Kinesiological taping is a taping technique usually used for facilitating the muscles of athletes and patients with orthopaedic diseases. The purpose of this study was to investigate the acute effect of kinesiological taping on performance and energy consumption in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). Twenty children with DMD who were in Level 1 and 2 according to the Brooke lower extremity functional classification (BLEFC) were included in the study. Kinesiological taping with facilitation technique was applied on bilateral quadriceps and tibialis anterior muscles.

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