Teacher EducationHikaru Murata-Ph.D.

Office: Bishop Hall 415 A
Phone: (231) 591-5364
E-mail Address: muratah@ferris.edu



Concentration: Physical Education
Professional Experience: Ferris State University
Assistant Professor
Missouri Western State University
Assistant Professor
Davis & Elkins College
Assistant Professor
University of Kansas
Graduate Teaching Assistant
University of Kansas
Asia University
Teaching Assistant
Health & Safety Certifications American Red Cross:

CPR Instructor
First Aid Instructor
Work Place First Aid Instructor
Lifeguard Instructor
Water Safety Instructor
Water Safety Instructor Trainer
Lifeguard Instructor Trainer Candidate

National Swimming Pool Foundation Certification:

Pool & Spa Operator
Faculty Committee Services: Search Committee for Science Education Position - Chair
Education Department Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
International Education Committee
Distinguished Teacher Award Committee
Curriculum Development (Physical Education Major)
Presentation/ Publications: "Possiblilities of Clinical Sport Therapy using the Characteristics of the Martial Arts"
"Influence of Advanced Telecommunication Systems on the Procedures of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) System"
"A Scientific Analysis of Jigoro Kano's Doctrine"
"The Value of Judo Training for Health Related Physical Fitness for College/University Students"
"The Health Related Components of Physical Fitness Value of Intensive Summer Sports & Fitness School for Elementary School Children"
Professional Memberships: Japan Research Association of Martial Arts
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance
American Association for Active Lifestyles & Fitness
National Association for Sport and Physical Education