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Research Output 2000 2020

2020

Prominence marking in Parkinsonian speech and its correlation with motor performance and cognitive abilities

Thies, T., Mücke, D., Lowit, A., Kalbe, E., Steffen, J. & Barbe, M. T., 3 Feb 2020, In : Neuropsychologia. 137, p. 1-16 16 p., 107306.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aptitude
Parkinson Disease
Interdisciplinary Studies
Trail Making Test
Speech Intelligibility
2019
7 Downloads (Pure)

Cognitive skills and prominence production: highlighting prominent elements in the speech of patients with Parkinson's disease

Thies, T., Muecke, D., Lowit, A., Kalbe, E., Steffen, J. & Barbe, M., 24 May 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
File
Parkinson Disease
Cognition
Tremor
Phonation
Dysarthria
Dysphonia
Referral and Consultation
Otolaryngology
Surveys and Questionnaires
Patient Satisfaction

Influence of cognitive abilities on prominence production in mild dysarthric patients with Parkinson’s disease

Thies, T., Muecke, D., Lowit, A., Steffen, J., Kalbe, E. & Barbe, M., 22 Sep 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Aptitude
Parkinson Disease
Dysarthria
Movement Disorders
Cognition

Rhythmic disturbance in motor speech disorders

Lowit, A., 24 Oct 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceSpeech

Speech treatment for people with hereditary ataxia – a feasibility study

Lowit, A., Egan, A. & Hadjivassilliou, M., 14 Nov 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
File
Spinocerebellar Degenerations
Feasibility Studies
Dysarthria
Communication
Speech Intelligibility

Stability of second formant transitions in dysarthria: effects of articulation rate

van Brenk, F. J., Tjaden, K. & Lowit, A., 21 Nov 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Variability of F2 transitions in dysarthria

van Brenk, F. J., Tjaden, K. & Lowit, A., 30 Jun 2019. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Dysarthria
Acoustics
Speech Intelligibility
Aptitude
Biomechanical Phenomena
2018
1 Downloads (Pure)

Acoustic variability in dysarthria: effects of articulation rate and its relationship with intelligibility

van Brenk, F., Lowit, A. & Tjaden, K., 30 Nov 2018. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
File
Dysarthria
Acoustics
Research
5 Citations (Scopus)
101 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Bayesian networks
Neural networks
Backpropagation
Speech recognition
Learning algorithms
15 Downloads (Pure)

Clinical applicability and revision of the ACaPELa questionnaire

Tikka, T., Corson, S., Kavanagh, K., Lowit, A. & MacKenzie, K., 4 Jul 2018. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
File
Otolaryngology
Referral and Consultation
Surveys and Questionnaires
2 Citations (Scopus)
74 Downloads (Pure)

Convolutional neural networks for pathological voice detection

Wu, H., Soraghan, J., Lowit, A. & Di Caterina, G., 17 Jul 2018. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Neural networks
Feature extraction
Signal processing
Screening
Classifiers
2 Downloads (Pure)

Phonetics and phonology of special populations

Lowit, A., 20 Jun 2018. 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceSpeech

Open Access
File

Prosodic prominence in parkinsonian speech: a dynamical approach

Thies, T., Mücke, D., Auris, B., Lowit, A. & Barbe, M. T., 19 Jun 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
File
Dysarthria
Nose
Acoustics
Diptera
Cognition
1 Citation (Scopus)
34 Downloads (Pure)

Rhythmic performance in hypokinetic dysarthria: relationship between reading, spontaneous speech and diadochokinetic tasks

Lowit, A., Marchetti, A., Corson, S. & Kuschmann, A., 30 Apr 2018, In : Journal of Communication Disorders. 72, p. 26-39 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Dysarthria
Reading
performance
Parkinson Disease
Disease
6 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Dysarthria
Cerebral Palsy
Acoustics
Aptitude
Sentence Stress
2 Citations (Scopus)
36 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Speech Disorders
Dysarthria
manipulation
Communication
Therapeutics
2017
47 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Speech Disorders
Dysarthria
Feature extraction
Neural networks
Weights and Measures
19 Downloads (Pure)

