TITLE

WHAT'S AT THE HEART OF BREAKDOWNS?

AUTHOR(S)
Ross, Christine; Barakat, Christine
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Equus;May2008, Issue 368, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the application of heart rate variability (HRV) analysis in preventing breakdowns in horses. The author, a veterinarian in equine practice, claims that HRV analysis can be used to gauge the fitness, health and fatigue of a horse. Such information can be used to modify the training and schedule of a horse, reducing the risk breakdowns and fatigue-related illnesses. A study on HRV analysis in horses is discussed. INSET: What "fatigue" really means.
ACCESSION #
31972965

 

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