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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Here is the answer to your frequently-asked question:


Your question was: What resistance or force is produced by the bands and tubing?

Our experts said: Thera-Band® bands and tubing produce similar forces between similar colors. The force produced by bands and tubing is directly related to elongation. Each color will provide a specific amount of resistance at the same percent elongation, regardless of initial resting length. For example a 1-foot piece stretched to 2-feet (100% elongation) will have the same force as a 2-foot piece of the same color stretched to 4-feet. The force slowly increases as the band or tube is stretched. In general if you "double" the band or tube by using a loop for example, the resistance doubles as well. The Thera-Band loops produce the same force-elongation properties as 'doubled' band. TheraBand Resistance Progression


TheraBand Latex Free Bands: Frequently Asked Questions
Can I use multiple pieces of bands or tubing to increase the resistance of an exercise?
Can Thera-Band resistance bands / tubing be chewed for oral sensory input exercises?
Do I need to have eye protection while using Thera-Band elastic resistance?
Do the new Thera-Band Latex-Free Professional Resistance Bands perform like the Thera-Band Latex Professional Resistance Bands?
Do you have instructions for use for TheraBand Accessories (Assist Strap, Exercise Handle, Door Anchor)?
Does the resistance of TheraBand Latex Free bands match TheraBand latex bands?
How do bands and tubing compare to free weights (such as dumbbells)?
How are the new Thera-Band® Latex-Free Professional Resistance Bands different from other latex-free bands on the market?
How common are latex allergies?
How many calories are burned when strengthening with elastic resistance?
How many resistance levels are offered in the latex-free band product family?
What code do I use for billing patients for Thera-Band bands & tubing?
What are the benefits of the new latex-free bands?
What are the symptoms of a latex allergy?
What color band or tubing should I use?
What is a latex allergy?
What resistance or force is produced by the bands and tubing?
Where can I find more information about latex allergies?