Effects of acoustic features modifications on the perception of dysarthric speech - preliminary study (pitch, intensity and duration modifications)

Ijitona, T. B., Soraghan, J. J., Lowit, A., Di-Caterina, G. & Yue, H., 5 Dec 2017, IET 3rd International Conference on Intelligent Signal Processing (ISP 2017). London, 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
File
Speech Perception
Acoustics
Dysarthria
Cues
Speech Acoustics
16 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluating aspects of speech motor stability in dysarthria

van Brenk, F. & Lowit, A., 11 Jul 2017. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
File
Dysarthria
Acoustics
Speech Acoustics
Research
Biomechanical Phenomena
21 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Dysarthria
Phonetics
Cues
Aptitude
Language

The use of technology in the management of acquired dysarthria

Kuschmann, A. & Lowit, A., 27 Sep 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

2016

Acoustic markers of sentence stress in children with dysarthria and cerebral palsy

Kuschmann, A. & Lowit, A., 6 Mar 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceSpeech

Dysarthria
Cerebral Palsy
Acoustics
Aptitude
Linguistics

Developing a means of assessing deficits in prosodic perception in Parkinson's Disease

Barbour, A. S., Lowit, A. & Lakany, H., 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

1 Citation (Scopus)
53 Downloads (Pure)

Intonation patterns in older children with cerebral palsy before and after speech intervention

Kuschmann, A., Miller, N., Lowit, A. & Pennington, L., 5 Oct 2016, In : International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology . 19, 4, p. 370-380 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Cerebral Palsy
Dysarthria
Speech Intelligibility
Laryngeal Muscles
Phonation

Management of dysarthria

Lowit, A. & Kent, R. D., 15 Feb 2016, Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Communication Disorders. Papathanasiou, I. & Coppens, P. (eds.). 2nd ed. Burlington, MA, p. 527-556 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Dysarthria
Speech Disorders
Ataxia
Peripheral Nervous System
Paralysis
5707 Downloads (Pure)

Management of the ataxias: towards best clinical practice

Bates, C., Baxter, P., Bonney, H., Bremner, F., Bunn, L., Carrillo Perez-Tome, M., Chung, M., Cipolotti, L., de Silva, R., Duberley, K., Ealing, J., Emmanuel, A., Giunti, P., Greenfield, J., Hadjivassilliou, M., Harshavardhana, N. S., Hayward, K., Hendriksz, C., Hersheson, J., Horvath, R. & 12 others, Hurford, J., Jaffer, F., Kilbride, C., Lowit, A., Marsden, J., Nemeth, A., Noordeen, M. H. H., Panicker, J., Pantazis, A., Parkinson, M. H., Redmond, L. & Uus, K., 31 Jul 2016, 88 p. London

Research output: Other contribution

Open Access
File
Ataxia
Practice Guidelines
Delivery of Health Care
Genetic Association Studies
Emotions
3 Citations (Scopus)
66 Downloads (Pure)

Patient expectation of a voice clinic consultation: development of the ACaPELa questionnaire by assessment of four hundred and fifty-five patients

Crosbie, R., McKendrick, M., Corson, S., Lowit, A. & Mackenzie, K., 15 Feb 2016, In : Clinical Otolaryngology. 42, 1, p. 185-188 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Referral and Consultation
Dysphonia
General Practitioners
Otolaryngology
Surveys and Questionnaires

Pausing and sentence stress in children with developmental dysarthria

Lowit, A. & Kuschmann, A., 3 Mar 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Dysarthria
Cerebral Palsy
Cues
Social Adjustment
2015
144 Downloads (Pure)

EU collaboration in speech and language therapy education: the NetQues project

Patterson, A., Hansson, K., Lowit, A., Stansfield, J. & Trinite, B., 30 Jun 2015, In : Perspectives on Global Issues in Communication Sciences and Related Disorders. 5, 1, p. 21-32

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Language Therapy
Speech Therapy
European Union
profession
Education
21 Downloads (Pure)

Retrospective longitudinal analysis of phonetic and phonological cleft palate speech characteristics

