Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery : Basic and clinical sciences of the equine athlete, Hardback Book

Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery : Basic and clinical sciences of the equine athlete Hardback


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 2015High quality artwork, including relevant radiographic, ultrasonographic, CAT scan, and MRI images, aid understanding and diagnosisProvides a truly international perspective, including guidelines pertinent to different geographic areas, and racing jurisdictionsIn-depth coverage of the role of the veterinarian in the management of athletic horsesExplores the use of complementary therapies


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 1320 pages, Approx. 741 illustrations (442 in full color)
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
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  • Category: Equine veterinary medicine
  • ISBN: 9780702047718



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