Alyssa Logan

Alyssa Logan

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PhD Graduate Student
Department of Animal Science

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Major Professor

Brian Nielsen

Research Focus

Equine Exercise Physiology - The majority of my research impacts the bone and joint health of growing horses, racing horses, and competitive show horses.

On the Road with Regina: Equine bone and joint health (including a discussion on lunging and injections!) with Alyssa Logan, Ph.D. candidate by Horse Industry Podcast 10-11-21

The Sci-Files – 12/15/19 – Alyssa Logan – Horse Bone Health (podcast)https://anchor.fm/horse-industry-podcast/episodes/On-the-Road-with-Regina-Equine-bone-and-joint-health-including-a-discussion-on-lunging-and-injections--with-Alyssa-Logan--Ph-D--candidate-e18gmui

Journeys of Scientists Podcast

Training young horses: The science behind the benefits (Open access article) 

Location

Spartan Equine Research Lab, 2215

 

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES 

Logan, A.A., B.D. Nielsen, D.B. Hallock, C.I. Robison, J.M. Popovich Jr. 2022. Evaluation of within- and between- session reliability of the TekscanTM Hoof System with a glue-on  shoe. J. Equine. Vet. Sci. 110 (2022): 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jevs.2021.103862

 

Logan, A.A., B.D. Nielsen, C.I. Robison, D.B. Hallock. J.M. Manfredi, K.M. Hiney, D.D. Buskirk, J.M. Popovich Jr. 2021. Impact of gait and diameter during circular exercise on front        hoof area, vertical force, and pressure in mature horses. Animals. 11, 3581,          https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11123581 

 

Logan, A.A., B.D. Nielsen, J.M. Manfredi, C.I. Robison. 2021. Sprint exercise of juvenile animals does not impact cartilage glycosaminoglycan or synovial fluid neopeptide collagenase cleavage of type I and II collagen content. J. Equine. Vet Sci. 101(2021): 1-4.             https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jevs.2021.103405 

 

Logan, A.A., B.D. Nielsen. 2021. Training young horses: the science behind the benefits.   Animals. 11(2) 463. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11020463 

 

Logan, A.A., B.D. Nielsen, R. Sehl, E. Jones, C.I. Robison, and A.P. Pease. 2019. Short-term stall housing of horses results in changes of markers of bone metabolism. Comp. Exerc. Physiol. 15 (4): 283-290. https://doi.org/10.3920/CEP190038 

 

Logan, A.A., B.D. Nielsen, C.I. Robison, J.M. Manfredi, D.D. Buskirk, H.C. Schott, K.M. Hiney.        2019. Calves, as a model for juvenile horses, need only one sprint per week to    experience increased bone strength. J. Anim. Sci. 97(8): 3300-12. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skz202

 

ABSTRACTS 

Logan, A.A., B.D. Nielsen, C.I. Robison, D.B. Hallock, J.M. Manfredi, K.M. Hiney, D.D. Buskirk, J.M. Popovich, Jr. 2021. Characterization of varying circle size and gait on front hoof area             and force. International Conference on Equine Exercise Physiology. Submitted for    presentation 9-24-2021. 

 

Logan, A.A., B.D. Nielsen, C.I. Robison, D.B. Hallock, J.M. Manfredi, K.M. Hiney, D.D. Buskirk, J.M. Popovich, Jr. 2021. Impacts of circular exercise to juvenile bone and joint health.       Submitted for presentation 9-24-2021. 

 

Logan, A.A., B.D. Nielsen, D.B. Hallock, C.I. Robison, J.M. Popovich Jr. 2021. Test-retest reliability of the TekscanTM Hoof System using a glue-on shoe. MSU Animal Science Graduate Research Forum. Page 22. 

 

Logan, A.A., B. D. Nielsen, D. B. Hallock, C. I. Robison, J. M. Popovich Jr. 2021. Within-and between-session reliability of the TekscanTM Hoof System with a glue-on shoe. J. Equine                  Vet. Sci. 100(5). Oral presentation, Equine Science Society.            https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jevs.2021.103490 

 

R.M. Harbowy, B.D. Nielsen, A. A. Logan, A. Pritchard, F. B. Vergara-Hernandez, J. Li, G. Keller, C. I. Robison, K. Herkelman. 2021. Analysis of purported insulin modulators and insulinemic responses to various feeds in mature horses. J. Equine Vet, Sci. 100(5). Oral          presentation, Equine Science Society. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jevs.2021.103611 

 

Logan, A.A., B.D. Nielsen, D.B. Hallock, C.I. Robison, J.M. Popovich Jr. 2021. Within-and between-session reliability of the TekscanTM Hoof System. Oral presentation at Council                    of Graduate Students’ Graduate Academic Conference. 

 

Patmon, D. L. Jr., A. A. Logan, J. M. Popovich Jr. 2021. Progressive Multifidus Atrophy Following  Repeated Botulinum Toxin Type-A Injections. Oral presentation Council of Graduate Students’ Graduate Academic Conference. 

 

Colbath, A.C. J.S. Fortin, C. Panek, C.M. Burglass, A. Logan, C.I. Robison, N.A. Nelseon, and B.D. Nielsen. 2021. Lumbar vertebral bone density is decreased in aged horses with Pituitary                Pars Intermedia Dysfunction. J. Vet. Intern. Med. 35:2981. DOI: 10.1111/jvim.16220 

 

Logan, A.A., B.D. Nielsen, C.I. Robison, J.M. Manfredi, D.D. Buskirk, H.C. Schott, K.M. Hiney. 2019. Calves, as a model for juvenile horses, need only one sprint per week to         experience bone strength. Animal Science Graduate Student Research Forum. East Lansing, Michigan. Pg 17. 

 

Logan, A., B. Nielsen, C. Robison, J. Manfredi, H. Schott, D. Buskirk, K. Hiney. 2019. Weekly          sprinting of juvenile animals increases bone strength and size as well as bone formation marker concentration. J. Equine Vet. Sci. 76: 51. Oral presentation, Equine Science Society. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jevs.2019.03.043 

 

Logan, A., B.D. Nielsen, C.I. Robison, K.M. Hiney, J.M. Manfredi, H.C. Schott, D.D. Buskirk.            2019. Quantification of weekly sprint exercise needed for skeletal strength in juvenile    animals. Graduate Academic Conference. East Lansing, Michigan. Pg 20-21. 

 

Logan, A., B. Nielsen, C. Robison, K. Hiney, J. Manfredi, S. Schott, D. Buskirk. 2018. Quantifying weekly exercise needed for skeletal strength. Animal Science          Graduate Student Research Forum. East Lansing, Michigan. Pg 6.