Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery: Basic and clinical sciences of the equine athlete (2nd Revised edition)

Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery: Basic and clinical sciences of the equine athlete (2nd Revised edition)

By: Andris J. Kaneps (author), Raymond J. Geor (author), Kenneth W. Hinchcliff (author)Hardback

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Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery provides the most up-to-date, in-depth coverage of the basic and clinical sciences required for management of the equine athlete. The unique treatment of exercise physiology and training within a clinical context, together with detailed review of all diseases affecting athletic horses, makes this the most comprehensive text available.The book will provide a thorough grounding in the basic physiology of each body system, and in particular the responses of each body system to exercise and training, that will be separate, but highly relevant to, the succeeding sections on clinical disorders of each body system..The highly respected editors have brought together an internationally renowned team of 50 contributors, producing the ultimate reference for veterinarians, students, horse-owners, and all those involved in the world of equine athletics. "a signi?cant amount of practical information for use in the ?eld, as well as providing a sound scienti?c basis for therapy and understanding of the underlying pathology of the horse as an athlete." Reviewed by: John Bowers on behalf of Australian Veterinary Jounal, May 2015 High quality artwork, including relevant radiographic, ultrasonographic, CAT scan, and MRI images, aid understanding and diagnosis Provides a truly international perspective, including guidelines pertinent to different geographic areas, and racing jurisdictions In-depth coverage of the role of the veterinarian in the management of athletic horses Explores the use of complementary therapies


Acknowledgements List of Contributors Section 1: Integrative physiology and exercise testing Chapter 1 - The horse as an athlete Chapter 2 - Laboratory exercise testing Chapter 3 - Exercise testing in the field Chapter 4 - Genetic basis of equine performance Section 2: Musculoskeletal system Chapter 5 - Epidemiology of orthopaedic diseases in athletic horses Chapter 6 - Muscle physiology: responses to exercise and training Chapter 7 - Muscle disorders of equine athletes Chapter 8 - Skeletal physiology: responses to exercise and training Chapter 9 - Tendon and ligament physiology Chapter 10 - Biomechanics of locomotion in the athletic horse Chapter 11 - Joint physiology: response to exercise and training Chapter 12 - Kinematics of lameness Chapter 13 - Diagnosis of lameness Chapter 14 - Diseases of the foot Chapter 15 - Distal limb: fetlock and pastern Chapter 16 - Metacarpus/metatarsus Chapter 17 - The carpus Chapter 18 - Elbow and shoulder Chapter 19 - Tarsus and stifle Chapter 20 - Soft tissue: tendinitis and desmitis Chapter 21 - Back and pelvis Chapter 22 - Repetitive strain injuries of the skeleton in high performance equine athletes Chapter 23 - Pharmacotherapy of the joint and tendon disease Chapter 24 - Neurologic gait abnormalities in the athletic horse Section 3: Respiratory system Chapter 25 - Upper airway function of normal horses during exercise Chapter 26 - Abnormalities of the upper airway Chapter 27 - Lower airway function: response to exercise and training Chapter 28 - Inflammatory diseases of the lower airway of athletic horses Chapter 29 - Exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage (EIPH) Chapter 30 - Viral respiratory disease in athletic horses Section 4: Cardiovascular system Chapter 31 - Heart and vessels: function during exercise and training adaptations Chapter 32 - Diseases of the heart and vessels Section 5: Metabolism and nutrition Chapter 33 - Metabolic responses to exercise and training Chapter 34 - Endocrine function during exercise and response to training Chapter 35 - Endocrine and metabolic disorders of the equine athlete Chapter 36 - Nutrition for the equine athlete: nutrient requirements and key principles in ration design Chapter 37 - Nutrition for the equine athlete: above and beyond nutrient requirements Section 6: Fluids and electrolytes Chapter 38 - Body fluids and electrolytes: responses to exercise and training Chapter 39 - Acid-base physiology at rest, during exercise and in response to training Chapter 40 - Abnormalities of body fluids and electrolytes in athletic horses Chapter 41 - Thermoregulation and exercise-associated heat illnesses Section 7: Hematology and immunology Chapter 42 - Hematologic and serum biochemical responses to exercise and training Chapter 43 - Hematologic and biochemical abnormalities of athletic horses Chapter 44 - Abnormalities of the erythron Chapter 45 - Exercise and immunity in horses Section 8: Gastrointestinal system Chapter 46 - Effects of exercise on gastrointestinal function Chapter 47 - Gastrointestinal diseases of athletic horses Section 9: Veterinary management of the performance horse Chapter 48 - Veterinary aspects of training Thoroughbred racehorses Chapter 49 - Veterinary aspects of training horses used for harness racing (trotters and pacers) Chapter 50 - Veterinary aspects of training event horses Chapter 51 - Veterinary aspects of training dressage horses Chapter 52 - Veterinary aspects of training and racing endurance horses Chapter 53 -Veterinary aspects of training and competing polo horses Chapter 54 - Veterinary aspects of training and competing Western performance horses Chapter 55 - Veterinary aspects of training the showjumping horse Chapter 56 - Veterinary aspects of the aged equine athlete Chapter 57 - Anesthesia of the equine athlete Chapter 58 - Emergency procedures and first aid for equine athletes Chapter 59 - Reproductive management of the athletic horse Chapter 60 - Examination of the equine athlete prior to purchase Chapter 61 - International movements of athletic horses Section 10: Physical therapy and rehabilitation Chapter 62 - Manual therapy and exercise for athletic horses Chapter 63 - Equine rehabilitation: chiropractic therapy for athletic horses Chapter 64 - Physical treatment of the equine athlete Appendix 1a - Reference ranges for red cell variables in athletic horses Appendix 1b - Reference ranges for the leukogram of athletic horses Appendix 2 - Reference ranges for serum biochemical variables in athletic horses Index

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  • ISBN13: 9780702047718
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1320
  • ID: 9780702047718
  • ISBN10: 0702047716
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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