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Catherine Mercier

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Directeur(trice), CIRRIS - Centre interdisciplinaire de recherche en réadaptation et intégration sociale

Directeur(trice), Centre interdisciplinaire de recherche en réadaptation et intégration sociale

Directeur(trice), Centre interdisciplinaire de recherche en réadaptation et intégration sociale

Centre thématique de recherche en neurosciences
CIRRIS - Centre interdisciplinaire de recherche en réadaptation et intégration sociale
Centre interdisciplinaire de recherche en réadaptation et intégration sociale
Centre interdisciplinaire de recherche en réadaptation et intégration sociale
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Contribution à la recherche

Axe de recherche de l'Université Laval :

Santé et bien-être durables

Thématiques de recherche de la Faculté de médecine :

Neurosciences et santé mentale
Perte d’autonomie et réadaptation

Domaines et intérêts de recherche du (de la) professeur(e) :

Appareil locomoteur et arthrite
  • Services et soins de réadaptation
Neurosciences, santé mentale et toxicomanies
  • Douleur
  • Système moteur
  • Système somato-sensoriel
  • Traumatismes crânio-encéphaliques et de la moelle épinière
  • Hémiplégie et paraplégie
  • Accidents cérébrovasculaires
  • Développement du système nerveux
Organismes vivants (êtres humains - Psychologie/aspects biologiques)
  • Intégration sensorimotrice
  • Sensation et perception

Projets de recherche

  • Understanding interactions between pain, body perception and motor control. - Conseil de recherches en sciences naturelles et génie Canada, Secrétariat Inter-Conseils (Canada) (CRSH, CRSNG, IRSC) - Subventions à la découverte SD (individuelles et d'équipe), chercheur principal - 2019-04-01 au 2024-03-31
  • Chaire de recherche en paralysie cérébrale - Fondation de l'Université Laval - Chaires de recherche sans organismes subventionnaires, chercheur principal - 2003-06-01 au 2023-05-30
  • Fonds de démarrage aux nouveaux chercheurs du CIRRIS - CIUSSS - CN - CIRRIS, chercheur principal - 2018-03-31 au 2023-03-31
  • Projets structurants au développement de la recherche du CIRRIS - CIUSSS - CN - CIRRIS, chercheur principal - 2018-03-01 au 2023-03-31
  • Surveillance in High School to Reduce Concussions and Consequences of Concussions in Canadian Youth : SHRed Concussions - National Football League - Innovative Translational Research on Concussion and Comorbid Conditions, University of Calgary, co-chercheur - 2019-01-01 au 2022-08-31
  • Interactions entre la douleur et la réadaptation sensorimotrice: mécanismes et implications cliniques - Fonds de recherche du Québec - Santé - Chercheurs-boursiers de mérite, chercheur principal - 2018-07-01 au 2022-06-30
  • Vulnérabilité, résilience et transition universitaire des étudiants en période de pandémie - Université Laval - Fonds internes - BDR - Cas spéciaux et obligations institutionnelles, co-chercheur - 2021-04-01 au 2021-11-30
  • Unilateral motor learning in children with unilateral spastic cerebral palsy - Fonds de recherche du Québec - Santé - Programmes du REPAR : Recherche clinique, co-chercheur - 2020-02-14 au 2021-10-01
  • Appui projets chercheurs CIRRIS - CIUSSS - CN - CIRRIS, chercheur principal - 2018-03-31 au 2021-03-31
  • Canadian MSK Rehab Research Network - Instituts de recherche en santé du Canada - Bourse de recherche : Bourses d’apprentissage en matière d’impact sur le système de santé, University of Western Ontario, co-chercheur - 2016-09-01 au 2021-03-31
  • The influence of acute and chronic LBP on the central control of back muscles and the performance of postural and voluntary tasks. - Fonds de recherche du Québec - Santé - Programmes du REPAR : Recherche clinique, co-chercheur - 2020-04-01 au 2021-03-31
  • Mobilisation précoce suite à une fracture distale du radius: impact fonctionnel et mécanismes neurophysiologiques - Fonds de recherche du Québec - Santé - Programmes du REPAR : Recherche clinique, co-chercheur - 2019-04-01 au 2020-12-31
  • Intervention par stimulation non-invasive du cerveau afin de réduire la douleur, les atteintes fonctionnelles, l'utilisation de médicaments contre la douleur, et le délai de retour au travail des patients ayant ... - Fonds de recherche du Québec - Santé - Consortium pour le développement de la recherche en traumatologie, Université de Montréal, co-chercheur - 2017-04-01 au 2020-03-31
  • Effect of chronic pain on sensorimotor integration processes: combined assessment of motor performance and neural correlates - Fonds de recherche du Québec - Santé - Réseaux thématiques de recherche, chercheur principal - 2019-04-01 au 2020-03-30
  • Repurposing acute therapies for enhanced recovery after spinal cord injury - Instituts de recherche en santé du Canada - Programme de subvention d'équipe, University of British Columbia, co-chercheur - 2017-02-01 au 2020-01-31
  • Repurposing acute therapies for enhanced recovery after spinal cord injury RATER-SCI - Instituts de recherche en santé du Canada, Spain National Institute of Health Carlos III, Ministère fédéral de l'Éducation et de la Recherche (Allemagne), Fonds de recherche du Québec - Santé, University of British Columbia, co-chercheur - 2017-01-01 au 2019-12-31

