The perceived benefits of singing

  title={The perceived benefits of singing},
  author={Stephan Clift and Grenville Hancox},
  journal={The Journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health},
  pages={248 - 256}
  • S. Clift, G. Hancox
  • Published 1 December 2001
  • Psychology
  • The Journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health
Two exploratory studies are reported on the perceived benefits associated with active participation in choral singing. [] Key Method In the first study, 84 members of a university college choral society completed a brief questionnaire that asked whether they had benefited personally from their involvement in the choir and whether there were ways in which participation could benefit their health. A large majority of respondents agreed they had benefited socially (87%) and emotionally (75%), with 58% agreeing…

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