Prof. Todd Shoepe

Todd C. Shoepe, Ed.D., MS, CSCS, ACSM - HFS
Assistant Professor
Department of Health and Human Sciences
North Hall 201
Los Angeles, CA 90045
(310)-338-7825
todd.shoepe@lmu.edu

 

Education

Ed.D.

Learning Technology, Pepperdine University, 2012
Dissertation: Engaging undergraduate students in an online science course: The relationship between instructor prompt and student engagement in synchronous class sessions.

M.S.

Exercise Physiology, Oregon State University, 2001
Minor: Biochemistry/Vertebrate Physiology
Thesis Title: Contractile function of single muscle fibers from chronically resistance trained humans

B.S.

Health and Human Performance, Oregon State University, 1998
Option: Fitness Program Management

 

 

Courses Taught

Academic:

Exercise Physiology - Lab
Fitness Testing and Exercise Prescription
Fitness Testing and Exercise Prescription - Lab
Human Anatomy and Physiology (Survey – 1 semester)
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
Human Anatomy and Physiology I - Lab
Human Anatomy and Physiology II
Human Anatomy and Physiology II - Lab
Human Nutrition
Human Nutrition (online)
Strength Physiology and Assessment – Lab

 

 

Professional Experience

Loyola Marymount University
Assistant Clinical Professor – College of Science and Engineering
2008-present

Faculty Associate - Center For Teaching Excellence
2012-present

Master Teacher – Center For Teaching Excellence
2011-2012

Visiting Professor – College of Science and Engineering
2005-2007

McGraw-Hill Publishing
Consultant – Digital Media Subject Matter and Design Expert
2008-present

Burrston House Limited for Delmar Cengage Learning
Consultant – Anatomy and Physiology Textbook Development
2010

Oregon State University
Faculty Instructor - College of Health and Human Sciences
2001-2005

Course Coordinator – Lifetime Fitness for Health
2001-2005

Strength and Conditioning Intern - Football, Oregon State University Athletic Department
2001

Graduate Research Assistant - Muscle Physiology Laboratory
1999-2001

Graduate Teaching Assistant – Department of Exercise and Sport Science
1999-2001

Group Exercise Instructor - Faculty/Staff Fitness Program
1997-2003

Fitness Over 50 (Corvallis, OR)
Group Exercise Leader/Trainer
1998-2000

Hanscom Air Force Base (Boston, MA)
Intern
1997

Albany Athletic Club (Albany, OR)
Intern
1997

 

 

Peer-Reviewed Publications

*indicates undergraduate co-authors mentored by Todd C. Shoepe

As Author:

*Ligouri, G.C., Shoepe, T.C. & Almstedt, H.C. (2012). Whole body vibration training is osteogenic at the spine in college-age men and women. Journal of Human Kinetics, 31: 55-68.

Shoepe, T.C., Ramirez, D.R., Rovetti, R., *Kohler, D.R., & Almstedt, H.C. (2011). The effects of 24 weeks of resistance training with simultaneous elastic and free weight loading on muscular performance of novice lifters. The Journal of Human Kinetics, 29: 93-106.

(Awarded Publication of the Year by the Journal of Human Kinetics)

Almstedt H.A., *Canepa, J., Ramirez, D.A. & Shoepe, T.C., (2011). Changes in bone mineral density in response to 24 weeks of resistance training in college-age men and women. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 25(4): 1098-1103.

Shoepe, T.C., Ramirez, D.A. & Almstedt H.C. (2010). Elastic band prediction equations for combined free-weight and elastic band bench presses and squats. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 24(1): 195-200.

Shoepe, T.C., Stelzer, J.E., Garner, D.P., & Widrick, J.J. (2003). Functional adaptability of muscle fibers to long-term resistance exercise. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 35(6): 944-951.

