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Influence of 8-Week Horseback Riding Activity on Balance and Pelvic Movements in an Older Adult Population

Anne M.H. Severyn, Nathan R. Luzum, Kristine L. Vernon, Marieke Van Puymbroeck, and John D. DesJardins

were gentle natured and had prior experience in a therapeutic riding setting. Participants signed an informed consent and lessons were held at the university’s equine center in their outdoor arena (100 × 200 ft). A 30-ft walkway was created with GoPro (San Mateo, CA) cameras (300 Hz) set up 30 ft

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Effect of Exercise Training on Cardiac Biomarkers in At-Risk Populations: A Systematic Review

Susan Sullivan Glenney, Derrick Paul Brockemer, Andy C. Ng, Michael A. Smolewski, Vladimir M. Smolgovskiy, and Adam S. Lepley

animals OR hamster* OR swine OR equine OR horse OR horses OR swine OR porcine OR pig OR pigs OR goat OR goats OR youth OR “young adults” OR “young adulthood” OR child OR children OR “executive function” OR cognition OR cognitive OR dementia OR supplement OR supplements OR “heart failure” OR statin OR

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Age-Related Changes in Achilles Tendon Stiffness and Impact on Functional Activities: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Tijs Delabastita, Stijn Bogaerts, and Benedicte Vanwanseele

sliding capacity in older equine tendons ( Godinho, Thorpe, Greenwald, & Screen, 2017 ). Similarly, research also reported that decreased interfascicular sliding capacity is also related to alterations in Achilles tendon stiffness in older adults ( Franz & Thelen, 2016 ). To conclude, these changes in

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Regulating Sport for the Non-Human Athlete: Horses for Courses

Chrysostomos Giannoulakis

By Jonathan G. Merritt. Published in November 2018 by Lexington Books, Lantham, MA, USA The author set out to examine the overall power structure and regulatory framework of equine-related sports. The author took a holistic approach to that matter by illustrating the current status quo of

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Self-Reported Physical Activity and Perception of Athleticism in American Equestrian Athletes

Michaela M. Keener, Kimberly I. Tumlin, and Deirdre Dlugonski

disciplines that compromise equestrian activities, categorized into English, Western, short-burst activities (eg, Thoroughbred racing or vaulting), carriage driving, and equine-assisted services. The recreational population is estimated to be 90% female, with the average age of all participants between 35 and

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Mental Health in Equestrian Sport

Hannah Butler-Coyne, Vaithehy Shanmuganathan-Felton, and Jamie Taylor

to specialist intervention if required. Thirdly, as advocated by the findings within this study whilst also research on equine-assisted therapy with various (clinical) population groups (e.g., adults, Bizub, Joy, & Davidson, 2003 ; children, Schultz, Remick-Barlow, & Robbins, 2007 ) the horse

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Men and Women Competing on Equal Terms? A Cross-Sectional Study of Young Women About the Impact of Menstrual Concerns on Equestrian Sport Participation

Kirrilly Thompson, Dani Jennifer Barrington, and Julia Coffey

.), Equestrian cultures in global and local contexts (pp. 65–79) . Springer Press . Thompson , K. ( 2019 ). Dressage dilemmas: Ethics where sport and art collide . In J. Bornemark , P. Andersson , & U. Ekström von Essen (Eds.), Equine cultures in transition: Ethical questions (pp.  150 – 164

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North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity

Katsavelis, Creighton University; Edye Godden, Heartland Equine Therapeutic Riding Academy; Kaiti King, Heartland Equine Therapeutic Riding Academy; Martyna Adamiec, Creighton University; Anastasia Kyvelidou, Creighton University Hippotherapy (HPOT) is a therapeutic service performed to treat a variety of