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The effect of age on the racing speed of Thoroughbred racehorses. Takahashi T,. J. Equine Sci. 26, 43-48, 2015.

Muscle glycogen breakdown and lactate metabolism during intensive exercise in Thoroughbred horses. (Kitaoka Y., Endo Y.), Mukai K., Aida H., Hiraga A., (Hatta H.) J. Phys. Fitness Sports Med. 3, 451-456, 2014.

In vivo measurements of flexor tendon and suspensory ligament forces during trotting using the Thoroughbred forelimb model. Takahashi T., Mukai K., Ohmura H., Aida H., Hiraga A. J.Equine Sci. 25, 15-22, 2014.

The effects of inclination (up and down) of the treadmill on the electromyogram activities of the forelimb and hind limb muscles at a walk and a trot in Thoroughbred horses. Takahashi T., Matsui A., Mukai K., Ohmura H., Hiraga A., Aida H, J.Equine Sci. 25, 73-77, 2014.

Effect of acute exercise on monocarboxylate transporters 1 and 4 in untrained and trained Thoroughbreds. Kitaoka Y., Endo Y., Mukai K., Aida H., Hiraga A., Takemasa T., Hatta H. AJVR 74(4), 642-647, 2013.

AMP-activated protein kinase is required for exercise-induced peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor co-activator 1 translocation to subsarcolemmal mitochondria in skeletal muscle. Smith B.K., Mukai K., Lally J.S., Maher A.C., Gurd B.J., Heigenhauser G.J.F., Spriet L.L., Holloway G.P. J.Physiol. 591(6), 1551-1561, 2013.

Exercise-induced hypoxemia and anaerobic capacity in Thoroughbred horses. Ohmura H., Hiraga A., Jones J.H. J.Phys.Fitness Sports Med. 2(2), 163-168, 2013.

Muscle satellite cells are activated after exercise to exhaustion in Thoroughbred horses. Kawai M., Aida H., Hiraga A., Miyata H. Equine Vet.J. 45, 512-517, 2013.

Effects of high-intensity training on lipid metabolism in Thoroughbreds. Kitaoka Y., Mukai K., Aida H., Hiraga A.,(Masuda H., Takemasa T., Hatta H. AJVR 73(11), 1813-1818, 2012.

Mitochondrial creatine kinase activity and phosphate shuttling are acutely regulated by exercise in human skeletal muscle. Perry C.G.R., Kane D.A., Herbst E.A.F., Mukai K., Lark D.S., Wright D.C., Heigenhauser G.J.F., Neufer P.D., Spriet L.L., Holloway G.P. J.Physiol. 590(21), 5475-5486, 2012.

Heart rate and heart rate variability with holter monitor in Thoroughbred horse. Ohmura H. JPN J. Electrocardiology, 31 (1), 80-83, 2011. (In Japanese).

Plasma vitamin K concentration in horse supplementated with menaquinone-7. Terachi T, Inoue Y, Ashihara N, Kobayashi M, Ando K, Matsui T. Trace Nutrients Res. 28, 16-20, 2011. (In Japanese with English summary).

Effect of growth on monocarbocylate transporters and indicators of energy metabolism in the gluteus medius muscle of Thoroughbred. Kitaoka Y, Hoshino D, Mukai K, Hiraga A, Takamasa T, Hatta H. Ame. J. Vet. Res., 72(8), 1107-1111,2011.

Effect of training and detraining on monocarboxylate trasporter(MCT)1 and MCT4 in Thoroughbred horses. Kitaoka Y, Matsuda H, Mukai K, Hiraga A, Takamasa T, Hatta H. Exp. Physiol. 96(3), 348-355, 2011.

Effects of high-intensity training on monocarboxylate transporters in Thoroughbred horses. Kitaoka Y, Wakasugi Y, Hoshino D, Mukai K, Hiraga A, Hatta H. Comparative Exercise Physiology. 6, 171-175, 2010.

Sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca2+ -ATPase activity and glycogen content in various fiber types after intensive exercise in Thoroughbred horses. Minami Y, Yamano S, Kawai M, Hiraga A, Miyata H. J. Equine Sci. 20, 33-40, 2009.

Muscle fiber population and biochemical properties of whole body muscles in Thoroughbred horses. Kawai M, Minami Y, Sayama Y, Kuwano A, Hiraga A, Miyata H. Anat. Rec. 292, 1663-1669, 2009.

Effects of warm-up intensity on oxygen transport during supramaximal exercise in horses. Mukai K, Hiraga A, Eto D, Takahashi T, Hada T, Tsubone H, Jones J H. Am.J.Vet.Res. 69(5), 690-696, 2008.

Metabolic, cardiovascular and respiratory responses to swimming in horses. Jones J H, Hirga A. Havemeyer foundotion monograph series 20, 34-36, 2008.

Running form characteristics of the triple crown winner in Japan. Takahashi T, Aoki O, Hiraga A. J Equine Sci. 18(2), 47-53, 2007.

Relationships between vertical ground reaction force and ground surface. Takahashi T. Proceedings of the 30th Asian Racing Conference. pp325-327, 2007.

Evaluation of fitness in thoroughbred horses using global positioning systems and heart rate monitors under field conditions. Mukai K, Eto D, Takahashi T, Hiraga A, Proceedings of the 16th International Conference of Racing Analysts and Veterinarians. pp283-285, 2007.

Relationship between vertical ground reaction force(VGRF) and ground surface during cantering and galloping. Takahashi T, Hiraga A. Proceedings of the 16th International Conference of Racing Analysts and Veterinarians. pp325-327, 2007.

Heart rates and blood lactate response in Thoroughbred horses during a race. Mukai K, Takahashi T, Eto D, Ohmura H, Tsubone H, Hiraga A. J Equine Sci. 18(4), 153-160, 2007.

Method for quantifying net anaerobic power in exercising horses. Ohmura H, Hiraga A, Jones JH. Equine Vet J. Suppl 36, 370-373, 2006.

Energetic cost of locomotion on different equine treadmills. Jones JH, Ohmura H, Stanley SD, Hiraga A. Equine Vet J. Suppl 36, 365-369, 2006.

Effect of uphill exercise on equine superficial digital flexor tendon forces at trot and canter. Takahashi T, Kasashima Y, Eto D, Mukai K, Hiraga A. Equine Vet J. Suppl 36, 435-439, 2006.

Recruitment pattern of muscle fibre type during flat and sloped treadmill running in Thoroughbred horses. Eto D, Yamano S, Hiraga A, Miyata H. Equine Vet J. Suppl 36, 349-353, 2006.

Effect of detraining on cardiorespiratory variables in young Thoroughbred horses. Mukai K, Ohmura H, Hiraga A, Eto D, Takahashi T, Asai Y, Jones JH. Equine Vet J. Suppl 36, 210-213, 2006.

Utilisation of the time constant calculated from heart rate recovery after exercise for evaluation of autonomic activity in horses. Hada T, Ohmura H, Mukai K, Eto D, Takahashi T, Hiraga A. Equine Vet J. Suppl 36, 141-145, 2006.

Changes in heart rate and heart rate variability in Thoroughbreds during prolonged road transportation. Ohmura H, Hiraga A, Aida H, Kuwahara M, Tsubone H, Jones JH. Am J Vet Res. 455-462, 2006.

Recruitment pattern of muscle fibre type during high intensity exercise(60-100% VO2max) in Thoroughbred horses. Yamano S, Eto D, Hiraga A, Miyata H. Res Vet Sci. 80, 109-115, 2006.

Evaluation of developmental changes in the coexpression of myosin heavy chains and metabolic properties of equine skeletal muscle fibers. Yamano S, Eto D, Kawasaki Y, Hiraga A, Sugiura T, Miyata H. Am J Vet Res. 66(3) 401- 403, 2005.

