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Acute auditory stimulation with different styles of music influences cardiac autonomic regulation in men.

da Silva SA, Guida HL, Dos Santos Antonio AM, de Abreu LC, Monteiro CB, Ferreira C, Ribeiro VF, Barnabe V, Silva SB, Fonseca FL, Adami F, Petenusso M, Raimundo RD, Valenti VE - Int Cardiovasc Res J (2014)

Bottom Line: No clear evidence is available in the literature regarding the acute effect of different styles of music on cardiac autonomic control.Besides, ANOVA and Friedman test were used for parametric and non-parametric distributions, respectively.While listening to heavy metal music, SDNN was reduced compared to the baseline (P = 0.023).

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Affiliation: Center for the Study of Nervous System (CESNA), Department of Speech Therapy, Faculty of Sciences, UNESP, Marilia, SP, Brazil.

ABSTRACT

Background: No clear evidence is available in the literature regarding the acute effect of different styles of music on cardiac autonomic control.

Objectives: The present study aimed to evaluate the acute effects of classical baroque and heavy metal musical auditory stimulation on Heart Rate Variability (HRV) in healthy men.

Patients and methods: In this study, HRV was analyzed regarding time (SDNN, RMSSD, NN50, and pNN50) and frequency domain (LF, HF, and LF / HF) in 12 healthy men. HRV was recorded at seated rest for 10 minutes. Subsequently, the participants were exposed to classical baroque or heavy metal music for five minutes through an earphone at seated rest. After exposure to the first song, they remained at rest for five minutes and they were again exposed to classical baroque or heavy metal music. The music sequence was random for each individual. Standard statistical methods were used for calculation of means and standard deviations. Besides, ANOVA and Friedman test were used for parametric and non-parametric distributions, respectively.

Results: While listening to heavy metal music, SDNN was reduced compared to the baseline (P = 0.023). In addition, the LF index (ms(2) and nu) was reduced during exposure to both heavy metal and classical baroque musical auditory stimulation compared to the control condition (P = 0.010 and P = 0.048, respectively). However, the HF index (ms(2)) was reduced only during auditory stimulation with music heavy metal (P = 0.01). The LF/HF ratio on the other hand decreased during auditory stimulation with classical baroque music (P = 0.019).

Conclusions: Acute auditory stimulation with the selected heavy metal musical auditory stimulation decreased the sympathetic and parasympathetic modulation on the heart, while exposure to a selected classical baroque music reduced sympathetic regulation on the heart.

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Equivalent Sound Level of Classical Musical Auditory Stimulation (dB: Decibel)
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Mentions: The measurements related to classical baroque music and the sound intensity during heavy metal music stimulation have been presented in Figures 1 and 2, respectively.


Acute auditory stimulation with different styles of music influences cardiac autonomic regulation in men.

da Silva SA, Guida HL, Dos Santos Antonio AM, de Abreu LC, Monteiro CB, Ferreira C, Ribeiro VF, Barnabe V, Silva SB, Fonseca FL, Adami F, Petenusso M, Raimundo RD, Valenti VE - Int Cardiovasc Res J (2014)

Equivalent Sound Level of Classical Musical Auditory Stimulation (dB: Decibel)
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Related In: Results  -  Collection

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fig11938: Equivalent Sound Level of Classical Musical Auditory Stimulation (dB: Decibel)
Mentions: The measurements related to classical baroque music and the sound intensity during heavy metal music stimulation have been presented in Figures 1 and 2, respectively.

Bottom Line: No clear evidence is available in the literature regarding the acute effect of different styles of music on cardiac autonomic control.Besides, ANOVA and Friedman test were used for parametric and non-parametric distributions, respectively.While listening to heavy metal music, SDNN was reduced compared to the baseline (P = 0.023).

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Center for the Study of Nervous System (CESNA), Department of Speech Therapy, Faculty of Sciences, UNESP, Marilia, SP, Brazil.

ABSTRACT

Background: No clear evidence is available in the literature regarding the acute effect of different styles of music on cardiac autonomic control.

Objectives: The present study aimed to evaluate the acute effects of classical baroque and heavy metal musical auditory stimulation on Heart Rate Variability (HRV) in healthy men.

Patients and methods: In this study, HRV was analyzed regarding time (SDNN, RMSSD, NN50, and pNN50) and frequency domain (LF, HF, and LF / HF) in 12 healthy men. HRV was recorded at seated rest for 10 minutes. Subsequently, the participants were exposed to classical baroque or heavy metal music for five minutes through an earphone at seated rest. After exposure to the first song, they remained at rest for five minutes and they were again exposed to classical baroque or heavy metal music. The music sequence was random for each individual. Standard statistical methods were used for calculation of means and standard deviations. Besides, ANOVA and Friedman test were used for parametric and non-parametric distributions, respectively.

Results: While listening to heavy metal music, SDNN was reduced compared to the baseline (P = 0.023). In addition, the LF index (ms(2) and nu) was reduced during exposure to both heavy metal and classical baroque musical auditory stimulation compared to the control condition (P = 0.010 and P = 0.048, respectively). However, the HF index (ms(2)) was reduced only during auditory stimulation with music heavy metal (P = 0.01). The LF/HF ratio on the other hand decreased during auditory stimulation with classical baroque music (P = 0.019).

Conclusions: Acute auditory stimulation with the selected heavy metal musical auditory stimulation decreased the sympathetic and parasympathetic modulation on the heart, while exposure to a selected classical baroque music reduced sympathetic regulation on the heart.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus