112 SCI papers, 55 as 1st author, 21 as 2nd author and 21 as last author (50, 20 and 20%, respectively), 90% papers in Journals ranked in 1st Quartile at Scimago Journal Ranking (Sport Science, Medicine, Physiology)


RESEARCH PAPERS

Refereed Journal Publications with Impact Factor (IF) from ISI Journal Citation Reports

112. Oueslati F, Girard O, Ahmaidi S. (2018) Respiratory and muscle oxygenation responses to two constant-load exercise intensities. J Ath Enhanc, 7:3 [IF=N/A].

111. Girard O, Millet GP, Thomson A, Brocherie F. (2018) Is plantar loading altered during repeated sprints on artificial turf in international football players? J Sports Sci Med, 17:359-365 [IF=1.43].

110. Brocherie F, Girard O, Millet GP. (2018) Examination of fatigue development during an international ice hockey game. Biol Sport [IF=1.78].

109. S. Van der Zwaard, Brocherie F, Kom BLG, Millet GP, Deldicque L, van der Laarse WJ, Girard O*, Japsers RT*. (2018) Skeletal muscle adaptations in oxidative capacity, fiber size and oxygen supply capacity following repeated-sprint training combined with chronic hypoxic exposure. J Appl Physiol, [IF=3.00]

108. Millet GP, Chapman R, Girard O, Brocherie F. (2018) Is live high-train low altitude training relevant for elite athletes? Flawed analysis from inaccurate dataBr J Sports Med, in press [IF=6.72]

107. Di Mascio M, Ade J, Girard O, Bradley PS. (2018) Soccer-specific reactive repeated-sprint ability in elite youth soccer players : Maturation trends and association with performance of other physical tests. J Strength Cond Res, in press [IF=2.04].

106. Hauser A, Troesch S, Steiner T, Brocherie F, Girard O, Saugy JJ, Schmitt L, Millet GP, Wehrlin J. (2017) Do athletes with already high initial hemoglobin mass benefit from ‘Live High Train Low’ altitude training? Exp Physiol, 103(1), 68-76 [IF=N/A].

105. Silva JR, Rumpf M, Hertzog M, Castagna C, Farooq A, Girard O, Hader K. (2018) Acute and residual soccer match-related fatigue: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Sports Med, 48(8), 539-583 [IF=5.58].

104. Sanchez A, Borrani F, Girard O, Galbès O, Candau R. (2018) Occurrence of a slow component during intermittent exercises performed at VO2peak. Sci Sport, 33(1), 9-17 [IF=0.62] [French]

103. Girard O, Bishop DJ, Racinais S. (2018) M-wave normalization of EMG signal to investigate heat stress and fatigue. J Sci Med Sport, 21(5), 518-524 [IF=3.76].

102. Brocherie F, Millet GP, D’Hulst G, Van Thienen R, Deldicque L, Girard O. (2018) Repeated maximal-intensity hypoxic exercise superimposed to hypoxic residence boosts skeletal muscle transcriptional responses in elite team-sport athletes. Acta Physiol, 222(1) [IF=4.07].

101. Millet GP, Girard O. (2018) Editorial : High-intensity exercise in hypoxia – Beneficial aspects and potential drawbacks. Front Physiol, 4(8), 10-17 [IF=4.03].

100. Girard O, Billaut F, Christian RJ, Bradley PS, Bishop DJ. (2017) Exercise-related sensations contribute to decrease power output during repeated cycle sprints with limited influence on neural drive. Eur J Appl Physiol, 117(11), 2171-2179 [IF=2.33].

99. Hobbins L, Hunter S, Gaoua N, Girard O. (2017) Normobaric hypoxic conditioning to maximize weight-loss and ameliorate cardio-metabolic health in obese populations: A systematic review. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol, 131(3), R251-264 [IF=2.98].

98. Brown SR, Cross MR, Samozino P, Girard O, Brocherie F, Morin J-B. (2017) Kinetic sprint asymmetries on a non-motorised treadmill in rugby union athletes. Int J Sports Med, 38(13), 1017-1022 [IF=2.53].

97. Girard O, Brocherie F, Morin J-B, Millet GP. (2017) Does “Live High-Train Low (and High)” hypoxic training alter running mechanics? J Sports Sci Med, 13(3), 328-332 [IF=1.43].

96. Girard O, Brocherie F, Milet GP. (2016) Single and multiple sprints performance at altitude/hypoxia : A narrative review. Sports Med, 47(10, 1931-1949 [IF=5.58].

95. Brechbuhl C, Girard O, Millet GP, Schmitt L. (2017) Technical alterations during an incremental field test in elite male tennis players. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 49(9), 1917-1926 [IF=4.04].

94. Girard O, Brocherie F, Morin J-B, Millet GP. (2017) Lower limb mechanical asymmetry during repeated treadmill sprints. Hum Mov Sci, 52, 203-214 [IF=1.60].

93. Brocherie F, Girard O, Faiss R, Milet GP. (2017) Effects of repeated-sprint training in hypoxia on sea-level performance : a meta-analysis. Sports Med, 47(8):1651-1660 [IF=5.58].

92. Iaia MF, Fiorenza M, Larghi L, Millet GP, Girard O. (2017) The effect of short vs. long rest intervals during repeated-sprint training on physical performance in soccer. PLoS ONE, 12(2): e0171462 [IF=3.06].

91. Girard O, Malatesta D, Millet GP. (2017) Walking in hypoxia : an efficient treatment to lessen mechanical constraints and improve health in obese individuals ? Front Physiol, 8:73. [IF=4.03].

90. Girard O, Brocherie F, Morin J-B, Racinais S, Millet GP, Périard JD. (2016) Effect of heat stress on mechanical alterations to repeated treadmill sprints. PLoS ONE 12(2):e0170679. [IF=3.06].

89. Girard O, Millet GP, Micallef J-P. (2017) Mechanical alterations during 800-m self-paced track running. Int J Sports Med, 38(4):314-321 [IF=2.53].

88. Baklouti H, Rejeb N, Aloui A, Jaafar H, Ammar A, Chtourou H, Girard O, Souissi N. (2017) Short versus long small-sided training during Ramadan in soccer players. Phys Ther Sport, 3: 20-25 [IF=1.57].

87. Brocherie F, Millet GP, Girard O. (2017) Psycho-physiological responses to repeated-sprint training in normobaric hypoxia and normoxia. Int J Sports Physiol Perf, 12(1): 115-123 [IF=3.04].

86. Girard O, Brocherie F, Morin J-B, Millet GP. (2017) Mechanical alterations during interval-training treadmill runs in high-level male team-sport players. J Sci Med Sport, 20(1): 87-91 [IF=3.76].

85. Brocherie F, Girard O, Faiss R, Millet GP. (2016) Altitude and team sports: traditional methods challenged by innovative sport-specific training in hypoxia. Rev Int Med Cienc Ac, 46: 338-358  [IF=0.40]. [Spanish]

84. Millet GP, Debevec T, Brocherie F, Malatesta D, Girard O. (2016) Therapeutic use of exercising in hypoxia : promises and limitations. Front Physiol, 7:224 [IF=4.03].

83. Girard O, Bula S, Faiss R, Millet GY, Millet GP. (2016) Does altitude level of a prior time-trial modify subsequent exercise performance in hypoxia and associated neuromuscular responses? Physiol Rep, 4(14): e12804. [IF=N/A].

82.  Brocherie F, Millet GP, Morin J-B, Girard O. (2016) Mechanical alterations to repeated treadmill sprints in normobaric hypoxia. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 48(8):1570-1579 [IF=4.04].

81. Girard O, Brocherie F, Tomazin K, Farooq A, Morin J-B. (2016) Changes in running mechanics over 100-m, 200-m and 400-m treadmill sprints. J Biomech, 49(9):1490-1497 [IF=2.43].

80. Oueslati F, Girard O, Tabka Z, Ahmaidi S. (2016) Excess VO2 during ramp exercise is positively correlated to intercostal muscles deoxyhemoglobin levels above the gas exchange threshold in young trained cyclists. Respir Physiol Neurobiol, 228 :83-90 [IF=1.77].

79. Brechbuhl C, Girard O, Millet GP, Schmitt L. (2016) On the use of a Test to Exhaustion Specific to Tennis (TEST) with ball hitting by elite players. PLoS ONE, 11(4): e0152389 [IF=3.06].

78. Girard O, Brocherie F, Millet GP. (2016) High hypoxia increases alteration in maximal torque but not in rapid torque development in knee extensors after repeated treadmill sprinting. Front Physiol, 7:97 [IF=4.03].

77. Vitiello D, Pochon L, Malatesta D, Girard O, Newman CJ, Degache F. (2016) Walking-induced muscle fatigue impairs postural control in teenagers with unilateral spastic cerebral palsy. Res Dev Disabil, 53-54:11-18 [IF=1.89].

76. Girard O, Brocherie F, Morin J-B, Millet GP. (2016) Running mechanical alterations during repeated treadmill sprints in hot versus hypoxic environments. A pilot study. J Sports Sci, 34(12):1190-1198 [IF=2.14].

75. Girard O, Brocherie F, Morin J-B, Millet GP. (2016) Intra- and inter-session reliability of running mechanics during treadmill sprints. Int J Sports Physiol Perf, 11(4):432-439 [IF=3.04].

74. Mohr M, Thomassen M, Girard O, Racinais S, Nybo L. (2016) Muscle variables of importance for physiological performance in competitive football. Eur J Appl Physiol, 116(2):251-262 [IF=2.33].

