Vocal hygiene

You and Your Voice (Article)
This webpage provides basic information about how to maintain good vocal health. While the information is standard, and univeral to almost any credible source about the voice, the reader is warned that there is an advertising aspect for the Lions Voice Clinic that cannot be separated from the rest of the content. (posted 2:34 PM, August 27, 2014)

An Essay on the Evidence Based of Vocal Hygeine (Article)
The study analyzes clinical and biomedical evidence for four aspects of vocal hygiene: the promotion of adequate hydration, the avoidance of caffeine intake, the avoidance of milk products, and advocacy of a warm-up before extended periods of voice use. (posted 2:34 PM, August 27, 2014)

Unsolved Mysteries about Vocal Fatigue and Recovery (Article)
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. (posted 2:34 PM, August 27, 2014)

The Economics of Voice Use: Spending Your Voice (Article)
Helpful axioms are provided that will help the singer budget voice use and save one from costly cancellations or just help preserve vocal health. (posted 2:34 PM, August 27, 2014)

A Singer's Guide to Vocal Care (Article)
The author used iterviews with MDs to provide solid information for singers regarding voice care. (posted 2:34 PM, August 27, 2014)

The Vocal Overdoer Syndrome: a Useful Concept From the Voice Clinic (Article)
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. (posted 2:34 PM, August 27, 2014)

Health Promotion and Injury Prevention Education for Student Singers (Article)
Rather than a specific set of guidelines for singers to address injury, the authors explore methods of educating students about this topic through classes and seminars. While they describe several viable approaches, they conclude, "more research is necessary to better understand how voice educators can serve the health needs of singing students.” (posted 2:34 PM, August 27, 2014)