Development and preliminary validation of the EASE: a tool to measure perceived singing voice function.

@article{Phyland2013DevelopmentAP,
  title={Development and preliminary validation of the EASE: a tool to measure perceived singing voice function.},
  author={Debra Phyland and Julie F. Pallant and Michael S Benninger and Susan L Thibeault and Ken M Greenwood and Julian A. Smith and Neil Vallance},
  journal={Journal of voice : official journal of the Voice Foundation},
  year={2013},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={
          454-62
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Most voice self-rating tools are disease-specific measures and are not suitable for use with healthy voice users. There is a need for a tool that is sensitive to the subtleties of a singer's voice and to perceived physical changes in the singing voice mechanism as a function of load. The aim of this study was to devise and validate a scale to assess singer's perceptions of the current status of their singing voice. METHODS Ninety-five vocal health descriptors were collected from… CONTINUE READING
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