73. Brocherie F, Millet GP, Hauser A, Steiner T, Wehrlin J, Rysman J, Girard O. (2015) Hemoglobin mass is correlated with specific fitness in elite team-sport players. PLoS ONE, 10(12): e0144446 [IF=3.06].

72. Girard O, Brocherie F, Morin JB, Millet GP. (2015) Neuromechanical determinants of repeated treadmill sprints – Usefullness of an ‘hypoxic to normoxic recovery’ approach. Front Physiol, 6:260 [IF=4.03].

71. Brocherie F, Girard O, Millet GP. (2015) Emerging environmental and weather challenges in outdoor sports. Climate, 3:492-521 [IF= N/A].

70. Girard O, Brocherie F, Morin J-B, Millet GP. (2015) Comparison of four sections for analysing running mechanics alterations during repeated treadmill sprints. J Appl Biomech, 31(3):389-395 [IF=1.01].

69. Girard O (2015) Thermoregulation in wheelchair tennis – How to manage heat stress? Front Physiol. 6:175. [IF=4.03].

68. Racinais S, Alonso JM, Coutts AJ, Flouris AD, Girard O, Gonzalez-Alonso J, Hausswirth C, Jay O, Lee J, Mitchell N, Nassis GP, Nybo L, Pluim B, Roelands B, Sawka MN, Wingo J, Périard J. (2015) Consensus recommendations on training and competing in the heat. Scand J Med Sci Sports, 25(1):6-19 [IF=3.03].

Republished as: Sports Med, 45(7):925-938 [IF=5.58]

                                 Br J Sports Med, 49(18):1164-1173 [IF=5.67]

67. Girard O, Brocherie F, Bishop DJ. (2015) Sprint performance under heat stress: a review. Scand J Med Sci Sports, 25(1):6-19 [IF=3.03]

66. Girard O, Nybo L, Mohr M, Racinais S. (2015) Plantar flexor neuromuscular adjustments following football match-play in hot and cool conditions. Scand J Med Sci Sports, 25(1):154-163 [IF=3.03]

65. Brocherie F, Millet GP, Hauser A, Steiner T, Rysman J, Wehrlin J, Girard O. (2015) ‘Live high – train low and high’ hypoxic training improves team-sport performance. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 47(10):2140-2149 [IF=4.04]

64. Brocherie F, Millet GP, Girard O. (2015) Neuro-mechanical and metabolic adjustments induced by the repeated anaerobic running sprint test performed by professional soccer players. Eur J Appl Physiol, 115(5):891-903 [IF=2.33]

63. Brocherie F, Girard O, Farooq A, Millet GP. (2015) Influence of weather, rank, and home advantage on football outcomes in the Gulf regionMed Sci Sports Exerc, 47(2):401-410 [IF=4.04]

62. Brocherie F, Girard O, Faiss R, Millet GP. (2015) High-intensity intermittent training in hypoxia: a double-blinded, placebo-controlled field study in youth football players. J Strength Cond Res, 29(1):226-237 [IF=1.98]

61. Fourchet F, Girard O, Kelly L, Horoneanu C, Millet GP. (2015) Changes in leg spring behaviour, plantar loading and foot mobility magnitude induced by a treadmill exhaustive run in adolescent middle-distance runners. J Sci Med Sport, pii: S1440-2440. [IF=3.76]

60. Girard O, Brocherie F, Millet GP (2015) Can analysis of performance and neuromuscular recoveries from repeated sprints shed more light on its fatigue-causing mechanisms? Front Physiol, 6(5), 1-2 [IF=4.03].

59. Christian RJ, Bishop DJ, Billaut F, Girard O. (2014) Peripheral fatigue is not critically regulated during maximal, intermittent, dynamic leg extensions. J Appl Physiol, 117(9):1063-1073 [IF=3.00]

58. Girard O, Racinais S. (2014) Combining heat stress and moderate hypoxia reduces cycling time to exhaustion without modifying neuromuscular fatigue characteristics. Eur J Appl Physiol, 114(7):1521-32 [IF=2.33]

57. Racinais S, Buchheit M, Girard O. (2014) Breakpoints in ventilation, cerebral and muscle oxygenation, and muscle activity during an incremental cycling exercise. Front Physiol, 5:142. [IF=4.03]

56. Christian RJ, Bishop D, Billaut F, Girard O. (2014) The role of sense of effort during self-selected cycling power output. Front Physiol, 5:115. [IF=4.03]

55. Knez WL, Girard O, Racinais S, Walsh A, Gaoua N, Grantham J. (2014) Does living and working in a hot environment induce clinically relevant changes in immune function and forearm strength? Ind Health, 52(3):235-239 [IF=1.06]

54.  Périard JD, Racinais S, Knez WL, Herrera C, Christian RJ, Girard O. (2014) Coping with heat stress during match-play tennis: does an individualized hydration regimen enhance performance and recovery? Br J Sports Med (Heat stress & tennis performance supplement), 48(1):64-70. [IF=6.72]

