Measuring Pharyngeal Muscle Changes Following Behavioral Swallowing Exercises

Brief description of study

The purpose of this study is to learn more about how exercise and protein supply affect muscles involved in swallowing. Many older adults experience disruptions to swallowing, which can have negative consequences on both health and quality-of-life. The participation will involve 16 virtual visits, scheduled 2x / week for 8 weeks.In addition, participants will also complete 2 in-person assessments: one pre-intervention and another about a week post-intervention.

Clinical Study Identifier: s19-00860 Identifier: NCT05080725

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