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Applying Music in Exercise and Sport
 


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Olympic athlete soothes performance anxiety with music
Music is used in three main ways within sport and exercise: synchronous, asynchronous, and pre-task. The synchronous application of music is typified by the use of the rhythmic, or temporal, aspects of music as a type of metronome that regulates movement patterns.
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Music for swimmers
Over the last decade, advances in underwater MP3 technology have led to the popularization of music use in swimming. This sport demands a regular motor pattern and highly rhythmic limb movements and breathing patterns.
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Find the motivation for routine physical activity
To overcome the almost overwhelming array of potentially negative external forces that inhibit progress toward their goals, people require tight routines, considerable self-discipline, and regular social support. Music can play a critical role by forming part of a routine and creating a mind-set associated with exercise and physical activity.
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The role of music in circuit training: Includes a sample playlist
Circuit training has grown considerably in popularity recently because it is an intense workout that can deliver relatively fast results in anaerobic endurance, muscle tone, and cardiorespiratory fitness.
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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 help exercise and sport professionals, researchers, coaches, students, and enthusiasts use music to enhance physical activity enjoyment, motivation, and performance.

© 2017
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Book   264 pages
ISBN-13: 9781492513810
 

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