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Publication type: Journal Article
Document type: Full Paper

Year: 2015

Author(s): Breitfuss, K; Franz, M; Peham, C; Bockstahler, B

Title: Surface Electromyography of the Vastus Lateralis, Biceps Femoris, and Gluteus Medius Muscle in Sound Dogs During Walking and Specific Physiotherapeutic Exercises.

Source: Vet Surg. 2015; 44(5):588-595



Authors Vetmeduni Vienna:

Bockstahler Barbara
Peham Christian

Vetmed Research Units
University Equine Clinic, Clinical Unit of Equine Surgery
University Clinic for Small Animals, Clinical Unit of Small Animal Surgery


Abstract:
To analyze the muscle activity patterns of the vastus lateralis (VL), biceps femoris (BF), and gluteus medius (GM) during walking and specific physiotherapeutic exercises in clinically sound, healthy dogs without lameness.

Keywords Pubmed: Animals
Dogs/physiology*
Electromyography/veterinary
Female
Gait/physiology*
Hindlimb/physiology
Male
Muscle, Skeletal/physiology*
Walking/physiology*


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