Justin Forsett writes for a variety of media outlets, many of which are featured below.

Calming nerves or stoking flames, music playlist does trick in NFL pregame

Every Sunday morning during an NFL season, hundreds of professional football players prepare to take the field and participate in one of the most violent sports in the world. Some guys wake up and immediately begin physical activities to get their bodies ready for the countless collisions they will take.

But there is something else we all seek before a game: mental preparation.