Kinesio Taping in Prevention of Injuries with Badminton Players

Hai Li, Shuyin Qu, Ping Li

Abstract


Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate kinesio taping in prevention of injuries with badminton players; to investigate whether kinesio taping could reduce the incidence of injuries with badminton players. Methods: 108 sports education students (male: 60, female: 48, age: 19.45±0.85) in School of Physical Education were recruited for this study. All subjects were randomly divided into two groups: kinesio taping group and control group. Unlike kinesio taping group, subjects of control group did not use kinesio taping when play badminton. Finally the number of injuries during one year (12 months) between two group were compared. Results: The number of injuries in kinesio taping group is considerably lower than control group (p<0.05). There is a significant different of the number of injuries between the two groups (p<0.05). Conclusion: The incidence of injuries in kinesio taping group is considerably lower than control group, suggesting kinesio taping may prevent injuries with badminton players.

Keywords


Kinesio taping; Injuries; Badminton players


DOI
10.12783/dtmse/icmsme2016/7510

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