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Faculty Directory » Lindsay Parisi

Exercise and Sports Science

Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2020
Virtual Office Hours:
Wednesdays 3:00-4:00 pm
Thursdays 10:00 am - 12:00 noon
or by appointment
Please email Dr. Parisi for Zoom Meeting Link

Office Information:

Room Number: EXSS Room #110
Phone: 978.665.3158

Courses Taught:

Health and Fitness (EXSS 1000)
Exercise Physiology I (EXSS 2071)
Exercise Physiology II (EXSS 2072)
Human Motor Development (EXSS 2500)
Biomechanics of Sport (EXSS 3020)
Internship (EXSS 4950)


Ph.D., Springfield College (Exercise Physiology), 2013
B.S., Springfield College (Sports Biology, minor in Nutrition), 2009

Research Interests:

Tactical physiology (firefighting, police, military)
The effect of footwear on physiological and biomechanical aspects of running

Current Projects:

Prospects of beginning a wellness program for a local fire department.

Representative Publications:

Brown, J. et al. (2014). "Barefoot vs. shod vs. minimalist shoe effect on performance during a maximal treadmill running test." Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 46(5), pp. S697-S699. doi: 10.1249/01.mss.0000496346.32072.5d

Brown, J. et al. (2014). "The effect of posture on physiological parameters in NCAA Division III field hockey players." Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 46(5), pp. S697-S699. doi: 10.1249/01.mss.0000495572.91605.44

Brown, J.C. et al. (2012). "The effect of wearing a cooling vest between two heated exercise bouts on core temperature," Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 44(5), pp. S322.

Jay, J. & Laamann, L. (2015) "Student constructed visuals to enhance learning." The Researcher, 27(2), pp. 34-37. 

Professional Affiliations:

ACSM - American College of Sports Medicine
NEASCM - New England American College of Sports Medicine