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Healthcare staffing agency, Aureus Medical Group, talks music and travel therapy assignments

Omaha, NE, (January 30, 2014) - As January winds down, a lot of people are looking back on their New Year's resolutions in the face of defeat. Travel therapy jobs leader, Aureus Medical Group, shares some advice to get you back on track.

If your plan was to mix a workout routine with your travel therapy assignment responsibilities, we have some advice to keep your momentum moving into February. If you're running indoors or out, lifting weights or biking toward your fitness goals, you might want to plug in your headphones for some added motivation.

Music and exercise
Researchers from the School of Sport and Education at Brunel University, London, set out to find which songs were the most influential for people when they were looking to break a sweat and burn some calories. At the end of the study, more than 67 million playlists were analyzed, and the end result was the perfect cardio playlist.

Dr. Costas Karageorghis, who led the study, explained to BBC News that the team focused on this topic because tunes can help trick your mind when it comes to how much energy it perceives you are exerting. This makes getting in a longer, quality workout easier. And while you'll notice that a number of the songs that made the cut are popular jams, that wasn't what lead Karageorghis' team to selecting them.

Read the full article to see which hits made the list.

About Aureus Medical Group:

Aureus Medical Group is a national leader in healthcare staffing specializing in the successful placement of Nursing, Advanced Practice, Cardiopulmonary, Diagnostic Imaging, Medical Laboratory, Neurodiagnostics, Radiation Oncology, and Rehabilitation Therapy professionals, as well as Physicians, in hospitals and medical facilities nationwide.  With more than 30 years of experience, Aureus Medical offers a full range of staffing options, including national contract (travel), local contract, and direct hire.  Aureus Medical is the largest affiliate of Omaha-based C&A Industries, a leading provider of human capital management solutions for more than 45 years.