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Directory

Sport science

Alain Delorme Lead Strength and Conditioning

Alain Delorme

Lead Strength and Conditioning
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Alain Delorme has been contributing to the strength and conditioning coaching of athletes and supporting coaches and sports teams for more than 30 years. He is currently the supervisor of the Lead Strength and Conditioning at INS Québec and oversees the strength and conditioning of the men’s and women’s national water polo and artistic swimming teams. He also plans and coordinates the gradual return to stress processes for athletes enrolled in a particular process of rehabilitation.

A physical education graduate of McGill University, he has had the opportunity to contribute to the strength and conditioning of many athletes and national, regional and international sports programs, including the national and provincial volleyball, hockey, speed skating, alpine skiing, taekwondo, swimming, diving and synchronized swimming teams. He was also a member of applied research teams in chronic pain and participated in health intervention groups specializing in the gradual return to stress processes after a head trauma and orthopedic injuries.

Alexandre Clark Strength and Conditioning

Alexandre Clark

Strength and Conditioning
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Alix Renaud-Roy Strength and Conditioning

Alix Renaud-Roy

Strength and Conditioning
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A former judo national team athlete, Alix joined the Institut national du sport du Québec team as a strength and conditioning coach in January 2019. She holds a Master’s degree in Kinesiology, strength and conditioning profile and coaches individual sport athletes at national and international level.

Amélie Soulard, Ph.D. Mental Performance consultant

Amélie Soulard, Ph.D.

Mental Performance consultant
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Amélie Soulard holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology from the Université de Sherbrooke (2016) and a Master’s in Sport Psychology, Pedagogy and Intervention from the University of Ottawa (2003). She has been supporting athletes in their mental preparation at the Espoir, Relève, Élite et Excellence levels since 2010. Specialized in performance psychology, she is affiliated with Excellence Sportive Sherbrooke and the Institut national du sport du Québec. She is a post-doctoral student at the Centre RBC d’expertise en santé mentale for children, adolescents and young adults at the Université de Sherbrooke. At INS Québec, Amélie works, among other things, as a mental coach with the para-swimming and boccia groups and is involved as a provider in the Advanced Coaching Diploma.

David Jeker Research and Innovation Advisor

David Jeker

Research and Innovation Advisor
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Holder of a Master’s degree in Movement and Sports science at the Université de Lausanne in Switzerland, David is completing a Doctorate in Physical Activity Science at the Université de Sherbrooke, where he is mainly interested in hydration. David is a professional trainer as well as a top-level trail running athlete. He notably represented Canada twice at the Trail World Championships.

Evelyne Dubé Medical and scientific technical advisor

Evelyne Dubé

Medical and scientific technical advisor
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Holding a master’s degree in physical activity sciences (biomechanics), Evelyne joined the INS Québec team in 2014 first as a receptionist and facilities manager on the weekend, then as interim science support coordinator. She works closely with various stakeholders to provide scientific support services for high-performance sports.

François Bieuzen, Ph. D. Exercice Physiologist

François Bieuzen, Ph. D.

Exercice Physiologist
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Holder of a doctorate in the sciences of physical activity, François Bieuzen joined INS Québec in 2016 after 12 years at INSEP in France. A recovery specialist (sleep, recovery strategies and tools), he advises high-performance training group on fatigue management, training load and injury prevention initiatives. He also pursues research activities with various Canadian and foreign collaborators.

François Raymond Strength and Conditioning

François Raymond

Strength and Conditioning
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With a Master’s in Kinesiology, François joined INS Québec in 2014. With a diverse sports background and extensive practical experience, he is a strength and conditioning coach for both local and national sports. He ensures that athletes’ performances are improved and that their training load is monitored. Training and sports competition are still part of Francis’s daily life, both professionally and personally.

Guy Thibault, Ph.D. Director, Sport Science

Guy Thibault, Ph.D.

Director, Sport Science
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In addition to his role at INS Québec, Guy is an associate professor at the School of Kinesiology and Physical Activity Sciences of the Université de Montréal. Co-founder of “Savoir-Sport”, an online platform that provides scientific information in French for coaches working with high-performance athletes, he is considered an experienced coaching advisor and trainer. He writes training articles for a number of Québec and international magazines and often holds conferences on physical activity and health, as well as on high-performance athlete training. He has edited and co-edited sports policies in both Québec and Canada, including the 2002 and the 2012 Canadian Sport Policy.

Julien Clément, Ph. D., M. Sc. A., Ing. Performance Analyst

Julien Clément, Ph. D., M. Sc. A., Ing.

Performance Analyst
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With a masters in health technology and a doctorate in biomechanical engineering, Julien has developed over the past 10 years an expertise in 3D motion analysis, functional assessment of the upper and lower limbs, and musculoskeletal modelling. He is passionate about developing new assessment tools, and wants to apply them to improve athlete performance. Julien is a lecturer at ÉTS where he teaches mechanical design as well as anatomy and human physiology. He has practised judo for over 10 years and regularly practises running, volleyball, climbing and yoga.

