David R. Larsen
Chairperson, Department of Kinesiology & Physical Education Associate Professor of Kinesiology and Physical Education
- B.S., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
- M.A., California State University, Long Beach
- Diploma in Biblical Studies, The Master's University (1989)
Before he joined The Master’s Univesity faculty in fall 2001, Professor Larsen was the Head Athletic Trainer and a Physical Education Instructor at Los Angeles Harbor College for nine years. He has worked with a variety of athletes ranging from high school to professional levels and also worked for three years at a Physical Therapy clinic. His area of academic interest in Sports Medicine is corrective exercise application and he has completed an advanced certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine in this area. Professor Larsen also oversees the Pre-Physical Therapy emphasis in the Kinesiology department where he teaches classes pertaining to evaluation and treatment of athletic injuries. Professor Larsen and his wife, April, were born and raised in Whittier, CA, and have been married since 1992. They have four children.