Jong-Hoon Yu photo Dr. Jong-Hoon Yu
Assistant Professor of Physical Education, Health & Physical Education Department
124 Physical Education Building
304-462-6210
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Education

Ed. D. -Boston University
M.S. -Indiana University
B.A. Kyung Hee University (Seoul, Korea)

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Yu joined the Glenville State College faculty in 2013 from Canisius College where he was an Assistant Professor of Physical Education. He currently serves as a health section chair of West Virginia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance. He also has served as a Vice-President and executive board member of the International Martial Arts Combat Sports Scientific Society (IMACSSS) since 2010. His research interests are coaching and teaching effectiveness, increasing the physical activity levels of children, teaching motor and sport skills to children, and teaching martial arts.

Recent Articles:

  • Cynarski, W.J., & Yu, J.H. (2016). Technical forms in teaching karate and taekwondo. Acta Gymnica, (Under Review).
  • Cynarski, W.J., Zeng, H., Pawelec, P., Yu, J.H., Vit, M., Bielec, G., Slopecki, J., Kubala, K., & Błażejewski, W. (2016). Martial arts: Social determinants of attitudes towards health. Journal of Human Kinetics, (Under Review).
  • Cynarski, W. J., Yu, J. H., Warchoł, K., & Bartik, P. (2015). Martial arts in psycho-physical culture. Journal of Martial Arts Anthropology, 15(4), 33-38.
  • Laureano, J., Konukman, F., Gümüşdağ, H., Erdoğan, S., Yu, J. H., & Çekin, R. (2014). Effects of marginalization on school physical education programs: A literature review. Physical Culture and Sport. Studies and Research, 64(1), 29-40.
  • Potenza, G., Konukman, F., Yu, J. H., & Gümüşdağ, H. (2014). Teaching self-defense to middle school students. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 85(1), 47-50.
  • Yu, J. H. (2012). The noble warrior: East meets west. [Review of the book Selected Areas of Intercultural Dialogue in Martial Arts, by W. J. Cynarski]. Journal of Martial Arts Anthropology, 12 (1), 54-57.
  • Cynarski, W. J., & Yu, J. H. (2011). The lifestyle of people practicing the martial arts - activity, healthy, and creative. Pan Asian Journal of Sports & Physical Education, 3(4), 35-44.
  • Cynarski, W. J.,Yu, J. H., & Litwiniuk, A. (2011). Evolution of a scientific periodical on example of the: “Ido Movement for Culture” (2000-2010). Journal of Martial Arts Anthropology, 11(1), 35-41.

Recent Presentations:

  • Cynarski, W. J., & Yu, J.H. (2015, November 14). Technical forms in teaching karate and taekwondo. Paper presented at the 7th Conference of the International Society for the Social Sciences of Sport, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Yu, J.H., & Konukman, F. (2015, October 31). Robot training for table tennis. Paper presented at the 2015 WVAHPERD Annual Convention (WVAHPERD - West Virginia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance), Pipestem, WV.
  • Yu, J.H., & Konukman, F. (2015, October 31). Introduction to Korean national prescribed gymnastics. Paper presented at the 2015 WVAHPERD Annual Convention (WVAHPERD - West Virginia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance), Pipestem, WV.
  • Kincaid, N., & Yu, J. H. (2015, April 21). Factors associated with fan misbehavior. Paper presented at the 5th Annual Pioneer Showcase at Glenville State College, Glenville, WV.
  • Kincaid, N., & Yu, J. H. (2015, April 21). Factors associated with fan misbehavior. Poster session presented at the 5th Annual Pioneer Showcase at Glenville State College, Glenville, WV.
  • Yu, J.H., & Grieco, C. (2014, November 1). A new racquet sport: Speedminton. Paper presented at the 2014 WVAHPERD Annual Convention (WVAHPERD - West Virginia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance), Flatwoods, WV.
  • Yu, J. H., Cynarski, W. J., Konukman, F., & Hazar, F. (2014, October 17). Taegeuk series poomsae. Paper presented at the 3rd World Scientific Congress of Combat Sports and Martial Arts, Rzeszów, Poland.
  • Yu, J. H., Cynarski, W. J., & Konukman, F. (2012, June 9). Action research in martial arts. Poster session presented at the 1st IMACSSS International Conference, Genoa, Italy.
  • Cynarski, W. J., Litwiniuk, A., Kubala, K., Zeng, H., Yu, J. H., Stopecki, J., Bielec, G., & Vit, M. (2012, June 9). Chosen aspects of lifestyle of students practicing martial arts. Paper presented at the 1st IMACSSS International Conference, Genoa, Italy.
  • Yu, J. H. (2011, December 20). Action Research in Physical Education. Poster session presented at the 53rd ICHPER•SD Anniversary World Congress, Cairo, Egypt.