Ben Timson

Clinical Education Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Professional Practice
Rickel Academic Wing 172 S | 817-257-6737


Ph.D., Health Education, University of Kansas (2014)
MS, Sport Management, University of Kansas (2007)
BS, Athletic Training, Oklahoma State University (2005)

Courses Taught

Fall Courses
KINE 10603 Anatomical Kinesiology
KINE 30102 Clinical Education III
KINE 40102 Clinical Education V
KINE 40533 Therapeutic Exercise

Spring Courses
KINE 10202 Perspectives in Athletic Training
KINE 20313 Foundations of Sport Injuries
KINE 30313 Orthopedic Assessment II
KINE 40202 Clinical Education VI

Areas of Focus

My main professional interests are preceptor feedback, evaluation of athletic training student clinical performance, and professional communication opportunities for athletic training students.

Carr, W. Timson, B. Volberding, J. “Athletic Training Student Communication – What They Need to Talk About.” Athletic Training Education Journal. 2018; 13(2); 175-184.

Carr, W. David, Jennifer L. Volberding, and Ben Timson. “An Exploratory Study of Athletic Training Student Communication.” Athletic Training Education Journal. 2016; 11(4): 219-226.

Carr, W. David, Jennifer L. Volberding, and Ben Timson. “Preceptor Understanding, Comfort, and Use Related to Evidence-Based Practice Competencies.” Athletic Training Education Journal. 2015; 10(3): 236-243.

Timson, Benjamin Robert. Athletic Training Student Performance Evaluation: A Content and Frequency Analysis. Diss. University of Kansas, 2014.

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation – Athletic Trainer (#AT6206)

Board of Certification (#050502068)

National Athletic Trainers’ Association (#992479)

NPI (#1942227525)

American Heart Association – BLS Instructor

Graston Technique

Myofascial Decompression Certified

TeamSTEPPS Master Trainer

Southwest Athletic Trainers’ Association

National Athletic Trainers’ Association