Yonjoong (YJ) Ryuh, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Professor YJ Ryuh
Yonjoong (YJ) Ryuh, Ph.D.

Contact

707.664.2678

Office

PE 17

Office Hours

Monday:
2:00-4:00 Also by appointment
Advising Area
Lifetime Physical Activity

Professional affiliations

  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • International Federation of Adapted Physical Activity
  • North American Federation of Adapted Physical Activity
Education
  • B.S. in Physical Education at Seoul National University, 2012
  • M.S. in Adapted Physical Activity at Seoul National University, 2014
  • Ph.D. in Exercise Science, emphasis on individuals with disabilities at Mississippi State University, 2020
Academic Interests
  • Promoting motor learning in individuals with disabilities: focusing on attentional focus, practice under reduced-error conditions, and other avenues related to practice and feedback.
  • Motor memory encoding and consolidation in individuals with and without intellectual disabilities.
  • Providing effective social support to assist individuals with disabilities in participating in sports and physical activities.
  • Benefits of unified sports setting in both individuals with and without disabilities.
Selected Publications & Presentations

Chen C.-C. (JJ), Ringenbach S.D.R., Ryuh Y.J., Hardwick H. (2021). A Preliminary Exploration of Relationships between Executive Functioning and Motor Skills in Young Adults with Intellectual Disabilities. Global Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities, 8(2): 555733. DOI: 10.19080/GJIDD.2021.08.555733

Chen, C.-C., Ryuh, YJ, & Mackey, K. (Accepted-in press). The Cognitive Effect of Unified Flag Football Program in Young Adults with Intellectual Disabilities: The Exploratory Study. The Physical Educator.

Chen, C.-C. (JJ), Ryuh, Y-J, Luczak, T., & Lamberth, J. (In Press). The Effects of Attentional Focus and Skill Level on the Performance of Golf Putting. Journal of Motor Learning and Development. 

Chen, C.-C. (JJ), Ryuh, Y-J, Donald, M, & Rayner, M (Accepted-in press). The impact of badminton lessons on health and wellness of young adults with intellectual disabilities: A pilot study. International Journal of Developmental Disabilities

Chen, C-C (JJ), Kulinna, P.H., Spring, K.E., Ryuh, Y., & Holmes, M.E. (accepted). The evaluation of physical literacy of preservice physical educators. The Physical Educator Journal.

Chen, C-C, Ryuh, Y., Luczak, T., & Lamberth, J. (accepted). Examining Different Foci of Attention on Golf Putting Performance in Novice Learners, The Physical Educator.

Chen, C-C (JJ), Holmes, M.E., Wood, K., Ryuh Y., & Kulinna, P.H. (2020) Are You Better Than a 12-Year-Old Student? A Pilot Study to Explore Physical Literacy in Preservice Physical Education Teachers. The Physical Educator, 77 (1), 130-153.

Ryuh, Y., Choi, P., Oh, J., Chen, C. C., & Lee, Y. (2019). Impact of Inclusive Soccer Program on Psychosocial Development of Children with and without Intellectual Disabilities. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 1-15.

Ryuh, Y. J., Chen, C. C., Pan, Z., Gadke, D. L., Elmore-Staton, L., Pan, C. Y., & Cosgriff, A. (2019). Promoting physical activity through exergaming in young adults with intellectual disabilities: a pilot study. International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 1-7.

Chen, C. C. J., Ryuh, Y., Hardwick, H., Shirley, R., Brinkley, B., Lim, S. … & Kim, M. L. (2019). Psychological Benefits of Inclusive Soccer Program in Young Adults with and without Intellectual Disabilities. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 1-15.

Chen, C. C., Ryuh, Y. J., Fang, Q., Lee, Y., & Kim, M. L. (2019). The Effects of Inclusive Soccer Program on Motor Performance and Sport Skill in Young Adults with and without Intellectual Disabilities. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 1-13.

Chen, C. C. (JJ), Bellama, T. J., Ryuh, Y. J., & Ringenbach, S. D. R. (2019). Examination of participation and performance of dancing movement in individuals with Down syndrome. International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 65(1), 58-63. 

Smith, W, Chen, C.-C. (JJ), Ryuh, Y.J., Pan, Z, Gadke, D.L., Elmore-Staton, L.S., Pan, C.-Y., & Cosgriff, A. (2019). Effects of Exergaming on Mental Health and Manual Motor Function in Young Adults with Intellectual Disabilities: A Pilot Study. MAHPERD journal, 6(1), 12-20.

Choi, P., Allred, A. T., Ryuh, Y., & Agiovlasitis, S. (2019). Prediction of Energy Expenditure from Pedometer-Determined Step-Rate in Adults with and without Down syndrome. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 1-12.