Effect of exercise on kinetic gait analysis of dogs afflicted by osteoarthritis.

  title={Effect of exercise on kinetic gait analysis of dogs afflicted by osteoarthritis.},
  author={Romain B{\'e}raud and Maxim Moreau and Bertrand Lussier},
  journal={Veterinary and comparative orthopaedics and traumatology : V.C.O.T},
  volume={23 2},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effects of moderate exercise on kinetic gait analysis using a force platform in dogs with hindlimb lameness due to osteoarthritis (OA). METHODS Ten control dogs (Control) and 10 dogs presented with chronic and stable hindlimb lameness (OA) were recruited. Dogs were subjected to force platform gait analysis to determine baseline data. They were thereafter trotted for a distance of 1.2 km on a short leash, lead by the same handler at a gait convenient for each of them… 

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