UBC SportsMed


KEEPING ATHLETES GOING AFTER INJURY


Projects

We find ways of preventing and rehabilitating common injuries in sports. There are currently two main projects we are working on.

Core Activation Device


This device will remind users to tighten their core, resulting in greater core strength and preventing common back injuries.

Reinventing KT-tape


At the moment, KT-tape is a single use solution that physiotherapists commonly use to stabilize muscles and prevent further injury. However, the tape can easily come off with exposure to water or sweat. Our vision is to reimagine KT-tape so that it is reusable and more eco-friendly