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 2017 BOARD-CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION

"Please note that this is a guideline for a reading list of textbooks and journals suggested for preparation for the 2017 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).

Selected Core Knowledge Textbooks

  1. Animal Physiotherapy - Assessment, Treatment and Rehabilitation of Animals. McGowan C, Goff L, Stubbs N. Blackwell Publishing, 2007. ISBN: 9781-4051-3185-7. [Also available as online book.]
  2. Atlas of Small Animal Wound Management and Reconstructive Surgery. Pavletic MM John Wiley & Sons, 2010. 3rd ed.  ISBN: 978-0813811246.   INCLUDING pages 18-29 in Chapter 2
  3. Canine Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy. Millis D, Levine D, Taylor RA (eds). Saunders, 2014. 2nd ed. [also available as online book] - INCLUDING the following chapters: 1-3, 6-31.
  4. Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery. 2nd ed. Hinchcliff KW, Kaneps AJ, Geor RJ. Saunders Ltd., 2014. ISBN 978-0702047718. [also avaialble as online book]  - INCLUDING the following chapters: 6-13, 38-39, 42-46, 62-64.
  5. Equine Surgery. Saunders Elsevier, 4th ed.  2012. Auer JA, Stick JA.  ISBN: 978-1437708677. [also available as online book ] - INCLUDING the following chapters: 1-2, 4, 7-8, 12, 15, 17, 74-77.
  6. Exercise Physiology: Nutrition, Energy and Human Performance. 8th ed. McArdle WD, Katch FI, Katch VL. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins,8th edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. ISBN: 978-0781797818.
  7. Fluid, Electrolyte and Acid Base Disorders in Small Animal Practice, 4th ed. Dibartola SP. Elsevier: Saunders, 2011. ISBN: 978-1437706543. [Also available as Online Book] - INCLUDING the following chapters: 1-17.
  8. Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology. Guyton A and Hall J. 2016, 13th edition. Elsevier.
    ISBN 978-0808924005. INCLUDING the following chapters: 1-8.
  9. Handbook of Veterinary Neurology. 5th ed. Lorenz M, Coates J, Kent M. Elsevier: Saunders, 2011. ISBN: 978-1437706512. [also available as online book]
  10. Handbook of Veterinary Pain Management. 2nd ed.  Gaynor J, Muir W. Mosby Elsevier, 2008. ISBN: 978-0323046794. [Also available as Online Book]
  11. Joint Structure and Function: A Comprehensive Analysis. Levangie P and Norkin C. 2011, 5th edition.
    FA Davis Company. ISBN: 978-0803611917. [also available as online book - limited simultaneous access]
  12. Orthopaedic Basic Science: Foundations of Clinical Practice. [online only-limited simultaneous access] Einhorn TA, O’Keefe , RJ, and Buckwalter JA (editors). 2013, 4th edition. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. ISBN: 978-0892033607.
  13. Textbook of Veterinary Anatomy. 4th ed.  Dyce KM, Sack WO, Wensing CJG. Saunders, 2010. ISBN: 978-1-4160-6607-1.
  14. Textbook of Veterinary Diagnostic Radiology, 6th ed. Thrall DE.   Elsevier Saunders, 2012. ISBN: 1455703648. [also available as online book - limited simultaneous access]
  15. Veterinary Surgery: Small Animal. Tobias KM and Johnston SA. 2012. Saunders, 2012. ISBN: 978-
    1437707465. INCLUDING the following chapters: 1, 4, 6, 7, 10, 14-16, 19-20, 22, 41-46, 49.

Selected Canine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Textbooks (in process)

