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About Jane Shimon

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.


2001 - Present Professor, Boise State University Department of Kinesiology


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Honors and Awards

  • 2011 - Faculty Service Award, College of Education, Boise State University
  • 2007 - College/University Educator of the Year, Northwest District Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
  • 2006 - Outstanding College Educator of the Year, Idaho Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance


  • KINES 110: Racquet Sports
  • KINES 251: Introduction to Teaching Physical Education
  • KINES 445: Secondary School Health Methods & Administration
  • KINES 451: Secondary School PE Methods
  • KINES 460/1: Student Teacher Supervision
  • KINES 600: Assessment (Capstone)

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