Martin Simoneau

Martin Simoneau

2300, rue de la Terrasse, local 00233

Université Laval

Québec (Québec) G1V 0A6

418 656-2131 # 7788

martin.simoneau@kin.ulaval.ca

Chercheur intéressé à mieux comprendre les mécanismes sensorimoteurs impliqués dans le contrôle et l’apprentissage du mouvement chez des gens en santé ou vivant avec une limitation fonctionnelle.


Chercheur régulier du CIRRIS
Professeur titulaire, Faculté de médecine, Département de kinésiologie, Université Laval
Thématique de recherche: 
Fonctions cognitives, comportementales et émotions
Fonctions motrices, sens et perception
Environnement physique
Environnement technologique

Formation universitaire

  • Stage postdoctoral 1999-2001, Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences, Northwestern University, Chicago, États-Unis.
  • Ph. D. Kinésiologie, Université Laval, 1996-1999
  • M. Sc. Kinésiologie, Université Laval, 1995-1996
  • B. Sc., Kinésiologie, Université Laval, 1992-1995

Intérêts de recherche

  • Intégration sensorimotrice et contrôle de la motricité
  • Modélisation neuromécanique du mouvement humain
  • Oscillations corticales

Articles dans des revues scientifiques (avec comités de pairs)

A procedure to detect abnormal sensorimotor control in adolescent with idiopathic scoliosis.

Pialasse, JP., Mercier, P., Descarreaux, M., Simoneau, M. A procedure to detect abnormal sensorimotor control in adolescent with idiopathic scoliosis.  Gait and Posture, doi: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2017.05.032.

Sensory Integration during Vibration of Postural Muscle Tendons When Pointing to a Memorized Target. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience

Teasdale, N., Furmanek, M. P., Germain Robitaille, M., de Oliveira, F. C., Simoneau, M. (2017). Sensory Integration during Vibration of Postural Muscle Tendons When Pointing to a Memorized Target. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2016.00682

Change in naturel head-neck orientation momentarily altered sensorimotor control during sensory transition.

Xu, I., Laurendeau, S., Teasdale, N., Simoneau, M. (2017). Change in naturel head-neck orientation momentarily altered sensorimotor control during sensory transition. Gait and Posture, 53. 80-85.

Sensorimotor control impairment in young adults with idiopathic scoliosis compared with healthy controls.

Pialasse, JP., Mercier, P., Descarreaux, M., Simoneau, M. (2016). Sensorimotor control impairment in young adults with idiopathic scoliosis compared with healthy controls. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, 39; 473-479.

Drivers with amnesitic mild cognitive impairment can benefit from a multiple-session driving simulator automated traning program.

Teasdale, N., Simoneau, M., Hudon, L., Moszkowicz, T., Laurendeau, D., Germain Robitaille, M., Bherer, L., Duchesne, S., Hudon, C. (2016). Drivers with amnesitic mild cognitive impairment can benefit from a multiple-session driving simulator automated traning program. Journal of the American Geriatric Society. doi: 10.1111/jgs.14219.

Reduced plantar sole sensitivity facilitates early adaptation to a visual rotation pointing task when standing uptright.

Billot, M., Teasdale, N., Gagné Lemieux, L., Germain Robitaille M., Simoneau, M. (2016). Reduced plantar sole sensitivity facilitates early adaptation to a visual rotation pointing task when standing uptright. Journal of Human kinetics, 52: 65-74.

Lhomond, O., Teasdale, N., Simoneau, M., Mouchnino, L. (2016). Neural consquences of increasing body weight: evidence from somatosensory evoked potentials and the frequency-specificity of brain oscillations. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 

Older adults with mild cognitive impairments show less driving errors after a multiple sessions simulator training program but do not exhibit long term retention.

Teasdale, N., Simoneau, M., Hudon, L., Germain Robitaille, M., Moszkowicz, T., Laurendeau, D., Bherer, L., Duchesne, S., Hudon, C. (2016). Older adults with mild cognitive impairments show less driving errors after a multiple sessions simulator training program but do not exhibit long term retention. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2016.00653

Assessment of sensorimotor control in adults with surgical correction for idiopathic scoliosis.

