Supporting Literature & Resources


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  • Aldridge, Sarah. Music Therapy Used for Pain Management. Hemaware: The Bleeding

    Disorders Magazine (September 2010)

  • Almeida, V.P.; Guimarães, F.S.; Moço, V.J.R.; Menezes, S.L.S.; Mafort, T.T.; Lopes, A.J.;“Correlation between pulmonary function, posture, and body composition in patients with asthma.” Revista Portuguesa de Pneumologia 19 (March 2013): 204- 210.

  • Bates, Victoria Bleakley, Alan Goodman, Sam. Medicine, Health and the Arts. Florence: Taylor

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  • Bunch, Meribeth. Dynamics of the Singing Voice, 4th ed. Austria: Springer-Verlag Wien New York, 1997.

  • Contesini, Adriana, Maria, Agenor Garcia Jr., and Fátima, Aparecida Caromano. "Influence of sitting posture variations in respiratory function: review of the literature”. Fisioterapia Em Movimento 24, no. 4 (October 2011): 757-767. CINAHL with Full Text, EBSCOhost (accessed June 4, 2014).

  • Edwards, Jane. Music: Promoting Health and Creating Community in Healthcare Contexts. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007.

  • Morgan, Elaine. “A Weapon against Anxiety.” Music Educators Journal 61, no. 5 (January 1975): 38-4O, 87, 88, 91. (accessed June 4, 2014). 

  • Tamplin, Jeanette, et al. "Effect of Singing on Respiratory Function, Voice, and Mood After Quadriplegia: A Randomized Controlled Trial." Archives Of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 94, no. 3 (March 2013): 426-434. CINAHL with Full Text, EBSCOhost (accessed June 23, 2014).

  • Yoon Irons, J., Kathy Kuipers, and Peter Petocz. "Exploring the health benefits singing for young people with cystic fibrosis." International Journal Of Therapy & Rehabilitation 20, no. 3 (March 2013): 144-153. CINAHL with Full Text, EBSCOhost (accessed June 9, 2014). 13