53. Girard O, Racinais S, Périard JD. (2014) Tennis in hot and cool conditions decreases rapid muscle torque production capacity of the knee extensors but not the plantar flexorsBr J Sports Med (Heat stress & tennis performance supplement) 48(1):52-58. [IF=6.72]

52. Périard JD, Racinais S, Girard O. (2014) Neuromuscular adjustments of the knee extensors and plantar flexors following match-play tennis in the heatBr J Sports Med (Heat stress & tennis performance supplement), 48(1):45-51. [IF=6.72]

51. Girard O, Christian R, Racinais S, Périard JD. (2014) Heat stress does not exacerbate tennis-induced alterations in physical performanceBr J Sports Med (Heat stress & tennis performance supplement), 48(1):39-44. [IF=6.72]

50. Périard J, Racinais S, Knez W, Herrera C, Christian RJ, Girard O. (2014) Thermal, physiological and perceptual strain mediate alterations in match-play tennis under heat stressBr J Sports Med (Heat stress & tennis performance supplement), 48(1):32-38. [IF=6.72]

49. Brocherie F, Girard O, Al Haddad H, Dos Santos G, Millet GP. (2014) Relationships between anthropometric measures and athletic performance, with special reference to repeated sprint ability, in the Qatar national soccer team. J Sports Sci, 32(13):1243-1254. [IF=2.14]

48. Girard O, Amann M, Aughey R, Billaut F, Bishop F, Bourdon P, Buchheit M, Chapman R, D’Hooghe M, Garvican-Lewis LA, Gore CJ, Millet GP, Roach GD, Sargent C, Saunders PU, Schmidt W, Schumacher YO. (2013) Position statement – Altitude training for improving team-sport players’ performance: current knowledge and unresolved issues. Br J Sport Med (Altitude training & team sports supplement), 47(1):8-16. [IF=6.72]

47. Bishop D, Girard O. (2013) Determinants of team-sport performance: implications for altitude training by team-sport athletes. Br J Sport Med (Altitude training & team sports supplement), 47(1):17-23. [IF=6.72]

46. Faiss R, Girard O, Millet GP. (2013) Advancing hypoxic training in team sports: from intermittent hypoxic training to repeated sprint training in hypoxia. Br J Sport Med (Altitude training & team sports supplement), 47(1):47-52. [IF=6.72]

45. Girard O, Brocherie F, Millet GP. (2013) On the use of mobile inflatable hypoxic marquees for sport-specific altitude training in team sports. Br J Sport Med (Altitude training & team sports supplement), 47(1):116-8. [IF=6.72]

44. Girard O, Pluim B. Improving team-sport player’s physical performance with altitude training: from beliefs to scientific evidence. Br J Sport Med (Altitude training & team sports supplement), 47(1), 2-3. [IF=6.72]

43. Girard O, Chalabi H. Could altitude training benefit team-sport athletes? Br J Sport Med (Altitude training & team sports supplement), 47(1), 4-5. [IF=6.72]

42. Millet GP, Faiss R, Brocherie F, Girard O. Hypoxic training and team sports: a challenge to traditional methods. Br J Sport Med (Altitude training & team sports supplement), 47(1), 6-7. [IF=6.72]

41. Banzet S, Chennaoui M, Girard O, Racinais S, Chalabi H, Drogou C, Koulmann N. (2013) Changes in circulating microRNAs levels with exercise modality. J Appl Physiol, 115(9):1237-1244. [IF=3.00]

40. Racinais S, Girard O, Maffiuletti NA. (2013) M-wave, H- and V-reflex recruitment curves during maximal voluntary contraction. J Clin Neurophysiol. 30(4):415-421. [IF=1.34]

39. Girard O, Bishop D, Racinais S. (2013) Neuromuscular adjustments of the quadriceps muscle to repeated cycling sprints. PLoS ONE. 8(5):e61793. [IF=3.06]

38. Nybo L, Girard O, Mohr M, Knez W, Voss S, Racinais S. (2013) Markers of muscle damage and performance recovery from competitive exercise in the heat. Med Sci Sport Exerc. 45(5):860-868 [IF=4.04]

37. Girard O, Millet GP, Slawinski J, Racinais S, Micallef J-P. (2013) Changes in running mechanics and spring-mass behavior over a 5-km time trial. Int J Sports Med. 34(9):832-840 [IF=2.53]

36. Girard O, Bishop D, Racinais S. (2013) Hot conditions improve power output during repeated cycling sprints without modifying neuromuscular fatigue characteristics. Eur J Appl Physiol, 113(2):359-369. [IF=2.33]

35. Racinais S, Girard O. (2012) Neuromuscular failure is unlikely to explain the early exercise cessation in hot ambient conditions. Psychophysiology, 49(6):853-865. [IF=3.07]

