Physical activity places excessive stress on the foot and ankle and renders this region of the body highly susceptible to injury. Watch David Perrin, PhD, ATC, demonstrate how to correctly tape the anke using the closed basketweave procedure.
David H. Perrin, PhD, ATC, is dean and professor of the School of Health and Human Performance at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Before going to Greensboro, Perrin directed the athletic training program at the University of Virginia from 1986 to 2001. He received the Sayers “Bud” Miller Distinguished Educator Award from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) in 1996 and the Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award from NATA in 1998, and he was inducted into the NATA Hall of Fame in 2003. Perrin was a member of the NATA Professional Education Committee from 1982 to 1995 and was editor in chief of the Journal of Athletic Training from 1996 to 2004.