Schulz, E., Cohen, W., Lowit, A. & Crampin, L., 10 Aug 2015, Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. The Scottish Consortium for ICPhS 2015 (ed.). Glasgow, 4 p. 0200. (ICPhS Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
File
Phonetics
Cleft Palate
Cleft Lip
Video Recording
Tooth
5 Citations (Scopus)
49 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Sodium Glutamate
Equipment and Supplies
Aptitude
Reading
Foreign Accent Syndrome
2014
13 Citations (Scopus)
70 Downloads (Pure)

Cepstral analysis of hypokinetic and ataxic voices: correlations with perceptual and other acoustic measures

Jannetts, S. & Lowit, A., Nov 2014, In : Journal of Voice. 28, 6, p. 673-680 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Acoustics
Voice Quality
Asthenia
Speech Disorders
Dysphonia

Introduction: Cross-language perspectives on motor speech disorders

Miller, N., Lowit, A. & Kuschmann, A., 21 Jul 2014, Motor Speech Disorders: A Cross-Language Perspective. Miller, N. & Lowit, A. (eds.). p. 7-28 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Motor speech disorders: issues in assessment and management

Kuschmann, A., Miller, N. & Lowit, A., 21 Jul 2014, Motor Speech Disorders: A Cross-Language Perspective. Miller, N. & Lowit, A. (eds.). p. 41-57 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

speech disorder
management

Motor speech disorders: what are they?

Lowit, A., Miller, N. & Kuschmann, A., 21 Jul 2014, Motor Speech Disorders: A Cross-Language Perspective. Miller, N. & Lowit, A. (eds.). p. 29-40 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Speech Disorders
speech disorder
Motor Disorders

Motor Speech Disorders: A Cross-Language Perspective

Miller, N. (ed.) & Lowit, A. (ed.), 2014, Bristol, UK. 296 p. (Communication Disorders Across Languages; vol. 12)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Speech Disorders
Language
Brain Diseases
Brain Injuries
Parkinson Disease

Multiple Sklerose

Translated title of the contribution: Multiple sclerosisLowit, A., 17 Nov 2014, Leitfaden Sprache-Sprechen-Stimme-Schlucken. Siegmuller, J. & Bartels, H. (eds.). 4th ed. Munich, Germany, p. 295-298 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Parkinson-Syndrom

Translated title of the contribution: Parkinson's SyndromeLowit, A., 1 Nov 2014, Leitfaden Sprache, Sprechen, Stimme, Schlucken. Siegmuller, J. & Bartels, H. (eds.). 4th ed. p. 288-294 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

7 Citations (Scopus)
47 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Dysarthria
Phonetics
phonetics
Cues
Sodium Glutamate
15 Citations (Scopus)
114 Downloads (Pure)

Quantification of rhythm problems in disordered speech: a re-evaluation

Lowit, A., Dec 2014, In : Philosophical Transactions B: Biological Sciences . 369, 1658, 12 p., 20130404.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Speech Disorders
Dysarthria
Aptitude
Acoustics
duration
3 Citations (Scopus)
84 Downloads (Pure)

The quantitative assessment of interutterance stability: application to dysarthric speech

Cummins, F., Lowit, A. & Van Brenk, F., 28 Feb 2014, In : Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research. 57, 1, p. 81-89 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Dysarthria
speaking
Speech Intelligibility
pathology
Group
2013

Management of Motor Speech Disorders in Adults

Lowit, A., Oct 2013, Handbook of Communication Disorders . Cummings, L. (ed.). Cambridge

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Speech Disorders
Motor Disorders
3 Citations (Scopus)
70 Downloads (Pure)

Rate-related kinematic changes in younger and older adults

van Brenk, F., Terband, H., van Lieshout, P., Lowit, A. & Maassen, B., Jul 2013, In : Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica. 65, 5, p. 239-247 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Biomechanical Phenomena
Young Adult
young adult
Electromagnetic Phenomena
Constriction

The effect of Parkinson’s Disease on communication: implications for management

Lowit, A., 22 May 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Parkinson Disease
2012
11 Citations (Scopus)
83 Downloads (Pure)
File
Speech Disorders
Dysarthria
Sodium Glutamate
speech disorder
deficit
2 Citations (Scopus)
236 Downloads (Pure)
File
Dysarthria
Stroke
Phonetics
Reading
Communication