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KT Kinesio Tape, the Evidence for and uses of the Coloured Elastic Athletic Tape as seen at London 2012

Many athletes at London 2012 were seen sporting a variety of coloured tape on their bodies’.  It is a highly elastic athletic tape known as KT, Kinesio or Kinesology tape and the manufacturers claim that it supports injured muscles and joints and relieves pain by lifting the skin to allow increased blood and lymph …

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Physios Take Pride of Place

Just been watching the downhill skiing and heard that the physios have pride of place at the start box keeping the skiers warmed up before setting off. Perhaps they’re better off being half way down to treat those who crash out?

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