Profile for Naoko Giblin

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Specialty area(s)

Patellofemoral pain, running related injuries and interventions, applied biomechanics, athletic training

Brief biography

Native of Chiba, Japan. 

B.S. in Athletic Training (2002) - Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan

M.S. in Exercise Science (Athletic Training) (2006) - University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio

Ph.D. in Exercise Science (Applied Biomechanics) (2010) - University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio

Visiting Assistant Professor (2010-2012) - University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio

Assistant Professor (2012-2018) - University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin

Associate Professor (2018-  ) - University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin

Current courses at UWL

I teach ESS 181 (Introduction to Athletic Training), ESS 281 (Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries), ESS 378 (Lower Extremity Evaluation), ESS 483 (Administration in Athletic Training), ESS 485 (Research and Reading in Athletic Training), and ESS 750 (Analysis of Movement).

Teaching history

I taught various courses in Kinesiology Department as a doctoral student and visiting assistant professor at University of Toledo.

Research and publishing

My primary research interest is biomechanical analysis of people with patellofemoral pain syndrome and other running-related injuries. I am also interested in clinically-oriented research, such as the efficacy of Kinesiology Taping on recovery and performance.