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Dr. Soon-Mi Choi

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Title
Associate Professor
Location
D.L. Ligon Coliseum
Room
208

Other Positions

Athletic Training & Exercise Physiology

Graduate Coordinator

D.L. Ligon Coliseum
Institution Degree Graduation Date
KYUNG HEE UNIVERSITY PH.D. EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY 2012
YONSEI UNIVERSITY MS, EXERCISE BIOMECHANICS 2004
YONSEI UNIVERSITY BS, PHYSICAL EDUCATION 2001
Employer Position Start Date End Date
Midwestern State University ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR 09/01/2019
MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY ASSISTANT PROFESSOR 08/25/2014 08/31/2019
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN POSTDOC FELLOW 09/01/2013 05/31/2014
TEXAS A&M INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY POSTDOC FELLOW 04/22/2012 08/31/2013

 

PUBLICATIONS

Textbooks Chapters


 

  1. Soon-Mi Choi, Co-author. Korean version of Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning. Chapter 10. Nutritional Factors in Health and Performance, Daehan Media, Seoul, Korea, 2013.

Peer-Reviewed Research Publications


 

  1. Soon-Mi Choi, Kristine Russell, Karishma Shah, Benjamin Van Winkle, Sukho Lee (2020). Comparison of the Effect of Zumba and Aerobic Training on Body Composition and Balance in Young Obese Women. International Journal of Human Movement Science, 14(1), 69-79.

 

  1. Rasika Bhide, Soon-Mi Choi (2019). A Dance-Based Exercise Training Will Be Better Remedy for Individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease? Research in Dance and Physical Education, 3(2), 63-69.

 

  1. Aram Yoon, Soon-Mi Choi, Junbae Mun, Junyoung Hong, Dongwoo Hahn, Minsoo Kang, Sukho Lee (2018). Motivational Signage Increases Stair Usage on a Hispanic Serving Institution. Journal of American College Health, 20, 1-6. doi: 10.1080/07448481.2018.1539000. [Epub ahead of print]

 

  1. Parshwa Mehta, Soon-Mi Choi (2017). The Role of Exercise Physiology in Dance. Research in Dance and Physical Education, 1(1), 29-35.

 

  1. Wanyi Wang, Zhenping Ding, Geoffrey Solares, Soon-Mi Choi, Bo Wang, Aram Yoon, Roger Farrar, John Ivy (2017). Co-ingestion of Carbohydrate and Whey Protein Increases Fasted Rates of Muscle Protein Synthesis Immediately after Resistance Exercise in Rats. Plos One, 12(3): e0173809.

 

  1. Ranjita Misra, Soon-Mi Choi, Julio Guerrero, Sukho Lee (2016). Association of Physical Activity with Cardiovascular Risk Factors among Mexican-American Immigrants with Type 2 Diabetes. Kinesiology, 18(3): 63-75.

 

  1. Yoon, Aram, Hong, Jun-Young, Choi, Soon-Mi, Hahn, Dong-Woo, Kim, Ki-Jeong, Lee, Suk-Ho (2015). Comparison of Resistance Training Protocols Using Ladder Climbing in Animal Model. Exercise Science, 24(3): 267-274.

 

  1. Man-Gyoon Lee, Kyung-Shin Park, Do-Ung Kim, Soon-Mi Choi, Hyoung-Jun Kim (2012). Effects of high intensity exercise training on body composition, abdominal fat loss, and cardiorespiratory fitness in middle- aged Korean females: unique determination of exercise volume. Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, 37(6): 1019-1027.

 

  1. Yea-Young Kim, Soo Lim, Soon-Mi Choi, Man-Gyoon Lee (2012). Effects of 12 weeks of aerobic and resistance training on abdominal fat, adipokines, and inflammatory markers in female elderly patients with type 2 diabetes. Korean Journal of Sport Science, 23(3): 489-501.

 

  1. Soo-Lim, Sung-Hee Choi, Bo-Kyung Koo, Seon-Mee Kang, Ji-Won Yoon, Hak-Chul Jang, Soon- Mi Choi, Man-Gyoon Lee, Wan-Lee, Hayley-Shin, Young-Bum Kim, Hong-Kyu Lee, Kyong-Soo Park (2012). Effects of Aerobic Exercise Training on C1q Tumor Necrosis Factor α-Related Protein Isoform 5 (Myonectin): Association with Insulin Resistance and Mitochondrial DNA Density in Women. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 97(1): E88-93.

