Laurent Bouyer

Laurent Bouyer

525, boulevard Wilfrid-Hamel

Québec (Québec)  G1M 2S8

 418 529-9141 # 6661

laurent.bouyer@rea.ulaval.ca

Neurophysiologiste de formation, intéressé à mieux comprendre le contrôle du mouvement humain ainsi que sa capacité d’apprentissage et de rééducation suite à une lésion du système nerveux ou musculosquelettique. Intéressé également au développement de nouveaux outils pour la réadaptation (robotique et logiciels de traitement de données).


Chercheur régulier du CIRRIS
Professeur titulaire, Département de réadaptation, Faculté de médecine, Université Laval
Thématique de recherche: 
Fonctions motrices, sens et perception
Environnement physique
Environnement technologique

Formation universitaire

  • B.Sc..Physiologie Université McGill
  • Ph.D. Neurophysiologie, Université McGill

Intérêts de recherche

  • Plasticité locomotrice chez l'homme: physiologie et pathophysiologie suite à des lésions du système nerveux central (lésions médullaires et AVC).
  • Adaptation du système nerveux à l'apesanteur et autres environnements inhabituels.
  • Développement de nouveaux outils technologiques pour la réadaptation.

Articles dans des revues scientifiques (avec comités de pairs)

Roosink M, McFadyen BJ, Hébert LJ, Jackson PL, Bouyer LJ, Mercier C.
PLoS One. 2015 Mar 23;10(3):e0120251. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0120251. eCollection 2015.
PMID: 25799009
 
Roosink M, Robitaille N, McFadyen BJ, Hébert LJ, Jackson PL, Bouyer LJ, Mercier C. (2015) J Neuroeng Rehabil. 2015 Jan 5;12(1):2. doi: 10.1186/1743-0003-12-2.  PMID: 25558785 [PubMed - in process]
 
Bastien M, Moffet H, Bouyer LJ, Perron M, Hébert LJ, Leblond J.
BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2014 Dec 16;15:436. doi: 10.1186/1471-2474-15-436.
PMID: 25515309
Blanchette AK, Noël M, Richards CL, Nadeau S, Bouyer LJ.
J Neuroeng Rehabil. 2014 Jun 9;11:98. doi: 10.1186/1743-0003-11-98.
PMID: 24912626
 
Bouffard J, Bouyer LJ, Roy JS, Mercier C.
J Neurosci. 2014 Jul 9;34(28):9190-5.
doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.5303-13.2014. PMID: 25009252
 
Ngomo S, Mercier C, Bouyer LJ, Savoie A, Roy JS.
Clin Neurophysiol. 2015 Feb;126(2):365-71. doi: 10.1016/j.clinph.2014.05.035. Epub 2014 Jun 21.
PMID: 25043198
 

Bastien, M., Moffet, H., Bouyer, L., Perron, M., Hébert, L. J., & Leblond, J. (2014). Journal of Sport Rehabilitation, 23, 44–55. doi:10.1123/jsr.2012-0132

Esculier, J.-F., Roy, J.-S., & Bouyer, L. J. (2013). Psychometric evidence of self-reported questionnaires for patellofemoral pain syndrome: a systematic review. Disability and Rehabilitation, 35, 2181–2190. doi:10.3109/09638288.2013.774061

Duclos C, Nadeau S, Bourgeois N, Bouyer L, Richards CL. Effects of walking with loads above the ankle on gait parameters of persons with hemiparesis after stroke. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2013 Dec 22. pii: S0268-0033(13)00333-1. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2013.12.012. [Epub ahead of print]
Document: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2013.12.012

Gagnon, P., Maltais, F., Bouyer, L., Ribeiro, F., Coats, V., Brouillard, C., … Saey, D. (2013). Distal leg muscle function in patients with COPD. COPD, 10, 235–42. doi:10.3109/15412555.2012.719047

Lalumiere, M., Gagnon, D., Routhier, F., Desroches, G., Hassan, J., & Bouyer, L. J. (2013). Effects of rolling resistances on handrim kinetics during the performance of wheelies among manual wheelchair users with a spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord, 51, 245–251. doi:10.1038/sc.2012.140

Blanchette A, Moffet H, Roy JS, Bouyer LJ. Effects of repeated walking in a perturbing environment: a 4-day locomotor learning study. Journal of Neurophysiol.  2012 Jul;108(1):275-84.

Barthélemy, D., Alain, S., Grey, M. J., Nielsen, J. B. & Bouyer, L. J. (2012). Rapid changes in corticospinal excitability during force field adaptation of human walking. Experimental Brain Research, 217, 99-115.

Blanchette, A., Lambert, S., Richards, C. L. & Bouyer, L. J. (2011). Walking while resistinga perturbation: Effects on ankledorsiflexoractivation during swing and potential for rehabilitation. Gait & Posture, 34(3), 358-63.

Bagna, M. & Bouyer, L. J. (2011). A new approach for detecting and analyzing cutaneous reflexes during locomotion. Journal of neurophysiology, 105(3), 1406-15.

Barthélemy, D., Grey, M. J., Nielsen, J. B. & Bouyer, L. J. (2011). Involvement of the corticospinal tract in the control of human gait. Progress in brain research 192, 181-97.

