Lumbar Flexion-Relaxation Phenomenon
This two-page textbook spread was created for a biomechanics assignment in the Biomedical Communications program. Dr. Tyson Beach, a faculty member of the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Toronto, served as the content adviser for this project, providing feedback on accuracy of both text and images. The series of illustrations aims to communicate the hypothesized biomechanical underpinnings of the lumbar-flexion relaxation phenomenon (FRP) and key clinical implications thereof.
Clients: Prof. Michael Corrin; Dr. Tyson Beach, PhD
Audience: undergraduate kinesiology students
Format: print (textbook)
Medium: Adobe Illustrator
Date: January 2018
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