Dr. Jane Shimon earned an Ed.D. in Physical Education-Pedagogy from the University of Northern Colorado. Her dissertation research investigated physical activity determinants of young adolescents. Dr. Shimon joined the faculty of the Department of Kinesiology at Boise State University in 2001 where she teaches undergraduate health and physical education courses in the K-12 Physical Education program. She has also been a Certified Athletic Trainer at various high schools and universities. Most of her research studies secondary physical education and physical activity among adolescents and adults.
Using the Alter-G Treadmill System with an Extremely Obese Female: A Case Study (with Shawn R. Simonson, Elaine M. Long, and Brooke E. Lester), Clinical Kinesiology (2011)
PURPOSE: The present case study examined the potential use of the AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill as...
Initial Reliability and Validity of the Lift-and-Raise Hamstring Test (with G. F. Darden, R. Martinez, and J. Clouse-Snell), Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research (2010)
The Lift-and-Raise hamstring flexibility test was developed as a field-based assessment to eliminate the effects...
Stop the Tears of Drug and Alcohol Abuse (with Terry-Ann Gibson and Caile Spear), American Journal of Health Education (2009)
By participating in this Stop the Tears teaching strategy, students will be able to: (1)...
Impact of Pedometer Use and Self-Regulation Strategies on Junior High School Physical Education Students' Daily Step Counts (with Linda M. Petlichkoff), Journal of Physical Activity & Health (2009)
Background: The aim of this study was to determine the impact of pedometer use and...
One-Mile Step Count at Walking and Running Speeds (with Werner W. K. Hoeger, Laura Bond, Lynda Ransdell, and Sunitha Merugu), ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal (2008)
The article discusses how to walk and run at various speeds using one-mile step count....
Introduction to Teaching Physical Education: Principles and Strategies, Faculty Authored Books (2011)
Combining the theoretical and practical aspects of teaching physical education, this text helps students build...
Contributions to Books
Instructional CD for Softball Activities, Assessments, and Model Lesson Plan (with Lynda Ransdell), Physical Activity and Sport for the Secondary School Student (2010)
Softball (with Lynda Ransdell), Physical Activity and Sport for the Secondary School Student (2010)
AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill Walking Program on an Extremely Obese Female (with Shawn R. Simonson, Elaine M. Long, and Brooke E. Lester), American Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (2011)
Body Mass Index Prevalence Estimates of a Statewide Monitoring Initiative in Idaho (with David R. Paul, Philip Scruggs, Grace Goc Karp, Lynda Ransdell, Clay Robinson, Mike Lester, Laura Jones Petranek, Helen Brown, Terry-Ann Gibson, Tyler Johnson, John Fitzpatrick, Kathy Browder, and Zambak Sahin), American Public Health Association (2010)
Given the significant health consequences associated with childhood obesity, many states have developed legislation to...
On One Hand, On the Other Hand, Phi Delta Kappa Meeting (2010)
The presentation addressed current brain research pertaining to physical activity/fitness and academic achievement.