Publications

  • Influence of different transcranial magnetic stimulation current directions on the corticomotor control of lumbar erector spinae muscles during a static task, Mikaël Desmons, Antoine Rohel, Amélie Desgagnés, Catherine Mercier, Hugo Massé-Alarie, Journal of Neurophysiology, 2021, 10.1152/jn.00137.2021
  • Upper Limb Motor Planning in Individuals with Cerebral Palsy Aged between 3 and 21 Years Old: A Systematic Review, Ophélie Martinie, Catherine Mercier, Andrew M. Gordon, Maxime T. Robert, Brain Sciences, 2021, 10.3390/brainsci11070920
  • Somatosensory deficits and neural correlates in cerebral palsy: a scoping review, Clémentine Brun, Élodie Traverse, Élyse Granger, Catherine Mercier, Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 2021, 10.1111/dmcn.14963
  • Impact of Sensory Deficits on Upper Limb Motor Performance in Individuals with Cerebral Palsy: A Systematic Review, Isabelle Poitras, Ophélie Martinie, Maxime T. Robert, Alexandre Campeau-Lecours, Catherine Mercier, Brain Sciences, 2021, 10.3390/brainsci11060744
  • Impact of COVID-19 on people with physical disabilities: A rapid review, Audrey Lebrasseur, Noémie Fortin-Bédard, Josiane Lettre, Eve-Line Bussières, Krista Best, Normand Boucher, Mathieu Hotton, Simon Beaulieu-Bonneau, Catherine Mercier, Marie-Eve Lamontagne, François Routhier, Disability and Health Journal, 2021, 10.1016/j.dhjo.2020.101014
  • Development and Validation of Open-Source Activity Intensity Count and Activity Intensity Classification Algorithms from Raw Acceleration Signals of Wearable Sensors, Isabelle Poitras, Jade Clouâtre, Laurent J. Bouyer, François Routhier, Catherine Mercier, Alexandre Campeau-Lecours, Sensors, 2020, 10.3390/s20236767
  • Conditioned Pain Modulation Decreases Over Time in Patients With Neuropathic Pain Following a Spinal Cord Injury, Martin Gagné, Isabelle Côté, Mélanie Boulet, Catherine R. Jutzeler, John L. K. Kramer, Catherine Mercier, Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 2020, 10.1177/1545968320962497
  • Adding Haptic Feedback to Virtual Environments With a Cable-Driven Robot Improves Upper Limb Spatio-Temporal Parameters During a Manual Handling Task, Celine Faure, Alexis Fortin-Cote, Nicolas Robitaille, Philippe Cardou, Clement Gosselin, Denis Laurendeau, Catherine Mercier, Laurent Bouyer, Bradford J. McFadyen, IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 2020, 10.1109/tnsre.2020.3021200
  • Do nociceptive stimulation intensity and temporal predictability influence pain-induced corticospinal excitability modulation?, Cécilia Neige, Clémentine Brun, Martin Gagné, Laurent J. Bouyer, Catherine Mercier, NeuroImage, 2020, 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2020.116883
  • Impact of Experimental Tonic Pain on Corrective Motor Responses to Mechanical Perturbations, Elodie Traverse, Clémentine Brun, Émilie Harnois, Catherine Mercier, Neural Plasticity, 2020, 10.1155/2020/8864407
  • The Contribution of Motor Commands to the Perturbations Induced by Sensorimotor Conflicts in Fibromyalgia, Clémentine Brun, Candida S. McCabe, Catherine Mercier, Neuroscience, 2020, 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2020.03.017
  • Upper limb active joint repositioning during a multijoint task in participants with and without rotator cuff tendinopathy and effect of a rehabilitation program, Benoit Pairot de Fontenay, Catherine Mercier, Laurent Bouyer, Alexandre Savoie, Jean-Sébastien Roy, Journal of Hand Therapy, 2020, 10.1016/j.jht.2018.09.009
  • Virtual reality rehabilitation interventions to improve motor functions and reduce pain after spinal cord injury, , 58th International Spinal Cord Society Annual Meeting, 2019
  • Motor imagery ability of patients with lower-limb amputation: exploring the course of rehabilitation effects, Elodie Saruco, Aymeric Guillot, Arnaud Saimpont, Franck Di Rienzo, Anne Durand, Catherine Mercier, Francine Malouin, Philip Jackson, European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, 2019, 10.23736/s1973-9087.17.04776-1
  • Interactions between pain and motor (re)learning after a nervous system injury, , Guest lecture at the Center for Neuroplasticity and Pain (CNAP), Aalborg University, 2019
  • Impaired Motor Learning Following a Pain Episode in Intact Rats, Maxime Huot-Lavoie, Windsor Kwan-Chun Ting, Maxime Demers, Catherine Mercier, Christian Ethier, Frontiers in Neurology, 2019, 10.3389/fneur.2019.00927
  • Efficacy, safety, and tolerability of bilateral transcranial direct current stimulation combined to a resistance training program in chronic stroke survivors: A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled pilot study, Louis-David Beaulieu, Andréanne K. Blanchette, Catherine Mercier, Vincent Bernard-Larocque, Marie-Hélène Milot, Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience, 2019, 10.3233/rnn-190908
