(Prerequisite, completion of Kinesio University approved KT1, KT2, and KT3 courses)

The KT4 Sports/Orthopedic course is focused on sports conditions. During the KT4 Sports/Orthopedic course, attendees will practice their skills on a variety of applications correlated with specific clinical sports conditions. This course is designed to give attendees guidelines on how to combine the concepts learned in the KT1, KT2, and KT3 courses with the concepts of sports medicine. This course is also designed to give attendees the chance to learn and practice specific applications related to specific sports dysfunctions. During the course, attendees will face problem-solving and specific taping techniques correlated with the healing process of joint and soft tissue, posture correction to provide stimulations to restore good posture for athletes, and lower and upper limb injuries. Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to combine the Kinesio Taping Method with specific sport conditions following guidelines learned during this course and developing the skills necessary to adapt Kinesio Taping Techniques to specific needs of athletes. This will enable the attendees to create an individualized treatment correlated to the phase of the healing process as well as the specific sport injury, sport performed, and position that the athlete occupies on the field.

The Institute for Continuing Education is a host site for Kinesio University.


7:30am Sign In

8:00 – 8:10 Instructor Introduction/Bio, Purpose and Objectives of Course

8:10 – 8:50 Bicipital Tenosynovitis, Overuse Syndromes

8:50 – 9:30 A-C Joint, Acute, Sub Acute, Prevention Taping lab

9:30 – 10:15 Multiaxial Instability of the Glenohumeral Joint, Acute, Sub Acute, Rehab Tapings

10:15 Break

10:30 – 11:20 Medial Epicondylitis, Acute, Sub Acute, Prevention Taping lab

11:20 – 12:00pm TFCC, Acute, Sub Acute, Prevention Taping lab

12:00 Lunch

1:00 – 1:35 Turf Toe, Acute, Sub Acute, Prevention Taping lab

1:35 – 2:10 5th Metatarsal Fracture, Acute, Sub Acute

2:10 – 2:45 ACL Injury, Acute, Sub Acute Taping lab Taping lab

2:45 – 3:20 ACL Injury, Rehab and Prevention Taping lab

3:20 Break

3:35 – 4:10 Piriformis, Acute, Sub Acute, Prevention Taping lab

4:10 – 4:45 SI jt., Acute, Sub Acute, Prevention Taping lab

4:45 – 5:15 Case Study: Instructor’s choice(s)

5:15 – 5:30 Q&A/Clarifications



8 CEUs for NJ Chiropractors,  NJ Physical Therapists, Massage Therapists and Occupational Therapists.

Special Information for Athletic Trainers:
As of 1/1/16, the Board of Certification (BOC) for Athletic Trainers stopped preapproving continuing education credits for Kinesio Taping classes because they apply to only one brand of products.  Kinesio University is however, a Non-Approved CEU provider through Category D. According to the Kinesio Taping Association, Athletic Trainers who attend Kinesio Taping classes will receive proof of attendance and a certificate that can be used to self-submit for CEUs through the BOC. One contact hour of a Kinesio Taping seminar is equal to 1 CEU, i.e. KT1&2 would be 16 CEUs. Athletic trainers may want to check with the BOC before taking KT courses.

Instructor: Dr. Graceann Forrester,   Dr. Forrester earned her Physical Therapy degree from New York University. She finished her Doctorate PT degree at Boston University. In New York, she treats patients of all ages for neuromuscular, traumatic or repetitive injuries. Dr. Forrester has developed a program to enhance strengths and life skills of pulmonary patients. She has taught clinical Physical Therapy classes for Ithaca College and has developed and implemented workshops for NY industries called “Promoting a Healthy Back”. Dr. Forrester also sees clients as a Certified Personal Trainer and Pilates Instructor. She has taught educational programs to improve transportation and therapeutic positioning of disabled children in Port Au Prince, Haiti. She serves on the Board of Education, as Curriculum Chair, for Kinesio University, teaching throughout the US, France, Russia, the UK and Italy. She is also a board member of Hope Unites, an “international ecumenical organization specializing in humanitarian aid and disaster relief”. Dr. Forrester lives in NY with her husband and 4 children.

Refund Policy:

The following policy is in accordance with Kinesio University.

Every attempt is made to offer this program as publicized, however, Kinesio University reserves the right to adjust program dates, location, times, facility, instructor, etc. in order to accommodate for unexpected occurrences and to cancel due to insufficient enrollment. Upon cancellation of a course, a refund of the price paid for the course will be given. No credit or replacement course will be offered. We will only notify advanced registrants of any cancellation or program changes. Kinesio University is not responsible for any expenses incurred by registrants due to adjustments or cancellations. A $75.00 processing fee will be charged for any tuitions refund when the registrant provides written notice of cancellation at least 14 business days prior to the program date. After a program has been conducted as scheduled but the registrant did not attend or did not provide a cancellation notice at least 14 business days prior to the program date, tuition is nonrefundable. No exceptions allowed. In addition, all registrants must attend the entire seminar in order to receive their Certificate of Course Completion and CEUs. Any registrant that arrives late and/or leaves early from the seminar will not receive credit for the seminar. No exceptions allowed.

Additional information


Saturday November 16, 2019 8:00am-5:30pm

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