A study investigating the potential effect of equine brachiocephalicus muscle tenderness on forelimb kinematics.

Poster presentation at Alltech Hartpury Equine conference, May 2017.
Poster presentation at Horses Inside Out Conference, Feb 2018
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  • Evidence that asymmetrical muscle tenderness in the brachiocephalicus muscle may influence forelimb kinematics
  • Results suggest when evaluating muscle tenderness by pressure algometry, site within the muscle may be important

Purchas, A., Hedderly, S., Hunnisett, A. (2017)