Dr. Julie Côté

Professor / Director of the Sylvan Adams Sports Science Institute (SASSI)
Dr. Julie Côté
Research areas: 
Biomechanics and Neuroscience
Contact Information

475 Pine Avenue West
Montreal, Quebec H2W 1S4

Biomechanics of Occupation and Sport (BOS)

Email address: 
julie.cote2 [at] mcgill.ca
Biomechanics of Occupation and Sport (BOS) Laboratory
Areas of expertise: 

Biomechanics, ergonomics, motor control, fatigue, musculoskeletal disorders.


B.Sc., M.Sc.(Wisc.-Madison), Ph.D.(Montr.)

Selected publications: 

King S, Dong L, Caron M, Côté JN (2022) Changes in muscle activation during and after a shoulder-fatiguing task: A comparison of elite female swimmers and water polo players. Frontiers in Sports and Active Living – Special Issue on Women in Biomechanics and Control of Human Movement, 4: 881582.

Yoon A, Bailey CA, Côté JN (2022) Sex-specific muscle activation and oxygenation kinetics during a repetitive forward pointing task. Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism 47(5): 502-516.

Hasanbarani F, Yang C, Bailey C, Slopecki M, Côté JN (2021) Sex-specific effects of a repetitive fatiguing task on stability: Analysis with motor equivalence model. Journal of Biomechanics 129: 110769.

Bailey C, Yoon A, Côté JN (2021) Relative variability in muscle activation amplitude, muscle oxygenation, and muscle thickness: Changes with dynamic low-load elbow flexion fatigue and relationships in young and older females. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology (Aug) 59: 102553.

Slopecki MJ, Messing K, Côté JN (2020) Is sex a proxy for mechanical variables during an upper-limb repetitive movement task? An investigation of the effects of sex and of anthropometric load on muscle fatigue. Biology of Sex Differences 11: 60.

Cui A, Emery K, Beaudoin AS, Feng J, Côté JN (2020) Sex-specific effects of sitting vs standing on upper body muscle activity during text typing. Applied Ergonomics 82: 102957.

Cantu H, Nantel J, Millan M, Paquette C, Côté JN (2019) Abnormal Muscle Activity and Variability Before, During, and After the Occurrence of Freezing in Parkinson's Disease. Frontiers Neurology 10: 951.

Otto A, Emery K, Côté JN (2019) Sex differences in perceptual responses to experimental pain before and after an experimental fatiguing arm task. Biology of Sex Differences 10(1):39.

Côté JN (2014) Adaptations to neck/shoulder fatigue and injuries. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 826: 205-28.

Côté JN (2012) A critical review on physical factors and functional characteristics that may explain a sex/gender difference in work-related neck/shoulder disorders. Ergonomics 55(2): 173-182.

For more details, and an updated list of publications and projects, visit Dr. Côté’s ResearchGate page.


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