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Acute training in racing horses at two different levels of effort: A haemorheological analysis.
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PMID:  17726254     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
During acute exercise several significant cardiovascular alterations take place, along with possible physiopathological consequences, such as Exercise Inducted Pulmonary Haemorrhage (EIPH). Given the relevance of blood rheology in the determination of flow resistance and its supposed participation in the stated events, the present paper focuses on the analysis of modifications in haematocrit, blood viscosity and erythrocyte deformability in Thoroughbred horses caused by two different levels of effort (6 to 9 m/s and 13 to 16 m/s), in the same track they train in and with their own jockeys. The results obtained show a deep modification in those parameters, as consequence of the exercise. However, no significant discrepancies were observed between the different levels of effort in which the training was performed.
G Catalani; M E Dottavio; M Rasia
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical hemorheology and microcirculation     Volume:  37     ISSN:  1386-0291     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Hemorheol. Microcirc.     Publication Date:  2007  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-08-29     Completed Date:  2007-11-02     Revised Date:  2008-12-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9709206     Medline TA:  Clin Hemorheol Microcirc     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  245-52     Citation Subset:  IM    
Cátedra de Fisiología, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Ovidio Lagos y Ruta 33, 2170 Casilda, Santa Fe, Argentina.
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MeSH Terms
Blood Viscosity / physiology*
Erythrocyte Deformability / physiology
Physical Conditioning, Animal / physiology*
Comment In:
Clin Hemorheol Microcirc. 2008;40(1):73-5   [PMID:  18791268 ]

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