Kinesiology
Jacob  Havenar

Jacob Havenar

Assistant Professor

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.