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Effect of Self Preferred Romantic Music after Physical Exertion in Males

by Sanjeev Nara, Manvinder Kaur, Saurav Dutta
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 88 - Number 17
Year of Publication: 2014
Authors: Sanjeev Nara, Manvinder Kaur, Saurav Dutta

Sanjeev Nara, Manvinder Kaur, Saurav Dutta . Effect of Self Preferred Romantic Music after Physical Exertion in Males. International Journal of Computer Applications. 88, 17 ( February 2014), 27-32. DOI=10.5120/15447-4063

@article{ 10.5120/15447-4063,
author = { Sanjeev Nara, Manvinder Kaur, Saurav Dutta },
title = { Effect of Self Preferred Romantic Music after Physical Exertion in Males },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { February 2014 },
volume = { 88 },
number = { 17 },
month = { February },
year = { 2014 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 27-32 },
numpages = {9},
url = { },
doi = { 10.5120/15447-4063 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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%J International Journal of Computer Applications
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%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA

Romantic music is considered to promote relaxation and reduce stress. Past researchers reveals that different types of music varying in tempo can have physiological effects on the body. To examine the effects of Romantic music after physical exertion, 15 male students performed a stressful, cardiovascular exercise. After performing the running exercise, participants were made listened to their preferred romantic bollywood music. The physiological effects of romantic music promoting relaxation are indicated by changes in Heart rate variability (HRV). Specifically, the relative change in low to high frequency (LF/HF) ratio component of heart rate variability proven to be a non invasive technique was used to indicate physiological changes occurring in the Autonomic nervous system (ANS). The results obtained demonstrate the effects of romantic music after physical exertion based on individual preference for the song.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences


Romantic music Heart rate variability Autonomic Nervous system LF/HF ratio