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Prof. Thomas Allen

Contract Faculty

B.A. History (Bishop’s University), Dip. Ed. (Bishop’s University)Prof. Allen has a wide range of professional experiences spanning over several decades in the domain of sport. Prof. Allen prior positions included Athletic Director at CRC-Lennoxville, Director of Athletic Facilities at Bishop’s University, Director of Athletics at Bishop’s University, President of the Canada Games 2013, President Milby Golf Club, teacher at the High School and CÉGEP levels.…Contact Information and full bio

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B.A. History (Bishop’s University), Dip. Ed. (Bishop’s University)

Prof. Allen has a wide range of professional experiences spanning over several decades in the domain of sport. Prof. Allen prior positions included Athletic Director at CRC-Lennoxville, Director of Athletic Facilities at Bishop’s University, Director of Athletics at Bishop’s University, President of the Canada Games 2013, President Milby Golf Club, teacher at the High School and CÉGEP levels. Prof. Allen also served as municipal councillor for 16 years and was the LIBERAL party’s candidate in the last Federal election. Prof. Allen initiated numerous sport related events such as national championships, fund raising golf tournaments, Wall of Distinction ceremonies and honorary tributes. During his time at Bishop’s, Prof. Allen was a varsity athlete in football and hockey.

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Dr. Nicolas Berryman

Assistant Professor – Department Chairperson

After a PhD (Sciences de l’Activité Physique) at Université de Montréal, Dr. Berryman completed a Postdoc training at Concordia University (Perform Center).His research focuses on:
  1. The physiological and cognitive factors associated to mobility and healthy aging.
  2. Fitness assessment and training methods to optimize performance in athletes.
Dr Berryman is now an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sports Studies at Bishop’s University.…Contact Information and full bio
Phone: 819-822-9600 ext. 2248

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After a PhD (Sciences de l’Activité Physique) at Université de Montréal, Dr. Berryman completed a Postdoc training at Concordia University (Perform Center).

His research focuses on:

  1. The physiological and cognitive factors associated to mobility and healthy aging.
  2. Fitness assessment and training methods to optimize performance in athletes.

Dr Berryman is now an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sports Studies at Bishop’s University. He is also an emerging researcher at the Centre de Recherche de l’Institut Universitaire de Gériatrie de Montréal (CRIUGM). In addition to his academic activities, Dr. Berryman is involved at the Institut national du sport du Québec (INS) as an Exercise Physiologist where he collaborates with coaches and athletes to optimize performance.


Après des études doctorales en Sciences de l’activité physique effectuées à l’Université de Montréal, Dr Berryman a complété un stage post doctoral à l’Université Concordia (Centre Perform).

Ses principaux travaux de recherche portent sur:

  1. Les facteurs physiologiques et cognitifs associés au maintien de la mobilité dans une perspective de vieillissement sain.
  2. L’évaluation de la condition physique et l’optimisation des méthodes d’entraînement des athlètes.

Dr Berryman occupe présentement un poste de Professeur Assistant au Département Sports Studies (Bishop’s University). Il est également un chercheur en émergence au Centre de Recherche de l’Institut Universitaire de Gériatrie de Montréal. En plus de ses activités académiques, Dr Berryman est impliqué en tant que physiologiste de l’exercice à l’Institut national du sport du Québec (INS) où il collabore avec entraîneurs et athlètes dans une perspective d’optimisation des performances.

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Prof. Martin Fréchette

Contract Faculty

Martin Fréchette joined the Sports Studies program as a contract faculty in 2015. Martin is a registered dietitian and has a Master’s degree in Sport Nutrition from the Faculty of Medicine of the Université de Montréal. In addition to teaching at Bishop’s University, he works with several athletes and national teams supported by INS Québec and Excellence Sportive Sherbrooke.…Contact Information and full bio
Phone: 819-822-9600 ext. 2983

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Martin Fréchette joined the Sports Studies program as a contract faculty in 2015. Martin is a registered dietitian and has a Master’s degree in Sport Nutrition from the Faculty of Medicine of the Université de Montréal. In addition to teaching at Bishop’s University, he works with several athletes and national teams supported by INS Québec and Excellence Sportive Sherbrooke. Martin is also co-holder of the Nutrition Module of the Advanced Coaching Diploma of the National Coaching Certification Program. In 2013, he held the position of Director of Food Services at the Canada summer games in Sherbrooke. And last but not least, Martin is a consultant for Nutrition for the Montreal Canadiens since 2017.

