Dany Gagnon, Ph.D.

Professeur agrégé

Coordonnées (recherche)
Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire en réadaptation (CRIR) du Montréal métropolitain
Institut de réadaptation Gingras-Lindsay de Montréal
6300, avenue Darlington
Montréal (Québec) H3S 2J4
T 514 340-2111, poste 2260
Laboratoire de Pathokinésiologie

Coordonnées (École)
T 514 343-6111, poste 26382
F 514 343-6929
dany.gagnon.2@umontreal.ca

Programme
Physiothérapie

Formation

  • B.Sc. Physiothérapie, Université McGill (1990)
  • M.Sc. Sciences Biomédicales, Université de Montréal (2001)
  • Ph.D. Sciences Biomédicales (option réadaptation), Université de Montréal (2008)
  • Post-doctorat, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA & Human Engineering Research Laboratories, VA Hospital Pittsburgh-Highland Park Campus, Pittsburgh  PA  USA (2007-2008)
  • Post-doctorat, Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada & Rehabilitation Engineering Laboratory, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute Toronto, Ontario, Canada (2008-2009)

Principaux projets en cours

  • Étude biomécanique des transferts et de la propulsion manuelle du fauteuil roulant
  • Quantification et entrainement de la stabilité posturale en position assise
  • Imagerie quantitative par ultrasonographie

Publications choisies

  • Gagnon D, Décary S & Charbonneau MF (2011). The timed manual wheelchair slalom test: A reliable and accurate performance-based outcome measure for individuals with spinal cord Injury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 92(8); 1339-1343.
  • Desroches G, Gourdou P, Vermette M & Gagnon D (2012). Development of an automated method to detect sitting pivot transfer phases using biomechanical variables: Toward a standardization. Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, 9:7; 1-7.
  • Gagnon D, Duclos C, Desjardins P, Nadeau S & Danakas M (2012). Measuring dynamic stability requirements during sitting pivot transfers using the stabilizing and destabilizing forces in individuals with complete motor paraplegia. Journal of Biomechanics; 45(8):1554-1558.
  • Duclos C, Miéville C, Gagnon D, Leclerc C (2012). Dynamic stability requirements during gait and standing exergames on the Wii-Fit system in the elderly. Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, 9(1):28;1-7.
  • Grangeon M, Gagnon D, Gauthier C, Jacquemin G, Masani K, Popovic MR (2012). Effects of upper limb positions and weight support roles on quasi-static seated postural stability in individuals with spinal cord injury. Gait and Posture, 36(3):572-9.
  • Gauthier C, Gagnon D, Jacquemin G, Duclos C, Masani K, Popovic MR (2012). Which trunk inclination directions best predict multidirectional seated limits of stability among individuals with spinal cord injury? Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, 35(5):343-50.
  • Gauthier C, Gagnon D, Grangeon M, Nadeau S, Masani K, Popovic M (2012). Comparison of multidirectional seated postural stability between individuals with spinal cord injury and healthy controls. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine [In Press].
  • Turner M, Gagnon D, Lagacé M, Gagnon I (2012). Effect of treatment for paediatric cancers on balance: What do we know? A review of the evidence. European Journal of Cancer Care [In Press].
  • Lalumière-Boucher M, Gagnon D, Hassan J, Desroches G, Routhier F, Bouyer L (2012). Effects of rolling resistance on handrim kinetics during the performance of wheelies among manual wheelchair users with a spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord [In Press].
  • Desroches G, Gagnon D, Nadeau S, Popovic M (2012). Effects of sensorimotor trunk impairments on the upper limb joint kinematics and kinetics during sitting pivot transfers in individuals with spinal cord injury. Clinical Biomechanics [In Press].
  • Larivière C, Gagnon D, De Oliveira E, Henry SM, Mecheri H & Dumas JP (2012). Reliability of ultrasound measures of the transversus abdominis: effect of task and transducer position. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation [In Press].

Publications récentes dans Pubmed

Orientation des recherches

  • Études des exigences associées à la réalisation de différentes tâches fonctionnelles auprès de clientèles atteintes de déficiences et incapacités (ex : blessés médullaires, etc.)
  • Interventions thérapeutiques ayant pour but  d’optimiser la performance lors de la réalisation des transferts et de la propulsion du fauteuil roulant
  • Quantification et réadaptation de la stabilité posturale en position assise
  • Imagerie quantitative par ultrasonographie
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