Myriam-Paquette-Kinesiologist-Ph.D.

Myriam Paquette

Ph.D.

Kinesiologist

Physical activity

Quebec, Canada
/ English, French
With a PhD in Exercise Physiology and a Master’s degree in Kinesiology, Myriam has been working as an exercise physiologist at the Institut National du Sport du Québec since 2015, where she has notably worked with the canoeing, para-swimming and para-cycling teams. She is interested in the optimization of athlete training, intervening particularly in training planning and performance training monitoring. She seeks to develop new tools to measure physiological adaptations to training and better understand the effect of different training protocols on performance. Myriam is also a trainer for the Advanced Diploma in Coaching and was a lecturer at Université Laval.

Biography

With a PhD in Exercise Physiology and a Master’s degree in Kinesiology, Myriam has been working as an exercise physiologist at the Institut National du Sport du Québec since 2015, where she has notably worked with the canoeing, para-swimming and para-cycling teams. She is interested in the optimization of athlete training, intervening particularly in training planning and performance training monitoring. She seeks to develop new tools to measure physiological adaptations to training and better understand the effect of different training protocols on performance. Myriam is also an instructor for the Advanced Diploma in Coaching and was a lecturer at Université Laval.


Career highlights :

  • Participation in the 2021 Tokyo Paralympic Games as an exercise physiologist and support team leader for the Para-swimming team

Clinical interests :

  • Periodization of the drive
  • Training load distribution
  • Interval training
  • Training load monitoring
  • Fatigue monitoring

University studies :

  • Bachelor’s degree, Kinesiology (Université Laval, 2012)
  • Master in Kinesiology (Université Laval, 2014)
  • Ph.D. in Kinesiology/exercise physiology (Université Laval, 2021)

Teaching experience

  • Lecturer at Laval University
  • Instructor for the Advanced Coaching Diploma of the Coaching Association of Canada
  1. Paquette M, Bieuzen F, Billaut F. The effect of HIIT vs. SIT on muscle oxygenation in trained sprint kayakers. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2021 Oct;121(10):2743-2759. doi: 10.1007/s00421-021-04743-z. Epub 2021 Jun 18. PMID: 34145486.
  2. Malenfant S, Brassard P, Paquette M, Le Blanc O, Chouinard A, Bonnet S, Provencher S. Continuous reduction in cerebral oxygenation during endurance exercise in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension. Physiol Rep. 2020 Mar;8(6):e14389. doi: 10.14814/phy2.14389. PMID: 32189447; PMCID: PMC7080869. Open access article: Click here!
  3. Mahjoub H, Le Blanc O, Paquette M, Imhoff S, Labrecque L, Drapeau A, Poirier P, Bédard É, Pibarot P, Brassard P. Cardiac remodeling after six weeks of high-intensity interval training to exhaustion in endurance-trained men. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2019 Oct 1;317(4):H685-H694. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00196.2019. Epub 2019 Jul 26. PMID: 31347913. Open access article: Click here!

 

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