 

  1. Sa-Ra Park, Man-Gyoon Lee, Soon-Mi Choi (2010). Comparison of electromyographic activity during lunge according to ankle positions in ssireum players with patellofemoral pain syndrome. Exercise Science, 19(3): 219-230.

 

  1. Soon-Mi Choi, Man-Gyoon Lee, Jung-Won Kim (2010). Effects of PFPS and ankle position during terminal knee extension on isokinetic strength and EMG activity of quadriceps femoris muscle. The Korean Society of Sports Science, 19(2): 1091-1102.

 

  1. Ji-Hyoun Bae, Soon-Mi Choi, Yoo Kim, Man-Gyoon Lee, Hyun Park (2009). Effects of supplementation of soybean extract and exercise training on body composition and blood lipid profiles. Korean Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 48(6): 657-668.

 

PRESENTATIONS

Invited Oral Presentations (International)


  1. Soon-Mi Choi (Keynote speaker). How Dancing Can Help to Individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease?: Thinking Behind the Doing of Dance. 31st International Sport Science Congress 2019’, commemorating 1988 Seoul Olympic Games by Korean Alliance for Health Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea, August 22-24, 2019)

 

  1. Soon-Mi Choi. The Role of Exercise Physiology in Dance. 29th International Sport Science Congress 2017’, commemorating 1988 Seoul Olympic Games by Korean Alliance for Health Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (Dankook University Cheonan Campus, Cheonan, South Korea, June 22-24, 2017)

 

  1. Soon-Mi Choi. The Role of Exercise Physiology in Dance. Dance Medicine and Science Seminar by the Korean Association of Dance (Sangmyung University, Seoul, South Korea, June 7, 2017).

 

  1. Soon-Mi Choi. Exercise vs. Diet: Which is More Important for Weight Loss? Graduate of School of East-West Medical Science (Kyung Hee University, Yongin, South Korea, June 2, 2017).

 

  1. Soon-Mi Choi. Exercise and Aging. Undergraduate Program-Sports Leisure (Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea, June 1, 2017).

 

  1. Soon-Mi Choi. Resistance Training and Type 2 Diabetes. Graduate Program-Sports Medicine (Cha Medical School, Cha Biocenter, Pangyo, South Korea, March 15, 2017).

 

  1. Soon-Mi Choi. Publication Trends in Dance Medicine and Science. Dance Medicine and Science Seminar by the Korean Association of Dance (Sangmyung University, Seoul, South Korea, January 6, 2017).

 

  1. Soon-Mi Choi. Building a Better Offstage Future for Dancers: Based on the Dance Science in the United States. 28th International Sport Science Congress 2016’, commemorating 1988 Seoul Olympic Games by Korean Alliance for Health Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (Hanyang University Erica Campus, Ansan, South Korea, August 25-27, 2016)

 

  1. Soon-Mi Choi. Forum: Mapping for graduate student or post-doc fellow studying abroad. Korea Sports Science Symposium, June 19-20, 2015, Hweonsung, South Korea.

 

Oral Presentations (National)

 

  1. Soon-Mi Choi. How Dancing Can Help to Individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease? American Society of Exercise Physiologists National Conference (Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, Oct 11-12, 2019)

 

  1. Soon-Mi Choi. Supplements for Cyclists during Racing. 2018 Hotter-N-Hell Hundred Science of Cycling Symposium (MPEC, Wichita Falls, TX, August 24, 2018)

 

  1. Soon-Mi Choi. Glucose Supplementation. 2017 Hotter-N-Hell Hundred Science of Cycling Symposium (MPEC, Wichita Falls, TX, August 25, 2017)

 

  1. Soon-Mi Choi. Exercise and Diabetes. Community Diabetes Education Program (Public Health District-Wichita Falls, TX, January 23, 2017)

 

  1. Soon-Mi Choi. Eight Weeks of Zumba Fitness Training Improves Balance Ability in Sedentary Obese Women. Spring 2016 Celebration of Scholarship: Podium Presentation (Midwestern State University, April 27, 2016)

 

