Brief CV

Research Director Degree, University of Saint-Etienne  //  2011
University of Cambridge ESOL certificate in English, CAE, Level C1, Grade A (> 16/20)   //  2007
PhD « Human Motor Function», University of Saint-Etienne, France, and Udine, Italy  //  2004
MSc « Sport Science », University of Saint-Etienne, Rank: 1  //  2001
Track & Field coaching certificate, National Diploma, Level 1  //  1998
Full Professor, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, Nice, France  //  since 2014
Associate Dean for Research, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis  //  since 2014
Associate Researcher, Sports Performance Research Institute, Auckland University of Technology, New-Zealand  //  since 2015
Associate Professor, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Saint-Etienne, France  //  2005-14
Lecturer, Football Science Institute, European University of Madrid, INSEP Paris, Trans-Faire
PhD Students
Patrick Chassaing (2018 – …), University Côte d’Azur, FC Grenoble Rugby
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
Bruno Marrier (2015 – 2018), University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, French Rugby Federation
Sabine Ehrström (2015 – …), University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, University Doctoral Grant
Marlène Giandolini (2012-2015), University of Saint-Etienne, Grant from SALOMON SA
Jordane Grenier (2009-2012), University of Saint-Etienne, Grant from SAGEM DEFENSE SECURITE
Pierre Samozino (2006-2012), University of Saint-Etienne, University Doctoral Grant
Nicolas Peyrot (2006-2012), University of Saint-Etienne, University Doctoral Grant

Katja Tomazin University of Ljubjana, Slovenia – 2010

MSc Students
Matt Cross, Auclkand University, New-Zealand – 2014
Marlène Giandolini, University of Saint-Etienne – 2012
Pierre Giorgio, University of Saint-Etienne – 2007
Damien Fournet, University of Saint-Etienne – 2007
Nuno Tinoco, University of Saint-Etienne – 2009
Thibaud Jeannin, University of Saint-Etienne – 2005
Creation and Administration of a University Diploma
« Biomechanical Assessment of Sports Performance», University of Saint-Etienne, France
Administration of a Masters Degree
« Sport Science, Engineering and Technology », University of Saint-Etienne, France

Indexed peer-review Journals
136 papers, 27 as 1stauthor, 52 as last author
H-index of 45 (Google Scholar)
> 20 different Journals in the fields of Biomechanics, Sport Science and Applied Physiology
> 100 co-authors from >10 countries

International Congresses and Invited Conferences
European College of Sport Sciences (2001-2004, 2006, 2012-2014, 2018)
International Society of Biomechanics (2009, 2013, 2015, 2018)
American College of Sports Medicine (2011, 2014)
World Congress of Biomechanics (2014, 2018)
>30 Invited Conferences / Keynotes (since 2012) in France, Italy, Spain, UK, New-Zealand, USA, Belgium, Tunisia
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
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
Journal of Sports Sciences, Frontiers in Physiology
French National Council for Research and Higher Education Certification: Expert for Research Laboratories and Universities Certification
National Council for Research, Belgium: Expert for Research Projects and Grants
Tribunal Arbitral du Sport: Member of a team of experts, Oscar Pistorius vs International Athletics Federation, Court of Arbitration for Sport, Lausanne, Switzerland (CAS 2008/A/1480)

External reviewer for PhD theses: 21 PhDs Reviewed in France, Belgium, UK, Italy and Spain


Soccer; Athletics (middle distance, 400m Hurdles); Basketball; Road Cycling and Mountain Bike; Trail Running; Triathlon 


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