Clinical Associate Professor, Health and Kinesiology
Office#: 213C Heldenfels Hall
Mail Stop: 4243
Office Phone: (979) 845-4002
Other Title: Clinical Cordinator: MS in Athletic Training
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 Coordinator of Clinical Education 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. His primary research focus is the role of interventions on neuromuscular recruitment and orthopedic rehabilitation.
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.
Research Interests
Balance and proprioception
Musculoskeletal and hemodynamic imaging and assessments
Neuromuscular recruitment & orthopedic rehabilitation
Rehabilitative Ultrasound imaging
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. 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 Dept of Health)
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