|MadSci Network: Medicine|
Although I have no literature regarding this topic but, music and exercise have been used for various reasons. No one can deny the inspiration a musical tune can have on a person. For instance take the Rocky I theme song or “The Eye of the Tiger,” the audience gets both inspired and excited with the plot and the exhilarating feelings the tune provokes. Ice skaters use music to distribute the various routines in time with the beat. Making an educated guess, I believe music can affect positively on a runner’s endurance so long as it doesn’t distract him o her from the road or other dangers and, provides a needed inspiration to push on and reach a new limit of fortitude.
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