Kinesiology Taping does not Modify Electromyographic Activity or Muscle Flexibility of Quadriceps Femoris Muscle: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Pilot Study in Healthy Volleyball Players

@inproceedings{Halski2015KinesiologyTD,
  title={Kinesiology Taping does not Modify Electromyographic Activity or Muscle Flexibility of Quadriceps Femoris Muscle: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Pilot Study in Healthy Volleyball Players},
  author={Tomasz Halski and Robert Dymarek and Kuba Ptaszkowski and Lucyna Słupska and Katarzyna Rajfur and Joanna Rajfur and Małgorzata Pasternok and Agnieszka Smykla and Jakub Taradaj},
  booktitle={Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Kinesiology taping (KT) is a popular method of supporting professional athletes during sports activities, traumatic injury prevention, and physiotherapeutic procedures after a wide range of musculoskeletal injuries. The effectiveness of KT in muscle strength and motor units recruitment is still uncertain. The objective of this study was to assess the effect of KT on surface electromyographic (sEMG) activity and muscle flexibility of the rectus femoris (RF), vastus lateralis (VL), and… CONTINUE READING
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