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Vocal Function Exercises

Joseph C. Stemple, PhD, CCC-SLP
ISBN13: 978-1-59756-144-0

Release date: 08/01/2006


This How To Series provides specific and programmatic information on how to complete Vocal Function exercises and incorporate them in your clinical care of voice patients. Watch Stemple work one on one with detailing every step of the exercises.


Primary Subject: Speech-Language Pathology / Voice and Voice Therapy
Secondary Subject: Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery / Laryngology
Secondary Subject: Voice
Audience Level: Professional
  • Chapter 1
    • Intro Physiologic Voice Therapy

  • Chapter 2
    • Intro to VFE

  • Chapter 3
    • Preparing for VFE

  • Chapter 4
    • The Four Steps of VFE
    1. Warm Up
    2. Stretching
    3. Contracting
    4. Adduction
    • Further Explanation

  • Chapter 5
    • Considerations for VFE: Time frame, Advantages, Maintenance

About The Author

Joseph C. Stemple, PhD, CCC-SLP

Joseph C. Stemple, PhD, is professor of communication sciences and disorders in the College of Health Sciences at the University of Kentucky, where he specializes in the study of voice production and disorders. His current research interests include the biology of laryngeal muscles during exercise, the aging voice, and the central neural control of voice production. Dr. Stemple is an active national and international speaker and lecturer. Dr. Stemple is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

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