Background

Education

PhD – 1997-2001 
Université Laval, Québec Division de Kinésiologie, Département de Médecine Sociale et Préventive Faculté de Médecine
Advisor: Dr. Marcel R. Boulay
Doctoral committee: Dr. Luc Léger, Dr. Louis Pérusse, Dr. Normand Teasdale
Dissertation title: Comparative assessment of the specificity of aerobic endurance tests in well-trained athletes.

M.Sc. – 1994-1997
Université Laval, Québec Département d’Éducation Physique, Faculté d’Éducation
Advisor: Michelle Fleury
Master’s committee: Dr. Chantal Bard, Dr. Normand Teasdale

BPE – 1991-1994
Université Laval, Québec Département d’Éducation Physique, Faculté d’Éducation


Professional Experiences

  • Post-Doctoral fellow at the School of Physical Education, University of Toulon-Var, France (Janury 2002 to March 2003).
  • Scientific advisor for National Multi-Sport Centre – Montreal.
    • In charge of scientific projects entitled:
      • Effects of hypoxia exposure on metabolic parameters (2003).
      • Biomechanical parameters of long-distance speed skater start (2000).
      • Determination of explosiveness and athletic profile (1998).
      • Assessment of metabolic and biomechanical parameters in long-distance speed skaters (1998).
  • Project manager at the Division de Kinésiologie, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine (Université Laval, 2000-2002).
    • Development of an E-learning website for kinesiology and physical education students on laboratory techniques in exercise sciences.
  • Instructor for the National Coaching Institute – Montreal (1999-2003)

Non Academic Commitments

  • Track and field head coach– Rouge & Or, Université Laval (1999-2000)
  • Middle distance and cross-country coach – Rouge & Or, Université Laval (1992-2003).
  • Technical coordinator of middle distance events – Québec provincial athletics branch (1994-1999).

 

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