Epidemiology of racetrack injuries in racehorses

Parkin, T.D.H. (2008) Epidemiology of racetrack injuries in racehorses. Veterinary Clinics of North America: Equine Practice, 24(1), pp. 1-19. (doi:10.1016/j.cveq.2007.11.003)

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Abstract

This article describes the development of epidemiologic analyses of racetrack injury in racehorses. The risk or rate of fatal and nonfatal injury in racing and training around the world is examined. The focus is on the importance of global collaboration and the identification of modifiable risk factors. In particular, exercise-related risk factors for injury are evaluated and the potential impact of interventions discussed.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Parkin, Professor Timothy
Authors: Parkin, T.D.H.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Veterinary Medicine
Journal Name:Veterinary Clinics of North America: Equine Practice
ISSN:0749-0739

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