Pialasse, JP., Mercier, P., Descarreaux, M., Simoneau, M. (2016). Assessment of sensorimotor control in adults with surgical correction for idiopathic scoliosis. European Spine Journal. DOI: 10.1007/s00586-016-4421-8

The vestibular-evoked postural response of adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis is altered.

Pialasse, J-P., Mercier, P., Descarreaux, M., Blouin, J., Simoneau, M. (2015).  The vestibular-evoked postural response of adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis is altered. Plos ONE, 10:e0143124. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0143124.

Sensory reweighting is altered in adolescent patients with scoliosis: evidence from a neuromechanical model.

Pialasse, J-P., Descarreaux, M., Mercier, P., Simoneau, M. (2015). Sensory reweighting is altered in adolescent patients with scoliosis: evidence from a neuromechanical model. Gait and Posture, 42: 558-563.

Prediction in the vestibular control of arm movements.

Blouin, J., Bresciani, J-P., Guillaud, E., Simoneau, M. Prediction in the vestibular control of arm movements. (2015). Multisensory Research, 28: 487-505.

Improving spatial updating accuracy in absence of external feedback

Mackrous, I., Simoneau, M. Improving spatial updating accuracy in absence of external feedback. (2015). Neuroscience, 300: 155-162.

Facilitation of cutaneous inputs during the planning phase of gait initiation.

Mouchnino, L., Fontana, A., Tandonnet, C., Perrier, J., Saradjian, A. H., Blouin, J., Simoneau, M. Facilitation of cutaneous inputs during the planning phase of gait initiation. (2015). Journal of Neurophysiology, 114:301-308.

Balance control impairment in obese individuals is caused by larger balance motor commands variability.

Simoneau, M. Teasdale, N. Balance control impairment in obese individuals is caused by larger balance motor commands variability. (2015). Gait and Posture, 41: 203-208.

Reduced plantar sole sensitivity induces balance control modifications to compensate ankle tendon vibration and vision deprivation.

Billot, M., Handrigan, G. A., Simoneau, M., Teasdale, N. Reduced plantar sole sensitivity induces balance control modifications to compensate ankle tendon vibration and vision deprivation. (2015). Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 25: 155-160.

Postural dependence of human locomotion during gait initiation

Mille, M-L, Simoneau, M. Rogers, MW. Postural dependence of human locomotion during gait initiation. (2014). Journal of Neurophysiology, 112: 3095-3103.

Quantifying forearm and wrist joint power during unconstrained movements in healthy individuals.

Flores-Castillo, D., Laurendeau, S., Teasdale, N., Simoneau, M. (2014). Quantifying forearm and wrist joint power during unconstrained movements in healthy individuals. Journal of Neuroengineering and Rehabilitation, 11: 1-7

Generalization of vestibular learning to earth-fixed targets is possible but limited when the polarity of afferent vestibular information is changed.

Mackrous, I., Simoneau, M. (2014). Generalization of vestibular learning to earth-fixed targets is possible but limited when the polarity of afferent vestibular information is changed. Neuroscience, 28 : 12-22. 

Balance control interferes with the tracing performance of a mirror-inverted pattern in older persons.

Lemieux Gagné, L., Simoneau, M., Tessier,  JF., Billot, M., Blouin, J., Teasdale, N. (2014). Balance control interferes with the tracing performance of a mirror-inverted pattern in older persons. Age, 36 : 823-837.

Effect of bracing or surgical treatments on balance control in idiopathic scoliosis: three case studies.

Pialasse, J-P, Simoneau, M. Effect of bracing or surgical treatments on balance control in idiopathic scoliosis: three case studies. The Journal of the Canadian Chiropratic Association. (2014). 58;131-140.

Estimate of body motion during voluntary body sway movements.

Couture, E. Simoneau, M. (2014). Estimate of body motion during voluntary body sway movements. Gait and Posture, 39 : 70-74.

Étudiants

a.    Premier cycle

  • Noémie Anctil

b.    Deuxième cycle

  • Marine Antoine
  • Jean-Philippe Cyr
  • Philippe Henry (codirection)

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