This iPad-compatible app covers the 46 most frequently applied taping and bracing procedures in clinical practice. It is available from Apple’s App Store by clicking on the App Store button to the right.
In Athletic Taping, iPad Version With Video, NATA hall-of-famer David H. Perrin, PhD, ATC, covers the 46 most frequently applied taping and bracing procedures in clinical practice. Supplemented with more than 200 photos and illustrations, the techniques are broken down into step-by-step instructions. Over 30 video clips are integrated into those instructions to provide live demonstrations. A video finder links directly to each of the clips so you can quickly reference the technique you need.
Following are the regions covered: Chapter 1. Introduction to Taping and Bracing Chapter 2. The Foot, Ankle, and Leg Chapter 3. The Knee Chapter 4. The Thigh, Hip, and Pelvis Chapter 5. The Shoulder and Arm Chapter 6. The Elbow and Forearm Chapter 7. The Wrist and Hand
In addition to thoroughly discussing and illustrating the general principles of taping and bracing for each major joint and body region, the enhanced e-book covers a wealth of other information. It clearly highlights the mechanisms of injury that are crucial for understanding effective taping and bracing, illustrates procedures for fabricating protective pads and orthotics, and details the dos and don’ts of taping and bracing.
With Athletic Taping, iPad Version With Video, readers will learn the evidence-based foundations and techniques of taping and bracing as well as how taping and bracing can aid an athlete’s total rehabilitation. The coverage will help readers become more effective health care providers for athletes and other active people with musculoskeletal injuries and problems.
Chapter 1. Introduction to Taping and Bracing
Anatomy as the Foundation to Taping and Bracing
Role of Taping and Bracing
Knowing the Sport, Athlete, and Injury
Preparing for Taping
Applying and Removing Tape
Chapter 2. The Foot, Ankle, and Leg
Achilles Tendon Strains and Tendinitis
Arch Strains and Plantar Fasciitis
Chapter 3. The Knee
Collateral and Cruciate Ligament Sprains
Patellofemoral Joint Pain
Chapter 4. The Thigh, Hip, and Pelvis
Hip and Thigh Contusions
Chapter 5. The Shoulder and Arm
Acromioclavicular Joint Sprains
Chapter 6. The Elbow and Forearm
Epicondylitis of the Humerus
Chapter 7. The Wrist and Hand
Tendon Ruptures and Avulsions
About the Author
Students pursuing a career in athletic training, athletic therapy, or physical therapy; also an ideal reference for professionals in reviewing or learning taping and bracing techniques.
David H. Perrin, PhD, ATC, FNATA, is provost and executive vice chancellor and professor of kinesiology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where he previously served as dean of the School of Health and Human Performance. Before going to Greensboro, Perrin directed the athletic training education program at the University of Virginia from 1986 to 2001. His awards from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association include the Sayers “Bud” Miller Distinguished Educator Award, the Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award, the William G. Clancy Medal for Distinguished Athletic Training Research, and induction into the NATA Hall of Fame.
Perrin is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and a fellow of the American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education. For 13 years, he was also a member of the NATA Professional Education Committee, helping to write the guidelines for accreditation of both undergraduate and graduate athletic training education programs. In 2011, Perrin was elected a fellow of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association. He was editor in chief of the Journal of Athletic Training from 1996 to 2004 and was the founding editor of the Journal of Sport Rehabilitation. He is author of Isokinetic Exercise and Assessment and Athletic Taping and Bracing, editor of the third edition of The Injured Athlete, and coauthor of Research Methods in Athletic Training.
In his free time, Perrin enjoys traveling, exercising, and vacationing at his lake cottage in Vermont.
“The book's greatest value lies in its simplicity. It provides readers with the techniques and information that they will use regularly in clinical practice.”
Doody's Book Review (5-star review)
“Overall, the book provides an excellent learning opportunity in basic taping and wrapping techniques, with illustrations that are easy to follow.”
Physical Therapy (review of second edition)
“The strengths of the text are its stepwise instruction of application of taping procedures and the use of Primal Pictures illustration.”
Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy (review of second edition)
Competency testing checklists. Features a bank of reproducible checklists that may be used for testing students’ ability to perform specific taping procedures. Each checklist details the key steps and sequences that students must follow in order to demonstrate their clinical competency for that procedure.
Image bank. Includes the 428 full-color photos from the text. The images may be used to create handouts, enhance a PowerPoint presentation, or create other learning aids for students.
The image bank is also available for purchase • ISBN 978-1-4504-3270-2