Power of music at London Olympics 2012

Everyone from Victoria Pendleton to Michael Phelps have been seen wearing headphones and listening to music at London 2012.

While it has been controversial for Olympic organisers because of brand sponsorship implications, the use of music has been instrumental in the preparations of those taking part.

Team GB Captain Dai Green even teamed up with music producer Redlight recently to create the perfect mood music to help him focus. Various studies claim to prove the positive effects music can have on performance – so 6 Music’s Adrian Larkin has been finding out more about its use over the past 2 weeks.


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