Lã, F.M.B.*, Mateos, A.R., Fiuza, M.B., Ardura, D. and Polo, N. (2022). Menopausal Voice-Related Work Limitation Scale (MenoVWL): Development and Validation. Journal of Voice, In Press. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2022.11.019. [*corresponding author].
[1]     Lã, F.M.B.*, Fiuza, M.B., Ramírez, A.M. and Ardura, D. (2023). Development and validation of the Singing Voice Function Self-Efficacy Scale (Singing-VoSES), Psychology of Music. In Press. DOI: 10.1177/03057356231152286. [*corresponding author].
[2]     Lã, F.M.B.*, Polo, N., Granqvist, S., Firmino, T. and Pais A.C. (2023). Is the voice a reproductive cue? Females are perceived as sexier at low conception likelihood. Journal of Voice, 37(3), 467.e19-467.e31. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2021.02.006. [* corresponding author]. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0892199721000710
[3]     Patel, R.R.*, Sundberg, J., Gill, B. and Lã, F.M.B. (2022). Glottal Airflow and Glottal Area Waveform Characteristics of Flow Phonation in Untrained Vocally Healthy Adults. Journal of Voice, Volume 36, Issue 1, January 2022, 140.e1-140.e21. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2020.07.037. [*corresponding author].
[4]     Lã, F.M.B.* and Ardura, D. (2022). What Voice-Related Metrics Change With Menopause? DOI: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Study. Journal of Voice, Volume 36, Issue 3, May 2022, 438.e1-438.e17. [*corresponding author]. Open access.
[5]     Rosenberg, S.*, Sundberg, J. and Lã, F.M.B. (2022). Kulning: Acoustic and Perceptual Characteristics of a Calling Style Used Within the Scandinavian Herding Tradition. Journal of Voice, In Press. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2021.11.016. [*corresponding author]. Open access.
Lã, F.M.B.* and Fiuza, M.B. (2022). Real-Time Visual Feedback in Singing Pedagogy: Current Trends and Future Directions. Applied Sciences, 12(21). 10781. DOI: 10.3390/app122110781. [* corresponding author].
Lã, F.M.B.*, Mateos, A.R., Fiuza, M.B., Ardura, D. and Polo, N. (2022). Menopausal Voice-Related Work Limitation Scale (MenoVWL): Development and Validation. Journal of Voice, In Press. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2022.11.019. [*corresponding author].
Lã, F.M.B.* and Fiuza, M.B. (2022). Real-Time Visual Feedback in Singing Pedagogy: Current Trends and Future Directions. Applied Sciences, 12(21). 10781. DOI: 10.3390/app122110781. [* corresponding author].
[6]     Polo, N. and Lã, F.M.B. (2022). Percepción de la voz en función del uso de mascarillas por la covid19. Langue & Parole: revista de filologia francesa y românica, 7: 47-66. ISSN-e: 2466-7757.

