[Effect of music on the general feeling of persons performing monotonous work]

Med Pr. 1986;37(6):347-52.
[Article in Polish]


The investigation was aimed at checking the influence of music on subjective symptoms of workers carrying out monotonous work. The investigation was divided into two stages: without music and with music. The investigation covered 80 women employed as electronic equipment fitters, mean age 26.5, and average length of employment 4 years. The scale of subjective appraisal of general feeling was applied. Music transmitted at monotonous workplaces was found to eliminate of considerably decrease the intensity of unfavourable subjective felt symptoms induced by monotonous work.

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Electronics
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Mental Fatigue / prevention & control*
  • Middle Aged
  • Music*
  • Occupational Diseases / prevention & control*
  • Psychomotor Performance / physiology
  • Relaxation