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Contacting Travis
Office: Athletic Training Clinic Sports Center
Phone: (207) 834-7572
  • Head Athletic Trainer
  • Master of Science in Exercise Science from California University- 2011
  • Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from University of Maine at Presque Isle- 2007

Teaching Experience

2017-18 Lecturer at the University of Southern Maine in Athletic Training and Department of Exercise, Health, and Sports Science:- SPM 381 Kinesiology Lecture and Lab,; SPM 440 Manual Therapy in Athletic Training; SPM 216 Emergency Medical Response; SPM 410 Athletic Training Principles III- General Medicine in Athletic Training; SPM 340 Therapeutic Rehabilitation in Sports Medicine; and SPM 219 Lifetime Physical Fitness and Wellness. Served as a Faculty Advisor for Health Sciences

Maine Department of Education Conditional Certificate in Physical Education 2015-17- Dirigo High School

2014-15 Adjunct Professor at the University of Maine at Fort Kent- PHE 264 Basic Athletic Injuries and PHE 342 Exercise Physiology and Clinical Preceptor of Student Athletic Trainers from the University of Maine at Presque Isle

2012-14 Adjunct Professor at the University of Maine at Presque Isle for the College of Professional Programs- HPR 101 Lifelong Wellness, ATH 244 Techniques in Athletic Training, PTA 104 Data Collection in Physical Therapy, ATH 343 Therapeutic Exercise and Rehabilitation Lab, ATH 225 Strength Training Techniques and Conditioning, FYS 100 First Year Seminar (PE/AT/PTA Track) and Clinical Preceptor and Instructor of Athletic Training Students


Parent, T. A., ATC. (2010). The Effects of Eccentric Hamstring Exercise in the Soccer Player (Master's thesis). California University of Pennsylvania.

Guzy, L. T., PhD, Proulx, W. R., PhD, & Parent, T. A., ATC. (2010). Skin Folds & Air Displacement Plethysomography, Saliva Osmolality & Urine Refractometry, and Taste Perception and the Three Factor Eating Scale with College Wrestlers (Publication).SUNY Oneonta State Tenth Annual Faculty Research Show

Licenses Held
  • Licensed Athletic Trainer in the State of Maine
  • Certified Athletic Trainer through the National Athletic Trainers'Association Board of Certification
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • Graston Technique M-1 Trained
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support for the Pre-Hospital Provider
  • American Red Cross- Emergency Medical Response/Basic Life Support AED/CPR
  • National Academy of Sports Medicine Performance Enhancement Specialist
  • National Academy of Sports Medicine Corrective Exercise Specialist

Research Interests

Systematic Study of Mechanisms involving Human Movement, Exercise and Physical Activity Also; disciplined in Human Anatomy, Physiology, Neuroscience, Psychology, Kinesiology and Biomechanics

Campus and Community Service
  • UMFK Wellness Committee- Fall 2018-Present
  • UMFK Emergency Operations Management Team Fall 2018-Present

Recent Papers, Presentations and Publications
  • 2018 University of Southern Maine Thinking Matters- Faculty Mentor of Posters/Presentations
  • 2013 and 2014 University of Maine at Presque Isle University Day- Faculty Mentor of Student Groups of Presentations
  • 2010 SUNY Oneonta State Tenth Annual Faculty Research Show