NEUROMUSCULAR FATIGUE; REPEATED-SPRINT ABILITY; HYPOXIA; ALTITUDE TRAINING; HEAT STRESS; SPRINTING MECHANICS; CARDIO-METABOLIC HEALTH; TEAM AND RACKET SPORTS 

Hello! I am a research scientist with nearly 15 years knowledge and experience in the field of integrative exercise physiology and sport biomechanics. The main focus of my research is to elucidate the mechanisms and adaptations that modulate health and performance during physical activity in adverse environmental conditions (heat and altitude). I also have a longstanding interest in understanding the neuro-mechanical determinants of team-sport performance, with a special focus on (repeated) sprinting mechanics and underpinning neuromuscular factors. Welcome to my webpage!

Olivier Girard

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22nd International Symposium on Altitude Training 2019 (09-10/11/2019 - Nagano, Japan)

Keynote lecture: “Practical Application of Altitude/Hypoxic Training for Team Sports“

Full program


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IMPROVING TEAM-SPORT PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE

Latest hypoxic training proposals

“In recent years, French Rugby Federation squads have successfully tested new ‘repeated sprint training in hypoxia’ (female Sevens national team) or ‘live high train low and high’ with heat training (male U20) training regimens for the purpose of refining best practice.”

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