Relative kinematics of the rib cage and abdomen during speech and nonspeech behaviors of 15-month-old children.

@article{Moore2001RelativeKO,
  title={Relative kinematics of the rib cage and abdomen during speech and nonspeech behaviors of 15-month-old children.},
  author={Christopher A. Moore and Tristan Caulfield and Jordan R. Green},
  journal={Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR},
  year={2001},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={80-94}
}
Speech motor control emerges in the neurophysiologic context of widely distributed, powerful coordinative mechanisms, including those mediating respiratory function. It is unknown, however, whether developing children are able to exploit the capabilities of neural circuits controlling homeostasis for the production of speech and voice. Speech and rest breathing were investigated in eleven 15-month-old children using inductance plethysmography (Respitrace). Rib cage and abdominal kinematics were… CONTINUE READING