Athletic Taping and Bracing

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Human Kinetics, 1995 - Medical - 120 pages
Athletic Taping and Bracing is the first textbook to apply the science of anatomy and injury mechanisms to the practice of athletic taping. By examining major joints and muscle groups you'll master step-by-step taping and bracing techniques for preventing and managing sport injuries. The book's reader-friendly format features more than 400 detailed photographs and medical illustrations. You'll find it easy to visualize underlying anatomical structures and injury mechanisms and to learn proper methods for applying tape, braces, wraps, and orthotics. You'll also find discussions of specific injuries and techniques for treatment, plus stretching and strengthening exercises to help athletes avoid reinjury. Whether you're a student or practitioner, you'll earn the confidence of your athletes by mastering the art and science of Athletic Taping and Bracing.

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