Exercise Research

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Jennie L. Ivey
Assistant Professor
Extension Equine Specialist

Groups and Facilities

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UT Beef and Forage Center 
Facilitating research and communication to advance the Tennessee Beef and Forage industry.



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Vet Equine Center 
Tennessee has more than 40,000 horse farms. Keeping these beautiful animals healthy is a goal for veterinarians and horse owners. UTís college of Veterinary Medicine has a new facility to help.


Recent Publications

Effect of prepartum exercise on calving behavior and cortisol concentrations.  Black, R. A., and P. D. Krawczel.  2019.  Journal of Dairy Science, 102:11250-11259.

Conservation decisions under pressure: lessons from an exercise in rapid response to wildlife disease Canessa, S., A. Spitzen-van der Sluijs, T. Stark, B. Allen, P. Bishop, M. Bletz, C. Briggs, D. Daversa, M. J. Gray, R. Griffiths, H. Richard, H. Reid, X. Harrison, J. Hoverman, P. Jervis, E. Muths, D. Olson, and D. Olson, S. Price, C. Richards-Zawacki, J. Robert, G. Rosa, B. Scheele, B. Schmidt, T. Garner,.  2019.  Conservation Science and Practice, e141. [Abstract]

Effect of prepartum exercise on calving behavior and cortisol concentrations.  R. A. Black, and P. D. Krawczel.  2018.  Journal of Dairy Science, 101:362.

Resistance Band Exercises for Strength Training Handouts.  Salie, J., J. Ferguson, E. Lopez, and S. Jarvandi.  2018.  UT Extension Publication.

Analysis of vehicle platoon movement and speed-spacing relationships during military exercises Ayers, P. D., and M. Rice.  2017.  Journal of Terramechanics, 73(2017): 37-47.

Effect of maternal exercise on calf dry matter intake, weight gain, behavior, and cortisol concentrations at disbudding and weaning.  Black, R. A, B. Whitlock, and P. D. Krawczel.  2017.  Journal of Dairy Science, 100:7390-7400.

Effect of prepartum exercise on hoof health.  Black, R. A, S. R. Van Amstel, and P. D. Krawczel.  2017.  Journal of Dairy Science, 100:8338-8346.

Analysis of vehicle platoon movement during military exercises.  Ayers, P. D., and M. Rice.  2016.  Presented at the Conference of the International Society for Terrain-Vehicle Systems, Detroit, MI..

Alternative approaches to improving the welfare of transition dairy cows and their calves: Use of exercise.  Black, R. A  2016.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Plant Pathology Concepts and Laboratory Exercise, Third Edition.  Ownley, B. H., and R. N. Trigiano.  2016.  Book, (Eds.), CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 579 pp.

Plant Propagation Concepts and Laboratory Exercises, Second Edition Beyl, C. A., and R. N. Trigiano.  2014.  Book, Editors Beyl and Trigiano (equal editorship), CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL 498p.

Changes in blood metabolites and oxidative stress markers in American Foxhounds undergoing endurance exercise over several months.  Beloshapka, A., M. Godoy, A. Carter, A. Fascetti, Z. Yu, B. J. McIntosh, and P. Buff.  2013.  British Journal of Nutrition.