Improving Voice Production for Adults With Age-related Dysphonia

2018-10-17 12:26:19 | BioPortfolio

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Voice Therapy for Teachers With Voice Problems

The study compares two different forms of voice therapy, Lessac-Madsen Resonant Voice Therapy and Casper-Based Confidential Flow Therapy. The target population are teachers because they ha...

The Effects of Adding Expiratory Muscle Strength Training in Voice Therapy

Evaluate if adding expiratory muscle strength training to traditional voice therapy for individuals with dysphonia due to glottal insufficiency improves maximal expiratory pressure, acoust...

Sensory Function in Idiopathic Voice Disorders

This research study is designed to improve understanding about voice disorders that are due to uncontrolled muscle contractions affecting the voice box. The type of voice disorder depends...

Intensive Versus Traditional Voice Therapy

The purpose of this study is to determine if there are differences in treatment outcomes between traditional voice therapy, performed weekly for a maximum of 6 weeks versus intensive voice...

Efficacy of Conversation Training Therapy (CTT)

Voice therapy is the standard-of-care for many of the nearly 140 million people in the United States who suffer from voice disorders,1 yet patients claim that current therapies are ineffec...

PubMed Articles [15187 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

The role of quality-of-life instruments in predicting voice therapy dropout.

Voice therapy (VT) is essential to the successful management of voice disorders. Despite this, two-thirds of patients drop out of therapy before completion. In this study we examine whether responses ...

Predicting glottal closure insufficiency using fundamental frequency contour analysis.

Voice analysis has a limited role in a day-to-day voice clinic. We developed objective measurements of vocal folds (VF) glottal closure insufficiency (GCI) during phonation.

Reproducibility of Voice Parameters: The Effect of Room Acoustics and Microphones.

Computer analysis of voice recordings is an integral part of the evaluation and management of voice disorders. In many practices, voice samples are taken in rooms that are not sound attenuated and/or ...

Cervical Spine Disability in Correlation with Subjective Voice Handicap in Patients With Voice Disorders: A Retrospective Analysis.

Neck muscle dysfunction has been considered as risk factor or consequence of voice disorders. This study investigates the correlation between neck and voice-related subjective symptoms in patients wit...

Factors Affecting Initiation of Voice Therapy for Paradoxical Vocal Fold Motion Disorder.

To investigate patient-level predictors of initiation of voice therapy for paradoxical vocal fold motion disorder (PVFM).

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Pathological processes that affect voice production, usually involving VOCAL CORDS and the LARYNGEAL MUCOSA. Voice disorders can be caused by organic (anatomical), or functional (emotional or psychological) factors leading to DYSPHONIA; APHONIA; and defects in VOICE QUALITY, loudness, and pitch.

That component of SPEECH which gives the primary distinction to a given speaker's VOICE when pitch and loudness are excluded. It involves both phonatory and resonatory characteristics. Some of the descriptions of voice quality are harshness, breathiness and nasality.

A variety of techniques used to help individuals utilize their voice for various purposes and with minimal use of muscle energy.

An unnaturally deep or rough quality of voice.

Modulation of human voice to produce sounds augmented by musical tonality and rhythm.

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