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2018 NASSS Annual Conference
Sport Soundtrack: Sport, Music, & Culture
Friday, November 2 • 11:00am - 12:15pm
Using Music to Inspire Sport Performance #1

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There are many ways that music (of various kinds) has been used as a tool to inspire sport performance. This session welcomes papers that report, analyze and/or provide sociological commentary on this interesting phenomenon. Topics could include music used during athletic training, various types of pre-competition “warm-up” music, and/or music played or utilized during and after competitions.

Speakers
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Thomas Cason

A Glimpse Inside?  The Rhetoric of Player-Selected Walk-up MusicWith the advent of the modern baseball stadium and the need for constant fan entertainment pop music replaced the traditional organist at the games.  By 1994, the players began to pick songs they wanted to play as they... Read More →
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Allison Levin

Webster University
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Kat Longshore

Lafayette College
Music as a form of Athlete Identity Expression: A Pilot StudyMusic is a well-known and utilized athletic performance aid, most notably, music is used for arousal control (pump-up or calm-down), mood-regulation, concentration or dissociation, movement coordination, mood-regulation... Read More →
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Barbara Ravel

“Le Moment de Briller”? Examining France’s media coverage of “Les Bleues” and the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019, Laurentian University
“Le Moment de Briller” (“Dare to Shine” in English) is the slogan for the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 taking place from June 7 to July 7. The competition will feature 24 teams including France’s national team, Les Bleues. This paper proposes to examine the coverage... Read More →
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Erica Tibbetts

Smith College
Session: Using Music to Inspire Sport Performance #1Music as a form of Athlete Identity Expression: A Pilot StudyMusic is a well-known and utilized athletic performance aid, most notably, music is used for arousal control (pump-up or calm-down), mood-regulation, concentration or dissociation... Read More →

Moderators
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Linda Henderson

St. Mary's University, Calgary
The Athlicians: Presenting Marching Band as High Performance SportCoakley and Donnelly (2009) argue that sports are “contested” activities – that is, what is considered to be a “sport” depends on who or what is doing the defining. In 2008, I worked closely with photographer... Read More →


Friday November 2, 2018 11:00am - 12:15pm PDT
English Bay

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