Jennifer Savage PhD, LAT, ATC

Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor of the Master's in Athletics Training Program/Clinical Education Coordinator

Office D, Suite D-2nd Floor, Brookstone 
(256) 782-5514
jlsavage@jsu.edu  

Dr. Jennifer Savage is the Clinical Education Coordinator and an Assistant Professor of the Master's in Athletic Training Program, at Jacksonville State University. She joined the JSU team in June 2020. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Western Carolina University in 2013, a Master of Science in Sports Medicine from Georgia State University in 2015, and a PhD in Kinesiology with a concentration in Athletic Training from Michigan State University in 2019. While at Michigan State University, she completed her dissertation on examining simulated driving performance in concussed and non-concussed athletes", with internal cognates of sport psychology and youth development.

Jennifer has over 7 years of academic and clinical experience in athletic training from various establishments (high school, college, orthopedics, & pediatrics). She is a member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association, Southeast Athletic Trainers' Association, and the Alabama Athletic Trainers' Association. Additionally, she is an instructor for the American Heart Association and is licensed in the State of Alabama as a certified athletic trainer. She has over 10 publications, 25 local and national presentations, and has received over $40,000 in internal and external grants in her professional career.

Jennifer resides in Southside, AL with her husband Michael and their dog Maverick.

Areas of Specialization:
  • Sport-related concussions
  • Sport Psychology
  • Youth
Courses Taught:
  • AT 517; 527; 537: Physical Exam I, II, III
  • AT 518; 528; 538: Physical Exam Lab I, II, III
  • AT 526; 536, 546, 556, 566: Clinical Education I, II, III, IIII, IV, V

Education:

  • Western Carolina University, BS in Athletic Training, 2013
  • Georgia State University, MS in Sports Medicine, 2015
  • Michigan State University, PhD in Kinesiology with a Concentration in Athletic Training, 2019
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