Edith Van Dyck

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BACKGROUND Since accumulating evidence suggests that step rate is strongly associated with running-related injuries, it is important for runners to exercise at an appropriate running cadence. As music tempo has been shown to be capable of impacting exercise performance of repetitive endurance activities, it might also serve as a means to (re)shape running(More)
The expressive features of music can influence the velocity of walking. So far, studies used instructed (and intended) synchronization. But is this velocity effect still present with non-instructed (spontaneous) synchronization? To figure that out, participants were instructed to walk in their own comfort tempo on an indoor track, first in silence and then(More)
1 Unfortunately, the original version of this article [1] contained an error. In the captions for both Fig. 1 and Fig. 4, the sentence "Data presented is mean ± SE" should be replaced by "Data presented is mean ± 95 % CI" as presented below: permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the(More)
Recent research revealed that emotional content can be successfully decoded from human dance movement. Most previous studies made use of videos of actors or dancers portraying emotions through choreography. The current study applies emotion induction techniques and free movement in order to examine the recognition of emotional content from dance. Observers(More)
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