Evolution and development of human swallowing

Kannit Pongpipatpaiboon, Yoko Inamoto, Koichiro Matsuo, Yoichiro Aoyagi, Seiko Shibata, Hitoshi Kagaya

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


This chapter will describe the human swallowing in comparison with other mammals. Besides, the context will focus on swallowing and feeding development in infants. The basic knowledge of how evolutionary and developmental changes of human swallowing allows an insight into which swallowing-related problems may directly relate.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDysphagia Evaluation and Treatment
Subtitle of host publicationFrom the Perspective of Rehabilitation Medicine
PublisherSpringer Singapore
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9789811050329
ISBN (Print)9789811050312
Publication statusPublished - 13-11-2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine
  • General Health Professions


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