Jacob Havenar, Ph.D., M.C., is an
assistant professor in the Kinesiology Department at the University
of San Francisco. He currently teaches Statistics, Exercise
Psychology and Exercise and Health Promotion. Dr.
Havenar's research focuses on the relationship between
intrinsic motivation and physical activity adherence and the
interaction between intervention modality and sustainable health
behavior change. His current research objectives include the
examination of baseline psychosocial predictors of long term weight
loss and the impact of weight training on self-determined motives
and exercise adherence. He is a member of the American College of
Sports Medicine and The National Strength and Conditioning
Association. Dr. Havenar is an American College of Sports Medicine
certified Health Fitness Specialist.