Normal Respiratory Cycle (Article)
A stylized medical animation of the normal breathing cycle. (posted 9:42 PM, February 8, 2015)

The Technical Core: An Inside View - Essay by Joan Melton, PhD, ADVS Part of a longer article written for the VASTA Journal 2009 (Article)
In her article; The Technical Core: An Inside View, Joan Melton writes on her research and findings from ultrasound imaging (USI) of abdominal muscle activity while voicing to workshop participants at a conference on Performance Breath, at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London. Although the study only focused on the core muscular system of the singer the results shed light on some of what is actually happening when a performance breath is taken. (posted 2:34 PM, August 27, 2014)