Widrick, J.J., Maddalozzo, G.F., Lewis, D., Valentine, B.A., Garner, D.P., Stelzer, J.E., Shoepe, T.C., & Snow, C.M., (2003). Morphological and functional characteristics of skeletal muscle fibers from hormone-replaced and non-replaced post menopausal women. Journal of Gerontology: Biological Sciences. 58(1): 3-10.

Widrick, J. J., Stelzer, J.E., Shoepe, T.C., & Garner, D.P., (2002). Functional properties of human muscle fibers after short-term resistance exercise training. American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology, 283: R408-R416.

 

 

Scholarly Publications

*indicates undergraduate co-authors mentored (or co-mentored) by Todd C. Shoepe

As Author:

Shoepe, T.C. (in development). Project-based learning: Engaging modern technological pedagogy in the creation of student-generated digital, lab atlases. HAPS-Educator: Journal of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society.

Valasek, S. & Shoepe, T.C., (2012). Reducing error in estimating caloric intake: A Comparison of two educational modalities. A Senior Honors Thesis at Loyola Marymount University.

Greenfield, D., Blue, D., & Shoepe, T.C. (2011). Leadership styles of educational non-profit institutions. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Hawaiian International Conference on Education, 620-670.

Ott, J., Beard, M., Blue, D., Cleugh, C., Greenfield, D., Lee, T., Lesser, D., McBride, D., Pham, P., Shin, E., Pham, P., Shoepe, T., Turner, R., Viltz, M., Williams, O., & Stager, G. (2010). Examining internet filtering policies and practices to increase student technological learning opportunities (White Paper). Published online at Educational News, accessed 7/21/10: http://www.educationnews.org/ed_reports/95634.html.

Shoepe, T.C. (2010). Human cadaver laboratory proposal. American Physiological Society Archive of Teaching Resources, http://www.apsarchive.org/index.cfm.

Shoepe, T.C. (2008). Summary of workshops #108 and #612: Creating visual anatomy exams on Blackboard™. HAPS-Educator: Journal of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society, 12(3): 26-27

As Contributor:

Shoepe, T.C. & August, S.E., (2012). iEnergy™ Mobile phone dietary assessment application (Version 1.0) [computer Software]. Los Angeles: Department of Health and Human Sciences, Human Performance Laboratory, Loyola Marymount University.

McGraw-Hill, (2010). Connect Online Course Management System. (Version 2.0) [Computer Software]. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Medical College of Ohio, (2010). Anatomy and Physiology Revealed (Version 3.0) [Computer Software]. New York: McGraw-Hill.

McGraw-Hill, (2010). LearnSmart. (Version 1.0) [Computer Software]. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Invited Reviewer:

Manuscript Reviewer for Anatomical Sciences Education, 2012

Lankford, R. Anatomy & Physiology: A Synergistic View. Delmar Cengage Learning, Florence, KY: (pending).

McConnell, T. (2010). Human Form, Human Function: Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, MD.

 

 

Peer-Reviewed Abstracts

*indicates undergraduate co-authors mentored (or co-mentored) by Todd C. Shoepe

*McDonald, K.G., Grote, S., & Shoepe, T.C. (2012, in review). Effect of training mode on post-exercise heart rate recovery of trained cyclists, Southwest Chapter Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, poster presentation.

Ramirez, D.A., Brown, L.E., Almstedt, H.C., Kersey, R.D., & Shoepe, T.C., (2012). Effects of ankle supports on vertical jump and mental perception. Southwest Chapter Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, poster presentation.

Shoepe, T.C., *Cavedon, D.K., *Derian, J.M., *Levy, C.S., & *Morales, A. (2012). Engaged technology and experiential learning: the effectiveness of iPads and digital microscopy on student performance. Human Anatomy and Physiology Annual Conference, poster presentation.

*Cavedon, D.K., *Derian, J.M., *Levy, C.S., & *Morales, A. & Shoepe, T.C. (2012). Educating the future athletic trainer: The effectiveness of iPads and digital microscopy on student performance in anatomy lab. Far West Athletic Trainer Association Annual Conference, poster presentation.

