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Faculty of Social SciencesUniversity of TampereFaculty of Social Sciences

Leena Rantala

Leena Rantala

Senior lecturer, PhD


Phone: 050 318 6193
E-mail: Leena.M.Rantala@uta.fi
Room: PÄÄT D219

Office hours:by appointment

Research interests:

Voice ergonomics

Linguistic difficulties in frontotemporal dementia

 

Publications:

In scientific journasl during past 10 years:

Rantala LM, Hakala S, Holmqvist S, Sala E. 2013. Associations between voice ergonomic risk factors and acoustic features of the voice. Logoped Phoniatr Vocol. Sep 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Rantala L, Hakala S, Holmqvist S, Sala E.2012. Connections between voice ergonomic risk factors and voice symptoms, voice handicap and respiratory tract diseases. J Voice. Nov;26(6):819.e13-20

Rantala LM, Hakala S, Holmqvist S, Sala E.2012. Connections between voice ergonomic risk factors in classrooms and teachers' voice production. Folia Phoniatr Logop. ;64(6):278-82.

Hokkanen L, Rantala L, Oulu, Remes A, Harkonen B, Viramo P, Winblad I. 2008. Dance/movement therapeutic methods in management of demenita II. J Am Geriatr Soc. Apr;56(4):771-2

Karjalainen M, Rantala L, Jäntti P, Remes AM. 2005. Comprehension of before and after in frontotemporal degeneration. LogPhonVocol 30: 28 – 33.

Hokkanen L, Rantala L, Remes AM, Härkönen B, Viramo P, Winblad I. 2003. Dance/movement therapeutic methods in management of dementia. J Am Geriatric Soc 51: 576-7.

Rantala L, Vilkman E, Bloigu R. 2002. Voice loading at work: objective measurements and subjective complaints. J Voice, 16: 344-355.

Lehto L, Rantala L, Vilkman W, Alku P, Bäckström T. 2003. Experiences of a short vocal training course for call-center customer service advisors. Folia Phoniatr Logop, 55: 163- 176.

Articles in scientific proceedings

Jonsdottir V & Rantala L. 2009. Nordic cooperation in field of voice ergonomics. In: Lentihalmes M, Korpijaakko-Huuhka A-M. Rantala L (toim.) Proceedings of the first Nordic conference of voice ergonomics and treatment. 8 - 17.

Jonsdottir V, Rantala L. 2010. Voice ergonomics in Nordic Countries with special emphasis on Finland. Teoksessa F.I.C.R.S.de Jong & D. Helsper (toim.) Stemergonomie, een nieuwe kijk op stem. Leuven, 4 February 2010, Oss, 5 Februari 2010. Nijmegen: Ipskamp, 19 - 27.

Pirilä S, Rantala L & Yliherva A. 2009. Voice therapy and enhancing carryover strategies in classroom context. Teoksessa: Lentihalmes M, Korpijaakko-Huuhka A-M. Rantala L (toim.) Proceedings of the first Nordic conference of voice ergonomics and treatment. 60 -67.

Rantala L, Sala E, Hakala S. 2010. Relationships between voice ergonomic risk factors, voice symptoms and acoustic parameters . A study made in classroom environment. In: I Papathanaslou, A Fragouli, A Kotsopoulos, N Litinas (eds.) 28 th World Congress of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics. Athens: IALP, 844-848

Sala E, Rantala L, Hakala S. (2010). Voice ergonomic screening in work environment - handbook and checklist. Teoksessa I Papathanaslou, A Fragouli, A Kotsopoulos, N Litinas (toim.) 28 th World Congress of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics. Athens: IALP, 849-854.

In scientifc Finnish journals:

Rantala L, Siikanen A, Kankare E, Kukkonen T. 2013. Lee Silverman –terapiatekniikan vaikutus Parkinsonin tautia sairastavan henkilön ääneen. Puhe ja kieli, 33, 65‒77.

Rantala L, Yliherva A, Haapalahti R, Veteläinen A, Kataja M, Rahko T. 2009. Hyvänlaatuisen asentohuimauksen hoidon vaikutus lukihäiriöisten lasten tekniseen lukutaitoon – satunnaistettu hoitokokeilu. Puhe ja kieli 29 (4), 183-194.

Research projects:

Vocal behaviour of children in kindergarten; cooperation with Sweden and Iceland

 
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