This unique resource 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 of the horse. 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. This first edition of Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery: Basic and Clinical Sciences of the Equine Athlete was originally published in 2004. 1344 p.
New 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
- Kenneth W. Hincliff, ed. BVSc (Hons), MS, PhD, Diplomate ACVIM (Large Animal), Dean and Professor. University of Melbourne (Australia), Faculty of Veterinary Science.
- Andris J. Kaneps, ed. DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACVS, Diplomate ACVSMR, Proprietor. Kaneps Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery.
- Raymond J. Geor, ed. BVSc, MVSc, PhD, Diplomate ACVIM (Large Animal), Diplomate ACVSMR, Diplomate ACVN (Honorary), Professor and Chairperson. Michigan State University, MI (USA), Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine.
- Publisher: Saunders
- Original publication date (print): 2004-07 [reprinted and updated: 2017]
- ISBN (print): 978-0-702026-71-3