Publication:

Morin et al., Making the best food choices before competing: Developing and evaluating a nutritional intervention with the intervention-mapping framework, Journal of Physical Education and Sport Management, Vol. 7(1) pp. 1-8, January 2016. DOI: 10.5897/JPESM2015.0234

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Prof. Steven King

Contract Faculty

Stephen King has completed a Bachelor’s degree in Phys.Ed. (Western), a Diploma in Sports Injury Management (Sheridan College), a Master’s degree in Kinanthropologie (Université de Sherbrooke) and a Diploma in Osteopathy (CEO Montreal). He has been teaching as contract faculty at Bishop’s since 2001. Prof. King was Director of the Sports Medicine Centre/Head Athletic Therapist at Bishop’s from 1984 to 2013.…Contact Information and full bio

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Stephen King has completed a Bachelor’s degree in Phys.Ed. (Western), a Diploma in Sports Injury Management (Sheridan College), a Master’s degree in Kinanthropologie (Université de Sherbrooke) and a Diploma in Osteopathy (CEO Montreal). He has been teaching as contract faculty at Bishop’s since 2001. Prof. King was Director of the Sports Medicine Centre/Head Athletic Therapist at Bishop’s from 1984 to 2013. He has been selected to work as an Athletic Therapist/Osteopath at several Olympic Games, World Games and Pan-American Games. Prof. King has worked for the Canadian National Snowboarding, Canadian National Women’s Basketball and Canadian National Trampoline/Tumbling teams.

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Prof. Marie-Claude Mercier

Contract Faculty

B.Sc. (Concordia), M.A. (Sherbrooke), Ph.D. candidate (Sherbrooke)Marie-Claude Mercier has been a contract faculty member since 2008 for two departments, Sports Studies and Sociology. Her interests and expertise are in the areas of physical activity and health, sports and society, pedagogy in higher education and innovative higher education pedagogies (problem-based and project-based learning). At present, she teaches classes in quantitative and qualitative research methods, the sociology of sport, exercise science, sports culture and society and soon, she will also be teaching in the area of the social psychology of sport.…Contact Information and full bio
Phone: 819-822-9600 ext. 2983

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B.Sc. (Concordia), M.A. (Sherbrooke), Ph.D. candidate (Sherbrooke)

Marie-Claude Mercier has been a contract faculty member since 2008 for two departments, Sports Studies and Sociology. Her interests and expertise are in the areas of physical activity and health, sports and society, pedagogy in higher education and innovative higher education pedagogies (problem-based and project-based learning). At present, she teaches classes in quantitative and qualitative research methods, the sociology of sport, exercise science, sports culture and society and soon, she will also be teaching in the area of the social psychology of sport. In her leisure time, she likes golfing, hiking, cycling and downhill skiing.

Research

Centre for Teaching and Learning, Queen’s University (2010-2012). Evaluating the Efficacy of the Education and Training Program for the Tri-Council Policy Statement (TCPS-2).

Centre d’étude et de recherche en enseignement supérieur (CERES), Université de Sherbrooke. (2009-2012). Les représentations et les interventions des professeurs dans des cursus de formation innovants ayant adopté l’apprentissage par problèmes (APP): regard sur leur expertise et leur rapport au savoir.

Perfectionnement et formation des maîtres au collégial (PERFORMA), Université de Sherbrooke. (2009). Les caractéristiques des enseignantes et des enseignants du collégial en relation avec la formation continue de PERFORMA.

Perfectionnement et formation des maîtres au collégial (PERFORMA), Université de Sherbrooke. (2009). Cadres conceptuel et méthodologique pour la recherche sur la formation continue en enseignement au collégial.

Groupe de recherche en enseignement supérieur (GRES), Université de Sherbrooke. (2004-2006). Innovations pédagogiques en enseignement supérieur: étude des impacts sur le parcours de professionnalisation des enseignants.

Concordia University. (2002-2004). Evaluating the Relationship Between Psychological Mediators, Levels of Self-Determination and Being Physically Active.

Concordia University. (2002-2004). Development and Validation of a Psychological Mediator Scale.

Groupe de recherche en enseignement supérieur (GRES), Université de Sherbrooke. (2004-2006). Analyse des étudiants ainsi que sur les rôles et fonctions des formateurs. Réformes curriculaires et de l’innovation pédagogique en ensiegnement.