  • Using virtual reality and robotics to assess pain-related alterations in sensorimotor integration, , IISART symposium, 2019
  • Validity of Wearable Sensors at the Shoulder Joint: Combining Wireless Electromyography Sensors and Inertial Measurement Units to Perform Physical Workplace Assessments, Isabelle Poitras, Mathieu Bielmann, Alexandre Campeau-Lecours, Catherine Mercier, Laurent J. Bouyer, Jean-Sébastien Roy, Sensors, 2019, 10.3390/s19081885
  • Validity and Reliability of Wearable Sensors for Joint Angle Estimation: A Systematic Review, Isabelle Poitras, Frédérique Dupuis, Mathieu Bielmann, Alexandre Campeau-Lecours, Catherine Mercier, Laurent Bouyer, Jean-Sébastien Roy, Sensors, 2019, 10.3390/s19071555
  • Tracking Changes in Neuropathic Pain After Acute Spinal Cord Injury, Paulina Simonne Scheuren, Martin Gagné, Catherine Ruth Jutzeler, Jan Rosner, Catherine Mercier, John Lawrence Kipling Kramer, Frontiers in Neurology, 2019, 10.3389/fneur.2019.00090
  • Impact of pain on locomotor recovery, , Era-Net NEURON Mid-Term Symposium, 2019
  • Ankle proprioception during gait in individuals with incomplete spinal cord injury, Charline Dambreville, Benoit Pairot de Fontenay, Andreanne K. Blanchette, Jean‐Sebastien Roy, Catherine Mercier, Laurent Bouyer, Physiological Reports, 2019, 10.14814/phy2.14328
  • Exploring the Relationships Between Altered Body Perception, Limb Position Sense, and Limb Movement Sense in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Clémentine Brun, Nicolas Giorgi, Anne-Marie Pinard, Martin Gagné, Candida S. McCabe, Catherine Mercier, The Journal of Pain, 2019, 10.1016/j.jpain.2018.07.008
  • Effect of pain on deafferentation-induced modulation of somatosensory evoked potentials, Jean-Daniel Dubois, Isabelle Poitras, Julien I. A. Voisin, Catherine Mercier, PLOS ONE, 2018, 10.1371/journal.pone.0206141
  • La réalité virtuelle pour comprendre et traiter des douleurs bien réelles, , Festival Une pinte de science, 2018
  • Tromper le cerveau pour soulager la douleur, , PainTalks, 3rd edition, 2018
  • Using virtual reality to assess pain-related alterations in body and movement perception, , Society for Psychophysiological Research Annual Meeting, 2018
  • Could transcranial direct current stimulation potentiate the effect of a strenghthening program in chronic stroke survivors? , , World Stroke Congress Abstracts, 2018, 2018, 10.1177/1747493018789543
  • Sensory disturbances induced by sensorimotor conflicts are higher in complex regional pain syndrome and fibromyalgia compared to arthritis and healthy people, and positively relate to pain intensity, Clémentine Brun, Catherine Mercier, Sharon Grieve, Shea Palmer, Jacqueline Bailey, Candida S. McCabe, European Journal of Pain, 2018, 10.1002/ejp.1322
  • Motor and sensory disturbances induced by sensorimotor conflicts during passive and active movements in healthy participants, Clémentine Brun, Martin Gagné, Candida S. McCabe, Catherine Mercier, PLOS ONE, 2018, 10.1371/journal.pone.0203206
  • Effect of movement-related pain on behaviour and corticospinal excitability changes associated with arm movement preparation, Cécilia Neige, Nicolas Mavromatis, Martin Gagné, Laurent J. Bouyer, Catherine Mercier, The Journal of Physiology, 2018, 10.1113/JP276011
  • Anodal Transcranial Direct-Current Stimulation to Enhance Rehabilitation in Individuals With Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy: A Triple-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial, Amélie Fournier Belley, Catherine Mercier, Maude Bastien, Guillaume Léonard, Nathaly Gaudreault, Jean-Sébastien Roy, Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, 2018, 10.2519/jospt.2018.7871
  • Criterion validity of wearable sensors in joint angle estimation: a systematic review, , International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (ISPRM), 2018
  • Data processing algorithms measuring degradation in movement quality associated with muscle fatigue, , International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (ISPRM) , 2018
  • Robotic assessment to quantify upper limb position sense in patients with stroke: preliminary results, , . International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (ISPRM) , 2018
  • Changes in pain and pain modulation in individuals with spinal cord injury over the course of intensive functional rehabilitation, , Seminars of the Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute, University of Alberta, 2018
  • Validation of inertial measurement unit to assess shoulder movement during complex lifting tasks, , XXII Congress of the International Society of Electrophysiology and Kinesiology, 2018