[7]     Fiuza, M., Sevillano, M.L. and Lã, F.M.B.* (2021). Singing at Menopause: a systematic review with pedagogical implications. Musicae Scientiae, 16, 1-25. DOI: 10.1177/10298649211047884 [*corresponding author]
[8]     Polo, N.* and Lã, F.M.B. (2021). Self-Perceived Voice Handicap During COVID19 Compulsory Facemask Use: A Comparative Study Between Portuguese and Spanish Speakers. Journal of Voice, In Press. DOI: 1016/j.jvoice.2021.08.003. [* corresponding author].
[9]     Lã, F.M.B.*, Silva, L. and Granqvist, S. (2021). Long-term average spectrum characteristics of Portuguese Fado-Canção form Coimbra. Journal of Voice, In Press. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2021.03.005. [* corresponding author].
[10]    Gill, B.P., Lee, J., Lã, F.M.B. and Sundberg, J.* (2020). Spectrum Effects of a Velopharyngeal Opening in Singing. Journal of Voice, 34(3), 346-351. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2018.11.014. [* corresponding author].
Lã, F.M.B.*and Polo, N. (2020). Fundamental Frequency Variations Across the Menstrual Cycle and the Use of an Oral Contraceptive Pill. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 63(4): 1033-1043. DOI: 10.1044/2020_JSLHR-19-00277. [*corresponding author].
[11]    Lã, F.M.B. and Ternström, S. (2020). Flow ball-assisted voice trainging: immediate effects on vocal fold contact. Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, 102046. DOI: 10.1016/j.bspc.2020.102064.
[12]    Lã, F.M.B. (2019). La voz: potenciando el aprendizaje musical con retorno visual em tiempo real. Enseñanza & Teaching, 37 (1): 41-59. DOI: 0000-0001-5560-7406.
[13]    Lã, F.M.B. (2017). Towards evidence-based practices in voice pedagogy. Revista de Logopedia, Foniatría y Audiología, 37(4): 180-187. DOI: 10.1016/j.rlfa.2017.07.002.
[14]    Lã, F.M.B.*, Wistbacka, G. Amarante Andrade, P. and Granqvist, S. (2017). Real-Time Visual Feedback of Airflow in Voice Training: Aerodynamic Properties of Two Flow Ball Devices. Journal of Voice, 31 (3): 390e1-390.e8. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2016.09.024. [* corresponding author].
Hallqvist, H., Lã, F.M.B. and Sundberg, J. (2017). Soul and Musical Theatre: A Comparison of Two Vocal Styles. Journal of Voice, 32 (2): 229-235. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2016.05.020
[15]    Aparício, L., Lã, F.M.B. and Silva, A.G.* (2016). Pain and posture of children and adolescents who learn the accordion as compared with non-instrumentalist learners. Medical Problems of Performing Artists, 31 (4): 187-192. DOI: 10.21091/mppa.2016.1003. [* corresponding author].
[16]    Sundberg, J.*, Lã, F.M.B. and Gill, B. P. (2016). Voice Source Variation Between Vowels in Male Opera Singers. Journal of Voice, 30 (5): 509-517. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2015.07.010. [* corresponding author].
[17]    Lã, F.M.B.* and Sundberg, J. (2015). Contact Quotient Versus Closed Quotient: A Comparative Study on Professional Male Singers. Journal of Voice, 29 (2): 148-154
DOI: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2014.07.005. [* corresponding author].
[18]    Silva, A. G.*, Lã, F.M.B. and Afreixo, V. (2015). Pain prevalence in instrumentalist musicians: a systematic review. Medical Problems of Performing Artists, 30 (1): 8-19. DOI: 10.21091/mppa.2015.1002. [* corresponding author].
[19]    Teixeira, Z. Lã, F.M.B.* and Silva, A.G. (2013). Head and shoulder functional changes in flutists. Medical Problems of Performing Artists, 28 (3): 145-151. DOI: 10.21091/mppa.2016.1003. [* corresponding author].
[20]    Sundberg, J.*, Lã, F.M.B. and Himonides, E. (2013). Intonation and Expressivity: A Single Case Study of Classical Western Singing. Journal of Voice, 27 (3): 391.e1-391.e8. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2012.11.009. [* corresponding author].
[21]    Sundberg, J.*, Lã, F.M.B. and Gill, B. P. (2013). Formant Tuning Strategies in Professional Male Opera Singers. Journal of Voice, 27 (3): 278-288. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2012.12.002. [* corresponding author]
[22]    Lã, F.M.B.*, Sundberg, J., Howard, D., Sá Couto, P. and Freitas, A. (2012). Effects of the menstrual cycle and the oral contraception on singers’ pitch control. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 55 (1): 247-261. DOI: 10.1044/1092-4388(2011/10-0348). [* corresponding author].
Sundberg, J., Lã, F.M.B. and Gill, B. P. (2011). Professional male singers’ formant tuning strategies for the vowel /a/. Logopedics Phoniatrics Vocology, 36(4), 156-167. DOI: 10.3109/14015439.2011.587448. ISSN: 1401-5439.
[23]    Lã, F.M.B.* and Sundberg, J. (2012). Pregnancy and the Singing Voice: Reports from a Case Study, Journal of Voice, 26 (4): 431-439. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2010.10.010. [* corresponding author].
[24]    Lã, F.M.B.*, Howard, D.M., Ledger, W., Davidson, J.W. & Jones, G. (2009). Oral contraceptive pill containing drospirenone and the professional voice: an electrolaryngographic analysis. Logopaedics Phoniatrics Vocology, 34 (1): 11-19. DOI: 10.1080/14015430802538879. [* corresponding author].
[25]    Lã, F.M.B.*, Ledger, W., Davidson, J. W., Howard, D. M. & Jones, G. (2007). The effects of a third generation combined oral contraceptive pill on the classical singing voice. Journal of Voice. 21 (6): 754-761. DOI: 10.1016//j.jvoice.2006.05.009. [* corresponding author].