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Prof. Morgan Quinn

Contract Faculty

Morgan Quinn, hometown Rosemere, Quebec attended Bishop’s University in the mid 70’s.  An avid athlete, Morgan competed with the varsity basketball and football programs in his years at Bishop’s.  He graduated with a BA, majoring in History and two minors, Sociology and English.  Morgan completed the post graduate “Diploma in Education” program at Bishop’s, which later lead to the completion of a “Masters in Education” degree in “Curricular Development,” with special focus on “Media Literacy,” also at Bishop’s. …Contact Information and full bio
Phone: 819-822-9600 ext. 2983

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Morgan Quinn, hometown Rosemere, Quebec attended Bishop’s University in the mid 70’s.  An avid athlete, Morgan competed with the varsity basketball and football programs in his years at Bishop’s.  He graduated with a BA, majoring in History and two minors, Sociology and English.  Morgan completed the post graduate “Diploma in Education” program at Bishop’s, which later lead to the completion of a “Masters in Education” degree in “Curricular Development,” with special focus on “Media Literacy,” also at Bishop’s.  After returning from a ten year absence from the Townships, Morgan was an assistant coach with both the Gaiters varsity football and basketball programs in the mid 80’s. He later went on to become the Head Coach of the Champlain College Cougars Men’s basketball team for two years.  He retired from the ETSB in 2013, where he taught senior social sciences at Alexander Galt for 27 years.  While there, he coached football, basketball, baseball and was the coordinator for the ski club.  He has been engaged with the Sports Studies Contract Faculty since the academic year of  2010/2011.  In his leisure time, Morgan enjoys golfing, cycling, swimming, back country skiing and ice skating.

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Prof. Xavier Roy

Contract Faculty

Xavier holds a Bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from the Université de Sherbrooke and a Master’s degree in exercise physiology from the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM). He is currently completing his PhD in education also at UQÀM. His interests are athletic development, sports coaching, training monitoring and education. As an athletic development coach and kinesiologist, Xavier has worked with athletes from many sports such as football, soccer, track & field, speed skating, and ice hockey.…Contact Information and full bio
Phone: 819-822-9600 ext. 2983

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Xavier holds a Bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from the Université de Sherbrooke and a Master’s degree in exercise physiology from the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM). He is currently completing his PhD in education also at UQÀM. His interests are athletic development, sports coaching, training monitoring and education. As an athletic development coach and kinesiologist, Xavier has worked with athletes from many sports such as football, soccer, track & field, speed skating, and ice hockey. He has been a Strength and Conditioning coach at McGill University (football and basketball) and more recently at the Université de Sherbrooke (football) as well as the Cegep level at Cégep Régional de Lanaudière (football) and Champlain Regional College Saint-Lambert (football). He also works with both Excellence Sportive Sherbrooke and Conseil de développement de l’excellence sportive des Laurentides. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist from the National Strength and Conditioning Association and a member of the Fédération des Kinésiologues du Québec.

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Dr. Maxime Trempe

Associate Professor

B.Sc. (Université de Montréal), Ph.D. (Université de Montréal)Dr. Trempe joined the Sports Studies program in 2012 and was the first full-time faculty appointed to the program. He has completed a Ph.D. in Sport exercise sciences at the Université de Montréal and a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology. Dr. Trempe is primarily interested by the development of athletes as well as the processes underlying skill acquisition in athletes and non-athletes.…Contact Information and full bio
Phone: 819-822-9600 ext. 2686

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B.Sc. (Université de Montréal), Ph.D. (Université de Montréal)

Dr. Trempe joined the Sports Studies program in 2012 and was the first full-time faculty appointed to the program. He has completed a Ph.D. in Sport exercise sciences at the Université de Montréal and a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology. Dr. Trempe is primarily interested by the development of athletes as well as the processes underlying skill acquisition in athletes and non-athletes. His research projects aim at understanding the factors influencing the learning of complex movements and identifying optimal training methods. Dr. Trempe is also a research associate at the Institut national du sport du Québec and a Master Learning-Facilitator for the National Coaching Certification Program. Prior to his academic life, Dr. Trempe worked as a professional alpine ski coach and instructor in Québec, Alberta and New-Zealand. Still an avid skier, he also likes road and mountain biking, cross country skiing, and sailing his catamaran.

Publications

Trempe, M. & Proteau, L. (2012). Consolidation and motor skill learning. In Williams & Hodges (Eds.), Skill acquisition in sport: Research, theory and practice 2nd Ed (pp. 192-210). New York: Routledge.

Trempe, M.,  Sabourin, M.,  & Proteau, L. (2012). Success modulates consolidation of a visuomotor adaptation task. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition 38(1):52-60.

Trempe, M., Sabourin, M., Rohbanfard, H. & Proteau, L. (2011). Observation vs. physical practice triggers different consolidation outcomes in a movement timing task. Experimental Brain Research 209:181-192.

Trempe, M., & Proteau, L. (2010). Distinct consolidation outcomes in a visuomotor adaptation task: off-line learning and persistent after-effect. Brain & Cognition 73(2):135-145.

Trempe, M., & Proteau, L. (2008). Straight ahead acts as a reference for visuomotor adaptation. Experimental Brain Research 189:11-21.