Jeffrey Kawaguchi, PT, Ph.D, ATC

Director & Professor
503-352-7265
Creighton Hall 364
Areas I Teach 

Teaching Responsibilities

Athletic Training Program

  • Evaluation/Treatment of Orthopedic & Athletic Injuries: (Lower Quadrant -AT 500 / Upper Quadrant – AT 501)
  • Training and Conditioning for Athletes & Physically Active Individuals (AT 670)
  • Professionalism and Ethics in Athletic Training (AT 650)
  • Critically Appraised Topics (AT 660)

College of Health Professions

  • Interprofessional Competencies (CHP 515)

Exercise Science (Forest Grove Campus)

  • Care and Prevention (EXMB 205)

Areas of Interest (Research or Professional):

  • Research interests are in the area of gait analysis, education and women’s athletics
  • Professional interests are working with the sports of Women’s Basketball, and Figure Skating.

Education

University of Virginia (Charlottesville Virginia)                                                          

Doctorate of Education in Sports Medicine (2003)

Masters of Education in Physical Education with a specialization in Exercise Physiology (2002)

Northwestern University Programs in Physical Therapy    (Chicago, Illinois)                     

Bachelors of Science in Physical Therapy (1988)

Washington State University (Pullman, Washington)
Bachelors of Science in Biology (1987)

Publications

Martin, L. & Kawaguchi, J.K. (2013).  The role of women in athletic training:  A review of the literature. Skyline: The Big Sky Conference Undergraduate Journal. 1(1):1-15

McNeal J, Sands W, Edgerly S, Kawaguchi JK (2011) Acute Effects of Vibration-Assisted Stretching are more Evident in the Non-dominant Limb. European Journal of Sport Science; 11(1): 45-50

Kawaguchi J.K. & Pickering R. (2010) Pregnancy and Athletics: Exercise in the Postpartum and Concerns for Return to Play. Athletic Therapy Today .15(4):36-41

Kawaguchi J.K. & Pickering R. (2010) Pregnancy and Athletics: Exercise Recommendations for the Pregnant Athlete. Athletic Therapy Today.15(3):38-41

Kawaguchi J.K. & Pickering R. (2010) Pregnancy and Athletics: Anatomy and Physiology of the Pregnant Athlete Athletic TherapyToday.15(2):39-43

Kawaguchi J.K., Babcock G. (2010). Validity and Reliability of Handheld Dynametric Strength Assessment of Hip Extensors and Abductor Muscles. Athletic Training & Sports Health Care. 2(1):1-7

Kawaguchi J.K. (2009) Video Analysis of Athletic Training Student Performance:  Changing Educational Competency into Clinical Proficiency. Athletic Training Education Journal. 4(4); 131-135

Kawaguchi J.K., Babcock, G., Little A. (2008). A Survey of Activity Levels of Athletic Training Students. Athletic Training Education Journal 2(April-Jun); 1-7

Mizner, R.L., Kawaguchi J.K., Chmielewski T.L. (2008). Muscle Strength in the Lower Kinetic Chain Does Not Predict Improvement With Jump Landing Instruction of Female Athletes. Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy 38(6): 353-361

Kawaguchi J.K .(2007). Redefining the female athlete triad. Athletic Therapy Today 13(1): 36-37

Ernst G.P., Kawaguchi J., Saliba E. (1999). The effect of patellar taping on knee kinetics of patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome. Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy 29:661-667

Kawaguchi J. Proprioceptive Exercises Balance Rehabilitation. Biomechanics, Nov. 7-13, 1999

Presentations

McConnell Taping
Northwest Athletic Trainers Association District 10 Conference (Student Symposium)
March 26, 2016
Boise, Idaho

The use of visual digital media in athletic training education: Bridging the gap between educational competency and clinical proficiency
2016 Annual Conference
Oregon Technology and Educational Network
February 16, 2016

Pre-Natal / Post-Partum Issues for the Competitive Athlete: What the Athletic Trainer Needs to Know
National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) National Convention
June 26, 2015
St. Louis, Missouri

Pre-Natal / Post-Partum Issues for the Competitive Athlete: What the Athletic Trainer Needs to Know
Northwest Athletic Trainers Association District 10 Conference
March 27, 2015
Spokane Washington

The use of specific gravity-testing in athletic training
Northwest Athletic Trainers Association District 10 Conference
March 21, 2014
Portland, Oregon

“Pregnancy and Athletics”
Big Sky Athletic Training Sports Medicine Conference
Big Sky, Montana
February 6, 2014

Developing Cultural Competence
EWU 2nd Annual Diversity Week
Cheney, Washington
May 21, 2013

Service

  • Athletic Training Program Committee / Assistant Program Director (2014-present)
  • Faculty Development Grant Review Committee (2016 - present)
  • College of Health Professions Diversity Task Force (2015 – present)
  • (Alternate) Health Professions College Personnel Committee (2016 - present)
  • Presented at College of Health Professions Career Day (2015, 2016)

Grants/Awards

  • 2016-2017 Pacific University Faculty Development Grant
  • 2015-2016 Pacific University Faculty Development Grant
  • 2015 Northwest Athletic Trainers’ Association Excellence in Service Award
  • 2015 Eastern Washington University Office of Instructional Technology Grant
  • 2014 Outstanding Faculty during Edmund J. Yarwood Dean’s Honor Student Award Ceremony
  • 2013 Outstanding Faculty during Edmund J. Yarwood Dean’s Honor Student Award Ceremony
  • 2008 Eastern Washington University Teaching and Learning Center Summer grant for the project entitled, “Evaluation of Athletic Training Student Performance During Service Learning Clinical Education Experience”

Clinical Experience 

Women’s Basketball National Team (August 2012)
Athletic Trainer
U17 World Championships
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Athletic Trainer (January 2010)
2010 United States Figure Skating National Championship                                           
Spokane, Washington

Women’s Basketball National Team (July 2007)
Athletic Trainer
U19 World Championships
Bratislava, Slovakia

Athletic Trainer (January 2007)
2007 United States Figure Skating National Championship                                           
Spokane, Washington

Athletic Trainer (January 2006)
2006 United States Figure Skating National Championship                                           
St. Louis, Missouri

Women’s Basketball National Team (August 2001)
Athletic Trainer
2001 World University Games
Beijing, ChinaTeaching Responsibilities