Jan Edmisten, DSc

Professor of Kinesiology
Director, Physical Therapist Assistant Program

Office Phone: (951) 343-4539
E-mail: jedmisten@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: James Building, Room 38
Office Hours: MWF 8:15-9:30 and TR 8:15-10:30; afternoons by appointment only

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
DSc Research/Teaching Loma Linda University 1997
M.P.T. Physical Therapy Loma Linda University 1995
B.S. Wellness/Fitness and Physical Education Middle Tennessee State University 1992
  • Additional Education

    Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS)
    Licensed Physical Therapist

  • Courses Taught

    Movement Anatomy
    Applied Movement Anatomy
    Nutrition Science
    Contemporary Health Issues
    Lifelong Motor Development
    Principles of Conditioning
    Therapeutic Exercise and Rehabilitation
    Sports Nutrition

  • Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

    Influence of diet/nutrition on exercise, injury, and recovery; lower kinetic chain in running; and workplace wellness

  • Teaching Experience

    Adjunct Faculty, Physical Therapy, Azusa Pacific University, 2006-current
    Associate Chair and Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, Azusa Pacific University, 1997-2006

  • Church Membership & Activities

    Sandals Church

  • Community Service & Involvement

    Cheer coach; volunteer for little league baseball; volunteer for orangecrest football

  • Interests & Hobbies

    Enjoys sports, activities outdoors, travel, and reading.
    Children: Connor and Rachel.

  • Personal Philosophy

    The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my savior; my God is my rock, in whom I find protection. He is my shield, the power that saves me, and my place of safety. Psalm 18:2