Athletes’ Performance Says Yes To KT Tape

KT Tape, category leader in motion-based sports medicine products, has partnered with Athletes’ Performance to make the full line of KT Tape products available to the world’s top athletes. Athletes’ Performance and its affiliated entities have chosen KT Tape as its exclusive provider for kinesiology tape products, professional education services, and related content development.  KT Tape (Kinesiology Therapeutic Tape) delivers the next generation of sports injury prevention and is already stocked by major sporting goods retailers and clinical professionals around the world. KT Tape uniquely enables athletes to perform their best by providing pain relief and support to sore muscles or injuries before, during, and after activity without restricting motion.  The new partnership with Athletes’ Performance provides thousands of elite athletes access to KT Tape, a revolution in injury management and prevention.  KT Tape will provide professional training workshops, seminars, research opportunities, and support content to Athletes’ Performance clients, trainers and staff, allowing them to train further and faster than ever before. “At Athletes’ Performance we work with the world’s top athletes to offer the best in performance training,” says Mark Verstegen, president and founder of Athletes’ Performance.  “We are always looking for innovative products that provide a further competitive edge to our athletes.  We are excited to integrate KT Tape’s professional education and product offerings into our methodology and treatment practices.” John Mackay, President of Lumos, Inc., the maker of KT Tape, added, “Athletes’ Performance is the premier services provider to professional and elite athletes.  We are pleased that they have recognized the value of KT Tape products and methodology in their practice.  We look forward to working together with Athletes’ Performance clients and clinical staff to prevent injury, recover faster, and play harder than ever before.” KT Tape is used extensively by clinicians and rehab clinics as well as by consumers.  Winner of the 2009 NATA “Best in Show” award for consumer health care products, KT Tape is distributed in over 20 countries and more than 6000 retail and clinical locations nationwide. Athletes' Performance is the industry leader of integrated performance training, nutrition and physical therapy for elite athletes with 4 world-class facilities across America.   Athletes’ Performance has trained many of the top champions in sport, including five #1 overall NFL draft picks, 54 drafted players in the 2011 NFL Draft, including 14 in the first round, and 87 MLB/MiLB players for the 2011 season.  Athletes’ Performance is currently the fitness coaches for four MLS teams, the German National Soccer Team, as well as countless champions in tennis, golf, basketball, and hockey. KT TapeTM is an elastic athletic tape used by athletes of all sports to enhance athletic performance by preventing and treating common sports injuries.  Developed by Utah-based Lumos Inc., KT TapeTM is packaged in easy-to-use, pre-cut strips with instructions for most common applications. KT TapeTM is officially endorsed by Kerri Walsh, Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist. For a list of retailers and instructional videos, visit www.kttape.com.  Follow @KTTape on Twitter and see success stories on the KT Tape Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/kttape.   In addition to training elite athletes, Athletes’ Performance also delivers leading-edge corporate wellness solutions through Core Performance. Core Performance is the leader in proactive wellness and works with leading companies like Intel to deliver measurable results through personalized and integrated programs to help employees achieve their goals. The Core Performance brand also includes five books by Mark Verstegen, partnerships with world-class companies like adidas, EAS, Gatorade, Intel, Sheraton, and Power Plate, and leading-edge content and customized online training programs at CorePerformance.com. To find out the latest athlete news and information, follow Athletes’ Performance on twitter at @APCoach and join them on facebook at facebook.com/AthletesPerformance.