Articles

Vocal Performance of Group Fitness Instructors Before and After Instruction: Changes in Acoustic Measures and Self-Ratings
Journal of Voice (2016) Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 127.e1-127.e8

Objectives: (1) To quantify acute changes in acoustic parameters of the voices of group fitness instructors (GFIs) before and after exercise instruction. (2) To determine whether these changes are discernible perceptually by the instructor. Participants were six female GFIs, based ...

Voice Problems of Group Fitness Instructors: Diagnosis, Treatment, Perceived and Experienced Attitudes and Expectations of the Industry
Journal of Voice (2013) Vol. 27, No. 6, pp. 786.e1-786.e9

Objectives: To determine the anatomical and physiological nature of voice problems and their treatment in those group fitness instructors (GFIs) who have sought a medical diagnosis; the impact of voice disorders on quality of life and their contribution to activity ...