Christopher Watts, Ph.D. – Publications

Parkinsonology

Burk B, Watts CR (in press). The Effect of Parkinson’s Disease Tremor Phenotype on Cepstral Peak Prominence and Transglottal Airflow in Vowels and Speech. Journal of Voice.

Watts CR (2016). A Retrospective Study of Long-Term Treatment Outcomes for Reduced Vocal Intensity in Hypokinetic Dysarthria. BMC Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders. 16:2. eCollection doi: 10.1186/s12901-016-0022-8.

Rousseau B, Watts CR. (2002).  Susceptibility of speakers with Parkinson disease to delayed auditory feedback.  Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 10(1): 41-49.

Watts CR, VanRyckeghem M. (2001).  Laryngeal dysfunction in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.  BMC Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders,  (1).

Watts CR,  Dagenais P. (2001).  Effects of attentional load on speech rate reduction in subgroups of speakers with Parkinson’s disease.  Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 9(1): 55-61.

Treatment Outcomes for Voice Disorders

Watts CR, Hamilton A, Toles L, Childs L, Mau T (in press). Intervention Outcomes of Two Treatments for Muscle Tension Dysphonia: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research.

Watts CR, Knickerbocker K. (in press). Characteristics of a Treatment-Seeking Population in a Private Practice Community Voice Clinic: An Epidemiological Study. Journal of Voice

Watts CR (2016). Treatment modality and timing influence voice outcomes for vocal fold paralysis after thyroidectomy: A recommendation for guarded generalizations from a meta-analysis. Evidence-Based Communication Assessment and Intervention, 10(1), 20-24.

Watts CR, Hamilton A, Toles L, Childs L, Mau T (2015). A Randomized Controlled Trial of Stretch-and-Flow Voice Therapy for Muscle Tension Dysphonia. Laryngoscope, 125(6): 1420-1425.

Watts CR, Hamilton A, Toles L, Childs L, Mau T.  (2015). The Effect of Stretch-and-Flow Voice Therapy on Measures of Vocal Function and Handicap. Journal of Voice, 29(2):191-199

Instrumental Measures of Voice and Swallowing

Burk B, Watts CR (in press). The Effect of Parkinson’s Disease Tremor Phenotype on Cepstral Peak Prominence and Transglottal Airflow in Vowels and Speech. Journal of Voice.

Joshi A, Watts CR (in press). Phonation Quotient Using Three Aerodynamic Instruments in the Disordered Voice. Journal of Voice.

Joshi A, Watts CR (2018). A Comparison of Indirect and Direct Methods for Estimating Transglottal Airflow Rate. Journal of Voice. 32(6):655-659

Watts CR, Dumican MJ (2018). The Effect of Transcutaneous Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation on Laryngeal Vestibule Closure Timing in Swallowing. BMC Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders, 18(5): 1-7.

Watts CR, Awan SN, Maryn Y (2017). A Comparison of Cepstral Peak Prominence Measures from Two Acoustic Analysis Programs. Journal of Voice. 31(3): 387.e1-387

Gaskill C, Awan JA, Awan SN, Watts CR (2017). Acoustic and perceptual classification of within-sample normal, intermittently dysphonic, and consistently dysphonic voice types. Journal of Voice, 31(2): 218-228.

Joshi A, Watts CR (2017). Phonation Quotient in Females: A Measure of Vocal Efficiency Using Three Aerodynamic Instruments. Journal of Voice, 31(2): 161-167

Joshi A, Watts CR (2016). Measurement reliability of phonation quotient derived from three aerodynamic instruments. Journal of Voice, 30(6): 773.e13-773.e19

Hughes T, Watts CR (2016). The Effects of Two Resistive Exercises on Electrophysiological Measures of Submandibular Muscle Activity. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 97(9): 1552-1557.

Watts CR, Kelly B (2015). The Effect of Bolus Consistency and Sex on Electrophysiological Measures of Hyolaryngeal Muscle Activity During Swallowing.  Dysphagia, 30(5): 551-557.

Watts CR, Ronshaugen R, Saenz D (2015). The Effect of Age and Vocal Task on Cepstral/Spectral Measures of Vocal Function in Adult Males. Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, 29(6): 415-423.