JJ Hannigan

JJ Hannigan, PhD, ATC, CSCS

JJ Hannigan, PhD, ATC, CSCS

Assistant Professor
Co-Director, FORCE Laboratory

Edward J. Ray Hall 309D
1500 SW Chandler Avenue
Bend, OR 97702
United States

Academic interests

Dr. Hannigan focuses on identifying biomechanical risk factors and improving treatment strategies for orthopedic injuries across the lifespan, including running injuries, ACL tears, and knee osteoarthritis. He has recently co-authored several studies on biomechanical risk factors for injury during running and walking in maximally cushioned shoes. An active member of the American Society of Biomechanics, International Society of Biomechanics, and National Athletic Training Association, Dr. Hannigan is a certified athletic trainer and certified strength and conditioning specialist.

Accepting PhD students

Not accepting MS students


JJ Hannigan is an assistant professor in the DPT program where he will lead the clinical biomechanics and research courses.  He joined OSU-Cascades from San José State University, where he was an assistant professor in their Kinesiology program.  Hannigan earned his PhD and MS in Human Physiology (Biomechanics) from the University of Oregon, a Master of Athletic Training degree from Saint Louis University, and a BS in Exercise Science from Saint Louis University. He completed his postdoctoral work in the FORCE Laboratory at OSU-Cascades.