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Applying Music in Exercise and Sport


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Part I: How and Why Music Can Help Us in Exercise and SportChapter 1. Music in Exercise and Sport Music and Human Societies Through the Ages The Music and Exercise Revolution Music and the Olympic Games What Is Music? Music Use in Exercise and Sport Main Effects of Music How Music Is Used Music Use and the Law Summary Chapter 2. The Science Behind the Music-Performance Connection Why Certain Tunes Resonate With Us Factors Influencing Responses to Music: A New Theoretical Model Summary Chapter 3. Assessing Music and Measuring Its Effects Using Psychometrics in the Field Selecting Music for Exercise and Sport Assessing the Effects of Music During a Task Assessing the Effects of Music After a Task Summary Summary Points for Part I Part II: Using Music to Enhance Exercise and WorkoutsChapter 4. Using Music to Enhance Exercise and Workouts Pre-Workout Preparation Strength-Based Workouts Cardiorespiratory Workouts Using Music in Personal Training Cool-Down Summary Chapter 5. Group Exercise and Workouts Classes With Choreographed Movements Classes and Group Activities With Asynchronous Music Summary Chapter 6. Case Studies and Playlists Case Study 1: Mom of Three Sophie Who Wants to Rekindle the Exercise Habit Case Study 2: Ambitious Exercise-to-Music Instructor Marino Supercharges His Classes Summary Points for Part II Part III: Using Music to Enhance Sport Training and PerformanceChapter 7. Individual Sport Training and Performance Serve-and-Return Sports Endurance-Based Sports Subjectively Scored Sports With an Artistic Component Power-Based Sports and Events Ice Track Sports Combat Sports Aerial and Water-Based Sports Motorsports Aiming and Shooting Sports Summary Chapter 8. Team Sport Training and Performance Serve-and-Return Sports Paddle Sports High-Contact Field Sports Subjectively Scored Team Sports Bat-and-Ball Team Sports Court-Based Ball Games Aiming Sports Interactive Team Sports Team Sailing Miscellaneous Category Summary Chapter 9. Case Studies and Playlists Case Study 1: Frieda's Run for Freedom Case Study 2: Coach Anderson Seeks New "Sound System" Summary Points for Part III What Do You Now Know About Music in Exercise and Sport? Answers to Quizzes

About the Author

Costas I. Karageorghis, PhD, CPsychol, CSci, FBASES, AFBPsS, is a reader in sport psychology in the department of life sciences at Brunel University London, UK. He is internationally renowned for his research on the effects of music in the realm of exercise and sport. Karageorghis is a chartered member of the British Psychological Society, a chartered member of the Science Council, and a double-accredited member of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences, which elected him a fellow in 2010. Karageorghis is coauthor of the popular text Inside Sport Psychology (2011), which has been translated into three languages. He has also published 10 book chapters, 75 peer-reviewed journal articles, and 100 professional papers in sport and exercise psychology. His music-related research has been featured in media outlets such as the Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Sydney Morning Herald, ESPN The Magazine, and National Geographic. He has presented his research at conferences throughout the world, serving eight times as a keynote speaker. Karageorghis has worked with numerous international athletes and sport organizations as well as international corporations such as Nike, Spotify, International Management Group, Red Bull, Speedo, and Sony. From 2007 to 2011, Karageorghis served as head coach of the Great Britain Students track and field team. He has also managed and coached the Brunel University London track and field team since the early 1990s, leading it to seven British Universities championships.

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