Vocal Health and Wellness

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    by Ingo Titze
    The author suggests that most confounding problem in dealing with vocal fatigue is not knowing how much voice rest is needed for recovery. Considerable research is ongoing in this area.
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    by Thomas F. Cleveland
    Helpful axioms are provided that will help the singer budget voice use and save one from costly cancellations or just help preserve vocal health.
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    by Susan Vaughn
    The author used iterviews with MDs to provide solid information for singers regarding voice care.
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    by Robert Bastian
    It is suggested that a diagnostic category termed the vocal overdoer syndrome (VOS) can be of use not only in the voice clinic but also in the singing studio.
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    by John S. Rubin, Lesley Mathieson, Ed Blake
    Recently, the importance of posture to well being has become popularized through the works of authors such as Alexander, Pilates, Feldenkrais, and others. Physiotherapy and osteopathy have become integral to the field of sports medicine, and to the rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries. Only very recently, however, has consideration of such sciences been applied to voice research and rehabilitation. The authors believe that it is helpful for singers to be familiar with the latest concepts and perspectives on posture from the medical and alternative medical literature.
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    by Christine Isley-Farmer
    The author addresses, from a practical stand-point, some of the challenges that singers face with regard to establishing the feet and legs as a flexible base of support for singing. She focuses on only a part of the anatomical structure that is used for the singing experience.
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    by Robert T. Sataloff
    It is helpful for singing teachers to understand current concepts of the aging process in order to recognize correctable problems early, make appropriate referrals, and begin optimal strategies for building healthier, more beautiful voices.
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    by Robert T. Sataloff
    Tools for intervention to slow the effects of aging on the voice are discussed.
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    by Yolanda D. Heman-Ackah, Robert T. Sataloff, Mary J. Hawkshaw, Venu Divi
    The authors write that maintaining longevity of the voice involves attention to training and proper hygiene of the vocal folds throughout one's career. Daily stretching, attention to diet and hydration and, the use of proper voice technique in all vocal situations are essential components of prolonged vocal health.
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    by Robert Edwin
    Now that the leading edge of Baby Boomers has turned 65, voice pedagogy for the aging singer is sure to become a hotter topic in NATS. Edwin_x0090_'s pedagogical advice for working with the older vocalist centers on body position, respiration, audiation, phonation, and resonation. These technical considerations must be coupled with realistic expectations for vocal performance in the later years of one_x0090_s singing life.
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