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'Boom Boom How': Optimising performance with music

Bishop D ...see all

Sport and Exercise Psychology Review, vol. 6, issue 1 (2010) pp. 35-48

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Abstract

The article focuses on a study regarding the use of music to maximize performance in sports. It says that for boosting the performance, music variables are carefully selected to call up an emotional response to the music in athletes. It discusses a strategy of listening emotive music on a fast tempo with a loud intensity, which adds up to the positive effect and reactive performance. Subcortically mediated emotional response is stated to indirectly activate the integral areas of the human brain. The study mentions that such behavioral readiness motivates and adds the zeal to win. The article also presents guidelines for readers to optimize pre-performance music use by athletes.

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  • Daniel Bishop

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