  • Douleurs neuropathiques après une lésion médullaire : évolution, mécanismes et avenues de traitement non-pharmacologiques, , 4e Colloque québécois en lésions médullaires, 2018
  • Effect of Cutaneous Heat Pain on Corticospinal Excitability of the Tibialis Anterior at Rest and during Submaximal Contraction, Maxime Billot, Cécilia Neige, Martin Gagné, Catherine Mercier, Laurent J. Bouyer, Neural Plasticity, 2018, 10.1155/2018/8713218
  • Placebo response in neuropathic pain after spinal cord injury: a meta-analysis of individual participant data, Catherine Jutzeler, Freda Warner, Jacquelyn Cragg, Jenny Haefeli, Scott Richards, Sven Robert Andresen, Nanna Finnerup, Catherine Mercier, John Kramer, Journal of Pain Research, 2018, 10.2147/JPR.S155979
  • Quantification of upper limb position sense using an exoskeleton and a virtual reality display., Deblock-Bellamy A, Batcho CS, Mercier C, Blanchette AK, Journal of neuroengineering and rehabilitation, 2018, 10.1186/s12984-018-0367-x
  • The Effectiveness of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation as an Add-on Modality to Graded Motor Imagery for Treatment of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: A Randomized Proof of Concept Study., Lagueux É, Bernier M, Bourgault P, Whittingstall K, Mercier C, Léonard G, Laroche S, Tousignant-Laflamme Y, The Clinical journal of pain, 2018, 10.1097/ajp.0000000000000522
  • Démystifier sa douleur et celle de l’autre, , Conférence Grand public au Musée de la Civilisation de Québec, 2018
  • Effect of experimental muscle pain on the acquisition and retention of locomotor adaptation: different motor strategies for a similar performance., Bouffard J, Salomoni SE, Mercier C, Tucker KJ, Roy JS, van den Hoorn W, Hodges PW, Bouyer LJ, Journal of neurophysiology, 2018, 10.1152/jn.00411.2017
  • Modulation of Corticospinal Excitability of Trunk Muscles in Preparation of Rapid Arm Movement., Massé-Alarie H, Neige C, Bouyer LJ, Mercier C, Neuroscience, 2018, 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2017.11.024
  • Stimulating the Healthy Brain to Investigate Neural Correlates of Motor Preparation: A Systematic Review, Cécilia Neige, Hugo Massé-Alarie, Catherine Mercier, Neural Plasticity, 2018, 10.1155/2018/5846096
  • Can sensorimotor training prevent or reverse the development of pain after a SCI? , , Spinal Cord/Nerve Injury & Pain NeuroTeam Community Research Retreat, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, 2017
  • Beyond the Joint: The Role of Central Nervous System Reorganizations in Chronic Musculoskeletal Disorders., Roy JS, Bouyer LJ, Langevin P, Mercier C, The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy, 2017, 10.2519/jospt.2017.0608
  • Beyond the Joint: The Role of Central Nervous System Reorganizations in Chronic Musculoskeletal Disorders, , Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, 2017
  • Using complex gait training to alleviate pain after SCI. Repurposing acute therapeutics for enhanced recovery of spinal cord injury (RATER-SCI) workshop, , 56th International Spinal Cord Society Annual Meeting, 2017
  • A Virtual Reality avatar interaction (VRai) platform to assess residual executive dysfunction in active military personnel with previous mild traumatic brain injury: proof of concept., Robitaille N, Jackson PL, Hébert LJ, Mercier C, Bouyer LJ, Fecteau S, Richards CL, McFadyen BJ, Disability and rehabilitation. Assistive technology, 2017, 10.1080/17483107.2016.1229048
  • Modulation de l'excitabilité cortico-spinale des fléchisseurs dorsaux de la cheville induit par une douleur cutanée au repos et en actif, , Congrès International de l'ACAPS, 2017
  • Robotic assessment to quantify upper limb position sense in patients with stroke: preliminary results, , ECNR 2017 - European Congress of Neurorehabilitation, 2017
  • Using virtual reality to provide altered feedback about movements: new avenues for sensorimotor assessment and rehabilitation in patients with chronic pain, , Pain in Europe X (EFIC), 2017
  • Pain and locomotor circuitry: competitors for attention, , National Neurotrauma Society meeting, 2017
  • On the Design of a Novel Cable-Driven Parallel Robot Capable of Large Rotation About One Axis, Alexis Fortin-Côté, Céline Faure, Laurent Bouyer, Bradford J. McFadyen, Catherine Mercier, Michaël Bonenfant, Denis Laurendeau, Philippe Cardou, Clément Gosselin, Mechanisms and Machine Science, 2017, 10.1007/978-3-319-61431-1_33
  • A new approach to quantify elbow position sense using an exoskeleton and a virtual reality display, , International Congress of Virtual Rehabilitation, 2017
  • Combining robotics and virtual reality to assess proprioception at rest and during active movement in chronic pain, , International Congress of Virtual Rehabilitation, 2017
