Music, imagery training, and sports performance

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Kuan, Garry (2014) Music, imagery training, and sports performance. PhD thesis, Victoria University.


Imagery is widely used in performance enhancement in sport. Music is also used to enhance sports performance. In this thesis, I examined the role of relaxing and arousing music during imagery on subsequent sports performance in three linked studies.

Item type Thesis (PhD thesis)
Subjects Historical > FOR Classification > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science
Historical > FOR Classification > 1701 Psychology
Current > Division/Research > College of Sports and Exercise Science
Keywords mental imagery, sports psychology, arousal, relaxation, shooters, shooting, relaxing music, arousing music, motor skills, physiology, weight-lifting, weights, dart-throwing, darts, athletes
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