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Surface electromyography for speech and swallowing systems: measurement, analysis, and interpretation.
  • C. Stepp
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of speech, language, and hearing research…
  • 1 August 2012
PURPOSE Applying surface electromyography (sEMG) to the study of voice, speech, and swallowing is becoming increasingly popular. An improved understanding of sEMG and building a consensus as toExpand
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Acoustics of the human middle-ear air space.
  • C. Stepp, S. Voss
  • Medicine, Physics
  • The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America
  • 4 August 2005
The impedance of the middle-ear air space was measured on three human cadaver ears with complete mastoid air-cell systems. Below 500 Hz, the impedance is approximately compliance-like, and at higherExpand
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Effects of voice therapy on relative fundamental frequency during voicing offset and onset in patients with vocal hyperfunction.
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to determine whether the relative fundamental frequency (RFF) surrounding a voiceless consonant in patients with hyperfunctionally related voice disorders wouldExpand
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Comparison of neck tension palpation rating systems with surface electromyographic and acoustic measures in vocal hyperfunction.
The purpose of this study was to evaluate current neck tension palpation rating systems to determine interrater reliability and possible correlation with necksurface electromyography (sEMG, collectedExpand
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Neck Surface Electromyography as a Measure of Vocal Hyperfunction before and after Injection Laryngoplasty
Objectives The goal of this preliminary study was to determine whether neck surface electromyography (sEMG) is sensitive to possible changes in vocal hyperfunction associated with injectionExpand
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Listener Perception of Monopitch, Naturalness, and Intelligibility for Speakers With Parkinson's Disease.
  • Supraja Anand, C. Stepp
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of speech, language, and hearing research…
  • 1 August 2015
PURPOSE Given the potential significance of speech naturalness to functional and social rehabilitation outcomes, the objective of this study was to examine the effect of listener perceptions ofExpand
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Finding a feature on a 3D object through single-digit haptic exploration
Humans use tactile and kinesthetic cues to easily identify the location of an object feature without vision. This preliminary work quantitatively examined the behaviors of 15 individuals locating aExpand
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The impact of vocal hyperfunction on relative fundamental frequency during voicing offset and onset.
PURPOSE This study tested the hypothesis that individuals with vocal hyperfunction would show decreases in relative fundamental frequency (RFF) surrounding a voiceless consonant. METHOD ThisExpand
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Characteristics of phonatory function in singers and nonsingers with vocal fold nodules.
PURPOSE The goals of this study were to determine if there were significant differences between singers and nonsingers in the morphology of vocal nodules and the associated impact on vocal function.Expand
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The relationship between perception of vocal effort and relative fundamental frequency during voicing offset and onset.
PURPOSE In this study, the authors aimed to determine the relationship between relative fundamental frequency (RFF) and listener perception of vocal effort in individuals with varying degrees ofExpand
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