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Equine Locomotion

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Equine Locomotion

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By: Willem Back (Editor), Hilary M Clayton (Editor), R McNeill Alexander (Preface By)

384 pages, b/w photos, illustrations, tables


Hardback | Oct 2000 | Edition: 1 | #116189 | ISBN: 070202483X
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This highly illustrated and comprehensive new book discusses all aspects of equine locomotion and gait analysis. Written by an international team of editors and contributors, with leading experts from the USA, the Netherlands, Sweden and France (all centres of excellence for the study of equine locomotion).


Preface R. McNeill Alexander
Glossary Nancy M. Deuel

Chapter 1: History of Locomotor Research P. Rene van Weeren
Chapter 2: Initiation of Gait Albert Gramsbergen
Chapter 3: Measurement Techniques for Gait Analysis Hilary M. Clayton and Henk C. Schamhardt
Chapter 4: Inter-limb Coordination Eric Barrey
Chapter 5: Intra-limb Coordination: the Forelimb the Hind Limb Willem Back
Chapter 6: The Role of the Hoof and Shoeing Willem Back
Chapter 7: The Neck and Back Jean Marie Denoix
Chapter 8: Performance in Equestrian Sports Hilary M. Clayton
Chapter 9: Locomotor Effects on the Musculoskeletal Tissues Allen Goodship
Chapter 10: Gait Adaptation in Lameness Florian Buchner
Chapter 11: The Effects of Conformation Mikael Holmstrom
Chapter 12: Hereditary Aspects of the Musculoskeletal System Albert Barneveld
Chapter 13: Mechanical Energetics of Locomotion Liduin S. Meershoek and Ton vd Bogert
Chapter 14: Metabolic Energetics of Locomotion Mathew Gerard and David Hodgson
Chapter 15: Scaled Energetics of Locomotion At L. Hof
Chapter 16: Modelling of Locomotion Adam Arabian and Hilary Clayton

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