Hui-Ting Shih

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Hui-Ting Shih, PT, MSPT

PhD student, Graduate research & teaching assistant, Lab manager



Hui-Ting Shih received her undergraduate and master training in National Taiwan University. After that, she worked as a clinical physical therapist, instructor in several hospitals, clinics, and schools, until 2016 she started pursuing her PhD in University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Her research interest is motor skill learning in people with neurological and orthopedic diseases. She engages in utilizing various aspects of approaches, including performances-based, biomechanical, and neurophysiological outcomes to investigate the learning effects and mechanisms.



M.S. in Physical Therapy – National Taiwan University – 2013

B.S. in Physical Therapy – National Taiwan University – 2011




  • DPT 749 Applied Exercise Physiology
  • DPT 749L Applied Exercise Physiology Laboratory
  • DPT 791 Applied Research Statistics


  • DPT 750 Prosthetics and Orthotics
  • DPT 750L Prosthetics and Orthotics Laboratory



HT Shih, HL Teng, C Gray, M Poggemiller, I Tracy, SP Lee. Four Weeks of Training with Simple Postural Instructions Changes Trunk Posture and Foot Strike Pattern in Recreational Runners. Phys Ther Sport. 2019;35:89-96.

HT Shih, CT Hsieh, CY Huang, MH Hu. ”A Test of Challenge Point Framework With Varying Balance Task Difficulty in Subacute Stroke—A Case Series Study” (master thesis)

Taiwan Physical Therapy Association. “Physical Therapy Clinical Practice Guidelines for Burn Care and Functional Rehabilitation.” 2015 (supervised by Ministry of Health and Welfare, Taiwan)

HT Shih, TS Chen, SW Li, BJ Chen, ST Wang, HC Yen. “Clinical Question: What are the Different Effects of Anterior/Posterior Ankle-foot Orthoses Applying on Stroke Patients’ Gait Correction?“ FJPT. 2011;36(4):292-298.

T Iwatsuki, HT Shih, B Poston, G Wulf. (In preparation). EMG activity and autonomy support in isometric force production.


HT Shih, SP Lee. “Effect of Age and Body Mass Index on Mobility in Middle-Aged to Older Adults with and without Lower Limb Amputation” 8-11 August 2018, Rochester, USA, Annual Conference of ASB.

HT Shih, CT Hsieh, CY Huang, MH Hu.“Response to Different Balance Training Task Difficulties in Chronic Stroke: A Pilot Study.” National Taiwan University Physical Therapy Student Conference 2013.

Y Lin, YL Lin, TC Chen, AC Chung, PH Tsai, HY Hu, HT Shih, YL Li, TH Chen, MH Hu. “Community-based Group Exercise for Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment: A Pilot Study.”12-13 December 2013, Hong Kong 16th APRC of ADI 2013.

Y Lin, YL Lin, BH Tsai, HT Shih, MH Hu.“Physical Exercises Group for Older Adults: Planning and Execution.”5-6 September, 2013, Tsai Lecture Hall & Wan Tsai Research Hall, College of Law, National Taiwan University. International Congress of Day Care.

Y Lin, YL Lin, TC Chen, AC Chung, PH Tsai, HY Hu, HT Shih, YL Li, TH Chen, MH Hu. “Community Rehabilitation: A Pilot Study on Group Physical Exercises for Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment.”23-27 June 2013, Seoul, Korea 20th IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics.

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UNLV Clinical Locomotion Neuromechanics Lab (MPE-G 503) Direction