Every wildlife rancher, wildlife translocator, veterinarian and wildlife auctioneer fears these words: capture myopathy. This so-called condition is the Achilles heel of the wildlife industry. Horror stories range from losing one eland to loosing literally the whole truckload of animals to this condition. As can be expected, it can lead to massive financial loss. But...
Prof Verhagen is a senior researcher at the Department of Public and Occupational Health of the VU University Medical Center and the EMGO Institute in Amsterdam. He specializes in Prevention of sports and physcial activity related injuries (including cost-effectiveness and implementation issues) and physical activity promotion integrated in everyday life.
Cheetahs are fast, but springbok are faster over the long haul. Why? What causes muscle fatigue in the hunter,
while the hunted keeps going? And how can high-performance athletes benefit from the research?
Congratulations to Professors Malcolm Collins and Mike Lambert who will be conferred the status of College Fellows at the end of the year graduations.