Jennifer Livingston, Ph.D., ATC

Director, M.S. in Athletic Training Program, and Professor, Department of Kinesiology

Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 5214
Office Location: Building Two, Room 819B
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Jennifer Livingston, Ph.D., joined the Department of Kinesiology faculty in January 2008. Prior to coming to APU, she taught at several colleges and universities in Pennsylvania, New York, and Kansas, and has also worked as a certified athletic trainer at the collegiate and high school levels, as well as within clinic settings. In addition to teaching anatomy and multiple writing and research-related courses, she serves as the prospective student contact for the Master of Science in Athletic Training program. Some of her research interests are faculty development, competitive youth soccer and baseball, and youth athlete spiritual development. Jen and her husband, BJ, have a son and daughter, Noah and Adah, as well as a chocolate lab named Shorty and a cat named Chica. She’s most likely to be found at a youth sports event cheering for one of her children.


  • Ph.D., Higher Education, Azusa Pacific University
  • M.S., Sports Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
  • B.S., Athletic Training, Waynesburg College


  • Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC)

Academic Area

  • School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences
    • Department of Kinesiology

Courses Taught

  • AT 490 – Research Methods
  • AT 515 – Anatomical Basis of Athletic Training with Cadaver Lab
  • AT 536 – Research Methods II
  • AT 549 – Applied Research I
  • AT 559 – Applied Research II
  • AT 569 – Research Capstone