34. Girard O, Millet GP, Micallef J-P, Racinais S. (2012) Alteration in neuromuscular function after a 5 km running time trial. Eur J Appl Physiol, 112(6):2323-2330. [IF=2.33]

33. Girard O, Farooq A. (2012) Effects of Ramadan fasting on repeated sprint ability in young children. Sci Sport, 27:237-240. [IF=0.62]

32. Almudheki F, Girard O, Grantham J, Racinais S. (2012) Hot ambient conditions do not alter intermittent cycling sprint performance. J Sci Med Sport, 15(2): 148-152. [IF=3.76]

31. Kelly L, Girard O, Racinais S. (2011) Impact of orthoses on changes in neuromuscular control and aerobic cost of a 1-h run. Med Sci Sport Exer, 43(12):2335-2343. [IF=4.04]

30. Girard O, Racinais S, Kelly L, Millet GP, Brocherie F. (2011) Repeated sprinting on natural grass impairs vertical stiffness but doesn’t alter plantar loading in football players. Eur J Appl Physiol, 111(10):2547-2555. [IF=2.22]

29. Fourchet F, Kuitunen S, Girard O, Millet GP. (2011) Effects of combined foot/ankle electromyostimulation and resistance training on the in-shoe plantar pressure patterns during sprint in young athletes. J Sport Sci Med, 10(2):292-300. [IF=1.43]

28. Girard O, Mendez-Villanueva A, Bishop D. (2011) Repeated-sprint ability: Factors contributing to fatigue (part I). Sports Med, 41(8):673-694. [IF=5.58]

27. Bishop D, Mendez-Villanueva A, Girard O. (2011) Repeated-sprint ability: Training recommendations (part II). Sports Med, 41(9):741-756. [IF=5.58]

26. Rabita G, Slawinski J, Girard O, Bignet F, Hausswirth C. (2011) Spring-mass behavior during exhaustive run at constant velocity in elite triathletes. Med Sci Sport Exerc, 43(4):685-692. [IF=4.04]

25. Gaoua N, Grantham J, El Massioui F, Girard O, Racinais S. (2011) Cognitive decrements do not follow neuromuscular alterations during passive heat exposure. Int J Hyperther, 27(1):10-19. [IF=3.36]

24. Girard O, Micallef J-P, Millet GP. (2011) Changes in spring-mass model characteristics during repeated running sprints. Eur J Appl Physiol, 111(1):125-134. [IF=2.33]

23. Girard O, Racinais S, Micallef J-P & Millet GP. (2011) Spinal modulations accompany peripheral fatigue during prolonged tennis playing. Scand J Med Sci Sport, 21(3):455-464. [IF=3.03]

22. Girard O, Micallef J-P, Millet GP. (2010) Effects of the playing surface on plantar pressures during the first serve in tennis. Int J Sports Physiol, 5, 384-393. [IF=3.04]

21. Girard O, Eicher F, Micallef J-P, Millet GP. (2010) Plantar pressures in tennis serve. J Sport Sci, 28(8):873-880. [IF=2.14]

20. Perrey S, Racinais S, Saimouaa K, Girard O. (2010) Neural and muscular adaptations to fatigue following repeated running sprints. Eur J Appl Physiol, 109(6):1027-1036. [IF=2.33]

19. Girard O, Millet GP, Slawinski J, Racinais S, Micallef J-P. (2010) Changes in leg-spring behavior during a 5000-m self-paced race in differently trained triathletes. Sci Sport, 25(2):99-102. [IF=0.62]

18. Rupp T, Girard O, Perrey S. (2010) Re-determination of the optimal stimulation intensity modifies resting H-reflex recovery after a sustained moderate-intensity muscle contraction. Muscle Nerve, 41(5):642-650. [IF=2.71]

17. Girard O, Micallef J-P, Noual J, Millet GP. (2010) Alteration of neuromuscular function in squash. J Sci Med Sport, 13(1):172-177. [IF=3.76]

16. Girard O, Millet GP. (2009) Physical determinants of tennis performance in competitive teenage players. J Strength Cond Res, 23(6):1867-1872. [IF=1.98]

15. Girard O, Carbonnel Y, Candau R, Millet GP. (2009) Running versus strength-based warm-up: acute effects on the isometric knee extension function. Eur J Appl Physiol, 106(4):573-581. [IF=2.33]

14. Dellal A, Chamari K, Pintus A, Girard O, Cotte T, Keller D. (2008) Heart rate responses during small sided-games and short intermittent running training in elite soccer players: a comparative study. J Strength Cond Res, 22(5):1449-1457. [IF=1.98]

13. Girard O, Lattier G, Maffiuletti NA, Micallef J-P, Millet GP. (2008) Neuromuscular fatigue during a prolonged intermittent exercise: Application to tennis. J Electromyogr Kines, 18(6):1038-1046. [IF=1.53]

12. Girard O, Millet GP. (2008) Neuromuscular fatigue in racquet sports. Neurol Clin (Sports Neurology issue), 26(1):181-194. [IF=1.97]

Republished as: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America, 20(1), 161-173; 2009.

