Applications of Exercise Science in Dysphagia Rehabilitation Dysphagia clinicians are charged with improving strength, skill, and endurance in order to rehabilitate oropharyngeal swallowing. The obvious method is exercise training. Dysphagia clinicians often use trial-and-error and experience to develop effective regimens. This article is intended to invoke broader and more accurate perspectives from our colleagues in exercise science. ... Article
Article  |   June 01, 2009
Applications of Exercise Science in Dysphagia Rehabilitation
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  • Lori M. Burkhead
    Department of Otolaryngology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA
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Swallowing, Dysphagia & Feeding Disorders
Article   |   June 01, 2009
Applications of Exercise Science in Dysphagia Rehabilitation
SIG 13 Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia), June 2009, Vol. 18, 43-48. doi:10.1044/sasd18.2.43
SIG 13 Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia), June 2009, Vol. 18, 43-48. doi:10.1044/sasd18.2.43

Dysphagia clinicians are charged with improving strength, skill, and endurance in order to rehabilitate oropharyngeal swallowing. The obvious method is exercise training. Dysphagia clinicians often use trial-and-error and experience to develop effective regimens. This article is intended to invoke broader and more accurate perspectives from our colleagues in exercise science.

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