Department of Vocal National Academy of Music Pancho Vladigerov, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1164
Zhang, S. (2024). The role of music in improving college students’ sports advantage from the perspective of psychology. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 55(1), 32-58. doi:10.7352/IJSP.2024.55.032
The role of music in sports has long been a topic of interest to researchers, coaches, and athletes alike. In recent years, there has been a growing body of evidence suggesting that music may have a range of psychological benefits that can enhance sports performance and improve the overall sports experience for college students. This article reviews the literature on the psychological benefits of music in sports from the perspective of psychology, including the effects of music on mood, motivation, anxiety, cognitive performance, and emotional connection. The article also discusses the ways in which music may be used as a tool to enhance physical performance, including its effects on endurance, coordination, and strength. Finally, the article explores the potential role of music in recovery and healing, as well as the individual differences in music preferences that may influence sports performance. Overall, this article provides a comprehensive overview of the role of music in improving college students’ sports advantage from the perspective of psychology.
Keywords: Psychology; Music; Sports