*Valasek, S., *Derian, J.M., *Giangarra, C.J., *Major, E.D., *Vance, C.N., & Shoepe, T.C. (2012). Reducing error in estimating caloric intake: A comparison of two educational modalities. LMU Undergraduate Research Symposium, poster presentation

*McDonald, K., Grote, S., & Shoepe, T.C. (2012). Effect of training mode on post-exercise heart rate recovery of trained cyclists. LMU Undergraduate Research Symposium, oral presentation.

Almstedt, H.C., Urbinati, C.R., *Ligouri, G., *Spiegel, M., *Stapleton, M.R., & Shoepe, T.C. (2011). 12-weeks of whole body vibration with resistance exercise is osteogenic at the spine. American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, poster presentation.

*Fenoglio, Z., *Murray, K., Shoepe, T.C., & Almstedt, H.C. (2011). Body composition analysis in Hispanic males. LMU Undergraduate Research Symposium, oral presentation.

*Barragan, N., Almstedt, H.C., Ramirez, D.A., & Shoepe, T.C. Are college students meeting the dietary reference intakes for nutrients related to bone health?

LMU Undergraduate Research Symposium, poster presentation, (2009).Southwest American College of Sports Medicine Annual Conference, poster presentation, (2008).

*Kohler, D.R., Shoepe, T.C., Ramirez, D.A., & Almstedt, H.C. Effects of resistance training using elastic bands in combination with free weights on peak knee extensor torque at various speeds.

LMU Undergraduate Research Symposium, poster presentation, (2009).Southwest American College of Sports Medicine, poster presentation, (2008).

*Canepa, J., Shoepe, T.C., Ramirez, D.A., & Almstedt, H.C. Gender differences in bone accrual with high intensity resistance training.

LMU Undergraduate Research Symposium, poster presentation, (2009). Southwest American College of Sports Medicine, poster presentation, (2008).

Shoepe, T.C. Ramirez, D.A., & Almstedt, H.C. (2008). Elastic band prediction equations and loading quantification for combined free weight and elastic band bench presses and squats. National Strength and Conditioning Association Annual Conference, poster presentation.

Shoepe, T.C., Stelzer, J.E., Garner, D.P., & Widrick, J.J., (2002). Contractile function of single muscle fibers from chronically resistance-trained humans. The FASEB Journal, 16:4, A446.

Widrick, J.J., Maddalozzo, G.F., Garner, D.P., Stelzer, J.E., Shoepe, T.C., & Snow, C.M., (2002). Estrogen replacement therapy and contractile function of muscle fibers from early post-menopausal women. The FASEB Journal, 16:4, A761.

Garner, D. P., Stelzer, J.E., Shoepe, T.C., Mull, J., McCubbin, J., & Widrick, J.J., (2001). Cross-bridge mechanisms of muscle weakness in multiple sclerosis. The FASEB Journal, 15:5, A814.

 

 

Presentations

Oct.2012

"Engaged technology and experiential learning: iPads, digital microscopy, and Internet freeware in the creation of lab Atlas projects" presented to the Center for Teaching Excellence at Loyola Marymount University.

May 2012

"Measuring learning: Can a novel, experiential class project based on Pink’s motivational attributes improve student learning?" presented as a mentored scholar at the annual conference of the International Institute for SoTL Scholars and Mentors.

May 2012

"Engaged technology and experiential learning: iPads, digital microscopy, and Internet freeware in the creation of lab Atlas projects" presented at the annual conference of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society.

Mar. 2012

"On-line learning: The future?" a panel discussion presented to the Center for Teaching Excellence at Loyola Marymount University.

Mar. 2012

"Teaching with technology: Interaction and perceptions with online instruction" accepted be presented at the 24th Annual Lilly West Conference on College Teaching provided by the International Alliance of Teacher Scholars.

