Charles Sèbiyo Batcho

525, boulevard Wilfrid-Hamel, local H-1612
Québec (Québec) G1M 2S8
Téléphone / Phone: 1-418-529-9141 ext. 6914
Télécopieur / Fax: 1-418-529-3548

 

Regular researcher, he is interested in the development of interventions related to physical activity and the evaluation of their contribution towards the improvement of functional autonomy, social participation and quality of life of patients. He is also interested in the development and validation of rehabilitation measurement tools using modern psychometric approaches.


Regular Researcher, CIRRIS
Assistant Professor, Rehabilitation Department, Université Laval
Research theme: 
Motor function, sense and perception
Physical environment
Technological environment
Research goal: 
Development and validation

Formal Academic Training

Postdoctoral Fellow, CIRRIS, Université Laval, November 2013 to July 2014
Under the supervision of Dr. Catherine Mercier
Investigating the effect of experimental acute pain on motor learning.

Doctoral Degree in Mobility Sciences (Rehabilitation) October 2008 to January 2013
Université catholique de Louvain, Belgique
Under the supervision of Dr. Jean-Louis Thonnard
Promoting functional independence in community-dwelling stroke survivors: Regular brisk walking as a cost-effective approach.

Master's Degree in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation
Université catholique de Louvain, Belgique
Under the supervision of Dr. Bénédicte Schepens
Preventing back pain in the workplace in developing countries: cross-sectional descriptive study.

(Original Title : Pévention des rachialgies en milieu de travail dans les pays en développement: étude descriptive transversale).

State Diploma in Kinesiotherapy (2003)
Université d'Abomey-Calavi, Bénin

Research Interests

  • Evaluation of impairments and limitations following a lesion to the central nervous système
  • Rehabilitation interventions and their cost-effectiveness
  • Rehabilitation measures and assessment 

Articles in scientific journals (peer-reviewed)

ACTIVLIM: a robust measurement tool for clinically meaningful follow-up of activity limitations in patients with neuromuscular diseases.

Batcho CS, Van den Bergh PY, Van Damme P, Roy AJ, Thonnard JL, Penta M; BNMDR Scientific Committee. European journal of physical and rehabilitation medicine. 2016; Vol. 52 - Suppl. 1 to No. 2. ; p. 323.

Impact of online visual feedback on motor acquisition and retention when learning to reach in a force field.

Batcho CS, Gagné M, Bouyer LJ, Roy JS, Mercier C. Neuroscience. 2016;337:267–275

Functional Recovery after Stroke in Benin: A 6-Month Follow-Up Study.

Kossi O, Batcho CS, Adoukonou T, Thonnard J-L. J Rehab. Med. 2016;48: 671–675. 

How robust is ACTIVLIM for the follow-up of activity limitations in patients with neuromuscular diseases?

Batcho CS, Van den Bergh PY, Van Damme P, Roy AJ, Thonnard JL, Penta M; BNMDR Scientific Committee. Neuromuscul Disord. 2016;26(3):211-20. 

Assessing locomotion ability in west-African stroke patients: Validation of ABILOCO-Benin Scale.

Sogbossi ES, Thonnard J-L, Batcho CS. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2014;95:1470-1476.

Psychometric properties of ACTIVLIM in 2-year cross sectional records of the Belgian Neuromuscular Disease Registry.

Batcho CS, Van den Bergh PYK, Van Damme P, Roy A, Penta M, BNMDR Scientific Committee. Neuromuscular Disorders. 2014;24(9):905-906.

Measuring functional recovery in stroke patients: the responsiveness of ACTIVLIM-Stroke.

Batcho CS, NDUWIMANA I, Olouka J, Halkin V, Kpadonou TG, Thonnard J-L. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2014; 85(12):1337-42.

Sogbossi ES, Thonnard J-L, Batcho CS. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2014;95:1470-1476 

Batcho CS, NDUWIMANA I, Olouka J, Halkin V, Kpadonou TG, Thonnard J-L.
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry, 2014, Apr 9, doi: 10.1136/jnnp-2013-307171  [ePub ahead of print]

Brisk walking can promote functional recovery in chronic stroke patients.

Batcho CS, Stoquart G, Thonnard J-L. J Rehab. Med2013; 45:854-859.

Batcho CS, Stoquart G, Thonnard J-L. J Rehabil Med. 2013 Sep;45(9):854-9. doi: 10.2340/16501977-1211.

