Jaeho Shim, Ph.D.

Jaeho Shim, Ph.D.
Graduate Program Director for HHPR, Associate Professor
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Graduate Program Director for HHPR

Associate Professor

Research Interest

  • Visual perception of human motion
  • Perception and action of illusion

Current Courses Taught

  • HP2307 Biomechanics (undergraduate)
  • HP5384 Biomechanics (graduate)
  • HP2306 Anatomical Kinesiology

Principal Publications

Shim, J., van der Kamp, J., Rigby, B. R., Lutz, R., Poolton, J. M., & Masters, R. S. W. (2014. Taking aim at the Müller-Lyer goalkeeper illusion: An illusion bias in action that originates from the target not being optically specified. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 40(3), 1274-1281.

Shim, J. & Garner, B. (2012. Residual Force Enhancement during Voluntary Contractions of Knee Extensors and Flexors at Short and Long Muscle Lengths. Journal of Biomechanics, 45, 913-918.

Shim, J., Miller, G., & Lutz, R. (2012. Use of Ball Line as an Alignment Aid in Putting. International Journal of Golf Science, 1, 71-80.

Shim, J., Hecht, H., Lee, J., Yook, D., & Kim, J. (2009. The limits of Visual Mass Perception. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 62(11), 2210-2221.


  • Doctor of Philosophy in Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, IL, 1999
  • Master of Science in Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, 1995
  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Education, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, 1992

Contact Information

One Bear Place #97313
Health, Human Performance, and Recreation
Baylor University
Waco, Texas 76798-7313

Office: Rena Marrs McLean Gymnasium 216
Phone: 254-710-4009
Fax: 254-710-3527