• Borresen, J. and Lambert, M.I. (2007) Changes in heart rate recovery in response to acute changes in training load. Eur. J. appl. Physiol. 101, 503-511.
  • Cikrytova, E., Kostelecka, B., Kovar, J., Horak, F. and Hanak, J. (1991) Standardized exercise test on a track to evaluate exercise capacity in different breeds of horses. In: Equine Exercise Physiology 3, Eds: S.G.B. Persson and L.B. Jeffcott, ICEEP Publications, Davis, California. pp 37-40.
  • Coen, B., Urhausen, A. and Kindermann, W. (2003) Sport specific performance diagnosis in rowing: an incremental graded exercise test in coxless pairs. Int. J. Sports Med. 24, 428-432.
  • Cole, C.R., Blackstone, E.H., Pashkow, F.J., Snader, C.E. and Lauer, M.S. (1999) Heart-rate recovery immediately after exercise as a predictor of mortality. N. Engl. J. Med. 341, 1351-1357.
  • Courouce, A. (1999) Field exercise testing for assessing fitness in French standardbred trotters. Vet. J. 157, 112-122.
  • Ehrlein, H.J., Hornicke, H., Von Engelhardt, W. and Tolkmitt, G. (1973) [Heart rate during standardised exercise as a measure for the working capacity of horses]. Zentralbl. Veterinarmed. A 20, 188-208.
  • Evans, D.L. (2007) Physiology of equine performance and associated tests of function. Equine vet. J. 39, 373-383.
  • Foreman, J.H., Bayly, W.M., Grant, B.D. and Gollnick, P.D. (1990) Standardized exercise test and daily heart rate responses of Thoroughbreds undergoing conventional race training and detraining. Am. J. vet. Res. 51, 914-920.
  • Hada, T., Ohmura, H., Mukai, K., Eto, D., Takahashi, T. and Hiraga, A. (2006) Utilisation of the time constant calculated from heart rate recovery after exercise for evaluation of autonomic activity in horses. Equine vet. J., Suppl. 36, 141-145.
  • Hagberg, J.M., Hickson, R.C., Ehsani, A.A. and Holloszy, J.O. (1980) Faster adjustment to and recovery from submaximal exercise in the trained state. J. appl. Physiol. 48, 218-224.
  • Kobayashi, M. (2007) Simple lactate measurement in horses using a portable lactate analyzer with lancet skin punctures under field conditions. J. equine Sci. 18, 5-11.
  • Kobayashi, M., Kuribara, K. and Amada, A. (1999) Application of V200 values for evaluation of training effects in the young thoroughbred under field conditions. Equine vet. J., Suppl. 30, 159-162.
  • Marlin, D. and Nankervis, K. (2002) Exercise testing. In: Equine Exercise Physiology, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford. pp 211-244.
  • Munoz, A., Santisteban, R., Rubio, M.D., Riber, C., Aguera, E.I. and Castejon, F.M. (1999) Locomotor response to exercise in relation to plasma lactate accumulation and heart rate in Andalusian and Anglo-Arabian horses. Vet. Res. Comm. 23, 369-384.
  • Persson, S.G.B. (1983) Evaluation of exercise tolerance and fitness in the performance horse. In: Equine Exercise Physiology, Eds: D.H. Snow, S.G.B. Persson and R.J. Rose, Granta Editions, ICEEP Publications, Cambridge. pp 441-457.
  • Pierpont, G.L. and Voth, E.J. (2004) Assessing autonomic function by analysis of heart rate recovery from exercise in healthy subjects. Am. J. Cardiol. 94, 64-68.
  • Roecker, K., Striegel, H. and Dickhuth, H.H. (2003) Heart-rate recommendations: transfer between running and cycling exercise? Int. J. Sports Med. 24, 173-178.
  • Rose, R.J. and Christley, R.M. (1995) How useful are submaximal exercise tests to forecast performance? Equine vet. J., Suppl. 18, 471-479.
  • Rose, R.J., Hendrickson, D.K. and Knight, P.K. (1990) Clinical exercise testing in the normal thoroughbred racehorse. Aust. vet. J. 67, 345-348.
  • Rugh, K.S., Jiang, B., Hatfield, D.G., Garner, H.E. and Hahn, A.W. (1992) Mathematical modelling of post-exercise heart rate recovery in ponies. Biomed. Sci. Instrum. 28, 151-156.
  • Savin, W.M., Davidson, D.M. and Haskell, W.L. (1982) Autonomic contribution to heart rate recovery from exercise in humans. J. appl. Physiol. 53, 1572-1575.
  • Seeherman, H.J. and Morris, E.A. (1990) Application of a standardised treadmill exercise test for clinical evaluation of fitness in 10 thoroughbred racehorses. Equine vet. J., Suppl. 9, 26-34.
  • Sloet van Oldruitenborgh-Oosterbaan, M.M. and Clayton, H.M. (1999) Advantages and disadvantages of track vs. treadmill tests. Equine vet. J., Suppl. 30, 645-647.
  • Sloet van Oldruitenborgh-Oosterbaan, M.M., Wensing, T. and Breukink, H.J. (1987) Standardized exercise test on a track to evaluate fitness and training of saddle horses. In: Equine Exercise Physiology 2, Eds: J.R. Gillepsie and N.E. Robinson, ICEEP Publications, San Diego, California. pp 68-76.
  • Stahel, S. (2004) Erhebung von Trainingsintensitäten und -umfang bei Trabrennpferden in der Schweiz, Doctoral Thesis, University of Zurich, p 127.
  • Vermeulen, A.D. and Evans, D.L. (2006) Measurements of fitness in thoroughbred racehorses using field studies of heart rate and velocity with a global positioning system. Equine vet. J., Suppl. 36, 113-117.