ISBN-10:
0721637590
ISBN-13:
9780721637594
Pub. Date:
01/28/1994
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
The Athletic Horse: Principles and Practice of Equine Sports Medicine / Edition 1

The Athletic Horse: Principles and Practice of Equine Sports Medicine / Edition 1

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Overview

This volume includes not only an overview of the medical aspects of sports training but also addresses the practical aspects of the training of all types of equine athletes. Topics covered include conformation, gait and biomechanics, cardiovascular and muscular anatomy, evaluation of performance potential, diagnostic modalities and training regimes.
  • Provides complete coverage of the basic physiology and biochemistry of exercise in horses
  • Discusses the practical aspects of exercise science including discussions of nutrition, training, exercise testing, assessment of performance potential and drugs and performance
  • Features comprehensive coverage of training methodologies for all the competitive equine athletic events
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9780721637594
    Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
    Publication date: 01/28/1994
    Edition description: Older Edition
    Pages: 497
    Product dimensions: 7.46(w) x 10.62(h) x 1.17(d)

    Table of Contents

    Structural Considerations: Overview of Performance and Sports Medicine. Comparative Aspects of Exercise Physiology. Conformation, Gait, And Biomechanics. Energetics and Performance. Hematology and Biochemistry. Respiratory System- Anatomy, Physiology and Adaptations to Exercise and Training. Cardiovascular System- Anatomy, Physiology and Adaptations to Exercise and Training. Muscle-Anatomy, Physiology and Adaptations to Exercise and Training. Thermoregulation. Practical Considerations: Nutrition and the Athletic Horse. Evaluation of Performance Potenital. Clinical Exercise Testing. Assessing Fitness During Trainign. Assessment of the Poor Performance Horse. New Diagnostic Modalities in Equine Sports Medicine. Lameness- Approaches to Therapy and Rehabilitation. Transport Stress. Training Regimens- Overview, Throroughbred Training, Standardbred Training, Endurance Training, Eventing Training, Showjumping. Drugs and Performance.

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