BCOM - British College of Osteopathic Medicine


BCOM's Student Extranet

An introduction to sports taping and clinical taping techniques


Sunday 26 October 2014, Cost £125

Venue: BCOM, Lief House, 120-122 Finchley Road, London NW3 5HR

The CPD will be delivered by Tom Hewetson, BSc Ost Med, ND, DO, MSc, Clinic Tutor and Lecturer in Musculoskeletal Disorders and Osteopathic Sports Care at BCOM, and osteopath on the Central Medical Team at the London 2012 Olympic Games.


The learning outcomes would be:

To gain an understanding of the reasons why tape is used (introductory talk)

To gain the ability to differentiate between different types of tape, and when and why one tape is used over another.

To understand the use of taping supplies (adjuncts to taping such as scissors, adhesives, tape remover etc)

To practice a number of taping techniques on a variety of body areas


9.00 Registration

9.30 Introductory Lecture: Introduction to Tape and Taping Techniques

11:00 Break

11:15 Demonstration and Practice: Lower Limb

13:00 Lunch

13:45 Demonstration and Practice: Upper Limb

15:30 Break

15:45 Demonstration and Practice: Back and Neck

17.15 Q&A Session

17:45 End

Refreshments will be provided.

A CPD certificate for 7 hours will be issued on completion of the course.

Email cpd@bcom.ac.uk now to reserve your place or just ask us a question about our programme or facilities, or download the Registration Form

Limited places available.

10% discount to BCOM Alumni (limited places available).

Details of events may be subject to minor change.

If appropriate attendance numbers are not achieved, the course will be postponed to a later date.

Future events - prices may vary.



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