Nadeau, S., Bouyer, L. J., Duclos, C. & Richards, C. L. (2011). Guiding task-oriented gait training after stroke or spinal cord injury by means of a biomechanical gait analysis. Progress in brain research, 192, 161-80.

Bouyer, L. J. (2011). Challenging the adaptive capacity of rhythmic movement control: from denervation to force field adaptation. Progress in brain research, 188, 119-34.

Fortin, K., Blanchette, A., McFadyen, B. J. & Bouyer L. J. (2009). Effects of walking in a force field for varying durations on aftereffects and on next day performance. Experimental Brain Research, 199(2), 145-55.

Marquis, N., Debigaré, R., Bouyer, L., Saey, D., Laviolette, L., Brouillard, C. & Maltais, F. (2009). Physiology of walking in patients with moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Med Sci Sports Exerc., 41(8), 1540-8.

Noel, M., Fortin, K. & Bouyer, L.J. (2009). Using an electrohydraulic ankle foot orthosis to study modifications in feedforward control during locomotor adaptation to force fields applied in stance. Journal of neuroengineering and rehabilitation 2009(6), 16.

Blanchette A, Bouyer LJ. Timing-specific transfer of adapted muscle activity after walking in an elastic force field. J Neurophysiol. 2009 Jul;102(1):568-77.

Noël M, Cantin B, Lambert S, Gosselin CM, Bouyer LJ. An electrohydraulic actuated ankle foot orthosis to generate force fields and to test proprioceptive reflexes during human walking. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 2008 Aug;16(4):390-9.

Rossignol S, Barrière G, Frigon A, Barthélemy D, Bouyer L, Provencher J, Leblond H, Bernard G. Plasticity of locomotor sensorimotor interactions after peripheral and/or spinal lesions. Brain Res Rev. 2008 Jan; 57(1):228-40.

Bernard G, Bouyer L, Provencher J, Rossignol S. Study of cutaneous reflex compensation during locomotion after nerve section in the cat. J Neurophysiol. 2007 Jun;97(6):4173-85.

McFadyen BJ, Bouyer L, Bent LR, Inglis JT Visual-vestibular influences on locomotor adjustments for stepping over an obstacle. Exp Brain Res. 2007 May;179(2):235-43.

Bouyer LJ. Animal models for studying potential training strategies in persons with spinal cord injury. J Neurol Phys Ther. 2005 Sep; 29(3):117-25.

Présentations scientifiques (orales ou par affiches)

Effect of experimental muscle pain on the acquisition and retention of locomotor adaptation

Bouffard J, Salomoni SE, Tucker K, Van der Hoorn W, Mercier C, Roy JS, Hodges PW, Bouyer LJ.
Society for Neuroscience, Washington, USA, November 15-19, 2014

Suppression of visual feedback during force-field adaptation impairs motor acquisition without affecting next-day retention
  1. Batcho CS, Gagné M, Bouyer L, Roy JS, Mercier C.  
    Annual Society for Neuroscience Meeting
    , Wshington DC, USA. November 15-19th, 2014. (poster presentation)
     
Suppression of visual feedback during force-field adaptation impairs motor acquisition without affecting next-day retention

Batcho CS, Gagné M, Bouyer L, Roy JS, Mercier C.  36e Symposium international du Groupe de recherche sur le système nerveux central, Montreal, Canada. May 12-13th, 2014. (poster presentation)

Dermoskeletal techonology as a means to improve mobility in individuals with multiple sclerosis: a pilot study

Bouyer, L., Routhier, F., Rahn, C. & McFadyen, B. (2014). RESNA 2014. Indianapolis, IN, USA, June 11-15. 

Interactive Virtual Reality Real-Time Avatar for Military Rehabilitation in the Canadian Forces.

Hébert LJ, McFadyen B, Robitaille N, Larochelle J, Mercier C, Jackson P. L., Bouyer L, Fecteau S, Richards, CL. (2013) Interactive Virtual Reality Real-Time Avatar for Military Rehabilitation in the Canadian Forces. Collaboration and Support Office de l'OTAN, NATO Science and Technology Organisation Meeting Proceedings, March 2013;1-13.

Interactive Virtual Reality Real-Time Avatar for Military Rehabilitation in the Canadian Forces.

Hébert, L.J., McFadyen, B.J., Robitaille, N., Larochelle, J., Mercier, C., Jackson, P. L., Bouyer, L., Fecteau, S., Richards, C. (2013, April). Interactive Virtual Reality Real-Time Avatar for Military Rehabilitation in the Canadian Forces. Oral presentation at the HFM-228 SYMPOSIUM, Milan, Italy.

Lamothe M, Roy JS, Bouffard J, Gagné M, Bouyer LJ, Mercier C.
PLoS One. 2014 Jun 9;9(6):e99159.
doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0099159. eCollection 2014.
PMID: 24911814 
 

Professionnels de recherche

  • Caroline Rahn, PT
  • Steve Forest

Étudiants gradués

  • Maimouna Bagna M.Sc. Ing.
  • Jean-Francois Esculier (co-direction)
  • Joel Filion
  • Louis-Philippe Dugas (co-direction)
  • Michael Bertrand-Charrette

Affiliations

  • Society for Neuroscience
  • International Society for Posture and Gait Research

Liens utiles

CIUSSS-CN Université Laval Alliance santé Québec