[26]    Lã, F.M.B.*, Davidson, J. W., Ledger, W., Howard, D. M. and Jones, G. (2007). A case-study on the effects of the menstrual cycle and the use of a combined oral contraceptive pill on the performance of a western classical singer: an objective and subjective overview. Musicae Scientiae. Special Issue: Performance Matters, 11 (2 suppl): 85-107. (Scopus). DOI: 10.1177/10298649070110S205. [* corresponding author].
[27]    Lã, F.* & Davidson, J.W. (2005). Investigating the Relationship between Sexual Hormones and Female Western Classical Singing. Research Studies in Music Education. 24 (1): 75-87. DOI: 10.1177/1321103X050240010601. ISSN: 1321-103X [*corresponding author].

Book Chapters

2021   Sundberg, J. and Lã, F.M.B. (2021). Avaliação Acústica e Aerodinâmica da Fonte. In L. Lopes, F. Moreti, L. Lima & E.C. Pereira (Eds.) Fundamentos e Atualidades em Voz Clínica, Fononcologia e Voz Profissional. Volume I. Fundamentos e Atualidades em Voz Clínica”. Thieme Revinter, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. ISBN: 978-65-5572-118-8. p. 329-352.
2015   Lã, F.M.B. and Gill, B. P. Physiology and its impact on the performance of singing. In G. Welch, D. Howard & J. Nix (eds.). The Oxford Handbook of Singing. Oxford: Oxford University Press. OXFORD HANDBOOKS ONLINE (www.oxfordhandbooks.com). 2015.
DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199660773.013.23
2014   Lã, F.M.B. (2014). Learning to be a professional singer. In I. Papageorgi and G.F. Welch (eds.). Advanced Musical Performance: Investigations in Higher Education Learning. SEMPRE Studies in the Psychology of Music. Aldershot: Ashgate Press. pp. 265-287. 2014. ISBN 978-1-4094-3690-4
2012   Lã, F.M.B. (2012). Teaching Singing and Technology. In K.S. Basa (ed.). Aspects of Singing II – Unit in Understanding – Diversity in Aesthetics. Nürnberg: Vox Humana, pp. 88-109. 2012. ISBN: 1861-065X

2009   Lã, F.M.B., Clemente, M.P., Rocha, N. & Pinho, J.C. Case study of a temperomandibular joint hypermobility in classical singing, In J. Natal, S.M. Santos, J.M.R.S. Tavares, R. Campos & M.A.P. Vaz (eds.). Biodental Engineering. Taylor & Francis Group, CRC Press, London, pp. 169-175. 2009. ISBN: 0415573947


