The project will form part of a wider multidisciplinary collaborative study between Australia and Ireland, which will investigate the multifactorial demands placed on jockeys. The study is designed to evaluate the physiological, cognitive, health and lifestyle characteristics of jockeys.
Australian Racing Board
The project has a number of key objectives which include: 1Analysis of the critical multifactorial demands involved in flat horse racing, trackwork and barrier trials. 2An increased awareness as to the critical demands of being a jockey within that practitioner who are involved in jockey wellbeing. 3Improvement in the overall quality care of jockey wellbeing 4increased self sufficiency of practitioners located in remote areas 5A standardization of management of Jockey medical care on a nationwide basis. 6 Development and updating of a web based resource for medical practitioners who are involved in the treatment and care of jockeys.
Project Start Date
Friday, January 8, 2010
Project Completion Date
Friday, July 29, 2011
Journal Articles From Project
An environmentally sustainable Australia
Soil, water and managing natural resources
HOR-Reduce the incidence and impact of diseases and parasites in horses