Sports Taping and Strapping
CPD Award in Functional Athletic Screening & Reconditioning
What is Sports Taping and Strapping?
This Sports Taping and Strapping Course is a one day course providing participants with a full understanding of modern sports taping and strapping techniques.
Upon completion, participants will have the ability to identify the suitability of taping for specific soft tissue injuries. Participants will also acquire the knowledge about the different taping and strapping materials available and gain the practical ability to apply safe, effective taping and strapping to joints and muscles.
This workshop is open to qualified therapists who hold a recognised Sports Massage, Neuromuscular Therapy or Physiotherapy qualification.
PREVIOUS QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Applicants must hold a qualification in sports massage, neuromuscular therapy, physical therapy or physiotherapy which includes an understanding and knowledge of anatomical structures.
- Tapping & Strapping materials required.
- Pre, application and post application considerations.
- Practical Taping & Strapping demonstrations:
- Functional Ankle taping
- Plantar Fascia taping
- Achilles Tendon off-load
- McConnell’s Taping for Patella-Femoral (Anterior Knee) Pain
- Patellar Tendon off-load
- Lateral Collateral and Medial Collateral taping for the knee
- Shoulder instability and A/C Joint Strapping
- Lateral Collateral and Medial Collateral taping for the elbow
- Elbow hyperextension strapping
- Wrist strapping
- Thumb strapping
- Buddy taping for the fingers
Course Fee: €180
Course fee includes registration, course manual and certification.
This is a one day programme.
This course starts in September 2022.
Please note dates are subject to Government Recommendations regarding COVID-19 and educational institutes opening times.
How to Apply
This course is accredited by the National Sports College and endorsed by Sports Injury Therapists Ireland, and will allow students to gain Professional Indemnity to practice sports taping and strapping techniques.