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Activating and Relaxing Music Entrains the Speed of Beat Synchronized Walking

  • Marc Leman mail,

    marc.leman@ugent.be

    Affiliation: Institute for Psychoacoustics and Electronic Music, Department of Musicology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

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  • Dirk Moelants,

    Affiliation: Institute for Psychoacoustics and Electronic Music, Department of Musicology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

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  • Matthias Varewyck,

    Affiliation: Department of Electronics and Information Systems, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

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  • Frederik Styns,

    Affiliation: Institute for Psychoacoustics and Electronic Music, Department of Musicology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

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  • Leon van Noorden,

    Affiliation: Institute for Psychoacoustics and Electronic Music, Department of Musicology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

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  • Jean-Pierre Martens

    Affiliation: Department of Electronics and Information Systems, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

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  • Published: July 10, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0067932

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Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 12 Jul 2013 at 17:42 GMT

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Publication: Daily Mail Online
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Publication: NZ Herald News
Title: “Tunes to make your workout a winner - Health - NZ Herald News”
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Publication: Runner's World
Title: “How Type of Music Affects Your Workout | Runner's World & Running Times”
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Publication: Scientific American
Title: “Musical Style Affects Stride Length at Constant Tempo: Scientific American Podcast”
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Title: “Music influences our moods and levels of energy | Ipswich Queensland Times”
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PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 29 Jul 2013 at 20:45 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: LifeHacker Australia
Title: “What Are Your Favourite Music Tracks For Jogging And Exercise? | Lifehacker Australia”
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Publication: Science Alert
Title: “Music and walking speed not what you think”
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