Speech breathing in children and adolescents.

  title={Speech breathing in children and adolescents.},
  author={Jeannette Dee Hoit and Thomas Hixon and Peter J. Watson and Wayne J Morgan},
  journal={Journal of speech and hearing research},
  volume={33 1},
An investigation was conducted to elucidate the nature of speech breathing in children and adolescents and to determine if sex and age influence performance. Eighty healthy boys and girls representing four age groups (7, 10, 13, and 16 years) were studied using helium dilution to obtain measures of subdivisions of the lung volume and using magnetometers to obtain measures of resting tidal breathing and speech breathing. Results for subdivisions of the lung volume and resting tidal breathing… CONTINUE READING

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