Theresa Miyashita, Ph.D.

Theresa Miyashita, Ph.D.

Program Director/Assistant Professor

Primary Professional Service/Affiliation

  • National Athletic Trainers’ Association
  • National Academy of Sports Medicine

What is your favorite part of Athletic Training?
Now, my favorite part of athletic training is giving back to the profession through the education of future athletic trainers. I love teaching our students all the intricacies involved in athletic training and sharing my previous experiences with them.

What is your favorite part about teaching AT at SHU?
My favorite part of teaching at SHU is the students. We have an amazing group of intelligent, motivated, and committed students as part of our program. Having these qualities makes being around our students and working with them on a regular basis a true joy.

Degrees and Certifications

    • Ph.D.: Colorado State University, 2011
    • MA: University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2005
    • BS: Canisius College, 2003

    Specialty or Specialist Certification/Training:

    • Certified Athletic Trainer
    • Performance Enhancement Specialist
    • Corrective Exercise Specialist

Teaching Responsibilities

    Athletic Training

    • Upper/Lower Extremity Injury Evaluation
    • Taping/wrapping
    • Senior experience

Research Interests & Grants

    Sports-Related Concussions

    • Athletes’ Knowledge
    • Prevention Strategies
    • Accelerometers

Contact Information

Office Location & Hours

  • Location:
    Athletic Training - Undergraduate
    Cambridge 2-AT-26
    College of Health Professions
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