Swallow Event Sequencing: Comparing Healthy Older and Younger Adults


The temporal sequence of the eight events that contribute to swallowing varies greatly among healthy adults. According to this study, the variation in swallow sequences decreases with aging. As such, the swallowing sequences of healthy older adults can serve as references for comparison to older adults with dysphagia.

Herzberg EG, Lazarus CL, Steele CM, Molfenter SM

Dysphagia 2018

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