, Box 52, 13414 903, Piracicaba, SP, Brazil
Health Qual Life Outcomes 11:28. 2013
..There is evidence that occupational disphonia prevention programs are important in improving the quality voice and consequently the quality of subjects' lives...
- Applicability of the vocal tract discomfort (VTD) scale in evaluating the effects of voice therapy of occupational voice disorders
Department of Audiology and Phoniatrics, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Łódź
Med Pr 63:141-52. 2012
..The aim of the study was to assess the usefulness of using the vocal tract discomfort scale (VTD) in evaluating the effects of rehabilitation concerning occupational dysphonia...
- Glottal open quotient in singing: measurements and correlation with laryngeal mechanisms, vocal intensity, and fundamental frequency
LAM UPMC, CNRS, Ministère de la Culture, 75015 Paris, France
J Acoust Soc Am 117:1417-30. 2005
..It ranges from 0.3 to 0.8 in mechanism 1 and from 0.5 to 0.95 in mechanism 2. The open quotient is strongly related to vocal intensity in mechanism 1 and to fundamental frequency in mechanism 2...
- Educating health care professionals in advocacy for childhood obesity prevention in their communities: integrating public health and primary care in the Be Our Voice project
Marianne E McPherson
National Initiative for Children s Healthcare Quality, Boston, MA 02108 USA
Am J Public Health 102:e37-43. 2012
..In this training, health care professionals learned public health strategies to advocate for environmental systems changes to prevent childhood obesity in their communities...