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J Voice. 1995 Dec;9(4):341-7.

Influence of body position on breathing and its implications for the evaluation and treatment of speech and voice disorders.

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Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson 85721, USA.


This paper examines how breathing differs in the upright and supine body positions. Passive and active forces and associated chest wall motions are described for resting tidal breathing and speech breathing performed in the two positions. Clinical implications are offered regarding evaluation and treatment of breathing behavior in clients with speech and voice disorders.

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