Yoon Irons


NameYoon Irons
Job titleAssociate Professor of Arts for Health and Wellbeing
Research instituteCollege of Health, Psychology and Social Care
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-4806-5885

Research outputs

Artist wellbeing: exploring the experiences of dance artists delivering community health and wellbeing initiatives

Collard-Stokes, G. and Irons, Y. 2022. Artist wellbeing: exploring the experiences of dance artists delivering community health and wellbeing initiatives. Research in Dance Education. 23 (1), pp. 60-74. https://doi.org/10.1080/14647893.2021.1993176

The Need for Robust Critique of Arts and Health Research: Young People, Art Therapy and Mental Health

Grebosz-Haring, Katarzyna, Thun-Hohenstein, Leonhard, Schuchter-Wiegand, Anna Katharina, Irons, Y., Bathke, Arne, Phillips, Kate and Clift, Stephen 2022. The Need for Robust Critique of Arts and Health Research: Young People, Art Therapy and Mental Health. Frontiers in Psychology. 13. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2022.821093

Songs for health education and promotion: a systematic review with recommendations

Sheffield, David and Irons, J. Yoon 2021. Songs for health education and promotion: a systematic review with recommendations. Public Health. 198 (Sep 2021), pp. 280-289. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2021.07.020

Singing

Irons, Y. and Hancox, Grenville 2021. Singing. Emerald Publishing Limited.

How Many Maneuvers Should We Do for Maximal Inspiratory and Expiratory Muscle Pressure Testing in Children: A Retrospective Review in Children with Cystic Fibrosis

Boonjindasup, Wicharn, Chang, Anne B., Marchant, Julie M., Irons, J. Yoon and McElrea, Margaret S. 2021. How Many Maneuvers Should We Do for Maximal Inspiratory and Expiratory Muscle Pressure Testing in Children: A Retrospective Review in Children with Cystic Fibrosis. Lung. 199 (2021), pp. 213-222. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00408-021-00422-0

An integrative systematic review of creative arts interventions for older informal caregivers of people with neurological conditions

Irons, J Yoon, Garip, Gulcan, Cross, Ainslea J, Sheffield, David and Bird, Jamie 2020. An integrative systematic review of creative arts interventions for older informal caregivers of people with neurological conditions. PLos ONE. 15 (12), p. e0243461. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0243461

"I don’t want to hold your hand": Can Covid-19 public health messages delivered through songs?

Sheffield, David and Irons, J Yoon 2020. "I don’t want to hold your hand": Can Covid-19 public health messages delivered through songs? Health Psychology Update.

‘Withness’: Creative spectating for residents living with advanced dementia in care homes

Astell-Burt, Caroline, McNally, Theresa, Collard-Stokes, Gemma and Irons, J. Yoon 2020. ‘Withness’: Creative spectating for residents living with advanced dementia in care homes. Journal of Applied Arts and Health. 11 (1-2), pp. pp. 125-133(9). https://doi.org/10.1386/jaah_00024_7

Group singing improves quality of life for people with Parkinson’s: an international study

Irons, J. Yoon, Hancox, Grenville, Vella-Burrows, Trish, Han, E-Y, Chong, H-J, Sheffield, David and Stewart, Donald E 2020. Group singing improves quality of life for people with Parkinson’s: an international study. Aging and Mental Health. 25 (4), pp. 650-656. https://doi.org/10.1080/13607863.2020.1720599

A systematic review on the effects of group singing on persistent pain in people with long‐term health conditions

Irons, J. Yoon, Sheffield, David, Ballington, Freddie and Stewart, Donald E 2019. A systematic review on the effects of group singing on persistent pain in people with long‐term health conditions. European Journal of Pain. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejp.1485

Group singing has multiple benefits in the context of chronic pain: an exploratory pilot study

Irons, J. Yoon, Kuipers, Pim, Wan, Aston and Stewart, Donald E 2019. Group singing has multiple benefits in the context of chronic pain: an exploratory pilot study. Pain Management Nursing. 21 (3), pp. 259-264. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmn.2019.07.008

