Here you can find a list of published articles of animal studies in which the footscan® system was used.

Cows

  • The Vertical Ground Reaction Force and the Pressure Distribution on the claws of dairy cows while walking on a flat substrate.

Central, P. (2003). View abstract

  • Effects of two trimming methods of dairy cattle on concrete or rubber-covered slatted floors.

Ouweltjes, W., Holzhauer, M., van der Tol, P. P. J., & van der Werf, J. (2009), Journal of Dairy Science, 92(3), 960–971. View abstract

  • The pressure distribution under the bovine claw during square standing on a flat substrate.

Van der Tol, P. P. J., Metz, J. H. M., Noordhuizen-Stassen, E. N., Back, W., Braam, C. R., & Weijs, W. a. (2002), Journal of Dairy Science, 85, 1476–1481. View abstract

  • The effect of preventive trimming on weight bearing and force balance on the claws of dairy cattle.

Van der Tol, P. P. J., van der Beek, S. S., Metz, J. H. M., Noordhuizen-Stassen, E. N., Back, W., Braam, C. R., & Weijs, W. a. (2004). Journal of Dairy Science, 87, 1732–1738. View abstract

Horses & ponies

  • A Pressure Algometer Is a Useful Tool to Objectively Monitor the Effect of Diagnostic Palpation by a Physiotherapist in Warmblood Horses.

De Heus, P., Van Oossanen, G., Van Dierendonck, M. C., & Back, W. (2010), Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 30(6), 310–321.

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  • The Use of Pressure Plates for Static Center of Pressure Analysis in Horses.

Gomes-Costa, M., Roupa, I., Pequito, M., Prazeres, J., Gaivão, M., Abrantes, J., & Clayton, H. M. (2015), Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 1–6. View abstract

  • Effect of Clostridium botulinum toxin type A injections into the deep digital flexor muscle on the range of motion of the metacarpus and carpus, and the force distribution underneath the hooves, of sound horses at the walk.

Hardeman, L. C., van der Meij, B. R., Oosterlinck, M., Veraa, S., van der Kolk, J. H., Wijnberg, I. D., & Back, W. (2013), Veterinary Journal, 198, 152–156. View abstract

  • Use of a pressure plate to analyse the toe-heel load redistribution underneath a normal shoe and a shoe with a wide toe in sound warmblood horses at the walk and trot.

Oomen, a. M., Oosterlinck, M., Pille, F., Sonneveld, D. C., Gasthuys, F., & Back, W. (2012), Research in Veterinary Science, 93(2), 1026–1031. View abstract

  • Does long-term unilateral circling affect locomotor symmetry in ponies used for carousel rides?

Oosterlinck, M., Gasthuys, F., Back, W., & Pille, F. (2013), Veterinary Journal, 198, 143–146. View abstract

  • Pressure plate analysis of toe-heel and medio-lateral hoof balance at the walk and trot in sound sport horses.

Oosterlinck, M., Hardeman, L. C., van der Meij, B. R., Veraa, S., van der Kolk, J. H., Wijnberg, I. D., … Back, W. (2013), Veterinary Journal, 198, 9–13. View abstract

  • Use of a stand-alone pressure plate for the objective evaluation of forelimb symmetry in sound ponies at walk and trot.

Oosterlinck, M., Pille, F., Back, W., Dewulf, J., & Gasthuys, F. (2010), Veterinary Journal, 183(3), 305–309. View abstract

  • A pressure plate study on fore and hindlimb loading and the association with hoof contact area in sound ponies at the walk and trot.

Oosterlinck, M., Pille, F., Back, W., Dewulf, J., & Gasthuys, F. (2011), Veterinary Journal, 190(1), 71–76. View abstract

  • Comparison of pressure plate and force plate gait kinetics in sound Warmbloods at walk and trot.

Oosterlinck, M., Pille, F., Huppes, T., Gasthuys, F., & Back, W. (2010), Veterinary Journal, 186(3), 347–351. View abstract

  • Contribution of dynamic calibration to the measurement accuracy of a pressure plate system throughout the stance phase in sound horses.

Oosterlinck, M., Pille, F., Sonneveld, D. C., Oomen, A. M., Gasthuys, F., & Back, W. (2012), Veterinary Journal, 193(2), 471–474. View abstract

  • Wedge and Eggbar Shoes Change the Pressure Distribution Under the Hoof of the Forelimb in the Square Standing Horse.

Rogers, C. W., & Back, W. (2003), Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 23(July), 306–309. View abstract

  • The effect of plain, eggbar and 6 degrees-wedge shoes on the distribution of pressure under the hoof of horses at the walk.

Rogers, C. W., & Back, W. (2007), New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 55, 120–124. View abstract

Other

  • Pressure mat analysis of the longitudinal development of pig locomotion in growing pigs after weaning.

Meijer, E., Bertholle, C. P., Oosterlinck, M., van der Staay, F. J., Back, W., & van Nes, A. (2014), BMC Veterinary Research, 10(1), 37. View abstract

  • Pressure mat analysis of naturally occurring lameness in young pigs after weaning.

Meijer, E., Oosterlinck, M., van Nes, A., Back, W., & van der Staay, F. J. (2014), BMC Veterinary Research, 10, 193. View abstract

  • The relationship between speed, contact time and peak plantar pressure in terrestrial walking of bonobos.

Vereecke, E., D’Août, K., De Clercq, D., Van Elsacker, L., & Aerts, P. (2004), Folia Primatologica, 75, 266–278. View abstract