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Applying Music in Exercise and Sport Online CE Course

Applying Music in Exercise and Sport Online CE Course

$176.95 CAD


Product Format

    Course components are delivered online:

    • Applying Music in Exercise and Sport e-book
    • Study guide
    • Continuing education exam

    Learning Objectives

    At the completion of this course you will be able to do the following:

    • Apply scientific principles to personal workouts and group exercise classes and in both individual and team sport settings.
    • Understand the science underlying how music can be applied to exercise and sport.
    • Explain how music can be used to influence specific behaviors and emotions.
    • Determine which music tracks to play to promote or suppress certain emotions.
    • Evaluate psychological outcomes associated with various music programs.
    • Select music and measure its effectiveness when used in individual, group, or team settings.
    • Create effective playlists with purposeful selection of tracks to optimize psychological responses and enhance performance.
    • Consider legal issues regarding the use of music in exercise and sport environments.

    Applying Music in Exercise and Sport Online CE Course combines contemporary research, evidence-based practice, and specific recommendations to help exercise and sport professionals, coaches, students, researchers, and enthusiasts use music to enhance physical activity enjoyment, motivation, and performance. Learners will explore the psychological and physiological effects of music and expand their knowledge of how to apply scientific principles to personal workouts and group exercise classes and in both individual and team sport settings.

    Globally known authority and author Costas I. Karageorghis draws from contemporary research in an emerging field of academic study, exploring the application of music in the domain of exercise and sport. Respected psychologist and consultant for major organizations such as British Athletics, England Rugby, Nike, Red Bull, Spotify, IMG, Sony, and Universal Music, Karageorghis incorporates his unique experiences as a performer, researcher, and practitioner in music and sport to create a groundbreaking course that provides an understanding of how music can play an important role in enhancing the experience of exercisers and athletes.

    The study guide for Applying Music in Exercise and Sport Online CE Course includes a course syllabus, learning objectives, learning activities, and referenced answer key. It emphasizes key concepts of the book to prepare individuals to pass the exam, composed of multiple-choice and true-or-false questions, at the completion of the course. Upon passing the 85-question exam, individuals may print out and submit a certificate for continuing education credits.

    Applying Music in Exercise and Sport Print CE Course contains all the necessary information for new and current personal trainers and fitness professionals. Learners will gain confidence in designing music programs for various populations and obtain the skills necessary to explain to clients how specific musical selections can help them to achieve their goals.


    A continuing education course for sport and exercise science practitioners, including fitness professionals, psychologists, coaches, and physiologists.

    Costas I. Karageorghis, PhD, CPsychol, CSci, FBASES, AFBPsS, is a reader in sport psychology in the department of life sciences at Brunel University London, United Kingdom. He is internationally renowned for his research on the effects of music in the realm of exercise and sport. Karageorghis is a chartered member of the British Psychological Society, a chartered member of the Science Council, and a double-accredited member of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences, which elected him a fellow in 2010.

    Karageorghis is coauthor of the popular text Inside Sport Psychology (2011), which has been translated into three languages. He has also published 10 book chapters, 75 peer-reviewed journal articles, and 100 professional papers in sport and exercise psychology. His music-related research has been featured in media outlets such as the Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Sydney Morning Herald, ESPN The Magazine, and National Geographic. He has presented his research at conferences throughout the world, serving eight times as a keynote speaker. Karageorghis has worked with numerous international athletes and sport organizations as well as international corporations such as Nike, Spotify, International Management Group, Red Bull, Speedo, and Sony.

    From 2007 to 2011, Karageorghis served as head coach of the Great Britain Students track and field team. He has also managed and coached the Brunel University London track and field team since the early 1990s, leading it to seven British Universities championships.