The number one text for athletic taping and bracing is back for a stunning fourth edition. Newly expanded to cover casting techniques, Athletic Taping, Bracing and Casting, 4th Edition continues to set itself apart from the pack with superior images, illustrations and step-by-step instructions.
This comprehensive guide examines each major joint and body region, covering traditional taping. As well as, rigid strap taping, elastic kinesiology taping and techniques for immobilisation with casting and splinting.
To further support the practice, this text also presents basic stretching and strengthening exercises for injury rehabilitation. These exercises are illustrated for each body part and can be used in conjunction with the taping, casting and bracing techniques to prevent injury.
David Perrin has over 40 years of experience as an athletic training educator, clinician and researcher. He was a member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) for 13 years, where he helped to write the guidelines for accreditation of both undergraduate and graduate education programmes. He was also the founding editor of the Journal of Sport Rehabilitation (JSR). Ian McLeod is an assistant clinical professor in the department of physician assistant studies in Northern Arizona University. His expertise includes athletic training, sports medicine and primary care. McLeod was also a member of the U.S. team's medical staff at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing.