76403 - Functional Taping (CE)

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This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Good health and well-being

Academic Year 2019/2020

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, the student knows the materials used for functional bandage and the principles for their use in the major skeletal neuro-muscle pathologies. It acquires skills in the packaging of the most widely used functional bands.

Course contents

• Indications, contraindications and limits of functional bandage and neuromuscular taping

• Choice of materials and execution criteria

• Types of functional bandage depending on the pathology and the affected area, or depending on the function.

• The purpose of bandaging in muscular, joint, tendon problems.

• Basic forms: spiral twist, helicoidal, eight-figure, palisade figure, braided figure, butterfly shape, or x-shape.

• Compression bandage, therapeutic bandage, preventative functional bandage, taping.


Loris Stella "Bendaggio di ginocchio e colonna" edi-ermes

Loris Stella " Bendaggio di caviglia" edi-ermes

Loris Stella Bendaggio di arto superiore" edi-ermes

Blow David "Taping neuromuscolare, dalla teoria alla pratica" Ed.Ermes, 2012

Blow David "Taping neuromuscolare, trattamenti di edemi,ematomie cicatrici" edi-ermes

Claudio Zimaglia"Bendaggio funzionale in traumatologia ortopedica e sportiva" edi-ermes

Teaching methods

Lectures (slides and videos), practical demonstrations and bandage / tape applications

Assessment methods

Theoretical-practical verification of the topics covered

Teaching tools

PC and video projector, material needed for practical testing

(Anelastic, elastic, resilient band, tape ..)

Office hours

See the website of Stefania Dall'Ara