Athletic Taping and Bracing Book
Your step-by-step guide to 46 of the most common taping procedures.
Need clear instructions for how to properly tape up an injury? Full-color images in this book guide you through the methods of basic athletic taping, as well as elastic kinesiology tape, and more!
Detailed and Easy to Understand
Take the confusion out of taping! This book goes into great detail for a better understanding of technique, yet is easy to follow thanks to the more than 480 full-color illustrations and photos, concise descriptions, and detailed anatomical illustrations.
Additionally, the book clearly highlights the mechanisms of injury that are crucial for effective taping and bracing. It thoroughly discusses and illustrates the general principles of taping and bracing for each major joint and body region. Students and professionals alike can use it as a point of reference in their studies or in their everyday work as a coach or trainer.
David H. Perrin (author of this book) is The Dean of the College of Health and Professor of Exercise and Sport Science at the University of Utah. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, The National Athletic Trainers' Association, the National Academy of Kinesiology, and is a Founding Member of the Board of Directors of the American Kinesiology Association. Readers will greatly benefit from his insights into taping and bracing.
The book has seven chapters over 152 pages and focuses on 46 of the most frequently-applied taping and bracing procedures. It also covers kinesiology taping, a unique method that relieves pain without limiting range of motion.
- An Introduction to Taping
- The Foot, Ankle, and Leg
- The Knee
- The Thigh, Hip, and Pelvis
- The Shoulder and Arm
- The Elbow and Forearm
- The Wrist and Hand