The aim of
this study was to discover the effect of the red KTGfpT,
placed on the M.
brachiocephalicus and the M.
extensor carpi radialis, to four angles of
in walk and
For this purpose
ten horses from the Veterinary Medicine University
examined on a
treadmill. For the following recording and
the evaluation later onthe
was calibrated and the computersystem CORTEX® was prepared.
with 1,3 mega pixel, wich makes
120 frames per second were placed around the treadmill to
collect the data. For every record 26 markers were fixed on selected areas of the
For this study only the markers from the head,
neck and the wither were important.
with at least seven movement cycles
in both gaits. The fragmentation
was made with the use of the marker of
the left hoof. The records were done in walk and trot
without Tape, with Tape and post Tape.
sagittal layer where calculated
with coordinates of the x-and z-axes.
was defined with the Vector of the nose-forhead to the vertical.
was combined of the
nose, forehead and C4. Angle3 was examined between the marker on the neck (C2-C4-C6)
Angle4 was composed of the wither and the neck markers C6-C4.
Statistical analysis was
(IBM®, Armonk, NY, USA).
The normality of data was tested with the
and a significance
with ANOVA with measurement repetition.
analysis showed no significance
difference between without
Tape, with Tape and post Tape.
mobility of the neck
to the right and left side could be researched. Also
with the KT
fixed on the muscles
for a longer periode of time
treatment would be required to prove a potentional comparable difference
between before and
after treatment with KT.