11. Girard O, Eicher F, Fourchet F, Micallef J-P, Millet GP. (2007) Effects of the playing surface on plantar pressures and potential injuries in tennis. Br J Sport Med, 41(11):733-738. [IF=6.72]

10. Fourchet F, Kuitunen S, Girard O, Millet GP. (2007) Comparison of foot plantar distribution between training and spike shoes in young sprinters. Sci Sport, 22(3-4):176-178. [IF=0.62]

9. Girard O, Micallef J-P, Millet GP. (2007) Influence of restricted knee motion during the flat first serve in tennis. J Strength Cond Res, 21(3):950-957. [IF=1.98]

8. Girard O, Chevalier R, Habrard M, Sciberras P, Hot P, Millet GP. (2007) Game analysis and energy requirements of elite squash. J Strength Cond Res, 21(3):909-914. [IF=1.98]

7. Racinais S, Girard O, Micallef J-P, Perrey S. (2007) Failed excitability of spinal motoneurons induced by prolonged running exercise. J Neurophysiol, 97:596-603. [IF=2.65]

6. Girard O, Chevalier R, Levêque F, Micallef J-P, Millet GP. (2006) Specific incremental field-test for aerobic fitness in tennis. Br J Sport Med, 40(9):791-796. [IF=6.72]

5. Girard O, Lattier G, Micallef J-P, Millet GP. (2006) Changes in exercise characteristics, maximal voluntary contraction and explosive strength during prolonged tennis playing. Br J Sport Med, 40(6):521-526. [IF=6.72]

4. Le bris, R., Girard O, Millet GP, Auvinet B & E. Barrey. (2005) Estimation of oxygen consumption from accelerometric measures in running under field conditions. Sci Sport, 20(2):91-94. [IF=0.62]

3. Girard O, Vaseux D, Millet GP. (2005) Comparison of efficiency of three training programs in tennis players. Sci Sport, 20(1):45-47. [IF=0.62] [French]

2. Girard O, Sciberras P, Habrard M, Chevalier R, Hot P, Millet GP. (2005) Specific incremental test in elite squash players. Br J Sport Med, 39(12):921-926. [IF=6.72]

1. Girard O, Micallef J-P, Millet GP. (2005) Lower-limb activity during the power serve in tennis: influence of performance level. Med Sci Sport Exer, 37(6):1021-1029. [IF=4.04]

 

Non Refereed Journal Publications

12. Brechbuhl C, Girard O, Millet GP, Schmitt L. (2017) Towards polarized training in tennis? Usefulness of combining technical and physiological assessments during a new incremental field test. ITF Coaching and Sport Science Review, 73(25):18-21.

11. Girard O. (2017) Therapeutic use of hypoxia for obesity treatment. Namat, 7, 14-15.

10. Brocherie F, Girard O, Millet GP. (2017) Innover en préparation physique avec l’entrainement en altitude. Reflexion sport, 15, 4-23. [French]

9. Brechbuhl C, Girard O, Millet GP, Schmitt L. (2016) Test d’effort spécifique au tennis (TEST) : Étude de cas d’un joueur élite. ITF Coaching and Sport Science Review, 70(3), 27-30. [French]

8. Girard O, Malatesta D, Millet GP. (2015) Is altitude training an efficient treatment for obesity? Aspetar Sports Medicine Journal, 3(4), 382-385.

7. Girard O, Durussel A. (2015) Improving physical determinants of tennis performance in teenage players with repeated sprint training: are directional changes adding value? Medicine and Science in Tennis, 20(3), 129-133.

6. Girard O, Racinais S, Cecchinello L, Grantham J. (2014) Monitoring Moto GP rider’s physiological strain. A role for the sport scientist? Aspetar Sports Medicine Journal, 3(2), 362-365.

5. Girard O. (2014) Neuromuscular fatigue in tennis: Mind over muscle? ITF coaching and sport science review. 63, 7-9.

4. Girard O, Millet GP, Micallef J-P. (2012) Are serve velocity and ground reaction forces altered following prolonged tennis? ITF coaching and sport science review, 57(20), 16-19.

3. Girard O. (2007) PhD defense - Neuromuscular fatigue and mechanical alterations in intermittent activities: applications to racket sports. Medicine and Science in Tennis, 12(1), 38-40.

2. Girard O, Chevalier R, Levêque F, Micallef J-P, Millet GP. (2006) Specific incremental test in tennis. ITF Coaching and Sport Science Review, 38, 13-15.

1. Girard O, Micallef J-P, Millet GP. (2005) Lower limbs kinetics and muscle activation in tennis players during the flat first serve. Medicine and Science in Tennis, 10(2), 10-11.


