American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Selected Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Textbooks

 

Selected Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Journals

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READING LIST for the 2015 BOARD-CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION

"Please note that this is a guideline for a reading list of textbooks and journals suggested for preparation for the 2015 board-certification examination with the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. 

Disclaimer: Due to the very diverse knowledge base required of sports medicine and rehabilitation, this reading list is suggested, but not all inclusive. Candidates should use the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation examination rubric for identification of examination topics and the percentage distribution of examination questions within in each topic area as the basis for preparation for the respective examinations."

Selected Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Textbooks

Each of the selected textbooks contains chapters with material pertinent to the field of sports medicine and rehabilitation. The applicant will be responsible for material within relevant chapters related to the basic science and clinical practice of veterinary sports medicine and rehabilitation within the species of interest (i.e., canine or equine).

Relevant Textbooks for all Candidates (Core Knowledge)

  1. Dibartola SP. Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid Base Disorders in Small Animal Practice, 4th ed. Elsevier: Saunders, 2011. ISBN: 978-1437706543. [Also available as Online Book]
  2. Denegar CR, Saliba E, Saliba S. Therapeutic Modalities for Musculoskeletal Injuries, 3rd Ed. Human Kinetics Publishers. ISBN-13: 9780736078917.
  3. Dyce KM, Sack WO, Wensing CJG. Textbook of Veterinary Anatomy. 4th ed. Saunders, 2010. ISBN: 978-1-4160-6607-1.
  4. Gaynor J, Muir W. Handbook of Veterinary Pain Management. 2nd ed. Mosby Elsevier, 2008. ISBN: 978-0323046794. [Also available as Online Book]
  5. Levangie P, Norkin C. Joint Structure and Function: A Comprehensive Analysis. 4th ed. FA Davis Company, 2005. ISBN: 9780803611917. [Note: 5th edition also available.]
  6. Lorenz M, Coates J, Kent M. Handbook of Veterinary Neurology. 5th ed. Elsevier: Saunders, 2011. ISBN: 978-1437706512.
  7. McArdle WD, Katch FI, Katch VL. Exercise Physiology: Nutrition, Energy and Human Performance. 7th ed. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009. ISBN: 978-0781797818. [Library also has 8th ed., 2015]
  8. McGowan C, Goff L, Stubbs N. Animal Physiotherapy - Assessment, Treatment and Rehabilitation of Animals. Blackwell Publishing, 2007. ISBN: 9781-4051-3185-7. [Also available as online book.]
  9. Orthopaedic Basic Science: Foundations of Clinical Practice. 3rd ed. Einhorn TA, O'Keefe RJ, Buckwalter JA, Eds., Rosemont, Illinois, American. Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2007. ISBN: 9780892033607.
  10. Plumb DC. Plumb's Veterinary Drug Handbook. 7th ed. Wiley- Blackwell, 2011. ISBN: 978- 0470959640. [Online available in VIN - VIN access free to Veterinary Academia with registration]
  11. Thrall DE. Textbook of Veterinary Diagnostic Radiology, 6th ed. Elsevier Saunders, 2012. ISBN: 1455703648.
  12. Zink CM and Van Dyke JB. Canine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. John Wiley and Sons. 2013. ISBN: 081381216X. [also available as online book]
  13. Pavletic MM. – Chapter 2 only (online reserve link) Atlas of Small Animal Wound Management and Reconstructive Surgery. John Wiley & Sons, 2009 ISBN: 1119949475
  14. Guyton and Hall.  Chapter 1-8.  Textbook of Medical Physiology. Chapters 1-8.  12th edition.  Saunders, 2010. ISBN-13: 978-1416045748 

