Equine Locomotion

Equine Locomotion

2nd Edition - November 12, 2012

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  • Editors: Willem Back, Hilary Clayton
  • eBook ISBN: 9780702052934
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780702029509

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Table of Contents

  • History of Locomotor System- van Weeren
    - from gait to performance labs (Denoix/Dyson, McIlwraith/Stover, Lekeux/Marlin)
    - development of the professionals themselves- Loomans

    Measurement Techniques for Gait Analysis- Clayton
    - Treadmill / Force plate- Weishaupt
    - High speed camera / video- Wilson
    - Inertial systems for kinematic analysis- Clayton
    - Ultrasonic systems for kinematic analysis- Denoix
    - Pressure mats hoof, saddle- van Heel / de Cocq
    - Application of different types of transducers- Davies, Thomason
    - Clinical instruments: flexometer etc.

    Signal=Waveform/ Statistical analysis of Biomechanical Data - Burn (Keegan / Peham) – new chapter
    The Neurobiology of Locomotor Development- Bowker
    - EMG: Wijnberg (Nollet / Spadiavecchia)

    Inter-limb Coordination- Collins

    Intra forelimb Coordination- Clayton
    - Chateau
    - chapter above and below: separate chapters in new edition
    Intra hind limb Coordination- Clayton

    The Role of the Hoof and Shoeing- Van Heel (Back)
    - Natural/barefoot/physiological foot and trim – Bowker

    Gait Adaptation in Lameness- Keegan
    - Evidence for Prepurchase- Sloet / Dyson
    - Validity of Imaging techs- Schramme
    - Ataxia quantification- Licka

    The Neck and Back- Haussler

    The Effects of Conformation- Crevier (/ Weeren – EVJ Special Edition)

    Genetics- Back
    - Equine Genome Scan- Binns (Bailey / Barrey )
    - Breed differences: WB/CB/Arab / TB/SB/QH- Rosie -new chapter
    - Outcome of epidemiological studie-: Ducro & Arendonk / WUR

    Exercise Effects on the Skeletal Tissues- Back
    - Bone- Rogers / Firth // Stover
    - Cartilage- Brommer // McIlwraith/Kawcak/Frisbie
    - Tendon- Goodship / Smith
    - Muscle- Valberg // Wijnberg

    Performance in Equestrian Sports- Clayton
    - Dressage- Clayton
    - Jumping- Weeren (Santamaria)

    Horse rider interaction- van Weeren
    - Ergonomics- Gomez (Weishaupt, Johnston/Roepstorff, Weeren)
    - Saddle- de Cocq
    - Bit, rein tension- Clayton - new chapter
    - Rider kinematics and EMG- Clayton

    Locomotor Behaviour & Welfare- Dierendonck - new chapter

    Rehabilitation- Stubbs - new chapter

    Metabolic Energetics of Locomotion- Marlin (Lekeux)

    Mechanics Analysis of Locomotion (Scaled, Modelling)- vd Bogert (Bobbert, van Leeuwen, Wilson)

    Motion capture and animatio- Clayton/Kaiser/Malinowski - new chapter

Product details

  • No. of pages: 528
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Saunders Ltd. 2013
  • Published: November 12, 2012
  • Imprint: Saunders Ltd.
  • eBook ISBN: 9780702052934
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780702029509

About the Editors

Willem Back

Affiliations and Expertise

Diplomate, ECVS, Diplomate, RNVA, Assistant Professor in Equine Surgery, Department of Equine Sciences, Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Hilary Clayton

Affiliations and Expertise

McPhail Dressage Chair in Equine Sports Science, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI McPhail Dressage Chair in Equine Sports Science

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