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Equistat Research Digest

A selection of Abstracts and fully published research papers using Bio-electrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) are detailed below.

The references marked with an * indicate that an Equistat device has been used in the study.

Total body water and ECFV measured using bioelectrical impedance analysis and indicator dilution in horses. (Forro M et al.)

J applied physiology Aug 2000; 89(2): 663-73
REF2 Chemical body composition of 20 thoroughbred foals at 160 days of age, and preliminary investigation of techniques used to predict body fatness. (Gee EK et al.)

New Zealand Veterinary Journal June 2003; 51(3):125-131
REF3 Overview of horse body composition and muscle architecture: implications for performance. (Kearns CF et al.)

Veterinary Journal 2002 Nov; 164(3):168-70
REF4 To Develop Rapid, Non-Invasive Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) Technology, So That It Can Be Used to Accurately Assess Hydration Status & Body Composition.

Equine Research Centre and University of Guelph
REF5 Water intake and fluid shifts in horses: effects of hydration status during two exercise tests. (Nyman S et al.)

Equine veterinary Journal 2002 Mar; 34(2):133-42
REF6 Recovery from transport and acclimatisation of competition horses in a hot humid environment. (Marlin DJ et al.)

Equine veterinary Journal 2001 Jul;33(4):371-9
Prediction of hydration status using multi-frequency bioelectrical impedance analysis during exercise and recovery in horses. (McKeen G et al.)

Equine and Comparative Exercise Physiology 2004 1(3); 199-209
Time course and magnitude of changes in total body water, extracellular fluid volume, intracellular fluid volume and plasma volume during submaximal exercise and recovery in horses. (Lindinger MI et al.)

Equine and Comparative Exercise Physiology 2004 1(2); 131-139
Use of multifrequency bioelectrical impedance analysis for estimation of total body water and extracellular and intracellular fluid volumes in horses. (Langdon Fielding C et al.)

Am J Vet Res 2004 65; 320-326
Myosin heavy chain profiles and body composition are different in old versus young Standardbred mares. (Lehnhard RA et al.)

The Veterinary Journal 167 (2004) 59-66
Hydration of exercised Standardbred racehorses assessed noninvasively using multi-frequency bioelectrical impedance analyis. (A. Waller and M.I. Lindinger)

Equine vet. J.,Suppl.(2006) 36 00-00