Relevant textbooks for Canine-Specific Candidates

  1. Blythe LL, Gannon JR, Craig AM, et al. Care of the Racing & Retired Greyhound. American Greyhound Council Inc, 2007. ISBN: 978-0964145634.
  2. Dyce KM, Sack WO, Wensing CJG. Textbook of Veterinary Anatomy. 4th ed. Saunders, 2010. ISBN: 978-1-4160-6607-1.
  3. Hand MS, Thatcher CD, Remillard RL, et al (eds). Small Animal Clinical Nutrition. 5th ed. Mark Morris Institute; 2010. ISBN: 978-0615297019.
  4. Levine D, Millis DL, Marcellin-Little DJ. Introduction to Veterinary Physical Rehabilitation. Veterinary Clinics of North America: Small Animal Practice. November 2005;35 (6):1247-1254
  5. McGowan C, Goff L, Stubbs N. Animal Physiotherapy - Assessment, Treatment and Rehabilitation of Animals. Blackwell Publishing, 2007. ISBN: 9781-4051-3185-7. [Also available as online book.]
  6. Millis D, Levine D, Taylor RA (eds). Canine Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy. Saunders, 2004. ISBN: 978-0721695556
  7. Tobias KM, Johnston SA. Veterinary Surgery: Small Animal 1st Edition. Saunders, 2012. 1437707467
  8. Zink CM and Van Dyke JB. Canine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. John Wiley and Sons. 2013. ISBN: 081381216X. [also available as online book]
  9. Zink duplicates #8 above.

Relevant textbooks for Equine-Specific Candidates

  1. Auer JA, Stick JA. Equine Surgery. Saunders Elsevier, 4th ed. 2011. ISBN: 9780702029509. [also available as online book ]
  2. Back W, Clayton HM (eds). Equine Locomotion. 2nd ed. Elsevier: London. 2013. ISBN: 9780702029509
  3. Clayton HM. The Dynamic Horse A Biomechanical Guide to Equine Movement and Performance. Sport Horse Publications, 2004. ISBN: 978-0974767000.
  4. Clayton HM. Conditioning Sport Horses. Sport Horse Publications. 1991. ISBN-10: 096957200X.
  5. Dyce KM, Sack WO, Wensing CJG. Textbook of Veterinary Anatomy. 4th ed. Saunders, 2010. ISBN: 978-1-4160-6607-1.
  6. Harman J. The Horse's Pain-Free Back and Saddle-Fit Book. Trafalgar Square Books 2004. ISBN: 1570762929.
  7. Hinchcliff KW, Kaneps AJ, Geor RJ. Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery. Saunders Ltd., 2004. ISBN: 978-0702026713. [Also available as online book]
  8. International Conference on Equine Exercise Physiology (ICEEP) Proceedings, 7th (Equine Veterinary Journal Supplement 2006; v38, Issue S36) and 8th (Equine Veterinary Journal Supplement 2010, v42, Issue S38). .
  9. Jann HW, Fackelman B. Rehabilitating the Athletic Horse. Nova Science Publishers Inc., 2010. ISBN: 978-1608766727.
  10. Jann HW. The Equine Tendon in Health and Disease. Nova Science Publishers Inc., 2013. ISBN: 978-1628080483
  11. McGowan C, Goff L, Stubbs N. Animal Physiotherapy - Assessment, Treatment and Rehabilitation of Animals. Blackwell Publishing, 2007. ISBN: 9781-4051-3185-7. [also available as online book]
  12. Ross MW, Dyson SJ. Diagnosis and Management of Lameness in the Horse. 2nd ed. Elsevier Saunders, 2011. ISBN: 978-1416060697. [Also available as online book]

Selected Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Journals

The human and veterinary journals listed below contain articles relevant to the field of veterinary sports medicine and rehabilitation. Within the listed journals, the majority of examination questions will originate from literature published within the last five years. For the 2014 American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation board-certification examination, questions will be created from literature published between January 2009 and January 2014.

Exam questions may also originate from information in older journal articles (<2009) if they are considered essential or foundational to the development and practice of veterinary sports medicine and rehabilitation. The applicant is responsible for material as it relates to the basic science and clinical practice of veterinary sports medicine and rehabilitation within the species of interest (i.e., canine or equine).

Relevant Journals for Canine-Specific Candidates

Relevant Journals for Equine-Specific Candidates

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