Effects of Kinesio tape on the strength and activation of the middle deltoid muscle
Thompson, Jillian M.
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Context: Kinesio Tape (KT) is widely used in athletics and other settings regardless of a lack of strong evidence based support for its uses. There is a need for research on KT and ifs atTects on torque and muscle activation ofthe middle deltoid. Objective: To examine the etTects of KT on facilitation or inhibition of the middle deltoid muscle as measured by torque and muscle activation. Design: Randomized, repeated measures design with 3 conditions. Setting: Human movement and physiology laboratory.