Vocal Hygiene: Maintaining a Sound Voice

Second Edition

Barbara D. Weinrich, Renee O. Gottliebson, Wendy D. LeBorgne

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© 2017

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Vocal Hygiene: Maintaining a Sound Voice, Second Edition provides practical, didactic information regarding vocal dysfunction and strategies to promote vocal health. Vocal behaviors, environmental and nutritional factors, and the role of illness are presented with visual images to educate the general public regarding the practice of preventative vocal care. The second edition includes newly developed sections for vocal hydration and vocal wellness for singers and speakers.

It is an excellent tool for patients in medical offices and clinicians in speech-language pathology training programs and comes as a DVD or web-based video, including an accompanying PowerPoint presentation which provides important information which defines vocal dysfunction and identifies factors to promote a healthy voice.

Contents

  • What is Vocal Dysfunction?
  • Promoting Vocal Hygiene
  • Vocal Behaviors
  • Environmental Factors
  • Reflux
  • Hydration
  • Types of Vocal Hydration
  • Improving Vocal Hydration
  • Vocal Wellness for Singers and Speakers
  • Voice-Body Connection/Body Awareness
  • Vocal Warm Ups
  • Vocal Cool Downs
  • Resonant Speech


With contributions by Elizabeth Erickson-DiRenzo.

What is Vocal Dysfunction?
Promoting Vocal Hygiene
Vocal Behaviors
Environmental Factors
Reflux
Hydration
Types of Vocal Hydration
Improving Vocal Hydration
Vocal Wellness for Singers and Speakers
Voice-Body Connection/Body Awareness
Vocal Warm Ups
Vocal Cool Downs
Resonant Speech

Barbara D. Weinrich

Barbara D. Weinrich, PhD, CCC-SLP, is professor emerita in the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology at Miami University (Ohio); research associate at the Center for Pediatric Voice Disorders at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio; and fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). She has presented workshops and her research at the state and national level since 1975. Her research focuses on assessment and treatment of voice disorders, including a variety of approaches to unique voice problems and treatment efficacy. Currently, she is examining physiologic and perceptual voice changes as boys who sing progress through puberty. Her publications can be found in the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research and the Journal of Voice, among others. Dr. Weinrich began her clinical experience in 1968 and maintains an active private practice.

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Renee O. Gottliebson

Renee O. Gottliebson, PhD, CCC-SLP, is a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Her clinical and research interests include the evaluation and treatment of voice disorders, particularly the care and training of the professional voice. Dr. Gottliebson has presented research and workshops at the annual meetings of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (2005, 2009) and The Voice Foundation (2014, 2015). Publications include original, peer-reviewed research in the Journal of Voice (2007). She began her clinical career in 1994, working in a variety of settings, including private practice. Dr. Gottliebson directed a children's musical (2010) and has maintained an active performance career, singing with the San Francisco Choral Society, the Charleston Symphony Orchestra Chorus, and the Cincinnati May Festival Chorus.

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Wendy D. LeBorgne

Wendy D. LeBorgne, PhD, CCC-SLP, is a voice pathologist, a singing voice specialist, and director of the Blaine Block Institute for Voice Analysis and Rehabilitation and The Professional Voice Center of Greater Cincinnati. Additionally, she holds an adjunct faculty position at Cincinnati College-Conservatory. Dr. LeBorgne's original, peer-reviewed research on the performing voice has been published in multiple scientific journals and she presents nationally and internationally on the professional performing voice. Dr. LeBorgne teaches workshops and master classes on vocal health and belting at major music schools and conservatories throughout the United States. Her clients can be found on local and national stages as well as TV and film. Dr. LeBorgne also maintains an active professional performing career.

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