Sam Logan, PhD

Assistant Professor
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At OSU
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School of Biological and Population Health Sciences
Kinesiology
Adapted Physical Activity
IMPACT
Social Mobility Lab
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His research agenda focuses on the health and wellbeing of typically developing children and children with disabilities, with recent work emphasizing the role of independent mobility in the development of language, cognition, play interactions, and motor behaviors of children diagnosed with cerebral palsy, spina bifida, Down syndrome, and other significant physical and cognitive diagnoses. His research is interdisciplinary in nature, bridging the fields of Kinesiology, Psychology and Pediatric Rehabilitation. He received his doctoral dissertation was recognized by Auburn University with their “Outstanding Graduate School Distinguished Dissertation Award in the Social Sciences” in 2012.

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His doctoral dissertation was recognized by Auburn University with their “Outstanding Graduate School Distinguished Dissertation Award in the Social Sciences” in 2012.

Biography

PhD from Auburn University
BS and MS degrees from the University of Delaware

Dr. Logan completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship  at the University of Delaware in the Department of Physical Therapy- Infant Motor Lab, where he served as the Project Manager for the Modified Ride-on Car Study. This project focuses on providing a means to independent mobility for children 1-3 years old.

My Publications

2017

Journal Article

M. MacDonald and Logan, S. W., Editorial: Health and Children with Disabilities, Frontiers in Public Health, vol. 5, 2017.

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