Community Engagement

Go Baby Go: Fueled by charity, equity, joy and hope

F.O.E. goes the distance by providing cars and cash to support disabled children

Kinesiology News Research

Broad support needed to maximize impact of cars designed for kids with mobility issues

For the first month and a half after receiving a modified toy car designed for children with disabilities, the kids and their families seemed motivated to use driving as a means of exploration and socialization. But in the month and a half after that, most kids’ driving time fell off to almost nothing. Sam Logan, […]

Kinesiology Kudos Research

Ride-on car study tracks actual usage

The highly collaborative manuscript “Real world tracking of modified ride-on car usage of young children with disabilities” was accepted for publication in the Journal of Motor Learning and Development. Two of the co-authors are high school seniors Joshua and Benjamin Phelps, who also volunteered in Sam Logan’s Social Mobility Lab. The two developed the technology installed in modified, ride-on cars that […]

Kinesiology Kudos

Go Baby Go gets attention on campus

Go Baby Go was recently featured in The Daily Barometer. Under the direction of Assistant Professor Sam Logan, Go Baby Go is a community-based national research, design and outreach program that provides modified ride-on cars to children birth to age 3 who experience limited mobility. Undergraduate students Christina Cafferata and Jenna Fitzgerald contributed to the story.

Community Engagement Kinesiology News

‘Go Baby Go’ mobility program for children with disabilities expands to OSU

The modified toy cars give children with mobility disabilities a chance to play and socialize with their peers more easily, said Sam Logan, an assistant professor in the CPHHS and leader of the Go Baby Go project at OSU.