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Ross Andersen

Dr. Ross Andersen - Professor - CRC Chair

Research Interests:

Exercise Physiology, Obesity Treatment, Physical Activity Interventions, Epidemiology, Aging, Public Health Surveillance and Health Disparities, Physical Activity Policy.

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Phone: (514) 398-4184 x0578

ross [dot] andersen [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

Gordon Bloom

Dr. Gordon Bloom - Associate Professor

Research Interests:

Sport Psychology, Pedagogy, Coaching Knowledge & Behaviours, Team Building, Psychology of Athletic Injuries (concussions).

Phone: (514) 398-4184 x0516

gordon [dot] bloom [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) - Website

Julie Cote

Dr. Julie Côté - Associate Professor

Research Interests:

Biomechanics, Ergonomics, Motor Control, Fatigue, Musculoskeletal Disorders.

Phone: (514) 398-4184 x0539

julie [dot] cote2 [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) - Website

Dr. Lindsay Duncan - Assistant Professor

Research Interests:

Exercise and health psychology; Health communication; Health behavior change; Interventions to increase the initiation and maintenance of physical activity, particularly among cancer survivors. 

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Phone: (514) 398-4184 x00919

lindsay [dot] duncan [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

Enrique Garcia

Dr. Enrique Garcia Bengoechea - Associate Professor

Research Interests:

Motivation in youth sport and physical activity; school-and community-based physical activity promotion; physical education and healthy development.

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Phone: (514) 398-4184 x0541

enrique [dot] garcia [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

William Harvey

Dr. William Harvey - Associate Professor

Research Interests:

Pedagogy, Adapted Physical Activity, Self-regulation, physical activity and persons with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), play and movement skill proficiency, perceptions and professional skill development of physical education teachers..

Phone: (514) 398-4184 x0488

william [dot] harvey [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) - Website

Russell Hepple

Dr. Russell Hepple - Associate Professor

Research Interests:

Biology and physiology of aging skeletal muscle; Adaptive plasticity of skeletal muscle in health, disease, and aging; Role of mitochondria in skeletal muscle health, disease, and aging; Interventions to protect and/or restore mass and function of aging muscle; Biology and physiology of the aging heart.

Phone: (514) 398-4184 x089684

russell [dot] hepple [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) - Website

Dennis Jensen

Dr. Dennis Jensen - Assistant Professor

Research Interests:

Clinical and integrative exercise & cardio-respiratory physiology; Physiological/pathophysiological mechanisms of exertional breathlessness and activity-limitation in health & disease; Lifestyle & pharmacological interventions to improve exertional breathlessness & exercise performance in patient populations; Effects of obesity, aging and sex (or gender) on exercise physiological responses; Chemoreflex control of breathing; Acid-base balance; Exercise hyperpnea; Respiratory mechanical/muscular function; Diaphragmatic EMG.

Phone: (514) 398-4184 x0572

dennis [dot] jensen [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) - Website

Theodore Milner

Dr. Theodore Milner - Professor

Research Interests:

Neurophysiology, motor control, biomechanics, rehabilitation, fMRI, biomedical sensors.

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Phone: (514) 398-4184 x0482

theodore [dot] milner [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) - Website

Dr. Caroline Paquette - Assistant Professor

Research Interests:

Human Locomotion, Postural Control, Brain Imaging (MRI, PET), Brain Stimulation (TMS, tDCS), Aging, Neurological Populations, Prevention/Rehabilitation

Phone: (514) 398-4184 x00890

caroline [dot] paquette [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) - Website

David Pearsall

Dr. David Pearsall - Associate Professor

Research Interests:

 Biomechanics, Human Locomotion - Running on irregular terrains, Applied Ice Hockey Research.

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Phone: (514) 398-4184 x0472

david [dot] pearsall [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) - Website

Dilson Rassier

Dr. Dilson Rassier - Professor / Dean, Faculty of Education

Research Interests:

Muscle physiology and biophysics.

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Phone: (514) 398-4184 x0558

dennis [dot] jensen [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) - Website

 Dr. Shane N. Sweet - Assistant Professor

Research Interests:

Dr. Shane Sweet joined the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education as an Assistant Professor in August of 2013. His research aims at understanding, changing and promoting physical activity adoption and maintenance in adults with a focus on special populations (i.e., adults with type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and spinal cord injury)

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Phone: (514) 398-4184 x09903

shane [dot] sweet [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

Dr. Tanja Taivassalo - Associate Professor

Research Interests:

Neuromuscular Disease, Exercise Physiology, Mitochondrial disorders, Skeletal muscle metabolism, Adaptation to exercise.

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Phone: (514) 398-4184 x0528

tanja [dot] taivassalo [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

Dr. Rene Turcotte - Associate Professor / Chair

Research Interests

Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics, Applied Ice Hockey Research.

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Phone: (514) 398-4184 x0477

rene [dot] turcotte [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) - Website

 Emeritus Professor

Dr. Gregory Reid - Professor (retired)

B.Ed.(McG.), M.S.(Calif.), Ph.D.(Penn. St.)

Research Interests:

Adapted Physical Activity, Motor Behaviour and Autism; Self-regulation of Individuals with Movement Difficulties; Self-determination.

greg [dot] reid [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

 Faculty Lecturer

 

Celena Scheede-Bergdahl

B.Sc.(C'dia), M.Sc.(Montr.), Ph.D.(Copen.)

Phone: (514) 398-4184 x00839

celena [dot] scheede [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)

 

Adjunct Professors

Robert Boushel; B.A.(P.E.)(Acad.), M.A.(S. Flor.), D.Sc.(Boston)
François Peronnet; M.Sc., Ph.D.(Montr.) (Emeritus Professor)
Ruddy Richard; M.D.(Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg), Ph.D.(Paris Descartes)
Catherine M. Sabiston; B.Sc.K.(Dal.), M.H.K.(Windsor), Ph.D.(Br. Col.)

Associate Members

Jean Bourbeau; M.D.(Laval)
Robert Thomas Jagoe; B.A.(Camb.), M.B., B.Chir., MRCP(UK), CCST(Resp. and General (Internal) Med.), Ph.D.(Newcastle, UK), F.R.C.P.