International media coverage for research into the effects of jetlag on racehorses
19 October 2011
Flying racehorses long-distance to competitions in other countries can actually make them faster. The discovery, by researchers in the Faculty of Medical and Veterinary Sciences, was covered extensively in national newspapers as well as by radio stations in New Zealand and Argentina.
Dr Domingo Tortonese, Senior Lecturer in Anatomy in the School of Veterinary Sciences, who led the study, was interviewed by BBC Radio Bristol as well as radio stations in New Zealand and Argentina. The research was also featured in the Daily Mail, Daily Telegraph, Australian paper The Age and ABC News website.
Full press release: Light dependency underlies beneficial jetlag in racehorses
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