sedative music

sedative music

Melodic and soothing music used in music therapy, which promotes a sense of serenity. Sedative music has a flowing melody with few major changes in pitch, dynamics or rhythm, which may be similar to that of the resting heart rate.
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Research has broadly supported the assumption that stimulative music increases psychomotor arousal, while soft or sedative music decreases arousal and facilitates relaxation.
Slower or sedative music may contribute to lower levels of anxiety, tension and stress and even facilitate sleep.
Effects of pretest stimulative and sedative music on grip strength.
As imagery should be as functionally compatible as possible, (51) researchers may wish to explore protocols involving stimulative as opposed to sedative music when working with break dancers.
This article describes the Predictable Factors in Sedative Music (PFSM)--a tool devised to help clinicians and researchers in these circumstances.
It is reported that listening to sedative music after an open-heart surgery decreases pain and anxiety (7).
Analysis indicated that listening to sedative music decreased strength significantly when compared to stimulative music and silence.
Hackney, 1995, studied the influence of stimulate (fast) music, sedative music, and a control condition on physiological indices during graded treadmill ergometer tests at low, medium, and high exercise intensities; stimulate music led to higher respiratory rate when compared to sedative music and the control condition.
Hooper's article introduces a new tool, Predictable Factors in Sedative Music (PFSM).
1996, Effects of pretest stimulate and sedative music on grip strength.
For instance, if in the two group settings one group is just laying down still and the other doing the same with sedative music in the background, which of the groups will get more relaxed?
This study tested the safety of using recorded sedative music (RSM with 34-week-old premature infants with a respiratory disorder.