Effects of Kinesio tape on Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

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You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Healthy Volunteers
  • Age: Between 18 - 30 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

- Ages 18 years old to 30 years old.

Exclusion criteria:
- Participating in any strengthening exercises or activities of the upper extremities for the past month.
- Regularly (~2x per month) participating in strengthening exercises or activities that include lengthening actions of the upper extremity for the past 6 months.

- Any injury or surgery to the neck or upper extremity in the past 6 months
- Open or scabbed wounds in the arm area to be taped
- Known allergies to the tape or medical adhesive bandages
- If skin irritation develops to the tape

Session exclusion criteria:
- Taking pain medications on days of testing, prior to testing sessions.

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