The influence of strenuous exercise on collagen characteristics of articular cartilage in Thoroughbreds age 2 years.

Abstract

In order to assess the influence of strenuous exercise on collagen characteristics of articular cartilage, the response of the collagen network was studied in seven 2-year-old Thoroughbreds subjected to strenuous exercise compared to 7 nontrained individuals. After 13 weeks, the animals were subjected to euthanasia, fetlock joints of the forelimbs were… (More)

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