Music licensing company PPL met face-to-face with members of the fitness industry to ask why music by original artists is considered by most, to be an important aspect of any workout.
A selection of responses from trade figureheads, fitness centre operators, instructors, and gym goers, can now be seen in the new educational film below launched by PPL to highlight the value of original artist music to the fitness sector, and emphasises the importance of holding the proper licence(s) for fitness professionals and fitness centre operators.
Neurologists to look at use of music to aid those suffering from post-conflict trauma.
Music is not tangible. You can’t eat it, drink it or mate with it. It doesn't protect against the rain, wind or cold. It doesn't vanquish predators or mend broken bones. And yet humans have always prized music.
A recent review of 400 research papers about the neurochemistry of music found that playing and listening to music has clear benefits for both mental and physical health.
Brian Eno has designed an ambient “healing environment” for hospitals so that patients can recuperate to a backdrop of soothing light and sound.
Scientists believe they may have identified the part of the brain which registers pleasure after listening to music.
Music licensing company PPL had a stand at ScotHot, held 4-6 March 2013 at SECC Glasgow.
Scientists have discovered that playing music through headphones at a particular rhythm and synchronously to the whole football team can significantly improve the sporting performance.
Christmas music can seem to be made up of the same 10-15 songs every year. But Christmas comes round every year so why have some songs stayed so popular while others have been forgotten? And why do new Christmas hits come along so rarely?
Music undoubtedly effects human emotions - this BBC investigation set out to find out how and why.