Changes in normal speech after fatiguing the tongue.

  title={Changes in normal speech after fatiguing the tongue.},
  author={Nancy Solomon},
  journal={Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR},
  volume={43 6},
  • Nancy Solomon
  • Published 2000 in
    Journal of speech, language, and hearing research…
Detrimental effects of tongue fatigue on speech have been assumed to exist based on neuromotor speech disorders. However, to address whether fatigue is a contributing cause to impaired speech requires an experimental protocol with an uncomplicated population. This study induced tongue fatigue in eight neurologically normal persons and examined changes in speech perceptually and acoustically. The fatigue task consisted of repeated cycles of 6 s of sustained maximum voluntary contraction and 4 s… CONTINUE READING

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