BOOK

1. Millet GP, Brocherie F, Faiss R, Girard O. (2015) Entrainement en altitude dans les sports collectifs – Aptitude aérobie et répétition de sprints (edited by Millet GP, Brocherie F, Faiss R, Girard O), De Boeck, ISBN: 9782804190798. [French]


BOOK CHAPTERS

21. Brocherie F, Girard O, Millet GP, Racinais S. (2018) Playing and training football in hot and/or humid environments. Nova publishers, in press.

20. Brocherie F, Girard O, Millet GP. (2018) Altitude and football: New methods, new opportunities to maximize players’ fitness. Nova publishers, in press.

19. Girard O, Brocherie F, Faiss R, Millet GP. (2018) Méthodes innovantes d’entrainement en altitude des joueurs de sports collectifs. Des données de la recherche à l’entrainement (edited by Souissi N, Driss T), Simpact imprimerie & éditions, in press. [French]

18. Périard JD, Girard O. (2018) Heat stress, heat illness and hydration in elite tennis players: Research findings and practical applications. Tennis medicine (edited by DiGiacomo G, Ben Kibler W, Ellenbecker TS), Springers, in press.

17. Millet GP, Girard O. (2016) Hypoxic training. Science and mountaineering (edited by Seiffert L), Nova science Publishers Inc, p.p. 91-107.

16. Girard O, Brechbuhl C, Schmitt L, Millet GP. (2018) Evaluation et développement des ressources physiologiques du joueur de tennis. Tennis (edited by C. Martin), DeBoeck, in press. [French]

15. Girard O, Périard JD. (2018) Jouer au tennis en conditions chaudes. Tennis (edited by C. Martin), DeBoeck, in press. [French]

14. Girard O, Racinais S, Périard J. (2015) Transpiration: Entraînement en milieu chaud et humide. 43e Entretiens de médicine physique et de réadaptation (edited by Julia M, Gasq D, Perrey S, Dupeyron A & M Vaucher), p.p. 16-23. [French]

13. Brocherie F, Girard O, Farooq A, Millet GP. (2014) Influence of environmental temperature on home advantage in Qatari international soccer matches. Performance analysis of sport IX (edited by D.M Peters & P. O’Donoghue). Routledge. p.p. 39-44.

12. O’Donoghue P, Girard O, Reid M. (2013) Chapter 39: Racket sports. Routledge handbook of sports performance analysis (edited by T. McGarry, P. O’Donoghue & J Sampaio). Routledge, p.p. 404-414.

11. Bishop D, Girard O. (2010) Repeated-sprint ability (RSA). Strength and conditioning: Biological principles and practical applications (edited by M. Cardinale, R. Newton & K. Nasaka), John Wiley & Sons limited, p.p. 223-241.

10. Bishop D, Girard O. (2010) Repeated-sprint ability. Exercise physiology: from a cellular to an integrative approach (edited by P. Connes, O. Hue & S. Perrey), IOS Press (Amsterdam), p.p. 385-400.

9. Girard O, Chevalier R, Levêque F, Micallef J-P, Millet GP. (2009) Utilisation d’un test de terrain dans la préparation physique du joueur de tennis. Regards croisés sur le tennis (edited by E. Bayle & L. Cronier), AFRAPS, p.p. 273-281. [French]

8. Girard O, Eicher F, Chevalier R. (2009) Comparaison de trois modalités d’entraînement en intermittent sur la répétition de sprints au tennis. Regards croisés sur le tennis (edited by E. Bayle & L. Cronier), AFRAPS, p.p. 293-302. [French]

7. Girard O, Racinais S, Lattier G, Micallef J-P, Millet GP. (2009) Mécanismes de la fatigue neuromusculaire lors de la pratique prolongée du tennis. Regards croisés sur le tennis (edited by E. Bayle & L. Cronier), AFRAPS, p.p. 325-344. [French]

6. Girard O, Guerin P, Teulier C, Millet GP, Micallef J-P. (2009) Effets de la fatigue sur les coordinations segmentaires au service en tennis: Etude préliminaire. Regards croisés sur le tennis (edited by E. Bayle & L. Cronier), AFRAPS, p.p. 353-360. [French]

5. Rave G, Micallef J-P, Girard O. (2009) Intérêt d’un programme d’utilisation d’une raquette lestée sur l’efficacité du coup droit au tennis. Regards croisés sur le tennis (edited by E. Bayle & L. Cronier), AFRAPS, p.p. 423-432. [French]

4. Girard O, Chevalier R, Levêque F, Micallef J-P, Millet GP. (2008) Specific incremental test in tennis. Science and Racket Sports IV (edited by A. Lees, D. Carbello & G. Torres), Oxon: Routledge, p.p. 36-43.