  • Development of a virtual-reality system with large-scale haptic interface and accessible motion capture for rehabilitation, , International Congress of Virtual Rehabilitation, 2017
  • Experimental tonic hand pain modulates the change in somatosensory evoked potentials induced by a subsequent hand deafferentation, , Pain in Europe X (EFIC), 2017
  • Using virtual reality to provide altered feedback about movements: new avenues for assessment and treatment in chronic pain populations, , Annual Scientific Meeting - Canadian Pain Society, 2017
  • Alterations in sensorimotor integration in acute and chronic pain. MindMaze symposium - Multimodal stimulation in virtual reality: new neuro-technologies tools for experiments and therapy, , International Multisensory Research Forum (IMRF), 2017
  • Interactions between pain and locomotor learning in healthy humans, , 23rd Annual Kentucky Spinal Cord and Head Injury Research Trust (KSCHIRT) Symposium, 2017
  • A Computer Vision System for Virtual Rehabilitation, Michael Bonenfant, Denis Laurendeau, Alexis Fortin-Cote, Philippe Cardou, Clement Gosselin, Celine Faure, Bradford McFadyen, Catherine Mercier, Laurent Bouyer, 2017 14th Conference on Computer and Robot Vision (CRV), 2017, 10.1109/crv.2017.30
  • Assessment of kinesthesia, the senses of limb position and limb movement, in complex regional pain syndrome, , Satellite Meeting, Neural Control of Movement, 2017
  • Modulation of corticospinal excitability for elbow flexor and extensor muscles during motor preparation, , 27th Annual meeting of Neural Control of Movement Society, 2017
  • Sensory Disturbances, but not Motor Disturbances, Induced by Sensorimotor Conflicts are Increased in the Presence of Acute Pain, , 27th Annual meeting of Neural Control of Movement Society, 2017
  • Promoting Gait Recovery and Limiting Neuropathic Pain After Spinal Cord Injury., Mercier C, Roosink M, Bouffard J, Bouyer LJ, Neurorehabilitation and neural repair, 2017, 10.1177/1545968316680491
  • Effect of Experimental Hand Pain on Training-Induced Changes in Motor Performance and Corticospinal Excitability, Nicolas Mavromatis, Cécilia Neige, Martin Gagné, Karen Reilly, Catherine Mercier, Brain Sciences, 2017, 10.3390/brainsci7020015
  • Global Rehabilitation Improves Upper Limb Proprioception in Individuals with RC Tendinopathy, , Combined section meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, 2017
  • Modulation of corticospinal output in agonist and antagonist proximal arm muscles during motor preparation., Neige C, Massé-Alarie H, Gagné M, Bouyer LJ, Mercier C, PloS one, 2017, 10.1371/journal.pone.0188801
  • Sensory Disturbances, but Not Motor Disturbances, Induced by Sensorimotor Conflicts Are Increased in the Presence of Acute Pain., Brun C, Gagné M, McCabe CS, Mercier C, Frontiers in integrative neuroscience, 2017, 10.3389/fnint.2017.00014
  • Transcranial direct current stimulation to enhance rehabilitation in individuals with rotator cuff tendinopathy: a triple-blind randomized control trial. , , World Confederation for Physical Therapy 2017, 2017
  • Twenty-year Follow-up of Kangaroo Mother Care Versus Traditional Care., Charpak N, Tessier R, Ruiz JG, Hernandez JT, Uriza F, Villegas J, Nadeau L, Mercier C, Maheu F, Marin J, Cortes D, Gallego JM, Maldonado D, Pediatrics, 2017, 10.1542/peds.2016-2063
  • Evolution of pain and pain modulation during intensive rehabilitation after a spinal cord injury, , Spinal Cord/Nerve Injury & Pain NeuroTeam Community Research Retreat, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, 2016
  • Modulation of corticospinal excitability of trunk muscles during arm movement preparation. Australasian Neuroscience Society Sensorimotor Control Meeting, , Hobart, Tasmania, Australia., 2016
  • 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, 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2016.09.020
  • BDNF Val(66)Met Polymorphism Influences Visuomotor Associative Learning and the Sensitivity to Action Observation., Taschereau-Dumouchel V, Hétu S, Michon PE, Vachon-Presseau E, Massicotte E, De Beaumont L, Fecteau S, Poirier J, Mercier C, Chagnon YC, Jackson PL, Scientific reports, 2016, 10.1038/srep34907
  • Plasticité cérébrale après amputation, , 31ème Congrès de la Société Française de Médecine Physique et de Réadaptation, 2016
  • Development and reliability of a measure evaluating dynamic proprioception during walking with a robotized ankle-foot orthosis, and its relation to dynamic postural control., Fournier Belley A, Bouffard J, Brochu K, Mercier C, Roy JS, Bouyer L, Gait & posture, 2016, 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2016.07.013
  • Effect of Experimental Cutaneous Hand Pain on Corticospinal Excitability and Short Afferent Inhibition, , Brain Sciences, 2016, 10.3390/brainsci6040045
