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Rocktape Basics

Rocktape Basics



Thursday 1st February 2024
9am - 5pm
Haxby Road, Sports Therapy Room


Detailed Description

Rocktape Basics introduces functional kinesiology taping methods that can improve the movement and performance of patients and clients. It includes a review of current literature supporting the theories that describe and delineate specific techniques of applying kinesiology taping for enhancement of rehabilitation or performance outcomes. Evidence-based chapters in this course include topics of technique, theory, and practical lab experience in areas such as pain management; oedema/swelling control and proprioceptive guidance to enhance postural positioning. Kinesiology taping for scar mobility and symptoms associated with nerve entrapment are introduced in this course.

Rocktape Basics is an evidence-informed kinesiology taping course that advances students’ understanding of the efficacy of elastic therapeutic taping as a rehabilitation and performance intervention for patient and client conditions ranging from pain mitigation to improving fluid dynamics and sharpening proprioception. Rocktape Basics methodically examines the research-influenced content basis for a practical framework of ‘taping movement, not muscles’ replacing an outdated model of taping techniques which was focused on directional taping, specific percentages of stretch applied to the tape and the concept of activation or inhibition of muscle


Cancellation Policy

With these courses being externally delivered, YSJU offers a zero-refund policy on these events. If you are unable to attend a course that you have registered for, you are able to sell this place to another YSJU student up to 14-days before the scheduled event. In this instance, we would need confirmation of the student’s name and email address to notify the education provider.

However, if YSJU have to cancel the course, a refund will be given.

Please note this event is only available to Sports students. 

T: 01904 624624 F: 01904 612512

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