Martin Bilodeau
Martin Bilodeau
Full Professor
Researcher, Bruyère Research Institute

1993-1995 Ph.D. Postdoctoral Training Cleveland Clinic Foundation
1993 Ph.D. Biomedical Science (Rehabilitation) University of Montreal
1992 M.Sc. Biomedical Science (Rehabilitation) University of Montreal
1988 B.Sc. Physiotherapy University of Montreal

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Martin Bilodeau obtained his Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy (Université de Montréal) in 1988. He pursued graduate studies at the Université de Montréal and obtained his Ph.D. in Biomedical Science (Rehabilitation) in 1993. He then took postdoctoral training at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, USA, from 1993 to 1995. He began his academic career at the University of Iowa where he was an assistant professor from 1996 to 2002, then associate professor to 2004 before returning to Canada. He has been at the University of Ottawa since April 2004. Professor Bilodeau teaches in the Physiotherapy Program and his research laboratory is located at the Bruyère Research Centre. His research work focuses primarily on normal and pathological aging, muscle fatigue, and movement control.

Research interests

  • Movement control
  • Neuromuscular fatigue
  • Aging
  • Pathologies affecting movement
  • Signal processing - Effect of exercise programs on the neuromuscular system