Maggie-Lee Huckabee in front of her research © University of Canterbury 2017

Peer-reviewed publications 2012 – 2016

For earlier publications, and conference presentations, please see Professor Huckabee’s UC SPARK Profile and Dr Phoebe Macrae's SPARK profile.

Journal articles since 2015

  • Guiu Hernandez E, Gozdzikowska K, Apperley O, Huckabee M.L (accepted Oct 2017)). The Effect of Topical Nasal Anaesthetic (TNA) on Tolerability and Pharyngeal Pressure in Healthy Adults: A Double-Blind Study. Laryngoscope. doi pending.
  • Mills C, Jones R, Huckabee ML (2017 in press). Measuring voluntary and reflexive cough strength in healthy individuals. Respiratory Medicine. 
  • Apperley O, Medlicott NJ, Rich A, Hanning S, Huckabee ML (2017) A clinical trial of a novel emulsion for potential use as a saliva substitute in patients with radiation induced xerostomia. Jour of Oral Rehab, published online 25 July 2017. doi:10.1111/joor.12545.
  • Perry S, Huckabee ML (2017) Does diurnal variation in cough reflex testing exist in healthy young adults? Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology 239:70-74
  • Perry SE, Winkelman CJ, Huckabee ML (2017). Variability in Ultrasound Measurement of Hyoid Bone Displacement and Submental Muscle Size Using 2 Methods of Data Acquisition Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica 205-210
  • Huckabee, M. L., McIntosh, T., Fuller, L., Curry, M., Thomas, P., Walshe, M., ... & den Engel‐Hoek, L. (2017). The Test of Masticating and Swallowing Solids (TOMASS): reliability, validity and international normative data. International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders. Published online 05 July 2017. DOI:10.1111/1460-6984.12332.
  • Calvo, I., Sunday, K. L., Macrae, P., & Humbert, I. A. (2017). Effects of chin-up posture on the sequence of swallowing events. Head and Neck, 39(5), 947-959. doi:10.1002/hed.24713
  • Guedes, R., Azola, A., Macrae, P., Sunday, K., Mejia, V., Vose, A., & Humbert, I. A. (2017). Examination of swallowing maneuver training and transfer of practiced behaviors to laryngeal vestibule kinematics in functional swallowing of healthy adults. Physiology and Behavior, 174, 155-161. doi:10.1016/j.physbeh.2017.03.018. 
  • Al-Toubi A, Daniels SK, Huckabee ML, Corey DM, Doeltgen SH (2016) Behavioural and neurophysiological disruption of corticobulbar motor systems and their effects on sequential pharyngeal swallowing. Physiology and Behavior 165:69-76
  • Kelly HE, Shaw GM, Brett CN, Greenwood FM, Huckabee ML (2016) The effect of titrated fentanyl on suppressed cough reflex in healthy adult volunteers Anaesthesia 71(5):529-534 01 
  • Lamvik, K., Guiu-Hernandez, E., Jones, R., Huckabee, M-L. (2016). Characterization and correction of pressure drift in the ManoScan™ high resolution manometry system: In vitro and in vivo. Neurogastroenterology and Motility. 28(5):732-42. doi: 10.1111/nmo.12770.
  • Omari, T., Savilampi, J., Kokkinn, K., Schar, M., Lamvik, K., Doeltgen, S., Cock, C. (2016). The Reliability of Pharyngeal High-Resolution Manometry with Impedance and Derivation of Measures of Swallowing Function. International Journal of Otolaryngology. Epub 2016 Apr 14. doi: 10.1155/2016/2718482.
  • Macrae, P. (2016). Swallowing impairment after stroke. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF STROKE, 11, 3. Retrieved from
  • Kallesen, M., Psirides, A., & Huckabee, M. L. (2016). Comparison of cough reflex testing with videoendoscopy in recently extubated intensive care unit patients. Journal of critical care, 33, 90-94.
  • Al-Toubi AK, Doeltgen SH, Daniels SK, Corey DM, Huckabee ML. (2015) Pharyngeal pressure differences between four types of swallowing in healthy participants Physiology and Behavior 140:132-138.
  • Ombler K, Huckabee ML (2015) Infection control in cough reflex testing: An equipment-based bacterial contamination study. Speech, Language and Hearing 18(1):25-29 
  • Huckabee, M.L., Macrae, P., Lamvik K. (2015). Expanding instrumental options for dysphagia diagnosis and research: Ultrasound and Manometry. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedia. 67(6):269-84. doi: 10.1159/000444636.
  • Lamvik, K., Huckabee, M-L. (2015). The Rose Centre for Stroke Recovery and Research: Harnessing Biotechnology in Rehabilitation and Research. EP Lab Digest, 15(2), 17-19.
  • Lamvik, K., Jones, R., Huckabee, M-L. (2015). The capacity for volitional control of pharyngeal swallowing in healthy adults. Physiology and Behavior 1(152): 257-63. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2015.09.026.
  • Anderson, C., Macrae, P., Taylor-Kamara, I., Serel, S., Vose, A., & Humbert, I. A. (2015). The perturbation paradigm modulates error-based learning in a highly automated task: Outcomes in swallowing kinematics. Journal of Applied Physiology, 119(4), 334-341. doi:10.1152/japplphysiol.00155.2015. 
  • Azola, A. M., Greene, L. R., Taylor-Kamara, I., Macrae, P., Anderson, C., & Humbert, I. A. (2015). The relationship between submental surface electromyography and hyo-laryngeal kinematic measures of mendelsohn maneuver duration. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 58(6), 1627-1636.doi:10.1044/2015_JSLHR-S-14-0203
  • Young, J. L., Macrae, P., Anderson, C., Taylor-Kamara, I., & Humbert, I. A. (2015). The sequence of swallowing events during the chin-down posture. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 24(4), 659-670. doi:10.1044/2015_AJSLP-15-0004
  • Kallesen, M., Psirides, A., & Huckabee, M. L. (2015). Recovery of cough after extubation after coronary artery bypass grafting: a prospective study. Journal of critical care, 30(4), 758-761.

Journal articles in preparation or under review

  • Erfmann K, Guiu Hernandez E, Macrae P, Jones R, Huckabee M.L (in preparation). The influence of cerebellar transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) on motor learning in swallowing
  • Guiu Hernandez E, Gozdzikowska K., Jones R, Huckabee M.L (under review). Radial asymmetry in pharyngeal pressure: Comparison of unidirectional and circumferential manometric measures
  • Gozdzikowska K, Guiu Hernandez E, Huckabee M.L (in preparation). Reliability of Clinical Analyses of Swallowing using Pharyngeal High-resolution Manometry.
  • Guiu Hernandez E, Gozdzikowska K., Jones R, Huckabee M.L (in preparation). Pharyngeal Swallowing during Wake and Sleep States.
  • Perry S, Fink J, Huckabee ML (under review). The effect of a dysphagia management protocol on the rate of pneumonia in patients with acute stroke.
  • Davies, S., Tompkins, G., Huckabee, M-L. (under review). The relationship between oral bacteria, cough reflex sensitivity and pneumonia in patients with acute stroke and dysphagia
  • Emslie A, Jones RJ, Anderson T, Huckabee ML (under review). Test of masticating and swallowing solids (TOMASS): Sensitivity to dysphagia in Parkinson’s disease
  • den Engel‐Hoek, L., U Franke, Huckabee, M. L., Adams S (in preparation). The Test of Masticating and Swallowing Solids-Paediatric (TOMASS-P): reliability, validity and international normative data.