Reliability of cardio respiratory measurements with a new ergospirometer during intense treadmill exercise in Thoroughbred horses. Curtis RA, Kusano K, Evans DL, Lovell NH, Hodgson DR. Vet J. 169, 223-231, 2005.

Effect of three kinds of severe repeated exercises on blood lactate concentrations in Thoroughbred horses on a treadmill. Eto D, Hada T, Kusano K, Kai M, Kusunose R. J Equine Sci. 15(3), 61-65, 2004.

Effect of high intensity training on anaerobic capacity of middle gluteal muscle in Thoroughbred horses. Eto D, Yamano S, Mukai K, Sugiura T, Nasu T, Tokuriki M, Miyata H. Res Vet Sci. 76, 139-144, 2004.

Effects of uphill exercise on digestible energy intake and energy expenditure during exercise in young horses. Matsui A, Katsuki R, Fujikawa H, Kai M, Kubo K, Hiraga A, Asai Y. Asian-Aust J Anim Sci. 17(7), 973-979, 2004.

Relationship between the total sweating rate and the unit area sweating rate at the neck during exercise in horses. Matsui A, Osawa T, Fujikawa H, Asai Y, Matsui T, Yano H. J Equine Sci. 14(1), 1-3, 2003.

The effect of putting the bag with collecting feces and urea (gEquine Diaperh) to the ammonia gases concentrate in horse's pen. Matsui A, Inoue Y, Asai Y. J Equine Sci. 14(3), 75-79, 2003.

Risk factors for atrial fibrillation during racing in slow-finishing horses. Ohmura H, Hiraga A, Takahashi T, Kai M, Jones JH. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 223(1), 84-88, 2003.

Heart size and heart rate variability of the top earning racehorses in Japan. T. M. Opera O. Kamiya K, Ohmura H, Eto D, Mukai K, Ushiya S, Hiraga A, Yokota S. J Equine Sci. 14(3), 97-100, 2003.

Effects of novelty stress on neuroendocrine activities and running performance in Thoroughbred horses. Hada T, Onaka T, Takahashi T, Hiraga A, Yagi K. J. Neuroendocinol. 15, 638-648, 2003.

Effect of controlled exercise on middle gluteal muscle fibre composition in Thoroughbred foals. Eto D, Yamano S, Kasashima Y, Sugiura T, Nasu T, Tokuriki M, Miyata H. Equine Vet J. 35(7), 676-680, 2003.

Changes in heart rate variability in horses during immersion in warm springwater. Kato T, Ohmura H, Hiraga A, Wada S, Kuwahara M, Tsubone H. Am J Vet Res. 64(12), 1482-1485, 2003.

Influence of gender and racing performance on heart rates during submaximal exercise in Thoroughbred racehorses. Mukai K, Takahashi T, Hada T, Eto D, Kusano K, Yokota S, Hiraga A, Ishida N. J Equine Sci. 14(3), 93-96, 2003.

Assessment of equine temperament by a questionaire survey to caretaker and evaluation of its reliability by simultaneous behavior test. Momozawa Y, Ono T, Sato F, Kikusui T, Takeuchi Y, Mori Y, Kusunose R. Appl Anim Behav Sci. 84(2), 127-138, 2003.

Changes of serum mineral concentrations in horses during exercise. Inoue Y, Osawa T, Matsui A, Murakami Y, Matsui T, Yano H. Asian-Aust J Anim Sci. 15(4), 531-536, 2002.

Physiological responses of young Thoroughbred during their first year of race training. Ohmura H, Hiraga A, Matui A, Aida H, Inoue Y, Asai Y, Jones JH. Equine Exercise Physiology 6, Equine Vet J. Suppl 34, 140-146, 2002.

Effects of initial handling and training on autonomic nervous function in young Thoroughbreds. Ohmura H, Hiraga A, Aida H, Kuwahara M, Tsubone H. Am J Vet Res. 63(11), 1488-1491, 2002.

