Sporting Sounds

Relationships Between Sport and Music

Author: Anthony Bateman,John Bale

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134067445

Category: Music

Page: 288

View: 7175

Music and sport are both highly significant cultural forms, yet the substantial and longstanding connections between the two have largely been overlooked. Sporting Sounds addresses this oversight in an intriguing and innovative collection of essays. With contributions from leading international psychologists, sociologists, historians, musicologists and specialists in sports and cultural studies, the book illuminates our understanding of the vital part music has played in the performance, reception and commodification of sport. It explores a fascinating range of topics and case studies, including: The use of music to enhance sporting performance Professional applications of music in sport Sporting anthems as historical commemorations Music at the Olympics Supporter rock music in Swedish sport Caribbean cricket and calypso music From local fan cultures to international mega-events, music and sport are inextricably entwined. Sporting Sounds is a stimulating and illuminating read for anybody with an interest in either of these cultural forms.

Sport, Music, Identities

Author: Anthony Bateman

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317650409

Category: Music

Page: 176

View: 8907

Despite the close and longstanding links between sport and music, the relationships between these two significant cultural forms have been relatively neglected. This book addresses the oversight with a series of highly original essays written by authors from a range of academic disciplines including history, psychology, musicology and cultural studies. It deals with themes including sport in music; music in sport; the use of music in mass sporting events; and sport, music and protest. In so doing, the book raises a range of important themes such as personal and collective identity, cultural value, ideology, globalisation and the commercialisation of sport. As well as considering the sport/music nexus in Great Britain, the collection examines sport and music in Ireland, the United States, Germany and the former Soviet Union, as well as in the Olympic movement. Musical styles and genres discussed are diverse and include classical, rock, music hall and football-terrace chants. For anybody with an interest in sport, music or both, this collection will prove an enjoyable and stimulating read. This book was previously published as a Special Issue of Sport in Society.

Applying Music in Exercise and Sport

Author: Costas I. Karageorghis

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1492585718

Category: Science

Page: 264

View: 7113

Music has been intertwined with exercise and sport for many decades, and recent advancements in digital technology and personal listening devices have significantly strengthened that bond. 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. Globally known authority and author Costas I. Karageorghis draws from contemporary research in an emerging field of academic study, exploring the application of music in the domain of exercise and sport. Respected psychologist and consultant for major organizations such as British Athletics, England Rugby, Nike, Red Bull, Spotify, IMG, Sony, and Universal Music, Karageorghis incorporates his unique experiences as a performer, researcher, and practitioner in music and sport to create a groundbreaking text that provides readers with an understanding of how music can play an important role in enhancing the experience of exercisers and athletes. Though Applying Music in Exercise and Sport is grounded in scientific research, content is presented in a way that is easy to comprehend and apply. Readers benefit from tools such as these: • Recommended playlists for a variety of exercise- and sport-specific settings that provide a guide to selecting and segueing music tracks • Tip boxes that help readers determine which track to play to promote or suppress certain emotions • Case studies that illustrate the process of identifying a goal, selecting an appropriate music program, and evaluating outcomes Applying Music in Exercise and Sport presents an interdisciplinary approach to selecting, integrating, and studying music in physical activity settings. Part I introduces the science of how music can help in exercise and sport and how it can be used to influence specific behaviors and emotions. Legal considerations regarding the use of music in exercise and sport environments are also covered. A range of assessment methods are provided for exercise and sport professionals that will enable them to select music and measure its effectiveness when used in individual, group, or team settings. Part II focuses on using music to enhance the exercise experience in both individual and group settings. Individual exercise types that are examined include flexibility, aerobic, and strength workouts, while group exercise activities include popular fitness classes such as Spinning, yoga, and circuit training. Part III focuses on how music can enhance sport training and performance, providing rich insight for coaches and competitive athletes participating in individual sports such as cycling, golf, gymnastics, martial arts, and tennis and in team sports such as basketball, soccer, baseball, and American football. Applying Music in Exercise and Sport facilitates creation of effective playlists, empowers music-related interventions, and enables assessment of the effects of music in the field. Collectively, these music-related skills promote purposeful selection of tracks, optimize psychological responses, and enhance performance.

Sport, History, and Heritage

Studies in Public Representation

Author: Jeff Hill,Kevin Moore,Jason Wood

Publisher: Boydell Press

ISBN: 1843837889

Category: History

Page: 283

View: 4768

An examination of the relationship between sport and its cultural heritage.

Audio Production Worktext

Concepts, Techniques, and Equipment

Author: Sam Sauls,Craig Stark

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136035613

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 273

View: 3659

Providing insight into the impact media convergence has had on the radio industry, this new edition delivers an excellent introduction to the modern radio production studio, the equipment found in that studio, and the basic techniques needed to accomplish radio production work. New chapters addressing the basics of field recording, production planning, and sound for video are included, as well as a renewed emphasis on not just radio production, but audio production. Featuring a worktext format tailored for both students and teachers, self-study questions, hands-on projects, and a CD with project material, quizzes, and demonstrations of key concepts, this book offers a solid foundation for anyone who wishes to know more about radio/audio equipment and production techniques.

The Cambridge Companion to Cricket

Author: Anthony Bateman,Jeffrey Hill

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521761298

Category: History

Page: 282

View: 3073

Perfect for fans and scholars alike, this Companion explores cricket's origins, global reach, iconic personalities and enduring popularity.

Un, deux, trois! Lower Juniors Years 3-4

Author: Eileen Jones

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 1909102407

Category: Education

Page: 79

View: 4629

This is an essential resource for the non-specialist who needs extra guidance and accessible material. The book will meet the pressing needs of non-specialist KS2 teachers, who are new to teaching French, with an accessible and manageable format. It will work on oracy and literacy skills making the teaching and learning of French enjoyable. It will also provide an exciting insight into France's culture to meet the requirement of intercultural understanding.Includes 24 units each with a lesson plan, activity pages and vocabulary. Suitable for Lower Juniors learners.

Making Physics Fun

Key Concepts, Classroom Activities, and Everyday Examples, Grades K-8

Author: Robert Prigo

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1452293473

Category: Education

Page: 240

View: 8421

In easy-to-understand language, this resource presents engaging, ready-to-use learning experiences that address the "big ideas" in K–8 science education and help students make larger, real-world connections.

The Creative Traveler

New Ways to Enjoy Your Travel Wherever You Go

Author: Gini Graham Scott

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1462047998

Category: Travel

Page: 144

View: 9618

THE CREATIVE TRAVELER helps any traveler, whether alone or part of a group, enjoy the trip more. Wherever you are going and whether you are on a short trip or extended vacation, you can use these techniques to enhance your travel experience. Techniques include creative visualization, mental imagery, and other methods to provide a richer more enjoyable experience whatever your itinerary - from visiting a museum or historic site to shopping in local marketplaces, sampling local cuisine, or hiking in the wilderness. THE CREATIVE TRAVELER is especially helpful if you want to truly experience another culture. Also, use these techniques to help you meet and get to know local inhabits and to more creatively use your waiting time for planes, trains, and other transportation. Use your camera or video recorder more creatively, too.