Evaluation of serum concentrations of biochemical markers of bone metabolism and insulin-like growth factor I associated with treadmill exercise in young horses.

@article{Jackson2003EvaluationOS,
  title={Evaluation of serum concentrations of biochemical markers of bone metabolism and insulin-like growth factor I associated with treadmill exercise in young horses.},
  author={Brendan F. Jackson and Allen E Goodship and Richard Eastell and Joanna S. Price},
  journal={American journal of veterinary research},
  year={2003},
  volume={64 12},
  pages={1549-56}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate changes in serum concentrations of biochemical markers of bone metabolism and insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) associated with treadmill exercise in young horses. ANIMALS 12 two-year-old Thoroughbred mares. PROCEDURE During a 20-week study period, 6 horses were exercised on a treadmill 3 times a week (exercise group) and 6 horses received walking exercise 6 days a week (controls). Serum concentrations or activity of biochemical markers and IGF-I were assessed… CONTINUE READING