Equine Locomotion

Equine Locomotion

Edited by Willem Back, DVM, PhD, Diplomate, ECVS, Diplomate, RNVA, Assistant Professor in Equine Surgery, Department of Equine Sciences, Utrecht University, The Netherlands; and Hilary M. Clayton, BVSc, PhD, MRCVS, McPhail Dressage Chair in Equine Sports Science, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences,College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI


Preface
R. McNeill Alexander

Glossary
Nancy M. Deuel

Chapter 1: History of Locomotor Research
P. René 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 Holmström

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