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Author Zink, M. Christine

Title Canine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation
Published Arnes, AI : Wiley, 2013


Description 1 online resource (483 pages)
Contents Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Contributors; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1: What Is a Canine Athlete?; Introduction to canine sports medicine; Types of canine performance and working activities; Canine sports and pleasure activities; Working dogs; Noncompetition athletes; Canine structure and its effects on canine performance; Overall body type; Pelvic limb structure; Forelimb structure; The tail; Dewclaws; History-taking for the canine athlete; Gonadectomy status; All athletic/working events in which the dog participates; Highest titles achieved in athletic events
Difficulties in performance eventsAmount of exercise the patient experiences in a typical week; Diet and supplements; References; 2: Locomotion and Athletic Performance; Introduction; Normal gaits; The walk; The trot; The canter; The gallop; The amble; The pace; Gait training/retraining; Gait analysis tools; Temporal characteristics of gait; Electromyography; Kinematic analysis; Kinetic systems; References; 3: Musculoskeletal Structure and Physiology; Basic organization of musculoskeletal connective tissues; Cellular components of musculoskeletal tissues
Molecular components of extracellular matrixMusculoskeletal ontogeny; Structure-function relationships of musculoskeletal tissues; Basic concepts; Skeletal muscle; Bone; Cartilage; Synovium; Tendons, ligaments, and entheses; References; 4: The Role of Nutrition in Canine Performance and Rehabilitation; Energetics and the myofiber; Conversion of substrate to energy; Glycolysis and beta oxidation of fatty acids; Energetics of substrates; Body condition and energy utilization at rest and during exercise; Nutrition for performance; Dietary protein: beyond energy
Dietary fat and carbohydrate: energy and demandsCarbohydrates: timing and strategy; Dietary fiber; Electrolytes, minerals, and the canine athlete; Vitamins/antioxidants and the canine athlete; Feeding strategies in canine athletes; Nutrition and rehabilitation; Obesity and rehabilitation; Diet and rehabilitation in the geriatric dog; Feeding to mitigate inflammation and joint disease; Webliography; References; 5: Introduction to Canine Rehabilitation; What is canine rehabilitation?; Physical therapy principles and terminology; Biomechanics; Dynamics and kinematics; End feels; Range of Motion
FlexibilityProprioception; Neuromuscular response to injury; Joint mobilizations; Muscle contraction terminology; Open and closed packed positions; Kinetic chains; Gait analysis; Weight-bearing terminology; Functional impairments; Disability; Canine evaluation from the physical therapy perspective; Goal setting; Designing a treatment plan of care; Owner compliance; Webliography; References; 6: Manual Therapy; STM; Soft tissue assessment; Soft tissue treatment; ROM; PROM; Flexibility; Assessment of muscle flexibility; Treatment of decreased flexibility; Joint mobilization; Assessing joint play
Summary Canine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation offers a gold-standard, comprehensive reference on all aspects of sports medicine and rehabilitation for all dogs. Written by an outstanding group of leaders in the field, the book covers topics ranging from biomechanics, exercise physiology, nutrition, and common orthopedic conditions of the canine athlete to in-depth rehabilitation and integrative therapies for all dogs. Each chapter includes case studies and numerous color images to demonstrate the concepts discussed. Encompassing basic science and integrated veterinary and ph
Notes Joint mobilization (treatment)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Canine sports medicine.
Dogs -- Diseases -- Treatment
Dog sports.
Canine sports medicine
Dog sports
Dogs -- Diseases -- Treatment
Form Electronic book
Author Van Dyke, Janet B
LC no. 2012040909
ISBN 9781118541517