  1. Soon-Mi Choi. Effects of Zumba Training on Body Composition and Physical Fitness in Women. American Society of Exercise Physiologists National Conference (Oklahoma City, OK. Oct 16-17, 2015)

 

Conference Proceedings /Published Peer-Reviewed Posters

 

  1. Darian A. Wetzel, Taylor M. Duncan, Soon-Mi Choi. The Effects of Blood Flow Restriction on Muscular Strength and Endurance in Patients after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery: Case Study. Journal of Exercise Physiology Online, 22:5, Conference Proceedings (American Society of Exercise Physiologists National Conference, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, Oct 11-12, 2019)

 

  1. Andrew R. Hill, Daniel L Laudermilk, Soon-Mi Choi. The Acute Effects of Different Squat Intensities on Vertical Jump Performance. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 51:5 supplement (Annual Conference on the American College of Sports Medicine, Orlando, FL, May 28-June 1, 2019).

 

  1. Andrew R. Hill, Daniel L Laudermilk, Soon-Mi Choi. The Acute Effects of Different Squat Intensities on Vertical Jump Performance. International Journal of Exercise Science, 2:11, Article 32, Conference Proceedings (Texas Chapter-American College of Sports Medicine, Fort Worth, TX. February 28-March 1, 2019).

 

  1. Soon-Mi Choi, Kristin Russell, Frank B. Wyatt, Deok Su Yoo. Effects of Energy Drink on Metabolic Parameters and Exercise Performance Following Basketball Game Simulation. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 49:5 supplement (Annual Conference on the American College of Sports Medicine, Denver, CO, May 30-June 4, 2017).

 

  1. Andrew R. Hill, Jacob B. Davis, Soon-Mi Choi. The Impact of Glucose Supplementation on Barbell Velocity and Fatigability in Weightlifters: A Pilot Study. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 49:5 supplement (Annual Conference on the American College of Sports Medicine, Denver, CO, May 30-June 4, 2017).

 

  1. Kristin Russell, Frank B. Wyatt, Deok Su Yoo, Soon-Mi Choi. Effects of Energy Drink on Metabolic Response and Exercise Performance Post Basketball Game Simulation. International Journal of Exercise Science, 2:9, Article 85, Conference Proceedings (Texas Chapter-American College of Sports Medicine, Waco, TX. February 16-17, 2017).

 

  1. Soon-Mi Choi, Karishma Shah, Franklen Phares, Kristin Russell, Kayla Nelson, Frank B. Wyatt, Sukho Lee. Eight Weeks of Zumba Fitness Training Improves Balance Ability in Sedentary Obese Women. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 48:5 supplement (Annual Conference on the American College of Sports Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, May 31-June 4, 2016).

 

  1. Karishma Shah, Franklen Phares, Kristin Russell, Kayla Nelson, Urvi Bhatt, Frank B. Wyatt, Soon-Mi Choi. Eight Weeks of Zumba Fitness Training Improves Balance Ability in Women. International Journal of Exercise Science, 2:8, Article 31: Conference Proceedings (Texas Chapter-American College of Sports Medicine, College Station, TX, March 3-4, 2016).

 

  1. Jeff Vigil, Sukho Lee, Junyoung Hong, Janniri Chavez, Ricardo Martin, Eshani Nandita, Aram Yoon, Soon-Mi Choi, Scott C. Russell, Jeffrey R. Bernard. Effect of Different Resistance Training Protocols On Skeletal Muscle Hypertrophy And Cell Signaling In Rats. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 47:5 supplement (Annual Conference on the American College of Sports Medicine, San Diego, CA, May 26-30, 2015).

 

  1. Soon-Mi Choi, Aram Yoon, Junyoung Hong, Dongwoo Hahn, Sukho Lee. Sports Specific Active Recovery following Simulated Sports Activity Improves Power and Agility in Basketball Players. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 46:5 supplement (Annual Conference on the American College of Sports Medicine, Orlando, FL, May 27-31, 2014).

 

  1. Junyoung Hong, Aram Yoon, Soon-Mi Choi, Dongwoo Hahn, Minsoo Kang, Sukho Lee. Comparison effectiveness of motivational signage for promoting physical activity between two difference story building. International Journal of Exercise Science, 2:6, Conference Proceedings (Texas Chapter-American College of Sports Medicine, Fort Worth, TX. Feb. 27-28, 2014).

