Table 2

Pretreatment (pre), post-treatment (post), and follow up (FU) means (SD) of SPL and STSD measures of sustained “AH” phonation (“AH”), reading the “Rainbow Passage”(Rainbow) aloud , and conversational speech (monologue)

Pre Post FU PRE to POST Significance PRE to FU Significance df
SPL “AH”:
 LSVT® (n=21)Mean68.2682.3676.5 F=149.88 F=39.321,20
SD4.453.924.1p=0.000p=0.000
 RET (n=12)Mean69.1968.6970.12 F=0.1160 F=0.36181,11
SD5.314.797.01p=>0.20p > 0.20
SPL Rainbow:
 LSVT® (n=21)Mean66.1875.3169.78 F=49.68 F=14.231,20
SD3.794.223.19p=0.000p=0.001
 RET (n=11)Mean65.7968.0366.49 F=7.1562 F=0.30191,10
SD2.63.365.54p <0.025p >0.20
SPL Monologue:
 LSVT® (n=12)Mean64.769.3667.02 F=31.30 F=9.881,11
SD2.563.391.87p=0.000p=0.009
 RET (n=6)Mean64.7265.7665.71 F=0.2996 F=0.39281,5
SD2.762.724.32p >0.20p >0.20
STSD Rainbow:
 LSVT® (n=20)Mean1.92.482.29 F=35.65 F=17.781,19
SD0.530.710.65p=0.000p=0.000
 RET (n=12)Mean1.872.172.03 F=25.44 F=3.2781,11
SD0.460.360.35p=0.000p=0.098
STSD Monologue:
 LSVT® (n=11)Mean1.742.092.39 F=7.832 F=5.2801,10
SD0.320.561.03p=0.019p=0.044
 RET (n=9)Mean2.252.142.13 F=0.285 F=0.2851,8
SD0.80.730.56p=0.608p=0.608