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Current Position

image_fullFull Professor, Université Côte d’Azur, Nice, France
Director of the Masters in Sports Performance and Training Science
Associate Dean for Research, Faculty of Sport Science
logoVice-Director, Laboratory Human Motricity, Expertise Sport & Health
Résultat de recherche d'images pour  Associate Researcher, Auckland University of Technology, Sports Performance Research Institute New-Zealand

Education & Diplomas

Research Director Degree, University of Saint-Etienne – 2011 (🇫🇷) 📥 READ
Thesis: “Biomechanics of Human Locomotion and Performance: Innovative Models and Methods”
University of Cambridge ESOL certificate in English, CAE, Level C1, Grade A – 2007
PhD in « Human Motor Function», University of Saint-Etienne, France, and Udine, Italy – 2004 (🇫🇷) 📥 READ
Thesis: “Mechanical Factors of Sprint Performance Assessed with New Measurement Methods”, Passed with Highest Honours
MSc « Sports and Training Science », University of Saint-Etienne, Rank: 1st – 2001
Track & Field coaching certificate, National Diploma, Level 1 – 1998

Teaching

University of Nice, Faculty of Sport Sciences

Bachelor and Masters Degree in Sport Science and Training

  • Biomechanics of Movement, Locomotion and Sports
  • Training and testing methods: Force, Velocity and Power
  • Biomechanical consequences of fatigue
  • Research Design and Methodology
  • Data Analysis and Visualization

INSEP Paris (National Institute of Sports)

Strength and Conditioning Diploma – Sprint Performance and Training – LINK

University of Sevilla

Masters Degree in Football Performance “Masterdefutbol” – LINK

University of Murcia – UCAM

Masters Degree in High Performance Sports – LINK

Trans’Faire – Online courses – LINK

PhD Supervision

Matt R Cross (2017 – …), University Savoie Mont Blanc, French Ski Federation
Colin Griffin (2017 – …), University Côte d’Azur, Sports Surgery Clinic, Dublin
Johan Lahti (2017 – …), University Côte d’Azur, University Doctoral Grant
Sabine Ehrström (2015 – …), University Côte d’Azur, University Doctoral Grant

Bruno Marrier (2015-2018), University Côte d’Azur, French Rugby Federation 
Thesis: “Training load management in elite Rugby Sevens: pre-competition strategies” (🇫🇷) 📥 READ
Marlène Giandolini (2012-2015), University of Saint-Etienne, Grant from SALOMON SA
Thesis: “Impact Management and Neuromuscular Fatigue in Trail Running” (🇫🇷) 📥 READ
Jordane Grenier (2009-2012), University of Saint-Etienne, Grant from SAGEM
Thesis: “Effects of Soldier Equipment on Locomotion and Neuromuscular Fatigue” (🇫🇷) 📥 READ
Pierre Samozino (2006-2012), University of Saint-Etienne, University Doctoral Grant
Thesis: “Mechanical Capability of Lower Limbs during Explosive Movements” (🇫🇷) 📥 READ
Nicolas Peyrot (2006-2012), University of Saint-Etienne, University Doctoral Grant
Thesis: “Walking Biomechanics and Metabolic Cost in Obese Adolescents” (🇫🇷) 📥 READ

Publications

For complete list, see the Scientific Papers page
113 papers in indexed peer-reviewed Journals, 23 as 1stauthor, 17 as 2nd author, 42 as last author. > 12 different Journals in the fields of Biomechanics, Sport Science and Applied Physiology, > 64 co-authors from 12 countries

Book

Written with my former PhD student, now colleague and friend Pierre Samozino.
“Biomechanics of Training and Testing: Innovative Concepts and Field Methods”, Springer, 2018

International and Invited Conferences 

International Congresses Presentations and Invited Conferences
European College of Sport Sciences (2001-2004, 2006, 2012-2014, 2018)
International Society of Biomechanics (2009, 2013, 2015)
American College of Sports Medicine (2011, 2014)
World Congress of Biomechanics (2014, 2018)
28 Invited Conferences / Keynotes in France, Italy, Spain, UK, New-Zealand, USA, Belgium, Tunisia

Awards

Young Investigator Award (3° place), European College of Sport Sciences (Oral), 2003
European Athletics Innovation Award (Category : coaching), 2012
Communication Award Winner, University of Saint-Etienne, France, 2013
Excellence in Science Award, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France, 2015

Editorial activities and Expertise

Reviewer
Sports Medicine; European Journal of Sport Sciences; Journal of Biomechanics; Journal of Experimental Biology; European Journal of Applied Physiology; International Journal of Sports Medicine; Journal of Sports Sciences; Journal of Science and Medicine in Sports; Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise; Gait and Posture; PLoS one; Int Journal of Sport Physiology and Perform; Journal of Applied Physiology
Associate Editor
Frontiers in Physiology
Expert
French National Council for Research and Higher Education Certification
National Council for Research, Belgium
Tribunal Arbitral du Sport
External reviewer for PhD theses
17 PhDs Reviewed in France, Belgium, UK, Italy and Spain

Sports Practice and Training

I’m a big sports fan, but I also practiced the following sports in competition, and practiced coaching and S&C as an amateur coach in most of them

Soccer (10 yrs, Regional-National level)
Athletics (6 yrs, Cross-Country, Middle distance, 400m Hurdles)
Basketball (4 yrs, Community)
Road Cycling and Mountain Bike (5 yrs, Regional)
Trail Running (2 yrs, Regional)
Triathlon (2 yrs, Regional)

Résultat de recherche d'images pour  Strava ahlete since 2011 – CLEAN. 100+ competitions started, some won for the ego, all completed for the pleasure.

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