Segmental in vivo vertebral kinematics at the walk, trot and canter: a preliminary study.

@article{Haussler2001SegmentalIV,
  title={Segmental in vivo vertebral kinematics at the walk, trot and canter: a preliminary study.},
  author={Kevin K. Haussler and John E. A. Bertram and K S Gellman and John W. Hermanson},
  journal={Equine veterinary journal. Supplement},
  year={2001},
  volume={33},
  pages={160-4}
}
Understanding the pathophysiology of equine back problems, for clinical evaluation, treatment or injury prevention, requires understanding of the normal 3-dimensional motion characteristics of the vertebral column. Recent studies have investigated regional vertebral kinematics; however, there are no reported measures of direct in vivo segmental vertebral kinematics in exercising horses. Relative movements between 2 adjacent vertebrae were recorded for 3 horses that were clinically sound and did… CONTINUE READING