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Clinicaltrials.gov identifier NCT03928301
Recruitment Status Completed
First Posted April 26, 2019
Last update posted April 26, 2019
(b) The investigators propose to conduct a four-week randomized controlled crossover trial on healthy adults with occasional sleeplessness to examine the efficacy of Wholetones music on their health-related quality of life, sleep quality and quantity, anxiety/stress levels, mood, and EMFIT sleep tracker data. Baseline sleep data will be obtained for the first week of the study. Using a crossover design, each participant will then be randomized for 10 days to each of the following two conditions: (1) Wholetones music and (2) classical music. The participants will be instructed to listed to the music for 30 minutes prior to sleep each night. The self-report assessments will be taken at Day 0 (baseline), Day 7, Day 17, Day 21, and Day 31. The participants will also complete a sleep daily survey and use the EMFIT tracker nightly. It is hypothesized that the music conditions will result in improved sleep behaviors and self-report health outcomes compared to the classical music condition. It is also hypothesized that a dose-response will be evidenced with stronger effects found for Wholetones music compared to the classical music.
To determine if the Wholetones® or classical music was successful at alleviating symptoms of insomnia or sleeplessness when compared to not listening to any music, self-report data from large surveys was collected both at baseline, and during the interventions at day 17 (after the first music condition), and at day 31 (after the second music condition. Participants also completed daily diaries which was comprised of 6 questions that assessed their music adherence, sleep quality, and music likeability. These were completed daily from baseline through to the end of the study. Objective data was also collected during baseline period of 1-week, throughout both of the interventions (10 nights each for a total of 20 nights) and the washout period (4 nights) using the EMFIT tracker. This device relies on ballistocardiography, was used to objectively assess nighttime sleep in the natural environment. This sleep tracker is automatic, autonomous, and is installed under the mattress.
|Active Comparator: Wholetones Intervention
Wholetones music to help participants sleep. Data collected after listening to the Wholetones music was compared to that collected both at Baseline, and after listening to the other music condition (i.e. Classical music). Wholetones® 2Sleep is music that is designed to lull the listener into a deep, delta sleep, using frequency-enhanced music and precise tempos. Wholetones® differs from other musical genres in that it employs a proprietary method of tuning and layering the music with a unique frequency underlayment.
Behavioral: Wholetones Music
Participants listened to the Wholetones music for 10 nights consecutively. Participants began playing the music 30 minutes before going to bed and were asked to allow it to play continuously throughout the night.
|Active Comparator: Classical Intervention
Classical music was the additional music condition used to compare to both Baseline data and Wholetones data. The classical music was selected based on the Mayo Clinic and NIH music recommendations for better sleep. More specifically, the classical music consisted of the following six pieces: Beethoven (i.e., Moonlight Sonata, first movement), Marconi Union (i.e., Weightless), Chopin (i.e., Nocturne No.2, Op.9), Ravel (i.e., Piano Concerto in G major, 2nd movement), and J.S. Bach (i.e., Prelude No.1).
Behavioral: Classical Music
Participants listened to the classical music for 10 nights consecutively. Participants began playing the music 30 minutes before going to bed and were asked to allow it to play continuously throughout the night.
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- Insomnia Index score indicating occasional sleeplessness
- BMI over 34
- heart conditions
- sleep apnea
United States, Florida
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