Influence of treadmill exercise on pituitary-adrenal secretions, other blood constituents, and meat quality of sheep.


Whether lambs were used to evaluate the influence of treadmill exercise (TME) on physiological responses and meat quality. Lambs were exercised at either 5.6, 7.2, or 8.8 km/h on a 9 degrees incline for 10 min, followed by a 10-min walk at 4.0 km/h and 0 degrees incline, or were unexercised controls (C; n = 3/treatment). Heart rates were determined at -15… (More)