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.
- 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.
- Vocal fold hemorrhagic mass: Functional implications. Sataloff, Robert Thayer; Spiegel, Joseph R. // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Jan1995, Vol. 74 Issue 1, p11
Discusses the case of a patient having an hemorrhagic mass in his right vocal fold. Characteristics; Treatment.
- Vocal fold masses associated with leukoplakia. Sataloff, Robert Thayer; Spiegel, Joseph R. // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;May95, Vol. 74 Issue 5, p316
Focuses on the presence of vocal fold masses associated with leukoplakia in an 82-year-old smoker with a long history of hoarseness. Diagnosis; Pathophysiology; Use of strobovideo-laryngoscopy to visualize the masses.