Neuromuscular stimulation to reduce joint loading in the equine forelimb

Summary

unknown

Program

Thoroughbred Horses

Research Organisation

University of Western Australia

Objective Summary

1. Develop an instrumented elastic sleeve to deliver lowlevel vibration to soft tissues of the equine forelimb 2. Evaluate the effectiveness of the sleeve in reduction of joint loads during gait 3. Develop a commercialisation strategy to market the sleeve within the racing industries

Project Code

PRJ-000455

Project Stage

Closed

Project Start Date

Saturday, July 1, 2006

Project Completion Date

Sunday, September 30, 2007

Journal Articles From Project

Not Available

National Priority

Frontier technologies for building and transforming Australian industries

National Priority

Adoption of R&D

National Priority

HOR-Reduce the incidence and impact of diseases and parasites in horses

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