An Agenda for Best Practice Research on Group Singing, Health, and Well-Being

Irons, Y. 2019. An Agenda for Best Practice Research on Group Singing, Health, and Well-Being. Music & Science. https://doi.org/10.1177/2059204319861719

Singing as an adjunct therapy for children and adults with cystic fibrosis

Irons, J. Yoon, Petocz, Peter, Kenny, Dianna T and Chang, Ann B. 2019. Singing as an adjunct therapy for children and adults with cystic fibrosis. Cochrane. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD008036.pub5

A group singing program improves quality of life: An international study

Irons, J. Yoon, Hancox, Grenville, Vella-Burrows, Trish, Han, E-Y, Chong, H-J, Sheffield, David and Stewart, Donald E 2019. A group singing program improves quality of life: An international study. University of Derby.

Cochrane systematic review singing for people with parkinson’s: preliminary findings

Irons, J. Yoon, coren, Esther, Young, Megan K, Gschwandtner, Manfred, Stewart, Donald E and Mellick, George D 2019. Cochrane systematic review singing for people with parkinson’s: preliminary findings. University of Derby.

Singing for people with Parkinson's disease

Irons, Y., Coren, Esther, Young, Megan K., Stewart, Donald E., Gschwandtner, Manfred and Mellick, George D. 2019. Singing for people with Parkinson's disease. Cochrane. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.cd013279

Music, public health, and health promotion: Can music be a social determinant of health?

Irons, Y. 2018. Music, public health, and health promotion: Can music be a social determinant of health? in: Palgrave Macmillan.

Music, public health, and health promotion: Can music be a social determinant of health?

Stewart, Donald E and Irons, J. Yoon 2018. Music, public health, and health promotion: Can music be a social determinant of health? in: Palgrave Macmillan.

Singing as an adjunct therapy for children and adults with cystic fibrosis

Irons, J.Y., Petocz, P., Kenny, D.T. and Chang, A.B. 2016. Singing as an adjunct therapy for children and adults with cystic fibrosis. Cochrane Library. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.cd008036.pub4

Singing as an adjunct therapy for children and adults with cystic fibrosis

Irons, J.Y., Petocz, P., Kenny, D.T. and Chang, A.B. 2014. Singing as an adjunct therapy for children and adults with cystic fibrosis. Cochrane Library. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.cd008036.pub3

Exploring the Health Benefits of Singing for Young People with Cystic Fibrosis, Using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health for Children and Youth (ICF-CY)

Irons, Y., Kuipers, Kathy and Petocz, Peter 2013. Exploring the Health Benefits of Singing for Young People with Cystic Fibrosis, Using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health for Children and Youth (ICF-CY). International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation. 20 (3). https://doi.org/10.12968/ijtr.2013.20.3.144

Singing Therapy for Young People With Cystic Fibrosis: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study

Irons, J.Y., Kenny, D.T., McElrea, M. and Chang, A.B. 2012. Singing Therapy for Young People With Cystic Fibrosis: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study. Music and Medicine. 4 (3), pp. 136-145. https://doi.org/10.1177/1943862112452150

Singing for children and adults with cystic fibrosis

Irons, J.Y., Kenny, D.T. and Chang, A.B. 2010. Singing for children and adults with cystic fibrosis. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD008036.pub2

Singing for young people

Irons, Y. 2010. Singing for young people.

Singing for children and adults with bronchiectasis

Irons, Y., Kenny, D.T. and Chang, A.B. 2010. Singing for children and adults with bronchiectasis. Cochrane. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD007729.pub2

Singing for children and adults with cystic fibrosis

Irons, J.Y., Kenny, D.T. and Chang, A.B. 2009. Singing for children and adults with cystic fibrosis. Cochrane Library. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.cd008036

Singing for children and adults with bronchiectasis

Irons, J.Y., Kenny, D.T. and Chang, A.B. Singing for children and adults with bronchiectasis. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.cd007729

Singing with children with special needs and strengths

Irons, Y. 2006. Singing with children with special needs and strengths. British Society of Music Therapy/Association of Professional Music Therapists annual conference.
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