Green Voice Project: Preserving the Healthy Voice in Teachers This article reviews five recent studies on preventing voice problems in vocally healthy student teachers and teachers. The differences in research design are discussed and suggestions for future studies are provided. A prevention study carried out at The University of Hong Kong also is reported. Preliminary results suggest that voice ... Article
Article  |   July 01, 2011
Green Voice Project: Preserving the Healthy Voice in Teachers
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Karen M. K. Chan
    Voice Research Laboratory, Division of Speech & Hearing Sciences, The University of Hong Kong
  • Edwin M.-L. Yiu
    Voice Research Laboratory, Division of Speech & Hearing Sciences, The University of Hong Kong
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Speech, Voice & Prosodic Disorders / Voice Disorders / Speech, Voice & Prosody / Articles
Article   |   July 01, 2011
Green Voice Project: Preserving the Healthy Voice in Teachers
SIG 3 Perspectives on Voice and Voice Disorders, July 2011, Vol. 21, 62-70. doi:10.1044/vvd21.2.62
SIG 3 Perspectives on Voice and Voice Disorders, July 2011, Vol. 21, 62-70. doi:10.1044/vvd21.2.62

This article reviews five recent studies on preventing voice problems in vocally healthy student teachers and teachers. The differences in research design are discussed and suggestions for future studies are provided. A prevention study carried out at The University of Hong Kong also is reported. Preliminary results suggest that voice care information may be useful in preventing voice problems in teachers.

Acknowledgment
This study was supported by the Hong Kong Research Grant Council General Research Fund (HKU 753007H).
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