Taping Techniques

2nd Edition

Principles and Practice

Authors: Rose Macdonald
Paperback ISBN: 9780750641500
eBook ISBN: 9780702038167
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 7th September 2004
Page Count: 244


What will be new for the second edition?

· New material on biomechanics, braces, sleeves, shoes, quick taping techniques for 'on the pitch treatment', taping for muscle imbalance, psychological aspects of taping and proprioceptive taping
· New expert contributors with international reputations, eg Jenny McConnell
· Delete sections on first aid and the history of taping, together with rarely used techniques and replace with more up to date techniques.
· There are 30 new illustrations with existing figures improved and shaded
· 10 new photographs

Key Features

  • Concise and easy-to-understand, this text is an effective teaching tool for any kind of practitioner.
  • The content is thorough and comprehensive, covering all aspects of functional taping.
  • In the constantly growing and ever-changing world of sports medicine, this book will keep the reader more up-to-date with new developments in their field.

Table of Contents

Introduction; The history of taping; Foot types, mechanics and therapy; The taping literature; Ankle; Tendo-achilles; Foot; Knee; Shoulder girdle; Elbow; Hand and wrist; Stretch tape; Spicas; First aid; Index


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About the Author

Rose Macdonald

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant in Sports Physiotherapy, Former Director, Sports Injury Centre, Crystal Palace National Sports Centre, London, UK