Sept.2011

"Experiencing virtual classrooms: A Workshop of possibilities" presented to the Center for Teaching Excellence at Loyola Marymount University.

Sept. 2011

"Teaching with technology: Examining what is possible with online instruction" presented to the Center for Teaching Excellence at Loyola Marymount University.

Aug. 2009

“Practical Plyometrics: Implementing the Guidelines of the National Strength and Conditioning Association” presented to the Region I Congress of the United States Association of Gymnastics.

Oct. 2008

“Create. Share, Learn. itunes U and Podcasting” presented as part of LMU On Demand through the Center for Teaching Excellence at Loyola Marymount University.

Apr. 2008

“I.N.V.E.S.T. Investigating New Variables in Exercise and Strength Training: Cutting Edge Performance Training” presented to the Science Seminar Series at Loyola Marymount University.

Jan. 2008

“I.N.V.E.S.T in Muscle and Bone Health: Investigating New Variables in Exercise and Strength Training”
presented to the Junior Faculty Seminar series of Loyola Marymount University.

May 2007

“Gateway Exams on Blackboard™” presented to the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society Annual Meeting.

Apr. 2007

“Modern Resistance Training: the theory and effectiveness of new techniques” presented to the
Far West Athletic Trainer’s Association Annul Meeting.

Mar. 2007

“Creating Gateway Exams on Blackboard™” presented to The Center for Teaching Excellence at Loyola Marymount University.

Mar. 2006

Created, compiled, and presented a seminar explaining a yearlong physical training program to the members of the LMU Women’s Soccer Club.

Feb. 2005

“Resistance Training – A Miracle Cure?” Presented to the OSU Academy of Lifelong Learning.

2002-2003

Fitness Over 50 – Fitness and Health Evaluation Clinic. Once each academic term I produced a fitness assessment clinic at a local health/wellness facility as a term project for students in the fitness testing class.

Feb. 2003

“Resistance Training for Seniors” Presented to the OSU Academy of Lifelong Learning.

Jan. 2000

“Ergonomic Gardening: Exercises for a Healthy Back and Good Posture” presented to the Benton County Master Gardener Association.

 

 

Grants

2011

Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS)
Author and PI: Faculty Grant Program ($1500)
Project Title: Student Generated Dissection Images and Mobile Computing in a Human

2011

LMU Seaver College of Science and Engineering
Author and PI: Course Development Grant ($5000)
Project Title: Creation of a Food Image Database to Promote Portion Size and Caloric Estimations in Online Nutrition Courses

2011

LMU Office of Faculty Development, Academic Technology Committee
Author and Co-PI: Academic Technology Grant ($6000
Project Title: Mobile Technology Integration in General Nutrition Classes

2010

Loyola Marymount University, Office of Faculty Support
PI: Rains Research Assistant Funds Program ($1200)
Project Title: Investigating New Variables in Exercise and Strength Training 2.0

2009

Loyola Marymount University, Office of Faculty Support
PI: Rains Research Assistant Funds Program ($1200)
Project Title: Investigating New Variables in Exercise and Strength Training 1.0

2008

Loyola Marymount University, Office of Faculty Support
PI: Rains Research Assistant Funds Program ($1200)
Project Title: Investigating New Variables in Exercise and Strength Training 1.0

 

 

Awards and Recognitions

2012

International Institute for SoTL Scholars and Mentors - Mentored Scholar

2011

Publication of the Year, Journal of Human Kinetics (Shoepe et al., 2011)

2010

Associated Students of Loyola Marymount University (ASLMU)
Finalist for the Seaver College of Science and Engineering Professor of the Year

2010

Delta Delta Delta Sorority- Loyola Marymount University Chapter
2009-2010 Teacher of the Year

2009

Delta Gamma Sorority - Loyola Marymount University Chapter
February Teacher of the Month

2009

Associated Students of Loyola Marymount University (ASLMU)
Seaver College of Science and Engineering Professor of the Year

2008

Associated Students of Loyola Marymount University (ASLMU)
Finalist for the Seaver College of Science and Engineering Professor of the Year

2006

Loyola Marymount University Disability Support Services
Recognition Award for Extraordinary Faculty and Staff

2004

Oregon State University Services for Students with Disabilities
Certificate for “collaborations with the offices of SSD in providing accommodations for Oregon State University’s students.”