3. Girard O, Eicher F, Fourchet F, Micallef J-P, Millet GP. (2007) Effects of the playing surface on in-shoe foot loading patterns during tennis-specific movements. Tennis Science and Technology III (edited by S. Miller &  J. Capel-Davies), London: ITF, p.p. 199-206.

2. Girard O, Millet GP. (2005) Effets de la surface de jeu sur les réponses physiologiques et les caractéristiques techniques de jeunes joueurs de tennis. Les cahiers de l’INSEP n°35 (edited by D. Lehenaff & J.F. Kahn), p.p. 93-105. [French]

1. Girard O, Millet GP. (2004) Influence of the ground surface on physiological and technical responses in young tennis players. Science and Racket Sports III (edited by A. Lees, D. Kahn & I. Maynard), London: Routledge, p.p. 43-48.


LETTERS TO THE EDITOR / CORRESPONDENCES

15. Billaut F, Girard O, Millet GP. (2018) Hypoxia could further enhance peripheral muscle adaptations to resistance training and boost W’. Viewpoint. Commentaries on Viewpoint: Resistance training and exercise tolerance during high-intensity exercise: moving beyond just running economy and muscle strength. J Appl Physiol, 124, 529-530.

14. Millet GP, Debevec T, Brocherie F, Girard O, Pialoux V. (2017) Influence of the between-subjects and between-hypoxic conditions variability in oxidative stress. Viewpoint. Commentaries on Viewpoint: Human skeletal muscle wasting in hypoxia: a matter of hypoxic dose? J Appl Physiol, 122(2), 409.

13. Millet GP, Brocherie F, Faiss R, Girard O. (2016) Clarification on altitude training Exp Physiol, 102(1):130-131.

12. Millet GP, Brocherie F, Girard O. (2016) New metric for the hypoxic stimulus, not for the response. Commentaries in Viewpoint: Time for a new metric for hypoxie dose? J Appl Physiol 121: 356–358.

11. Brocherie F, Millet GP, Girard O. (2016) Heat acclimatization does/does not improve exercise performance in a cool condition: Relevance for sprint performance. CrossTalk: Heat acclimatization does not improve exercise performance in a cool condition. J Physiol, in press.

10. Millet GP, Girard O, Malatesta D, Debevec T, Mekjavic IB. (2016) Exercising in hypoxia as an innovative treatment. CrossTalk: High intensity interval training does have a role in risk reduction or treatment of disease. J Physiol, in press.

9. Brocherie F, Girard O, Pezzoli A, Millet GP. (2014) Outdoor exercise performance in ambient heat: time to overcome challenging factor? Int J Hyperthermia, 30(8), 547-549.

8. Morin JB, Girard O, Slawinski J, Rabita G, Dalleau G, Brughelli M. (2013) Lower limb mechanical properties: significant references omitted. Sports Med, 43(2), 151-153. [IF=5.04]

7. Girard O. (2012) Reduced air resistance with terrestrial altitude alters run sprint performance. Viewpoint. Hypobaric hypoxia induces / does not induce different responses than normobaric hypoxia? (Millet GP, Faiss R, Pialoux V, Mounier R, Brugniaux J). J Appl Physiol, 112(10), 1788. [IF=3.06]

6. Bishop D, Girard O. (2012) The authors’ response. Part II. Reply to : Should we be recommending repeated sprints to improve repeated-sprint performance (Buchheit M). Sports Med, 42(2), 169-173. [IF=5.04]

5. Girard O, Bishop D. (2012) The authors’ response. Part I. Reply to : Fatigue during repeated sprints : precision needed (Buchheit M). Sports Med, 42(2), 165-168. [IF=5.04]

4. Millet GP, Girard O. (2011) Mechanisms of self-optimized pacing. Viewpoint. The two-hour marathon: who and when? (Joyner MJ, Ruiz JR, Lucia A). J Appl Physiol, 110(1), 279. [IF=3.06]

3. Girard O, Racinais S. (2010) Other sources outside the muscle afferent feedback limit locomotor performance in the heat. Point: Counterpoint. Afferent feedback from fatigued locomotor muscle is / is not an important determinant of endurance exercise performance (Amann M, Secher NH, Marcora SM). J Appl Physiol, 108(2), 462-463. [IF=3.06]

2. Girard O, Millet GP. (2009) Maximal rate of force development can represent a more functional measure of muscle activation. Point: Counterpoint. The interpolated twitch does / does not provide a valid measure of the voluntary activation of the muscle (Taylor JL, de Haan A, Gerrits K, de Ruiter CJ). J Appl Physiol, 107(1), 359-360. [IF=3.06]

1. Racinais S, Girard O. (2009) ITT: a tool to demonstrate muscle inactivation rather than to calculate a percentage of activation. Point: Counterpoint. The interpolated twitch does / does not provide a valid measure of the voluntary activation of the muscle (Taylor JL, de Haan A, Gerrits K, de Ruiter CJ). J Appl Physiol, 107(1), 361. [IF=3.06]