Exercising the Aging Voice Preventing and treating age-related voice disorders is an area of increasing clinical and research interest in our field. This article presents some fundamental concepts regarding aging, provides an overview of the effects of advanced age on the muscles of voice production, and reviews the clinical and basic science evidence for ... Article
Article  |   March 07, 2018
Exercising the Aging Voice
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  • Aaron M. Johnson
    Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
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Special Populations / Older Adults & Aging / Speech, Voice & Prosody / Part 1
Article   |   March 07, 2018
Exercising the Aging Voice
Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, March 2018, Vol. 3, 12-18. doi:10.1044/persp3.SIG3.12
History: Received August 5, 2017 , Accepted October 11, 2017
Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, March 2018, Vol. 3, 12-18. doi:10.1044/persp3.SIG3.12
History: Received August 5, 2017; Accepted October 11, 2017

Preventing and treating age-related voice disorders is an area of increasing clinical and research interest in our field. This article presents some fundamental concepts regarding aging, provides an overview of the effects of advanced age on the muscles of voice production, and reviews the clinical and basic science evidence for vocally exercising the aging voice.

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