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Flat, hurdle and steeple racing: risk factors for musculoskeletal injury.
A retrospective case-control study was conducted to identify and quantify risk factors for serious musculoskeletal injury sustained at 4 Australian metropolitan racetracks. During the period of studyExpand
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Risk factors associated with musculoskeletal injuries in Australian thoroughbred racehorses.
Risk factors for musculoskeletal injury in racing Thoroughbreds were investigated in a case-control study conducted at racetracks administered by the Australian Jockey Club. Univariable analysis ofExpand
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The Athletic Horse: Principles and Practice of Equine Sports Medicine
Structural Considerations: Overview of Performance and Sports Medicine. Comparative Aspects of Exercise Physiology. Conformation, Gait, And Biomechanics. Energetics and Performance. Hematology andExpand
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Impact of injuries and disease on a cohort of two- and three-year-old thoroughbreds in training
A prospective study of injuries and disease in a cohort of Australian thoroughbreds in training was conducted with the participation of 24 trainers. From the horses catalogued at a major yearlingExpand
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A case-control study of respiratory disease in Thoroughbred racehorses in Sydney, Australia.
In order to investigate the role of infectious agents in the aetiology of lower respiratory tract disease in Thoroughbred racehorses, a matched case-control study was conducted. Cases were identifiedExpand
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Effect of treadmill incline and speed on metabolic rate during exercise in thoroughbred horses.
We examined the effect of treadmill speed and incline on O2 uptake (VO2), CO2 production, heart rate (HR), plasma lactate concentration, economy of locomotion, stride frequency, and stride length. AExpand
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Equine bronchoalveolar lavage cytology: survey of thoroughbred racehorses in training.
Sixty-two Thoroughbred horses aged between 1 and 7 years in training in Sydney had bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) samples collected for cytological examination. All horses, except the yearlings andExpand
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Skeletal muscle adaptations to prolonged training, overtraining and detraining in horses
Abstract Thirteen standard-bred horses were trained intensively for 34 weeks and detrained for 6 weeks to study skeletal muscle adaptations to prolonged training, overtraining and detraining.Expand
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Responses to sprint exercise in the greyhound: effects on haematology, serum biochemistry and muscle metabolites.
To investigate the haematological, biochemical and metabolic response of greyhounds to sprint exercise, five greyhound dogs with previously placed carotid arterial catheters were sprinted over aExpand
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Coughing in thoroughbred racehorses: risk factors and tracheal endoscopic and cytological findings
A matched case-control study was made of 100 thoroughbred horses which were coughing and 148 control horses which were free of clinical signs of respiratory tract disease. The variables identified byExpand
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