Applying Music in Exercise and Sport

Applying Music in Exercise and Sport

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Applying Music in Exercise and Sport combines contemporary research, evidence-based practice, and specific recommendations to enhance motivation and performance through music-related intervention. Readers will examine the psychological and physiological effects of music and learn how to apply scientific principles to personal workouts, group exercise classes, and a variety of sports. Author Costas I. Karageorghis, internationally renowned for his research on the effects of music in the realm of exercise and sport and consultant for major organizations such as British Athletics, England Rugby, Nike, Red Bull, Spotify, IMG, Speedo, Sony, and Universal Music, draws from contemporary research in an emerging area of academic study to explore how music can influence participants in exercise and sport. Readers benefit from tools such as these: Recommended playlists for a variety of exercise- and sport-specific settings that provide a guide to selecting and sequeing music tracks; Tip boxes that help readers determine which track to play to promote or suppress certain emotions; Case studies that illustrate the process of identifying a goal, selecting an appropriate music program, and evaluating outcomes. Applying Music in Exercise and Sport facilitates creation of effective playlists, empowers music-related interventions, and enables assessment of the effects of music in the field. Collectively, these music-related skills promote puposeful selection of tracks, optimize phsychological responses, and enhance performance. -- from back cover.
Publisher: Champaign, IL ;, London, UK :, Human Kinetics,, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781492513810
Branch Call Number: 781.5 Karageor 2017
Characteristics: xx, 244 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm


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