Journal article

The modulating effects of music listening on health- related exercise and physical activity in adults: a systematic review and narrative synthesis

Imogen N Clark, Felicity A Baker, Nicholas F Taylor

NORDIC JOURNAL OF MUSIC THERAPY | GRIEG ACADEMY | Published : 2016

Abstract

A systematic review and narrative synthesis of theories was conducted to examine the modulating effects of music listening on health-related exercise and physical activity. Searches were conducted on multiple bibliographic databases from the earliest available date until April 2013 using the key terms of music, physical activity and theory and related synonyms. Two reviewers independently screened retrieved texts using the inclusion and exclusion criteria. The quality of included texts was appraised using a checklist, and key concepts were recorded and synthesised using inductive thematic analysis. The narrative synthesis comprised 23 theoretical texts representing three contexts: therapeuti..

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