Dr. Minhyun Kim

Dr. Minhyun Kim

Dr. Minhyun Kim

Assistant Professor



LDB 101K

Curriculum Vitae


Minhyun Kim is an assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology at Sam Houston State University. Dr. Kim completed his Ph.D. from University of New Mexico with a specialization in physical education teacher education and adapted physical education. He also earned his master’s degree in kinesiology with an emphasis in pedagogy from California State University, San Bernardino.

His research focuses on effective teaching strategies and effectiveness for adapted physical education and physical education teachers. He has strived to develop and provide a variety of modified physical activities and instructional strategies. Additionally, Dr. Kim is interested in safety, liability, and risk-management issues in physical education. Recently, he published several manuscripts entitled “Dugouts as a hazard in high school baseball”, “The danger of responsibilities assigned to concussed athletes” and “Softball, nothing soft about it”.

Dr. Kim is a faculty advisor for SHSU Project Sunshine, which is a national non-profit organization that provides service to families with disabilities in the Walker County Area. He is an editorial board member for Journal of Kinesiology and Wellness.   


Ph.D., Physical Education and Teacher Education
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

M.A., Kinesiology
California State University, San Bernardino, CA

B.A., Golf Management and Sports Administration
KyungHee University, Seoul, South Korea

Selected Publications

Stocz, M., & Kim, M. (2018). Dugouts as a hazard in high school baseball. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance 89(2), 62-63.

Kim, M., Choi, J., Kim, M., & Lee, S. (2017). An analysis of American student-athletes’
perception of academic performance. Journal of Korean Sport and Leisure Studies, 70(6), 447-456.

Kim, M., Hushman, G., So, H., & Holzberg, L. (2017). The effect of transformational leadership on middle school students’ intrinsic motivation and expectancy-value in physical education. European Journal of Educational Sciences, 4(2), 22-31. 

Cho, K., Kim, M., & Lee, H. (2017). Jegi-Chagi: A traditional Korean physical education activity. Journal of Physical Education and Recreation and Dance, 88(5), 26-32.

Nachtigal, J., Kim, M., Lee, K., Seidler, L., & Stocz, M. (2016). Softball, nothing soft about it. Journal of Physical Education and Recreation and Dance. 87(9), 36-41.

Kim, M., Hushman, G., & Stocz, M. (2015). Capturing physical education teacher performance: Considerations and ethical conducts for Teachscape and other new technologies in the classroom. Kentucky Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 53(1), 22-28.

Kim, D., Kim, M., Cho, K., Lee, H., & Kim, S. (2015). Analysis of American college physical education class syllabi to develop and improve college physical education class in South Korea. The Korean Journal of Physical Education, 54(5), 425-436.