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KT taping seems to be no better than placebo

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Aught3ModeratorUser avatarPosts: 4290Joined: Fri Feb 27, 2009 3:36 amLocation: New Zealand Gender: Male

Post KT taping seems to be no better than placebo

An interesting blog post on KT taping, a type of elastic sports tape that a few top athletes have been wearing since the 2008 Olympic games. According to this scientific review there is no evidence that the method works any better than placebo.

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Blog post: http://genome.fieldofscience.com/2014/01/whats-up-with-magic-tape-that-athletes.html
Review: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22124445

About the same as those magic balance braclets a few years back.
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Mon Jan 27, 2014 4:01 am
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InfernoContributorUser avatarPosts: 2298Joined: Thu Apr 30, 2009 7:36 pmLocation: Vienna, Austria Gender: Cake

Post Re: KT taping seems to be no better than placebo

Next question: Are those vibrating belts doing anything?
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Mon Jan 27, 2014 7:54 am
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