 

  1. Soon-Mi Choi, Ji-Wan Yoon, Yae-Young Kim, Man-Gyoon Lee, Soo Lim. Effects of exercise training on the muscle mass, strength and quality in aged diabetic women. 11th Annual World Congress on Insulin resistance, Diabetes & Cardiovascular Disease: be published in Endocrine Practice, 20(1), Jan 2014 (Universal City, CA. Nov. 7-9, 2013).

 

  1. Ranjita Misra, Soon-Mi Choi, Sukho Lee. Relationship between physical activity and cardiovascular risk factors and nutrition behavior in Mexican-American with diabetes. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise (supplement) (Indianapolis, IN. May 28-June 1, 2013).

 

  1. Soon-Mi Choi, Ji-Wan Yoon, Yae-Young Kim, Man-Gyoon Lee, Soo Lim. Effects of aerobic and resistance exercise training on RMR in elderly women with diabetes. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise (supplement) (Indianapolis, IN. May 28-June 1, 2013).

 

  1. Yea-Young Kim, Soo Lim, Soon-Mi Choi, Man-Gyoon Lee. Effects of 12 weeks of aerobic and resistance training on abdominal fat, adipokines, and inflammatory markers in female elderly patients with type 2 diabetes. 2012 Korean Society of Exercise Physiology Spring Conference (Gongju University, Gongju, South Korea. April 21, 2012).

 

  1. Soon-Mi Choi, Bo-Kyung Koo, Man-Gyoon Lee, Soo Lim, Hyoung-Jun Kim, Won-Sang Jung, Ji-Won Yoon, Hak-Chul Jang. Effects of interval training on aerobic capacity, mitochondrial DNA contents, C1QTNF5 levels, and surrogate indices of insulin resistance in middle-aged pre-diabetes women. Proceedings of 2011 International Sports Science Congress (Keimyung University, Daegu, South Korea. August 25-27, 2011).

 

  1. Man-Gyoon Lee, Soon-Mi Choi, Soo Lim. Relationship among body composition, cardiovascular function, liver function, blood lipids, mitochondrial DNA contents, C1QTNF5 levels, and insulin resistance in normal and pre-diabetes women. Proceedings of 2011 International Sports Science Congress (Keimyung University, Daegu, South Korea. August 25-27, 2011).

 

  1. Man-Gyoon Lee, Soon-Mi Choi, Kyung-Shin Park, Do-Wung Kim. High intensity training is more beneficial for weight control and lipid profiles in middle-aged women. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise (supplement) (Denver, CO. May 31-June 4, 2011).

 

  1. Soon-Mi Choi, Man-Gyoon Lee, Kyung-Shin Park, Ye-Young Kim, Hyung-Jun Kim. Effect of aerobic exercise training intensity on abdominal fat and ceramide in Korean middle-aged women. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise (supplement) (Denver, CO. May 31-June 4, 2011).

 

  1. Soon-Mi Choi, Soon-Chang Sung, Seung-Hwan Kim, Man-Gyoon Lee. Effect of aerobic exercise training intensity on body composition and antioxidant enzymes in middle-aged women. 2011 Korean Society of Exercise Physiology Spring Conference (Catholic University of Daegu, South Korea. April 9, 2011).

 

  1. Sa-Ra Park, Man-Gyoon Lee, Soon-Mi Choi. Comparison of electromyographic activity during lunge according to ankle positions in ssireum players with patellofemoral pain syndrome. The 88th National Sports Festival Commemorative the 47th KAHPERD Conference (Chung Nam University, Daejeon, South Korea. Sep 16-17, 2009).

 

  1. Soon-Mi Choi, Man-Gyoon Lee, Jung-Won Kim. Effects of PFPS and ankle position during terminal knee extension on isokinetic strength and EMG activity of quadriceps femoris muscle. The 88th National Sports Festival Commemorative the 47th KAHPERD Conference (Chung Nam University, Daejeon, South Korea. Sep 16-17, 2009).

 

  1. Man-Gyoon Lee, Hye-Jung Lee, Soon-Mi Choi. Effects of 9 weeks of dance sports training on variables related to falling injury in the elderly women. Proceedings of 2009 International Sports Science Congress (Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea. August 19-21, 2009).