[1]     Fiuza, M.B. and Lã, F.M.B. (2023). The Effects of Menopause on phonation and collision threshold pressures in professional voice users. Sound and Music Computing Conference, SMAC – 5th Stockholm Music Acoustic Conference, 12th – 17th June, 2023. KTH, Stockhom, Sweden.
[2]     Lã, F.M.B. (2013). Hormones and the artistic singing voice. IX Congress La Voce Artistica. 21-24th November. Ravenna, Italy.
[3]     Facchini, F., Harper, N. L., Lã, F.M.B. and Ricca, C. (2013). Beating together: A case study of heart rate in partner change in violin & piano duo. In A. Williamon, D. Edwards & L. Bartel (eds.). International Symposium on Performance Science, European Association of Conservatoires (AEC).pp. 337-342. 2013. ISBN: 978-2-9601378-0-4
[4]     Dalagna, G. Lã, F.M.B. and Welch, G. F. (2013) Mental representation of music performance: A theoretical model. In A. Williamon, D. Edwards & L. Bartel (eds.). International Symposium on Performance Science, European Association of Conservatoires (AEC). pp. 829- 834. 2013. ISBN 978-2-9601378-0-4
[5]     Lã, F.M.B. (2012). The singing voice: rediscovering a diamond with many facets. Proceedings of the VIII Latin-American Acoustics Conference. Évora, Portugal. October, 2012.pp. 1-18.
[6]     Teixeira, Z., Lã, F.M.B. and Silva, A. (2012). Pain and postural modifications on neck and shoulder of flautists. (Alterações posturais e dor na cervical e ombro em instrumentistas de flauta transversal) XXII Congress of National Association of Postgraduate Research in Music – João Pessoa. pp. 407-414. 2012. ISSN: 1983-5981
[7]     Costa Filho, M., Lã, F.M.B. Sundberg, J., Costa, R., Salgado, A., Peduzzi, M. and Borgonovo, M. (2012). Vocal Pedagogy Using Body Movements: The Use of Swiss balls and elastic bands in Classical Singing Training (O uso da bola Suiça e da banda elastic nas aulas de canto). XXII Congress of National Association of Postgraduate Research in Music – João Pessoa. pp. 1624-1632). 2012. ISSN: 1983-5981
[8]     Araújo, A., Lã, F.M.B. and Sundberg, J. (2012). Traditional singing from Minho: preliminary reports on a case study. (O Canto Folclórico Minhoto: dados preliminares de um Estudo de Caso). Guimaramus2012, Congresso Musical de Guimarães. Guimarães, Março, 2012. 1-8.
[9]     Pereira, A., Vagos, P., Lã, F.M.B., Marinho, H. and Santos, I. (2011). Towards the Development of Anxiety Copying Strategies for Music Students. (Promoção da Gestão de Ansiedade de Desempenho de Alunos de Música). Proceedings of the International Conference on New Horizons in Education, 8th – 10th June, Instituto Politécnico da Guarda, Guarda Portugal. 2011.
[10]    Lã, F.M.B., Marinho, H., Pereira, A. & Santos, I. (2011). Electrophysiological markers and pianists’ anxiety: A preliminary study.” In A. Williamon, D. Edwards & L. Bartel (eds.). International Symposium on Performance Science, European Association of Conservatoires (AEC). pp. 573-578. 2011. ISBN: 978-94-90306-02-1
[11]    Teixeira, Z. L.O., Lã, F.M.B. and Silva, A.G. (2011). Head and scapular posture in flutists: A pilot controlled study. In A. Williamon, D. Edwards & L. Bartel (eds.). International Symposium on Performance Science, European Association of Conservatoires (AEC). Pp. 189-193. 2011. ISBN: 978-94-90306-02-1
[12]    Lã, F.M.B., Sundberg, J., Howard, D., Sá Couto, P. and Freitas, A. (2011). “The Effects of Sex Steroid Hormones on Singer’s Pitch Control”. Performa ’09 – Annals of Research in Music Performance. Aveiro University. May, Aveiro, Portugal.
[13]    Lã, F.M.B. (2009). Menopausal effects: a pilot investigation on professional voice users’ perceptions. In M. Kokkidou & Z. Dionyssiou (eds.). Proceedings of the 6th International Conference of the Greek Society for Music Education, “Music: Trains, Educates, Heals”, pp. 136-141. 2009. Thessaloniki, Greece: Greek Society for Music Education.
[14]    Lã, F.M.B., Sundberg, J. (2009). Singing voice and pregnancy: preliminary results form a case study. Models and Analysis of Vocal Emissions for Biomechanical Applications – 6th International Workshop, MAVEBA 2009, Firenze University Press, pp. 171-174. 2009. ISBN: 9788864530963 (print), 978-88-6453-096-3 (online)

Book Reviews

[1]     Lã, F.M.B. (2010). “Infant Musicality: new research for educators and parents” by Johannella Tafuri. In Psychology of Music, 38(3), 387-389. Society for Education, Music and Psychology Research. DOI: 10.1177/03057356100380030804
[2]     Lã, F.M.B. (2007). The Performer’s Voice: Realizing Your Vocal Potential by Dayme Meribeth Bunch. In British Journal of Music Education, 24, (2): 235-237 Cambridge University Press. DOI: 10.1017/S0265051707007450

Book Revisions

[1]     Lã, F.M.B.. Revisão científica da tradução para português do livro Principles of Voice Production – Princípios da Produção Vocal de Ingo R. Titze, (2013). National Centre for Voice and Speech: Salt Lake City, Uta. ISBN: 10:0-9834771-7-5.


[1]     Lã, F.M.B. (2006). Investigating the Female Western Classical Singer’s Vocal Experience over the Menstrual Cycle during the use of a Third Generation Oral Contraceptive Pill: a double-blind randomized placebo controlled trial. Doctoral Thesis. The University of Sheffield
[2]     Lã, F.M.B. (2001). The influence of sexual hormones produced during the menstrual cycle on the operatic singing voice: a pilot investigation. Master’s Dissertation. The University of Sheffield.