Control of Vocal Loudness in Young and Old Adults

Baker, Kristin K.; Ramig, Lorraine Olson; Sapir, Shimon; Luschei, Erich S.; Smith, Marshall E.
April 2001
Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Apr2001, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p297
Academic Journal
Examines the effect of aging on respiratory and laryngeal mechanisms involved in vocal loudness control. Loudness conditions and subglottal pressure levels in young and old adults; Comparison of the laryngeal electromyographic measures of young and old adults; Comparison of the sound pressure levels produced by young and old adults.


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