publication . Article . 2016

Effect of fish oil supplementation on heart rate and rectal temperature in healthy dogs during a treadmill training program

Pellegrino, Francisco Javier; Risso, Analía Lorena; Corrada, Yanina Alejandra;
Open Access Spanish; Castilian
  • Published: 01 Jun 2016
  • Publisher: Universidad Nacional de la Plata. Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias
  • Country: Argentina
Abstract
The aim of this study was to assess the effect of fish oil supplementation on heart rate and rectal temperature in healthy dogs during a treadmill training program. In a crossover experimental design, 5 male dogs were randomly assigned to control and fish oil groups, and received 54 mg fish oil/kg of body weight0.75 per day. All dogs were trained on a treadmill twice a week for 12 weeks. Each session was 30 minutes long, at 8 km/h speed and a 7.5 % slope. Heart rate was assessed before, immediately after and 5 minutes after finishing each training session. Rectal temperature was measured before and after each session. In the fish oil group, heart rate and rectal...
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free text keywords: CANINO, ÁCIDOS GRASOS OMEGA 3, EJERCICIO, FISIOLOGÍA, Ciencias Veterinarias, CIENCIAS AGRÍCOLAS, Perros, Ácidos Grasos Omega-3, lcsh:Animal culture, lcsh:SF1-1100, lcsh:Veterinary medicine, lcsh:SF600-1100
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