Pacing in Endurance

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Pacing in Endurance

Anyone involved in endurance is aware that the sport developed rapidly in the 1990s and this development rapidly outstripped veterinary and scientific knowledge. However, there was a rapid response from the research and veterinary community which resulted in a number of initiatives. For example, at the International Conference on Equine Exercise Physiology held in Kentucky in 2002, I organised a ½ day workshop on endurance with over 150 vets and scientists and this led to a 2-day intensive endurance workshop at the Animal Health Trust in Newmarket, organised by Professor Leo Jeffcott (representing the FEI) and myself . . .

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Dr David Marlin is a physiologist and biochemist who has worked in academia, research and professional sport. He has worked in the equestrian and veterinary world and in human sport, healthcare, medicine and exercise science. In 1989 David obtained his PhD from the UK’s leading sports university, Loughborough University following a four-year study on the responses of Thoroughbred racehorses to exercise and training, undertaken at the renowned Animal Health Trust in Newmarket. You can read David's full biography in the Our Website section.