Past proceedings - iceep 2

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iceep 2 Contents


Cardiovascular and respiratory function in the athletic horse

Effect of training on modul planar vectors during ventricular depolarization in thoroughbred horses using a tetrahedron lead system.

Echocardiography changes with endurance training.

Cardiopulmonary response to exercise and detraining in the quarter horse.

Maximum oxygen uptake in racehorses: changes with training state and prediction from sub maximal cardio respiratory measurements.

Standardized exercise test on a track to evaluate fitness and training of saddle horses.

Cardiopulmonary and metabolic responses to exercise in the quarter horse: effects of training.

Performance evaluation and detection of injury during exercise training in the quarter horse using a heart rate computer.

Evaluation of factors influencing the performance of four equine heart rate meters.

Cardio respiratory effects of clenbuterol in fit thoroughbred horses during a maximal exercise test.

Furosemide and systemic circulation severe exercise.

Respiratory gas exchange kinetics in transition from rest or prior exercise in ponies.

Relationships between arterial oxygen tensions and cardio circulatory and pulmonary function at rest and during sub maximal exercise in the horse.

Ventilatory response to exercise in horses with exercise induced hypoxemia.

Body temperature changes in horses during riding: time course and effects on heart rate and respiratory frequency.

The measurement of respiratory airflow in exercising horses.

The oxygen cost of weight loading and inclined treadmill exercise in the horse.

Pulmonary ventilation in thoroughbred horses at maximum performance.

Effect of sub maximal exercise and training on dead space ventilation in the horse.

Effects of a cold environment on exercise tolerance in the horse.

Alveolar macrophage function in thoroughbreds after strenuous exercise.


Muscle bone and fat propositions and the muscle distribution of thoroughbreds and other horses.

Muscle fiber type changes in the middle gluteal of quarter and standard bred horses from birth though one year of age.

Change in muscle fiber type variation within the middle gluteal of young and mature horses as a function of sampling depth.

Relating maximal oxygen consumption to skeletal muscle mitochondria in horses.

Metabolics response to racing determined in pools off type I IIA and IB fibers.

Responses to repeated high intensity exercise influence on muscle metabolic.

Effects of maximal exercise on equine muscle: change in metabolics

Influence of post exercise activity on rates of muscle and blood lactate disappearance in the thoroughbred horse.

Changes in free and bound carnitine in muscle with maximal sprint exercise in the thoroughbred horse.

Skeletal muscle buffer capacity changes in standard bred horses: effects of growth and training.

Buffering and aerobic capacity in equine muscle: variation and effect of training.

Gel electrophoresis of proteins from single equine muscle fibers.

Skeletal muscle buffer capacity in equine muscle: variation and effect of training.

A field study of circulatory response and muscle characteristics in young thoroughbreds.

Cardio-respiratory and muscle metabolic responses to draught work on a treadmill in standard bred horses.


Haematology and body fluids in the equine athlete: a review

Lactate concentrations in thoroughbred horses following maximal exercise under field conditions.

Bicarbonate administration and muscle metabolism during high intensity exercise.

The effect of sodium bicarbonate ingestion on blood parameters in exercising horses.

Blood and muscle ammonia concentrations in horses during treadmill work and after racing.

Acute changes in the water content and density of blood and plasma in the thoroughbred horse during maximal exercise: relevance to the calculation of metabolite concentrations in these tissues and in muscle.

The effect of sub maximal treadmill training on heart rate lactate and ammonia in quarter horses.

Effect of exercise and training on erythrocyte content of 2,3 DPG and oxygen content of blood in the horse.

Field observations on selenium status, whole blood glutathione peroxidase and plasma gamma glutamyl transferase activities in thoroughbred racehorses

The effect of exercise on plasma adrenocorticotrophin cortisol and insulin in the horse and adaptations with training.


Locomotion of the athletic horse.

Computerized force plate determination of equine weight bearing profiles.

Redistribution of ground reaction forces in experimentally induced equine carpal lameness.

Individual variation in the quarter horse gallop.

Locomotor forces of galloping horses.

A method to analyse forces and moments in the extremities of the horse during the stance phase at the trot.

Kinematics of the equine carpus.

Kinematics of the thoracolumbar spine of the horse during dorsoventral movements: a preliminary report.

Non-invasive measurement of bone quality in horses and changes associated with exercise.

Changes in borne strength and density in standard reds from weaning to onset of training.


Nutrition of the equine athlete.

Effect of dietary fat on blood parameters in exercised thoroughbred horses.

The effect of dietary energy source on exercise performance in Standard bred horses.

Glycogen repletion following different diets.


Path physiology of exercise induced diseases of the musculoskeletal system of the equine athlete.

Vascular changes in the lungs of horses with exercise induced pulmonary haemorrhage.

Histology features of lungs from thoroughbred horses with a history of exercise induced pulmonary haemorrhage.

Changes in arterial oxygen tension in COPD horses after reduction of exposure to dust in the feed and environment.

Characteristics of respiratory airflow during exercise in horses with reduced performance due to pulmonary emphysema or bronchitis.

Exercise tolerance in standard bred trotters with T-wave abnormalities in the electrocardiogram.

Cardiac arrhythmias on the race course.

Exert ional rhabdomyolysis related to malignant hyperthermia using the halothane caffeine contracture test.

Enzyme histochemistry in exertional myopathy.