Kevin Roux Strength and Conditioning

Kevin Roux

Strength and Conditioning
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With a Bachelor’s in Kinesiology and a specialization in sports coaching, Kevin has worked with several national and international athletes over the past decade. His sense of organization and ease of communication and building trusting relationships allows him to support and influence the coaches and athletes assigned to him. Kevin works with the national short track speed skating team and has recently begun steps to earn a master’s degree.

Mathieu Charbonneau Sport Biomecanist

Mathieu Charbonneau

Sport Biomecanist
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Mathieu joined INS Québec in 2009. He holds a master’s degree in physical activity sciences (biomechanics) from Université de Montréal and has 15 years of experience in movement and performance analysis. He is interested in measuring performance on the field during competitions or in intense training. He is always looking to develop measurement tools and methods to better understand athletes: how do they produce their performance and how do they adapt after training?

Myriam Paquette, PhD Exercise Physiologist

Myriam Paquette, PhD

Exercise Physiologist
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Doctor of Exercise physiology and holder of a Master’s in Kinesiology, Myriam joined INS Québec in 2015. She is interested in optimizing athlete training, particularly in training planning and monitoring performance training status. She seeks to develop new tools to measure physiological adaptations to training and to better understand the effect of different training protocols on performance. Myriam is also a trainer for the Advanced Coaching Diploma and has been a lecturer at Université Laval.

Nicolas Berryman, Ph.D. Exercise Physiologist

Nicolas Berryman, Ph.D.

Exercise Physiologist
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Nicolas Berryman completed a PhD at Université de Montréal and Université de Poitiers (France). Now a professor at Université du Québec à Montréal, Nicolas joined the INS Québec in 2009 as a sport science consultant (applied exercise physiology). He is also a researcher at the Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal. Nicolas’ main research interests are related to the optimization of fitness assessment and training prescription. In addition to being applied to sports performance, this area of research has an important focus on mobility and healthy aging.

Nicolas Thébault Strength and Conditioning

Nicolas Thébault

Strength and Conditioning
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Pierre-Mary Toussaint Strength and Conditioning

Pierre-Mary Toussaint

Strength and Conditioning
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Roxanne Huot Coordinator, Sport Science

Roxanne Huot

Coordinator, Sport Science
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Joined INS Québec in March 2011 and holds a bachelor in kinesiology from Université de Montréal, Roxanne oversees the management of sports and scientific equipment, and participates in the planning and execution of the scientific team’s interventions on the field. Her passion for sports began when she took her first strides in speed skating and quickly became more involved with athletes from many other sports. His greatest source of motivation is to be able to contribute to the development of these individuals

Sandra Peláez Mental Performance consultant

Sandra Peláez

Mental Performance consultant
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Simon Deguire Exercice Physiologist

Simon Deguire

Exercice Physiologist
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Holder of a Master’s Degree in Physical Activity Sciences, Simon joined INS Québec in August 2019. As a kinesiologist, he worked in the organization of the Montreal Canadiens for five years, as a Sport Scientist. It is in the context of this role that Simon has developed an expertise in data science as well as in monitoring training load. During his time working for professional hockey leagues, Simon also worked as a Sport Scientist with the Laval Rocket. He ensured that the athletes were kept in peak condition by monitoring neuromuscular fatigue and advising coaches on training planning. Simon, being a former international karate athlete himself, wants to help athletes optimize their progress and win medals.

Sylvain Gaudet, PhD Exercise Physiologist

Sylvain Gaudet, PhD

Exercise Physiologist
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Holder of a master’s degree in sport performance analysis and a PhD in physical activity sciences on the detection of chronic shoulder injuries in sport, Sylvain joined the INS Québec in May 2018. A true sports enthusiast, he has a decade of experience as an athlete on the senior national handball team and several years as a coach. Sylvain is very interested in training load and performance monitoring; he combines his expertise in performance analysis and physical capability assessment to identify key performance indicators, minimize the risk of injury, and optimize athlete performance.

Thomas Romeas, PhD Lead, Research & Innovation

Thomas Romeas, PhD

Lead, Research & Innovation
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With a Ph.D. in vision neuroscience, Thomas joined INS Québec in December 2017 after completing a post-doctoral degree with the École de technologie supérieure and the Académie de l’Impact de Montréal. His scientific work includes decision-making strategies, sports vision, and the cognitive performance of athletes. Thomas develops perceptivo-cognitive training protocols and continues his research activities in neurosciences of sports vision.

Véronique Richard, Ph. D. Mental Performance consultant

Véronique Richard, Ph. D.

Mental Performance consultant
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