Ann Biomed Eng 2018 Feb 20. Epub 2018 Feb 20.
Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada.
This experiment investigates the efficacy of tactile feedback in affecting changes to dynamic spine movements. A sample of (n = 24) young, healthy males were assessed while completing targeted spine flexion movements with instruction to minimize stretching of the skin beneath an applied tactile stimulus (liquid bandage). Localized tactile stimuli were placed bilaterally at either lumbar (L4), lower thoracic (T10) or upper thoracic (T4) levels. Read More