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Functions of Music: Physical
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What is a sound wave?
a form of energy that causes surrounding air molecules to move in patterns. They stay in a relatively organized fashion
Why can people with severe hearing loss perceive musical stimuli?
Some sound vibrations can be felt in the abdomen and chest or the cranial bones
What does the autonomic nervous system have to do with music?
Certain styles of music or tempos have been proven to increase or decrease pulse rate, respiratory rate, blood pressure, and muscular response
What is synchronization?
After hearing one or two beat intervals, the brain will match the duration of the movement to the beat after establishing timing between the beat and movement response
Music also influences an affective (emotional) state. How can this help in a therapeutic setting (physically speaking)?
Positive arousal, motivation, attention to positive auditory stimulus diverts client's attention from physical discomfort or fatigue, partners with motor activity and physical rehabilitation
What type of client can benefit from rhythmic music?
Clients with delays in motor response
What is the organizer and energizer in music?
What instrument serves as the basis for rhythm?
For optimum physical movement and reactions, one should play music that is ______
For less physical movement and reactions, one should play music that is _______
rhythmic, percussive, staccato
melodic, minimum rhythm, non percussive, legato
Music therapists can use rhythm instruments such as drums to create a sense of:
grounding, steadiness, repetition
Rhythm can give a feeling of: