Applying Music in Exercise and Sport combines contemporary research, evidence-based practice and specific recommendations to help exercise and sport professionals, coaches, students, researchers and enthusiasts use music to enhance enjoyment, motivation and performance of physical activity.
Readers will explore the psychological and physiological effects of music and learn how to apply scientific principles to personal workouts, group exercise classes and both individual and team sport settings.
Part I: How and Why Music Can Help Us in Exercise and Sport
Chapter 1. Music in Exercise and Sport
Chapter 2. The Science Behind the Music–Performance Connection
Chapter 3. Assessing Music and Measuring Its Effects
Part II: Using Music to Enhance Exercise and Workouts
Chapter 4. Using Music to Enhance Exercise and Workouts
Chapter 5. Group Exercise and Workouts
Chapter 6. Case Studies and Playlists
Part III: Using Music to Enhance Sport Training and Performance
Chapter 7. Individual Sport Training and Performance
Chapter 8. Team Sport Training and Performance
Chapter 9. Case Studies and Playlists