Dr. Shinichiro “Shinbo” Sugiura

Assistant Professor of Exercise Science
Assistant Dean of Exercise Science / Athletic Training Program Director

Ph.D. in Exercise Science, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH (Emphasis on Exercise Physiology); M.S. in Athletic Training, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN;  B.S. in Athletic Training, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN

Dr. Sugiura worked as an athletic trainer in different clinical settings such as physical therapy clinics, high schools, NCAA Division III and NCAA Division I  collegiate athletics for about 10 years before he became involved in athletic training education.  As the athletic training program director, at Buena Vista University, Shinbo plays a role in improving the undergraduate athletic training curriculum and leads development of a future graduate program in athletic training. In addition, Shinbo supervises adjunct faculty who teach exercise science courses.


Injury Evaluation, Therapeutic Exercise and Reconditioning, General Medical Conditions and Pharmacology, Fundamentals of Athletic Training, and Clinical Experience in Athletic Training

Shinichiro Sugiura