  • New Approach to Quantify Upper Limb Position Sense Using an Exoskeleton and a Virtual Reality Display, , 2016 Canadian Stroke Congress, 2016
  • Experimental tonic hand pain modulates the corticospinal plasticity induced by a subsequent hand deafferentation., Mavromatis N, Gagné M, Voisin JI, Reilly KT, Mercier C, Neuroscience, 2016, 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2016.06.008
  • Évaluation de la perception du corps et du mouvement chez des populations avec douleur chronique, , Entretiens Jacques-Cartier, 2016
  • Interactions between pain, body perception and movement, , EPFL-Campus Biotech-Wyss Center, 2016
  • Virtual feedback for motor and pain rehabilitation, , MindMaze, 2016
  • Interactions between pain and motor (re)learning after a nervous system injury, , Oxford Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain, 2016
  • Using virtual reality to understand interactions between pain, body perception and movement, , Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, 2016
  • Effect of pain on motor learning – mechanisms and implications for neurorehabilitation, , WCNR 2016, 2016
  • La réalité virtuelle pour comprendre et traiter des douleurs bien réelles, , Conférence Grand public dans le cadre du Colloque La Douleur chronique, la prendre en charge : C'est possible! , 2016
  • Douleur et plasticité des représentations corporelles, , Laboratoire de psychologie et neurocognition (UMR 5105 CNRS), 2016
  • Interactions between neuropathic pain and motor recovery following a spinal cord injury: toward better integrated rehabilitation approaches, , Dept of Clinical Neurosciences, , University of Calgary, 2016
  • Meta-analysis of placebo responses in central neuropathic pain: impact of subject, study, and pain characteristics., Cragg JJ, Warner FM, Finnerup NB, Jensen MP, Mercier C, Richards JS, Wrigley P, Soler D, Kramer JL, Pain, 2016, 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000000431
  • Effect of local versus remote tonic heat pain during training on acquisition and retention of a finger-tapping sequence task., Bilodeau MC, Roosink M, Mercier C, Experimental brain research, 2016, 10.1007/s00221-015-4478-3
  • Anodal transcranial direct current stimulation enhances the effects of motor imagery training in a finger tapping task., Saimpont A, Mercier C, Malouin F, Guillot A, Collet C, Doyon J, Jackson PL, The European journal of neuroscience, 2016, 10.1111/ejn.13122
  • Behavioral and TMS Markers of Action Observation Might Reflect Distinct Neuronal Processes., Hétu S, Taschereau-Dumouchel V, Meziane HB, Jackson PL, Mercier C, Frontiers in human neuroscience, 2016, 10.3389/fnhum.2016.00458
  • Experimental tonic hand pain modulates the corticospinal plasticity induced by a subsequent hand deafferentation: implications for phantom limb pain, , 16th IASP World congress on pain, 2016
  • Interactive virtual feedback improves gait motor imagery after spinal cord injury: An exploratory study., Roosink M, Robitaille N, Jackson PL, Bouyer LJ, Mercier C, Restorative neurology and neuroscience, 2016, 10.3233/rnn-150563
  • Pain Induced during Both the Acquisition and Retention Phases of Locomotor Adaptation Does Not Interfere with Improvements in Motor Performance, Jason Bouffard, Laurent J. Bouyer, Jean-Sébastien Roy, Catherine Mercier, Neural Plasticity, 2016, 10.1155/2016/8539096
  • Promoting gait recovery and limiting neuropathic pain after spinal cord injury: two sides of the same coin?, , ICORD seminars, 2015
  • Assessing the perception of movements in subjects with chronic pain using altered virtual feedback, , SOFMER meeting, 2015
  • Development of a reliable proprioception measure during gait using a robotised ankle-foot orthosis and its relationship with static and dynamic balance, , Neuroscience 2015, 2015
  • Effects of a movement training oriented rehabilitation program on symptoms, functional limitations and acromiohumeral distance in individuals with subacromial pain syndrome., Savoie A, Mercier C, Desmeules F, Frémont P, Roy JS, Manual therapy, 2015, 10.1016/j.math.2015.04.004
  • Douleur et représentations sensorimotrices du corps : ce cerveau qui se trompe, , Journée scientifique du CognAC, 2015
  • Pain interference on motor recovery, participation and quality of life following spinal cord injury, , ISCoS-ASIA 2015, 2015
  • Conditioning effect of experimental pain on corticospinal plasticity induced by an ischemic nerve block, , 3rd North America Meeting on Brain Stimulation and Neuroimaging, 2015
  • Does the addition on non-invasive neurostimulation accelerate the effectiveness of treatment for people with complex regional pain syndrome type, , 13rd North America Meeting on Brain Stimulation and Neuroimaging, 2015
