Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery

1st Edition

Authors: Kenneth W Hinchcliff Andris Kaneps Kenneth Hinchcliff Raymond Geor Raymond Geor Andris Kaneps
Paperback ISBN: 9780702026713
eBook ISBN: 9780702037146
Imprint: Saunders Ltd.
Published Date: 15th July 2004
Page Count: 1364

Description

This unique resource 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 a detailed review of all diseases affecting athletic horses, makes this the most comprehensive text available. Provides a thorough grounding in the basic physiology of each body system, and in particular the responses of each body system to exercise and training. The internationally renowned team of contributors has created the ultimate reference for veterinarians, students, horse-owners, and all those involved in the world of equine athletics.

Key Features

  • 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

Table of Contents

Section 1: Integrative physiology and exercise testing
Chapter 1 Integrative physiology of exercise and importance to disorders of the equine athlete
Chapter 2 Exercise testing in the laboratory
Chapter 3 Exercise testing in the field
Chapter 4 Approach to diagnosis of poor performance

Section 2: Musculoskeletal System
Chapter 5 Muscle physiology: responses to exercise and training
Chapter 6 Muscle disorders of equine athletes
Chapter 7 Skeletal physiology: responses to exercise and training
Chapter 8 Tendon physiology: responses to exercise and training
Chapter 9 Joint physiology: responses to exercise and training
Chapter 10 Imaging the musculoskeletal system
Chapter 11 Arthroscopic examination and surgery
Chapter 12 Kinematics of the athletic horse
Chapter 13 Kinematics of Lameness
Chapter 14 Diagnosis of Lameness
Chapter 15 Distal limb: foot
Chapter 16 Distal limb: fetlock and pastern
Chapter 17 Metacarpus/metatarsus
Chapter 18 The carpus
Chapter 19 Tarsus and stifle
Chapter 20 Soft tissue injuries: tendonitis and desmitis
Chapter 21 Musculoskeletal section: back and pelvis
Chapter 22 Prevention of orthopedic disease in athletic horses
Chapter 23 Pharmacotherapy of Joint and Tendon Disease
Chapter 24 Neurological causes of gait abnormalities in athletic horses
Chapter 25 Physical Treatment

Section 3: Respiratory System
Chapter 26 Upper airway function of normal horses during exercise
Chapter 27 Abnormalities of the upper airway.
Chapter 28. Lower airway function of normal horses: response to exercise and training.
Chapter 29 Non-infectious diseases of the lower respiratory tract including EIPH
Chapter 30 Viral diseases of the respiratory tract of athletic horses
Chapter 31 Bacterial Infections of the respiratory tract of athletic horses

Section 4: Cardiovascular</STRO

Details

No. of pages:
1364
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders Ltd. 2004
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders Ltd.
eBook ISBN:
9780702037146
Paperback ISBN:
9780702026713

About the Author

Kenneth W Hinchcliff

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Dean of Veterinary Science The University of Melbourne

Andris Kaneps

Affiliations and Expertise

Owner, Kaneps Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery, Beverly, MA, USA

Kenneth Hinchcliff

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Equine Medicine, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

Raymond Geor

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chairperson, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA

Raymond Geor

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chairperson, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA

Andris Kaneps

Affiliations and Expertise

Owner, Kaneps Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery, Beverly, MA, USA