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Effects of Age, Gender, Bolus Volume, Bolus Viscosity, and Gustation on Swallowing Apnea Onset Relative to Lingual Bolus Propulsion Onset in Normal Adults
(East Carolina University, 2004)
The purpose of this study was to ascertain the normal relation of swallowing apnea (SA) onset relative to lingual bolus propulsion along with factors that may alter this relation. Forty adults, composed of ten males and ...
Investigations Of The Impact Of Altered Auditory Feedback In-The-Ear Devices On The Speech Of People Who Stutter: Initial Fitting And Four-Month Follow-Up
(East Carolina University, 2004)
Background: Self-contained ear-level devices delivering altered auditory feedback (AAF) for the application with those who stutter were only recently developed (Stuart et al. 2003). Aim: This paper examines the first ...
Inducement of Fluent Speech in Persons Who Stutter Via Visual Choral Speech
(East Carolina University, 2000)
A novel phenomenon of fluency enhancement via visual gestures of speech in the absence of traditional auditory feedback is reported herein. The effect on visual choral speech on stuttering frequency was investigated. Ten ...
Comparison Of The Mismatch Negativity and A Differential Waveform Response
(East Carolina University, 2005)
A mismatch negativity response (MMN) and a new differential waveform were derived in an effort to evaluate a neural refractory or recovery effect in adult listeners. The MMN was elicited using oddball test runs in which ...
Benefits, barriers, self-efficacy and knowledge regarding healthy foods; perception of African Americans living in eastern North Carolina
(East Carolina University, 2009-03)
African Americans in the United States suffer from many health disparities such as obesity, diabetes or hypertension. Lifestyle factors including diet and physical activity play an important role in prevention of ...
Beliefs, benefits, barriers, attitude, intake and knowledge about peanuts and tree nuts among WIC participants in eastern North Carolina
(East Carolina University, 2009)
The objective of this study was to assess beliefs (e.g. advantages, disadvantages, benefits, barriers) and knowledge about eating peanuts and tree nuts. Personal interviews based on the Theory of Planned Behavior were ...
Consumption of recommended food groups among children from medically underserved communities
(East Carolina University, 2009-04)
This cross-sectional study of 2 to 12 year olds living in medically underserved areas examined the proportion of children meeting the food group intake recommendations for fruits, vegetables, total grains, dairy, and ...
Insights Into Elevated Distortion Product Otoacoustic Emissions In Sickle Cell Disease: Comparisons of Hydroxyurea-treated and Non-treated Young Children
(East Carolina University, 2006)
Distortion product otoacoustic emissions (DPOAEs) were examined in 15 normal- hearing African-American children between the ages of 6 and 14 years with homozygous sickle cell disease (SCD), who were on a regimen of hydroxyurea ...
Distortion Product Otoacoustic Emissions in Normal-Hearing Children with Homozygous Sickle Cell Disease
(East Carolina University, 2003)
The purpose of this study was to investigate distortion product otoacoustic emissions (DPOAEs) in young normal-hearing children with sickle cell disease (SCD). It was hypothesized that the prevalence of DPOAEs and response ...
Effects of Frequency Altered Feedback on Reading Comprehension Abilities of Normal and Reading Disordered Children
(East Carolina University, 2007)