Nonparticipatory Stiffness in the Male Perioral Complex
- The Physiologic Development of Speech Motor Control: Lip and Jaw Coordination. Green, Jordan R.; Moore, Christopher A.; Higashikawa, Masahiko; Steeve, Roger W. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Feb2000, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p239
This investigation was designed to describe the development of lip and jaw coordination during speech and to evaluate the potential influence of speech motor development on phonologic development. Productions of syllables containing bilabial consonants were observed from speakers in four age...
- Human perioral muscle activation patterns. Wohlert, Amy B.; Goffman, Liza // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Oct94, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p1032
Examines task-dependent human motor organization in the perioral region. Human perioral muscle activation pattern calculation of correlations in determining patterns of motor coupling; Implication of the correlation activities in all quadrants.
- A New Clinical Method for Evaluating the Closest Speaking Space in Dentulous and Edentulous Subjects: A Pilot Study. Rizzatti, Alessio; Ceruti, Paola; Mussano, Federico; Erovigni, Francesco; Preti, Giulio // International Journal of Prosthodontics;May/Jun2007, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p259
This study proposes a new clinical procedure for measuring the closest speaking space (CSS) and compares it with an instrumental method. The study population included 15 edentulous and 10 dentulous subjects free of systemic disease, speech defects, or masticatory system dysfunction. For all...
- The Breadth of Coarticulatory Units in Children and Adults. Goffman, Lisa; Smith, Anne; Heisler, Lori; Ho, Michael // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Dec2008, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p1424
Purpose: To assess, in children and adults, the breadth of coarticulatory movements associated with a single rounded vowel. Method: Upper and lower lip movements were recorded from 8 young adults and 8 children (aged 4-5 years). A single rounded versus unrounded vowel was embedded in the medial...
- Somatosensory Gating Is Dependent on the Rate of Force Recruitment in the Human Orofacial System. Andreatta, Richard D.; Barlow, Steven M. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Dec2009, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p1566
Purpose: Functional orofacial behaviors vary in their force endpoint and rate of recruitment. This study assessed the gating of orofacial cutaneous somatosensation during different cyclic lip force recruitment rates. Understanding how differences in the rate of force recruitment influences...
- adiadochokinesia, adiadochokinesis. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p49
A definition of the term "adiadochokinesia, adiadochokinesis," which refers to the inability to make rapid alternating movements, is presented.
- When Will We Learn? Zeigler, Earle F. // Physical & Health Education Journal;Spring2012, Vol. 78 Issue 1, p33
A letter to the editor is presented about kinesiology.
- Dear Reader! // Kinesiology;Dec2004, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p121
Presents an introduction to articles that are published in the December 2004 issue of the journal "Kinesiology."
- Coordination of lip muscle activity by 2-year-old children during speech and nonspeech tasks. Ruark, Jacki L.; Moore, Christopher A. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Dec1997, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p1373
Describes, compares, and contrasts the coordinative strategies exhibited in lip muscle activation patterns of 2-year-old children during speech and nonspeech tasks. Difference in coupling of upper and lower lip muscles across tasks and behaviors; Activities that yielded the weakest coupling of...