2002

Sixth IOC World congress on Sport Sciences
Research Poster Award Finalist – Behavioral Section
Title: Contractility of Single Muscle Fibers from Chronically Resistance Trained Human

2001

Faculty/Staff Fitness Program
Victor “Vic” Brookes Award for Instructional Excellence

1993

Eagle Scout
Boy Scouts of America, Pacific Crest Council, Pioneer District, Troop 229; Portland, OR

 

 

Certifications

2012-present

American Red Cross
Blood and Blood-Borne Pathogens Training

2005-present

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
Health and Fitness Specialist (HFS)

2000-present

National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)

1995-present

American Red Cross
Adult CPR

1995-present

American Red Cross
Standard First Aid

2007

National Cancer Institution
Human Participants Protection Education for Research Teams

2003

Radioisotopes Usage Certification (Oregon State University)
Provisional use agreement for working with radioisotopes

2001-2002

American Red Cross
Instructor: Standard First Aid/CPR

 

 

Professional Affiliations

2007-present

Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society

2007-present

Southwest Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (SWACSM)

2006-present

Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS)

2003-present

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

2000-present

National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)

2010-2012

Association of Computing Machinery

2010-2012

Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group- Computer Human Interface

2004-2006

Northwest Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (NWASCM)

2003-2006

Molecular and Cellular Regulatory Mechanisms Special interest Group

University and Professional Service

2012-present

Seaver College of Science and Engineering, Strategic Planning Committee, Excellence in Transforming Undergraduate Education Subcommittee

2012-present

Loyola Marymount Faculty Senate Ad Hoc Committee for Clinical Faculty

2010-present

Seaver College of Science and Engineering, Curriculum Committee

2006-present

Faculty Advisor for the Loyola Marymount University Women’s Soccer Club

2011-2012

Seaver College of Science and Engineering Freshmen Advisory Committee

2011

Member of the Dissertation Committee for David Ramirez, DSc.; Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions

2011-2012

Member of the Faculty Search Committee for Epidemiology/Public Health Position, Department of Health and Human Sciences, Loyola Marymount University

2011

Judge for Poster Presentations at the Undergraduate Research Symposium at Loyola Marymount University

2011

Volunteer Session Chair for Oral Presentations at the Undergraduate Research Symposium at Loyola Marymount University

2010-2011

Seaver College of Science and Engineering Ad Hoc Committee on Statistics and Math Curriculum Planning Committee

2010

Moderator for Oral Presentations at the Undergraduate Research Symposium at Loyola Marymount University

2007-2010

Human Anatomy and Physiology Society’s Grants and Scholarship Committee

2007-2008

Member of a Faculty Search Committee for Athletic Training Position, Department of Natural Science, Loyola Marymount University

2006-2007

Member of a Faculty Search Committee for Geosciences Position, Department of Natural Science, Loyola Marymount University

2005

Organizer for a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist - Examination Upon Request for the National Strength and Conditioning Association

2002-2005

Faculty Advisor for the Oregon State University Resistance Training Club

2003-2004

Volunteer Instructor of Weight Training Classes for the Faculty/Staff Fitness Program at Oregon State University

2003-2004

Chair of Department of Exercise and Sports Science Facilities Usage Committee (Ad Hoc)

2002-2003

Chair of Department of Exercise and Sports Science Faculty Recognition and Awards Committee

2002

Volunteer to the Oregon Alliance for Health, Physical, Education, Recreation, and Dance Conferenc

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