Ibero-American Journal of Exercise and Sports Psychology

Dr. Bashar Banwan Hasan

Assistant Professor, Department of Sport Sciences, Wasit University, Iraq

  • Research   
    Effect of Using Rubber Band and Kinesio Taping as a Rehabilitation Program to Treat Gymnasium Players with Chronic Shoulder Pain: Randomized Trial
    Author(s): Dr. Bashar Banwan Hasan* and Dr. Amen Atta Hasan*

    In Iraq, the repeated chronic shoulder injury of gymnastics players has become common. Unfortunately, there is a lack of rehabilitation programs. Therefore, the authors conducted this study to develop an appropriate solution. The aim of this work is to study the effect of rubber band and Kinesio tape techniques of improving muscular strength and movement range. The authors used an experimental approach, and eight players high-performance male gymnasts who participated, all of them have competed at the national level. The authors applied the rehabilitation protocol that included applying KT tapes and rehabilitative exercises using rubber bands. The rehabilitation program took three months with five rehabilitation sessions on a weekly basis. Each session took 60 minutes on three stages. Each stage lasts for four weeks. It is worth mentioning that some patients were fully rehab.. Read More»

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