  • Preserved descending pain inhibition in complex regional pain syndrome: A psychophysical study, , 9th Congress of the European Pain Federation (EFIC 2015), 2015
  • No pain, no gain? Impact de la douleur sur l’apprentissage moteur, , Séminaire du GRAPA, UQAM, 2015
  • Alterations in central motor representation increase over time in individuals with rotator cuff tendinopathy., Ngomo S, Mercier C, Bouyer LJ, Savoie A, Roy JS, Clinical neurophysiology : official journal of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology, 2015, 10.1016/j.clinph.2014.05.035
  • Assessing the perception of trunk movements in military personnel with chronic non-specific low back pain using a virtual mirror., Roosink M, McFadyen BJ, Hébert LJ, Jackson PL, Bouyer LJ, Mercier C, PloS one, 2015, 10.1371/journal.pone.0120251
  • Real-time modulation of visual feedback on human full-body movements in a virtual mirror: development and proof-of-concept., Roosink M, Robitaille N, McFadyen BJ, Hébert LJ, Jackson PL, Bouyer LJ, Mercier C, Journal of neuroengineering and rehabilitation, 2015, 10.1186/1743-0003-12-2
  • Reliability of a measure of proprioception at the ankle during walking using a robotized ankle-foot orthosis, , World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress, 2015
  • Virtual feedback for motor and pain rehabilitation after spinal cord injury., Roosink M, Mercier C, Spinal cord, 2014, 10.1038/sc.2014.160
  • Virtual reality therapies for phantom limb pain., Perry BN, Mercier C, Pettifer SR, Cole J, Tsao JW, European journal of pain (London, England), 2014, 10.1002/ejp.559
  • Tonic pain experienced during locomotor training impairs retention despite normal performance during acquisition., Bouffard J, Bouyer LJ, Roy JS, Mercier C, The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 2014, 10.1523/jneurosci.5303-13.2014
  • Effect of tonic pain on motor acquisition and retention while learning to reach in a force field., Lamothe M, Roy JS, Bouffard J, Gagné M, Bouyer LJ, Mercier C, PloS one, 2014, 10.1371/journal.pone.0099159
  • Effect of single-session repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation applied over the hand versus leg motor area on pain after spinal cord injury., Jetté F, Côté I, Meziane HB, Mercier C, Neurorehabilitation and neural repair, 2013, 10.1177/1545968313484810
  • Cortical mapping of the infraspinatus muscle in healthy individuals., Ngomo S, Mercier C, Roy JS, BMC neuroscience, 2013, 10.1186/1471-2202-14-52
  • Effect of repetitive afferent electrical stimulation of the lower limb on corticomotor excitability and implications for rehabilitation., Léonard G, Mercier C, Tremblay LE, Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia, 2013, 10.1016/j.jocn.2012.02.049
  • Simple things matter! How reassurance and pain management strategies can improve outcomes in physiotherapy: a case report., Léonard G, Tousignant-Laflamme Y, Mercier C, International journal of rehabilitation research. Internationale Zeitschrift fur Rehabilitationsforschung. Revue internationale de recherches de readaptation, 2013, 10.1097/mrr.0b013e328359a2e4
  • Effect of painful and non-painful sensorimotor manipulations on subjective body midline., Bouffard J, Gagné M, Mercier C, Frontiers in human neuroscience, 2013, 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00077
  • Influence of the amount of use on hand motor cortex representation: effects of immobilization and motor training., Ngomo S, Leonard G, Mercier C, Neuroscience, 2012, 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2012.06.018
  • Interactions between motor imagery and pain. Comment on Raffin et al. (2012)., Mercier C, Cortex; a journal devoted to the study of the nervous system and behavior, 2012, 10.1016/j.cortex.2011.04.013
  • Comparison of transcranial magnetic stimulation measures obtained at rest and under active conditions and their reliability., Ngomo S, Leonard G, Moffet H, Mercier C, Journal of neuroscience methods, 2012, 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2011.12.012
  • Effect of pain and pain expectation on primary motor cortex excitability., Dubé JA, Mercier C, Clinical neurophysiology : official journal of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology, 2011, 10.1016/j.clinph.2011.03.026
  • I am touched by your pain: limb-specific modulation of the cortical response to a tactile stimulation during pain observation., Voisin JI, Marcoux LA, Canizales DL, Mercier C, Jackson PL, The journal of pain : official journal of the American Pain Society, 2011, 10.1016/j.jpain.2011.06.005
  • Short-term reliability of transcranial magnetic stimulation motor maps in upper limb amputees., Hétu S, Gagné M, Reilly KT, Mercier C, Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia, 2011, 10.1016/j.jocn.2010.09.011
