Kinesio Taping and edema reduction, proprioception, muscle activation and strength of the lower extremity

Kinesio taping is a new form of taping which can be stretched up to 140 % of its original length. Unlike traditional white taping, kinesio tape is air permeable, water resistant and can be worn for many days. There is a need, however, within the context of rehabilitation, to determine if Kinesio taping reduces swelling and improves proprioception, muscle activation and strength. (Dept of Exercise and Sport Science, Faculty of Humanities, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein)

Date
: 23 May 2011
Author
: Fourie, M.; Sparks, S. (Dept of Exercise and Sport Science, Faculty of Humanities, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein)
Year
: 2010
Publication
: SASReCon 2010 (Conferene)
Publication Page
: 26
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: Presentation
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