Gastrocnemius Kinesiotaping to Improve Dynamic Balance Performance in Middle-Age Healthy Men: Protocol of Randomized Controlled Trial

SUMMARY Background. The adhesive taping is supposed to improve joint stability and proprioception and enhance the physical protection in unpredictable situations.¬†Hypothesis/purpose. The aim of present study was to compare the effect of facilitatory gastrocnemius taping on dynamic balance and muscle activity during Y-balance test¬†in healthy middle-age men. Study design. Double-blinded (participant, assessor) randomized control trial. … Continued