Effetto del rumore e delia riverberazione sullo sforzo vocale degli insegnanti di scuola primaria

Translated title of the contribution: Effect of noise and reverbreation on vocal effort and fatigue of primary school teachers

J. Nadalin, A. Astofi, P. Bottalico, G. Riva, M. Garzaro, L. Raimondo, C. Giordano

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Abstract

Teachers are at a nigner nskjor occupation-related voice disorders than the general population. The aim of this work is the investigations on the relationships between vocal doses and clinical status, acoustical conditions (noise and reverberation) in the classrooms and subjective evaluations of vocal effort and fatigue. At clinical evaluation 41% of the teachers showed no sign of vocal disease. Students talking in the classroom is the most annoying, noise source in classrooms. The consequence of the poor acoustics in all the schools was the decrease in students question perception. The main cause of a vocal pathology was time dose.

Translated title of the contributionEffect of noise and reverbreation on vocal effort and fatigue of primary school teachers
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)122-125
Number of pages4
JournalGiornale Italiano di Medicina del Lavoro ed Ergonomia
Volume33
Issue numberSUPPL. 3
StatePublished - Jul 1 2011
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Noise
  • Primary school teachers
  • Vocal effort

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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