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Wellness Assessment Lab

Shinya Takahashi

Associate Professor of Practice, Assistant Department Chair

Ph.D., Instructional Technology, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, 2010
M.A., Exercise Science, University of Nebraska-Omaha, 2000
B.S., Exercise Science, University of Nebraska-Omaha, 1998

Teaching Courses

  • NUTR 100 Healthy Lifestyle 
  • NUTR 150 Career Preparation in NHS
  • NUTR 384 Biomechanics of Human Movement
  • NUTR 496 Education Abroad in Japan: Nutrition, Exercise, Food and Culture -once every 2 years (Summer pre-session) 
  • UHON 301H Experiential Tracks I: Future Healers (starting Fall 2021)

Administrative

  • UG curriculum planning and scheduling
  • Evaluate and approve domestic/international credits transfer
  • Assist in student enrollment and retention efforts

Services 

  • NHS Undergrad Curriculum Committee Chair (Departmental) 
  • CEHS Curriculum Committee Member (College-level)
  • Intercollegiate Athletic Committee Member (University-level) 

Teaching philosophy: Fostering and assisting students to be successful inside and outside of the classroom is absolutely essential. 



Areas of Expertise:

    Resistance training, physical activity measure, and healthy living.

Professional Highlights

Honors and Recognition
William N. Wasson Student Leadership and Academic Award Winner (2000)
Experience
2016-Present, Associate Professor of Practice, Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Nebraska–Lincoln2010-2016, Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Nebraska–Lincoln2000-2010, Strength and Conditioning Coordinator, Campus Recreation, University of Nebraska–Lincoln1998-2000, Graduate Assistant, Fitness and Wellness Services, Campus Recreation, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Memberships
National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) memberCertified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) – NSCAAmerican College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) memberCertified Health/Fitness Specialist (HFS) – ACSM