Kinesiology Taping Fundamental Applications: Basics, Upper Extremities, Lower Extremities, Axial Skeleton and Edema
5 CEUs

BOC: 5 CEUs

* Pre-requisites: BA in Kinesiology or ATC, ATC/PTA, ATC/PT or CSCS certified

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This course was created by Dr. Ted Forcum, ’08 US Olympic Sports Medicine Team Member who helped popularize the distinctive multi-colored strips of tape by treating athletes from a variety of sports during the Beijing Olympic Games. The course covers the basic philosophy and techniques and instructs students how to implement nineteen basic therapeutic applications.

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BOC: 5 CEUs
NATA PDC Level of Difficulty: Advanced

* Pre-requisites: BA in Kinesiology or ATC, ATC/PTA, ATC/PT or CSCS certified

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The popularity of kinesiology taping increased dramatically following its extensive use by athletes at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games. Benefits of the unique tape and taping techniques extend well beyond the athletic realm. It is a functional tape that allows patients from all walks of life to perform at high levels, and it can be applied in a variety of therapeutic situations.

This course was created by Dr. Ted Forcum, ’08 US Olympic Sports Medicine Team Member who helped popularize the distinctive multi-colored strips of tape by treating athletes from a variety of sports during the Beijing Olympic Games. The course covers the basic philosophy and techniques and instructs students how to implement nineteen basic therapeutic applications. The is a multi-media course taught through a combination of text and video, both of which are available online. In addition, students are advised to perform all applications on a test subject as they progress through the program in order to understand the complexities of kinesiology taping.

The passing score for this course is 80%.  This course is available in an ONLINE format, no course material is mailed, and the course is self paced.