  1. Animal Physiotherapy - Assessment, Treatment and Rehabilitation of Animals. McGowan C, Goff L, Stubbs N. Blackwell Publishing, 2007. ISBN: 9781-4051-3185-7. [Also available as online book.]
  2. BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Rehabilitation, Supportive and Palliative Care. Lindley S and Watson P. 2010. British Small Animal Veterinary Association. ISBN: 978-1905319206. INCLUDING the following chapters: 1-13.
  3. Canine Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy. Millis D, Levine D, Taylor RA (eds). Saunders, 2014. 2nd ed. [also available as online book]
  4. Canine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. Zink CM and Van Dyke JB. John Wiley and Sons. 2013. ISBN: 081381216X. [also available as online book]
  5. Care of the Racing & Retired Greyhound. Blythe LL, Gannon JR, Craig AM, et al. American Greyhound Council Inc, 2007. ISBN: 978-0964145634.
  6. Miller’s Anatomy of the Dog. Evans HE and de Lahunta A. 2013, 4th edition, Elsevier Saunders. ISBN-13: 978-1437708127.
  7. Small Animal Clinical Nutrition. 5th ed. Hand MS, Thatcher CD, Remillard RL, et al (eds). Mark Morris Institute; 2010. ISBN: 978-0615297019.
  8. Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Ettinger SJ and Feldman EC. 2010, 7th edition. Elsevier Saunders. ISBN: 978-1416065937. INCLUDING the following chapters: 1, 2, 7, 10-12, 27-30, 41-55, 63-70, 86, 89, 101, 119, 121, 124, 129, 133, 158-159, 186-187, 195, 199, 206, 227-233, 234-235, 264-265, 267-271, 300, 328.
  9. Veterinary Surgery: Small Animal Tobias KM, Johnston SA. 1st Edition. Saunders, 2012. 1437707467. INCLUDING the following chapters: 1-11, 15, 20, 22-23, 26-37, 39-77, 98-105,118.

Selected Equine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Textbooks

  1. Auer JA, Stick JA. Equine Surgery. Saunders Elsevier, 4th ed. 2012. ISBN: 9780702029509. [also available as online book ]
  2. Back W, Clayton HM (eds). Equine Locomotion. 2nd ed. Elsevier: London. 2013. ISBN: 9780702029509
  3. Butler J, Colles C, Dyson S, Kold S, Poulos P. Clinical Radiology of the Horse. Wiley, 2011, ISBN 144435776X. [also available as online book-limited simultaneous access]
  4. Clayton HM. The Dynamic Horse A Biomechanical Guide to Equine Movement and Performance. Sport Horse Publications, 2004. ISBN: 978-0974767000.
  5. Hinchcliff KW, Kaneps AJ, Geor RJ. Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery. 2nd ed. Saunders Ltd., 2014. ISBN 978-0702047718. [also avaialble as online book]
  6. Kidd JA, Lu KG, Frazer ML. Atlas of Equine Ultrasonography. [online only]  John Wiley & Sons, 2014.
  7. 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]
  8. McIlwraith, CW, Frisbie, DD. Kawcak CE, van Weeren PR. Joint Disease in the Horse, 2nd edition, 2016. Elsevier. ISBN 978-1-4557-5969-9. [also available as online book]
  9. Ross MW, Dyson SJ. Diagnosis and Management of Lameness in the Horse. 2nd ed. Elsevier Saunders, 2010. ISBN: 1416060693 [Also available as online book]

Selected Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Journals

Selected Canine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Journals

PubMed search link to all ACVSMR Selected Canine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Journals
(Use PubMed's Publication dates: "Custom Range..." option on the left to enter the years you need to review for your exam.)  Adding AND dogs will narrow your results to those involving dogs.

The veterinary journals listed below contain articles relevant to the field of canine 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 2017 American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation board-certification examination, questions will be created from literature published between July 1, 2011 and July 1, 2016.
Exam questions may also originate from information in older journal articles (prior to July 2011) if they are considered essential or foundational to the development and practice of canine sports medicine and rehabilitation. The applicant is responsible for material as it relates to the basic science and clinical practice of canine sports medicine and rehabilitation.

Selected Equine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Journals

The veterinary journals listed below contain articles relevant to the field of equine 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 2017 American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation board-certification examination, questions will be created from literature published between July 2011 and July 2016.

Exam questions may also originate from information in older journal articles (<2011) if they are considered essential or foundational to the development and practice of equine sports medicine and rehabilitation. The applicant is responsible for material as it relates to the basic science and clinical practice of equine sports medicine and rehabilitation.

PubMed search link to all ACVSMR "Relevant Journals for Equine-Specific Candidates" EXCEPT Equine Veterinary Education
(Use PubMed's Publication dates: "Custom Range..." option on the left to enter the years you need to review for your exam.) Adding AND horses will narrow your results to those involving horses.

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“This is only a convenience copy of the reading list to help find copies of reading materials in the NCSU Libraries.  It does not replace the official reading list. Candidates are responsible for ensuring they use the latest reading list.”

American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

Core Topic Rubric and Reading List (PDF) (Updated 6/8/16)

Canine Topic Rubric and Reading List (PDF) (Updated 6/13/16)

Equine Topic Rubric and Reading List (PDF) (Updated 6/13/16)

Web page updated 7/6/2016

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