Arnould C, Vandervelde L, Batcho CS, Penta M, Thonnard J-L. BMJ Open. 2012 Oct 31;2(6). pii: e001807. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2012-001807. Print 2012.

ACTIVLIM-Stroke: A crosscultural Rasch-built scale of activity limitations in patients with stroke.

Batcho CS, Tennant A, Thonnard J-L. Stroke. 2012;43:815-823.

Batcho CS, Thonnard J-L, Nielens H. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2012;93:1196-1200.

Can manual ability be measured with a generic ABILHAND scale? A cross-sectional study conducted on six diagnostic groups.

Arnould C, Vandervelde L, Batcho CS, Penta M, Thonnard J-L. BMJ Open 2012;2: e001807. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2012- 001807

ACTIVLIM-Stroke: A crosscultural Rasch-built scale of activity limitations in patients with stroke.

Batcho CS, Tennant A, Thonnard J-L. 18th European Congress of Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine, Thessaloniki, Greece, May 28th – June 1st, 2012.

Batcho CS, Tennant A, Thonnard J-L. Stroke. 2012 Mar;43(3):815-23. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.111.638965. Epub 2012 Jan 5.

Responsiveness of the ABILHAND questionnaire in measuring changes in rheumatoid arthritis patients.

Batcho CS, Durez P, Thonnard J-L. Arthritis Care Res. 2011;63:135-141. 

Batcho CS, Durez P, Thonnard J-L. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2011 Jan;63(1):135-41. doi: 10.1002/acr.20346.

Books, book chapters and contributions to collective works

Rethinking Measurement in Rehabilitation.

Kersten P, Lundgren-Nillson A, Batcho CS (2015). In Kathryn McPherson, Barbara E. Gibson, Alain Leplege (eds.), Rethinking Rehabilitation: Theory and Practice. CRC Press - Taylor and Francis. ISBN 9781482249200

Scientific presentations (oral or poster)

ACTIVLIM-Stroke: A crosscultural Rasch-built scale of activity limitations in patients with stroke

Batcho CS, Tennant A, Thonnard J-L. 18th European Congress of Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine, Thessalonique, Grèce, 28 Mai au 1erJuin 2012.

ACTIVLIM-Stroke: A Crosscultural Rasch-Built Scale of Activity Limitations in Patients With Stroke
  1. Batcho CS, Tennant A, Thonnard J-L.  Fifth International Conference on Probabilistic Models for Measurement, Perth, Australia. January 23-25th, 2012. (oral presentation)
     
Effects of physical training based on brisk walking in chronic hemiparetic patients

Batcho CS. Après-midi scientifique, Haute École Louvain en Hainaut (HELHa), Charleroi, Belgique. 25 Février 2011.

Research Assistants

  • Erika Dejeufosse (2015)
  • Isabelle Cummings (été 2015)
  • Geneviève Lessard (automne 2015)

Graduate Students

PhD degree

  • Armelle M. Ngeuleu – Directeur

Master degree (with master thesis)

  • Natacha Bourget (en cours) - Directeur
  • Anne Deblock-Bellamy (en cours) – co-Directeur
  • Virginie Aspirot-Buron  – co-Directeur
  • Aristide Honado – Directeur
  • Claudel Mwaka – Directeur

Professionnal Master degree (Master thesis supervision)

  • Andrée-Anne Arsenault (supervision)
  • Pier-Anne Aubé (supervision)
  • Ariane Fournier Brassard (supervision)
  • Audrey-Noémie Robitaille (co-supervision)
  • Amélie Audet, Université Laval (terminé)
  • Kim-ly Bui, Université Laval (terminé)
  • Catherine Landry, Université Laval (terminé)
  • Isabelle Cummings, Université Laval (terminé)
  • Sébastien Sénéchal, Université Laval (terminé)
  • Laurence Boudreault, Université Laval (terminé)
  • Cassendra Veilleux, Université Laval (terminé)

Trainee Students

  • Matthieu Collet (Université San Jorge, Espagne) - terminé
  • Sylvana Bitar (Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières) - terminé

Clinical Collaborators

  • Lyne D’Amours, CIUSSS Capitale-Nationale
  • Anne Durand
  • Pascale Martineau
  • François Tremblay

 

 

Affiliations

Quebec Provincial Rehabilitation Research Network (REPAR) since 2014

Association béninoise des Kinésithérapeutes-rééducateurs (ABEKIR)

Society for Neuroscience

 

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