The effect of training schedule on learned tasks in yearling horses. Kusunose R, Yamanobe A. Appl Behav Sci. 78, 225-233, 2002.

Changes in running velocity at heart rate 200 beats/min (V/200) in young Thoroughbred horses undergoing conventional endurance training. Ohmura H, Hiraga A, Matsui A, Aida H, Inoue Y, Sakamoto K, Tomita M, Asai Y. Equine Vet J. 34(6), 634-635, 2002.

Biomechanical implications of uphill training on the aetiology of tendonitis. Takahashi T, Kai M, Hada T, Eto D, Mukai K, Ishida N. Equine Vet J. Suppl 34, 353-358, 2002.

Effect of growth and training on muscle adaptation in Thoroughbred horses. Yamano S, Eto D, Sugiura T, Kai M, Hiraga A, Tokuriki M, Miyata H. Am J Vet Res. 63 (10), 1408-1412, 2002.

Heterogeneity of intrapleural pressures during exercise. Jones JH, Cox KS, Takahashi T, Hiraga A, Yarbrough TB, Pascoe PJ. Equine Exercise Physiology 6. Equine Vet J. Suppl 34, 391-396, 2002.

Effects of exercise on plasma Haptoglobin composition in control and splenectomized Thoroughbred horses. Hanzawa K, Hirga A, Yoshida Y, Hara H, Kai M, Kubo K, Watanabe S. J Equine Sci. 13(3), 89-92, 2002.

Influence of Bolus injection of Thiopental sodium on respiratory and cardiovascular function under general anesthesia in the horse. Ohmura H, Kai M, Kawasaki K, Yamanaka T, Kato T. J Equine Sci. 13(4), 123-126, 2002.

Differences in unit area sweating rate among different areas of the body in exercising horses. Matsui A, Osawa T, Fujikawa H, Asai Y, Matstui T, Yano H. J Equine Sci. 13(4),113-116, 2002.

Estimation of total sweating rate and mineral loss through sweat during exercise in 2-years-old horses at cool ambient temperature. Matsui A, Osawa T, Fujikawa H, Asai Y, Matsui T, Yano H. J Equine Sci. 13(4),109-112, 2002.

Usefulness of chronic oxide index method for determination of digestibility of nutrients in feeds for Thoroughbreds. Takagi H, Hashimoto Y, Yonemochi C, Asai Y, Yoshida T, Ohta Y, Ishibashi T, Watanabe R. J Equine Sci. 13(1), 19-22, 2002.

The effect of training schedule on learned tasks in yearling horses. Kusunose R, Yamanobe A. Appl Anim. Behav. Sci. 78, 225-233, 2002.

Reliability of Equi PILOT for measuring aerobic fitness in racehorses. Kusunose R, Takahashi T. J Equine Sci. 13 (4), 117-121, 2002.

Effects of repeated Atropine injection on heart rate variability in Thoroughbred horses. Ohmura H, Hiraga A, Aida H, Kuwahara M, Tsubone H. J Vet Med Sci. 63(12), 1359-1360, 2001.

Determination of oral dosage and pharmacokinetic analysis of Flecainide in horses. Ohmura H, Hiraga A, Aida H, Takahashi T, Nukada T. J Vet Med Sci. 63(5), 511-514, 2001.

The use of a racetrack hardness measurement system. Oikawa M, Inada S, Fujisawa A, Yamakawa H, Asano M. Equine Practice. 22(4), 26-29, 2000.

Studies of the cause & effects of transport-associated stress & shipping fever in athletic horses. Oikawa M. Guidelines for horse transport by road and air. ed. Kohn C. W. pp35-62, 2000.

Use of an instrument sandwiched between the hoof and shoe to measure vertical ground reaction forces and three-dimensional acceleration at the walk, trot, and canter in horses. Kai M, Aoki O, Hiraga A, Oki H. Tokuriki M. Am J Vet Res. 61-8, 979-985, 2000.