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Issue 3 (Summer 2017)

Project Articles:

1) A notational analysis of the scrum and its impact on team performance and end result in professional rugby union: Cameron Avant (BSc (Hons) Sport Performance) and Dr Laurence Protheroe

2) Does cat coat colour affect the length of time taken to be adopted from rescue shelters: Jennifer Dow (BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour and Welfare) and Sienna Taylor

3) An investigation into the effects of mastitis on fertility in a commercial dairy herd: Jessie Guscott (BSc (Hons) Bioveterinary Science) and Brian Evans.

4) A comparison of three positive reinforcement methods and their effectiveness in training dogs (Canis familiaris): Carly Hill (BSc (Hons Animal Behaviour and Welfare) and Lucy Bearman-Brown

5) Factors affecting the admittance and survival rates of European Hedgehogs (Erinaceus europaeus) within two rehabilitation centres: Alice Woodward (BSc (Hons) Bioveterinary Science) and Lucy Bearman-Brown


Independent Study Articles:

1) Efficacy of animal-assisted therapy: Natasha Dagger; BSc (Hons) Veterinary Nursing Science

2) Hyperflexion in horses: Gemma Humphrey; BSc (Hons) Equine Science

3) Perturbation of badgers as a result of culling and bovine tuberculosis: Simon Parkinson; BSc (Hons) Bioveterinary Science

4) How effective are different environmental enrichment strategies for stabled horses? Sofia Saunders; BSc (Hons) Bioveterinary Science


Research Updates:

1) Animal and Agriculture 16-17

2) Equine 16-17

3) Sport 16-17