  • Is somatosensory excitability more affected by the perspective or modality content of motor imagery?, Voisin JI, Mercier C, Jackson PL, Richards CL, Malouin F, Neuroscience letters, 2011, 10.1016/j.neulet.2011.02.015
  • The map is not the territory: motor system reorganization in upper limb amputees., Gagné M, Hétu S, Reilly KT, Mercier C, Human brain mapping, 2011, 10.1002/hbm.21038
  • Decreasing phantom limb pain through observation of action and imagery: a case series., Beaumont G, Mercier C, Michon PE, Malouin F, Jackson PL, Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.), 2011, 10.1111/j.1526-4637.2010.01048.x
  • Interactions between Pain and the Motor Cortex: Insights from Research on Phantom Limb Pain and Complex Regional Pain Syndrome., Mercier C, Léonard G, Physiotherapy Canada, 2011, 10.3138/ptc.2010-08p
  • Modulation of brain activity during action observation: influence of perspective, transitivity and meaningfulness., Hétu S, Mercier C, Eugène F, Michon PE, Jackson PL, PloS one, 2011, 10.1371/journal.pone.0024728
  • Modulation of the response to a somatosensory stimulation of the hand during the observation of manual actions., Voisin JI, Rodrigues EC, Hétu S, Jackson PL, Vargas CD, Malouin F, Chapman CE, Mercier C, Experimental brain research, 2011, 10.1007/s00221-010-2448-3
  • Variability in the effector-specific pattern of motor facilitation during the observation of everyday actions: implications for the clinical use of action observation., Hétu S, Gagné M, Jackson PL, Mercier C, Neuroscience, 2010, 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2010.07.015
  • Use of an innovative model to evaluate mobility in seniors with lower-limb amputations of vascular origin: a pilot study., Vincent C, Demers E, Moffet H, Corriveau H, Nadeau S, Mercier C, members of the RQRV group 2006-2009, BMC geriatrics, 2010, 10.1186/1471-2318-10-68
  • Motor control over the phantom limb in above-elbow amputees and its relationship with phantom limb pain., Gagné M, Reilly KT, Hétu S, Mercier C, Neuroscience, 2009, 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2009.04.061
  • Re-emergence of hand-muscle representations in human motor cortex after hand allograft., Vargas CD, Aballéa A, Rodrigues EC, Reilly KT, Mercier C, Petruzzo P, Dubernard JM, Sirigu A, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2009, 10.1073/pnas.0809614106
  • Training with virtual visual feedback to alleviate phantom limb pain., Mercier C, Sirigu A, Neurorehabilitation and neural repair, 2009, 10.1177/1545968308328717
  • Cortical topography of human first dorsal interroseus during individuated and nonindividuated grip tasks., Reilly KT, Mercier C, Human brain mapping, 2008, 10.1002/hbm.20421
  • Vision without proprioception modulates cortico-spinal excitability during hand motor imagery., Mercier C, Aballea A, Vargas CD, Paillard J, Sirigu A, Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991), 2008, 10.1093/cercor/bhm052
  • Reliability of maximal static strength measurements of the arms in subjects with hemiparesis., Bertrand AM, Mercier C, Bourbonnais D, Desrosiers J, Gravel D, Clinical rehabilitation, 2007, 10.1177/0269215506070792
  • Mapping phantom movement representations in the motor cortex of amputees., Mercier C, Reilly KT, Vargas CD, Aballea A, Sirigu A, Brain : a journal of neurology, 2006, 10.1093/brain/awl180
  • Persistent hand motor commands in the amputees' brain., Reilly KT, Mercier C, Schieber MH, Sirigu A, Brain : a journal of neurology, 2006, 10.1093/brain/awl154
  • Comparison of strength measurements under single-joint and multi-joint conditions in hemiparetic individuals., Mercier C, Bertrand AM, Bourbonnais D, Clinical rehabilitation, 2005, 10.1191/0269215505cr861oa
  • Differences in the magnitude and direction of forces during a submaximal matching task in hemiparetic subjects., Mercier C, Bertrand AM, Bourbonnais D, Experimental brain research, 2004, 10.1007/s00221-003-1813-x
  • Effects of weakness on symmetrical bilateral grip force exertion in subjects with hemiparesis., Bertrand AM, Mercier C, Shun PL, Bourbonnais D, Desrosiers J, Journal of Neurophysiology, 2004, 10.1152/jn.00597.2003
  • Relative shoulder flexor and handgrip strength is related to upper limb function after stroke., Mercier C, Bourbonnais D, Clinical rehabilitation, 2004, 10.1191/0269215504cr724oa
  • Description of a new motor re-education programme for the paretic lower limb aimed at improving the mobility of stroke patients., Mercier C, Bourbonnais D, Bilodeau S, Lemay JF, Cross P, Clinical rehabilitation, 1999, 10.1191/026921599670905866

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  • Jason Bouffard - Maitrîse avec mémoire - 2016/01
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