A Study of the Mechanisms of Normal Voice Maturation in Pubertal Boys

@article{Walker1993ASO,
  title={A Study of the Mechanisms of Normal Voice Maturation in Pubertal Boys},
  author={J Michael Walker and Paula M Williams and Mark Harries and J Hacking and Ieuan A Hughes},
  journal={Pediatric Research},
  year={1993},
  volume={33},
  pages={S84-S84}
}
Breaking of the voice is one of the obvious outcomes of puberty in boys, which for choristers and choirmasters may be an unwelcome event. The process is said to be complete by age 15.5yr on average but its precise timing in relation lo pubertal stage and the mechanics involved are poorly documented. This phenomenon was investigated in 26 boys, aged 13.4 - 14.3 yr at outset, who have been studied at ihrcc-monihly intervals for 12 months so far. At each visit height, weight, genital and pubic… CONTINUE READING