Vowel-related differences in laryngeal articulatory and
- Phonatory Effects of Airway Dehydration: Preliminary Evidence for Impaired Compensation to Oral Breathing in Individuals With a History of Vocal Fatigue. Sivasankar, Mahalakshmi; Erickson, Elizabeth; Schneider, Sara; Hawes, Ashleigh // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Dec2008, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p1494
Purpose: Airway drying is detrimental to phonation and is posited to exacerbate vocal fatigue. However, limited research has demonstrated the adverse phonatory effects of dehydration in speakers reporting vocal fatigue. We compared the negative phonatory consequences of short-term oral breathing...
- Speech Breathing Behavior and Vocal Fold Function in Dysphonic Participants Before and After Therapy During Connected Speech: Preliminary Observations. Schaeffer, Natalie // Contemporary Issues in Communication Science & Disorders;Fall2007, Vol. 34, p61
This research is an extension of the author's previous research in which speech breathing values (on the respigraph) of participants with abuse-related dysphonia and those with normal voices were compared during connected speech. Results from the previous study revealed that the dyphonic group...
- LARYNGOSCOPIC CLINIC. Vocal fold varicosities. Austin, Stephanie; Divi, Venu; Hawkshaw, Mary; Sataloff, Robert T. // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Feb2011, Vol. 90 Issue 2, p56
The article describes the case of a 36-year-old rock vocalist who experiences odynophonia and bilateral vocal fold hemorrhage. The major causes of his vocal defects are his occasional cigarette and pot smoking, and daily alcohol consumption. Strobovideolaryngoscopy was used for screening, which...
- Your Special Voice. Allen, Beth // Children's Playmate Magazine;Sep2000, Vol. 72 Issue 6, p11
Presents information on the mechanisms of human sounds such as voices and vocal cords.
- Avoiding Vocal Damage. Stevens, Leslie // Music Educators Journal;May2003, Vol. 89 Issue 5, p58
Presents tips on avoiding vocal damage. Chief cost of vocal damage; Types of vocal problems; Effect of correcting the use of isolated head voice.
- HISTOLOGIC CHANGES IN HUMAN VOCAL FOLDS CORRELATED WITH AGING: A HISTOMORPHOMETRIC STUDY. Ximenes Filho, João Aragão; Saldiva do Nascimento, Paulo Hilário; Tsuji, Domingos Hiroshi; Sennes, Luiz Ubirajara // Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology;Oct2003, Vol. 112 Issue 10, p894
The voice of aged persons is usually different from that of younger adults â€” a fact indicating that aging induces changes in the human larynx. The aim of this study was to perform a histomorphometric analysis of the vocal fold and of a fragment of skin in order to determine the...
- STROBOSCOPIC OBSERVATION OF VOCAL FOLD VIBRATION WITH THE VIDEOENDOSCOPE. Sato, Kiminori; Umeno, Hirohito; Nakashima, Tadashi // Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology;Nov2003, Vol. 112 Issue 11, p965
Asahi Optical Co, Ltd (Tokyo, Japan), has manufactured a trial thin videoendoscope with an instantaneous RGB (red-greenblue) system. We have developed a new laryngostroboscopic system using this videoendoscope. In this article, we report the performance of the clinical trial of this new and...
- Aerobic screaming is a hazard to your health. Dvorak, Jeanette // American Fitness;Sep/Oct94, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p15
Warns against yelling while doing aerobic exercises. Prevention and treatment of strain on vocal cords.
- CAN NOTHING BE DONE ABOUT VOCAL CORD SPASMS? // Running & FitNews;Sep/Oct2003, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p6
Presents tips on how one can treat vocal cord spasm.