Clinical Associate Professor, Health and Kinesiology
Office#: 135 Gilchrist
Mail Stop: 4243
Office Phone: (979) 845-4002
Other Title: MSAT Clinical Education Cordinator
Primary Emphasis Area: Kinesiology
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Short Bio
Dr. Tony Boucher is Clinical Associate Professor of Athletic Training in the Health & Kinesiology department at Texas A&M University. Dr. Boucher also serves as the Clinical Education Coordinator for the Master of Science in Athletic Training Program. Dr. Boucher received his B.S. in Zoology from Texas Tech University. He also completed a Bachelor of Science in Health Care Sciences and Master of Physical Therapy from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, TX. He completed his Athletic Training education at Southern Methodist University and received his Ph.D. in Physical Therapy at Texas Woman's University in Dallas, TX. His work experience includes clinical, teaching, and administrative roles within multiple allied health, rehabilitation, and athletic training settings. He currently teaches courses in orthopedic assessment, physical rehabilitation/therapeutic exercise, clinical education, organization and administration.
Research Interests
Balance and proprioception
Concussion assessment & management
Environmental illness & conditions
Evaluation/instrumentation, biomechanical, & functional assessment
Injury incidence & predictors
Manual & instrumented-assisted therapy
Neuromuscular recruitment
Patient outcomes
Protective equipment & taping
Therapeutic rehabilitation, exercise, & modalities
Peer Reviewed Journal Publications
Willoughby DS, Boucher T, Reid J, Skelton G, Clark M. (2011) Effects of 7 Days of Arginine-Alpha-Ketoglutarate Supplementation on Blood Flow, Plasma L-Arginine, Nitric Oxide Metabolites, and Asymmetric Dimethyl Arginine After Resistance Exercise. International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, 21(4), 291-299.
Boucher T, Wang S, Olson S, Trudelle-Jackson E. (2009). Effectiveness of Surface Electromyographic Biofeedback-triggered Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation on Knee Rehabilitation. International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, 4(3), 100-109.
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Armstrong, C., Bergeron, C, Boucher, T. (2018). Effectiveness of Pilates vs. Dance-based Pyometric Training on Dancers Vertical and Horizontal Jump. National Dance Society Journal 3(1): 37-44.

2. Armstrong, C., Bergeron, C., Boucher, T., Hanik, K. & Greenwood, M. (Summer 2016). Effectiveness of Rotator Discs on Functional Turnout of College Ballet Dancers. National Dance Society Journal.

3. Bergeron, C, Armstrong, C, Boucher, T, Byrne, K and Greenwood, M. Effectiveness of Rotator Discs on Functional Turnout of Collegiate Ballet Dancers. National Dance Society Journal. 2016:1(1), 18-24.

4. Boucher T, Grandjean P. (2013) Stretching for Health, Fitness, Injury Prevention and Sports Performance. In: Jimenez, JM, ed. The Effects of Exercise and Physical Training on the Development, Performance and Human Health. San Jose, Costa Rica: Editorial University of Costa Rica

* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

Professional Licensure and Certifications
1996-present, Licensed Physical Therapist (Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners)
2000-present, Certified Athletic Trainer (National Board of Certification)
2000-present, Licensed Athletic Trainer (Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation)
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