Alumni and Theses


Neil MacInnis, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title:
Does x-factor exist in ice hockey slap shots? Comparison of elite versus recreational players thorax to pelvis coordination (2019)



Michael Solomon, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title:
Effect of a hip exotendon system on lower body muscle activity during forward skating accelerations (2019)



Aiden Hallihan, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title:
Analysis of male and female hockey players during a stop and go skating task (2018)



Brian McPhee, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Ttitle
: Study of soft exoskeleton with elastic assistance on ice hockey forward skating acceleration (2018)



Kristie Liu, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title
: Are headforms a poor surrogate for hockey helmet fit? (2018)



David Greencorn, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title: Ice hockey helmet fit using 3D modeling (2017)


Aleks Budarick, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title: Ice hockey skating mechanics: Transition from start to maximum speed for elite male and female athletes (2017)


picture of alumni graduate student Adrien Gerbé

Adrien Gerbé, M.Eng. Mechanical Engineering
Thesis Title:
 Analysis of hockey blade dynamic behavior using digital image correlation (DIC) (2017)


picture of alumni graduate student Jaymee Shell

Jaymee Shell, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title: Skating propulsion: three-dimensional kinematic analysis of high caliber male and female ice hockey players (2016)


picture of alumni student Philippe Renaud

Philippe Renaud, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title: Three-dimensional kinematics of the lower limbs during ice hockey skating starts on the ice surface (2016)


picture of alumni graduate student Andrew Flemming

Andrew Flemming, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Ttitle:
The dynamic interaction of hand grip and ice hockey stick flexion during slap shots and wrist shots (2015)


picture of alumni graduate student Cam Lawrie

Cam Lawrie, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title: Kinematic analysis of a stickhandling task in ice hockey and the effect of stick inertial properties (2015)


picture of alumni graduate student Samuel Forget

Samuel Forget, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Ttitle: Comparisons of player calibers and skate models during an ice hockey explosive transitional maneuver (2014)


picture of alumni graduate student Marc LeVangie

Marc LeVangie, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Ttitle:
Postural control on ice hockey skates (2014)


picture of alumni graduate student Ryan Ouckama

Ryan Ouckama, Ph.D. Kinesiology and Physcial Education
Thesis Title:
Time series measurement of force distribution in ice hockey helmets during varying impact conditions (2013)


picture of alumni graduate student Chau Le Ngoc

Chau Le Ngoc, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title:
Force and centre of pressure measurements during ice hockey skating with a regular and a modfied ice hockey skate (2013)


picture of alumni graduate student Leo Culhane

Leo Culhane, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title:
Acceleration characteristics of forward skating (2013)


picture of alumni graduate student Lisa Zane

Lisa Zane, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title:
Force measures at the hand-stick interface during ice hockey slap and wrist shots (2012)


Robin Goodreau, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title: The use of vision during offensive ice hockey skills (2012)


Zubair Baig, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title: Functional mechanical assessment of foot and ankle stiffness and work production in ice hockey skate (2011)


Antoine Fortier, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title
: Skating mechanics of change of direction maneuvers in hockey players (2011)


Xavier Robert-Lachaine, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title:
Force measurement and ankle motion of the forward skating and crossovers with a standard hockey skate (2011)


Ashley Hannon, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title:
Dynamic strain profile of the ice hockey stick: Comparisons of calibre and shaft stiffness (2010)


Patrick Magee, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title:
Whole-body predictors of wrist shot accuracy in ice hockey: a kinematic analysis by way of motion capture (2009)


Tyler Stidwill, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title:
Comparison of forward hockey skating kinetics on ice and on a synthetic surface by means of a customized force measurement system and electrogoniometry (2009)


Yannick Michaud-Paquette, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title:
Ice hockey stick and puck biomechanical predictors of wrist shot accuracy (2008)


Mylene Lemair, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title:
Evaluation of impact attenuation of facial protectors in ice hockey helmets (2006)


J. Scott G., Mcgrail, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title:
Skate boot pressure analysis of elite and recreational ice hockey skaters during the execution of tight turns (2006)


Nicholas R. Broad, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title:
A comparison between elite and recreational skaters' foot pressure patterns during backward crossovers (2006)


Bradley Kahn, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title:
Heart rate telemetry and time-motion analysis of ice hockey referees (2005)


Karen V. Lomond, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title:
Three-dimensional blade position and orientation during a stationary ice hockey slap shot (2005)


Tegan Upjohn, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title:
Three-dimensional kinematics of the lower limbs during forward hockey skating (2005)


Curt Dewan, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title:
Biomechanics of the foot and ankle during ice hockey skating (2004)


Alejandro Villaseñor-Herrera, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title:
Recoil effect of the ice hockey stick during a slap shot (2004)


Timothy Keith Woo, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title:
A three dimensional comparison of elite and recreational ice hockey slap shots (2004)


Ryan Chang, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title:
Lower limb joint kinematics of hockey skating (2003)


Jonathan James Loh, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title:
Plantar forces during forward ice hockey skating: comparison between ice and treadmill conditions (2003)


Roghieh Hakim-Zadeh, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title:
Durability of ice hockey helmets to repeated impacts (2002)


Tong-Ching Tom Wu, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title:
The performance of the ice hockey slap and wrist shots : the effects of stick construction and player skill (2002)


Robin Goudreault, M.Sc. Biomechanics
Thesis Title:
Forward skating in ice hockey: comparison of EMG activation patterns of [sic] at three velocities using a skate treadmill (2002)

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