The Effects of Rocktape in Performance Enhancement

Case Study Full Name: The Clinical Efficacy of Rocktape in a Performance Enhancing Application By: Greg van den - Dries Steven Capobianco - DC Justin Brink, DC   Study design: Randomized, clinical trial using a repeated measures design.   Methods and Measures: 5 elite cyclists were randomly assigned to ride a 24-mile course with and without tape while their performance was measured.   Objective: To determine if Rocktape can improve athletic endurance performance.   Results: Athletes who wore Rocktape performed 2-6% better than when they did not wear Rocktape.   Background: Tape, braces and supports are used extensively in athletics to correct form and provide support. Kinesiology tape has gained popularity in recent years. While Rocktape has become the leader in athletic enhancement kinesiology taping methods, no evidence exists that supports performance claims.   Conclusion: Rocktape may be of some assistance to athletes in endurance competitions.   Background: Tape, braces and supports are used extensively in athletics to correct form and provide support. Kinesiology tape has gained popularity in recent years. While Rocktape has become the leader in athletic enhancement kinesiology taping methods, no evidence exists that supports performance claims.   Level of Evidence: Low

The Effects of Rocktape in Performance Enhancement

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Equi-Tape Advantage 2" Equine Kinesiology 6-Roll Color Pack

$101.70

Helps to decrease swelling and relieve pain

Relieves tight, sore muscles associated with training and work

Supports ligaments, tendons, and joints to help prevent injuries

Helps Increase suppleness, flexibility and strength

Improves training potential and athletic performance by helping horses train more efficiently and recover quicker

Extends the effects of other treatment modalities such as chiropractic, physical therapy, acupuncture, and massage

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Equi-Tape Advantage 3" Equine Kinesiology Tape Roll

$18.95

Helps to decrease swelling and relieve pain

Relieves tight, sore muscles associated with training and work

Supports ligaments, tendons, and joints to help prevent injuries

Helps Increase suppleness, flexibility and strength

Improves training potential and athletic performance by helping horses train more efficiently and recover quicker

Extends the effects of other treatment modalities such as chiropractic, physical therapy, acupuncture, and massage

Equi-Tape Classic 2" Equine Kinesiology Tape Roll

$14.95

Equi-Tape® Classic is both consumer friendly and affordable and is used by backyard trail riders and equine health care professionals to aid in the rehabilitation of horses for all types of injuries. 

Easy to apply

All weather durability

Support full range of motion

For ligaments, tendons, joints, and muscles

Excellent for swelling and edema 

Non-Invasive and effective

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