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Robert Forget, pht., Ph.D.
Membre honoraire
CRIR - Institut de réadaptation Gingras-Lindsay-de-Montréal du CIUSSS CSMTL
T 514 340-7050
F 514 340-2154
robert.forget@umontreal.ca

Formation

  • B.Sc., physiothérapie, Université McGill, 1977
  • M.Sc., sciences neurologiques, Université de Montréal, 1983
  • Ph.D., sciences neurologiques, Université de Montréal, 1986
  • Postdoctorat, neurophysiologie humaine, Hôpital de la Salpêtrière, Paris, France, 1986-1987
  • Postdoctorat, psychophysiologie, Tilburg University, Tilburg, Pays-Bas, 1987-1988

Position

  • Professeur titulaire à la retraite, École de réadaptation, Université de Montréal
  • Membre honoraire, CRIR

Intérêts de recherche

Intégration sensorimotrice lors de la posture et du mouvement normal et pathologique chez l’humain; sensibilités somesthésiques et adaptation du système nerveux lors d’atteintes neurologiques centrales ou périphériques; excitabilité des circuits nerveux en relation avec la force et la coordination musculaire; interventions de rééducation neurologique basées sur l’utilisation des influx somesthésiques

 

Publications récentes

Piponnier, J.C., Forget, R., Gagnon, I., McKerral, M., Giguère, J.F. & Faubert, J. (2016). First- and second-order stimuli reaction time measures are highly sensitive to mild traumatic brain injuries. Journal of Neurotrauma, 33(2), 242-253.

Rushton, P.W., Kairy, D., Archambault, P.S., Pituch, E., Torkia, C., El Fathi, A., Stone, P., Routhier, F., Forget, R.  et al. (2015). The potential impact of intelligent power wheelchair use on social participation: Perspectives of users, caregivers and clinicians. Disability and Rehabilitation. Assistive Technology, 10(3),191-197.

de Andrade Melo, S., Iancu, A., Dyer, J.O. & Forget, R. (2015).Effects of hand vibration on motor output in chronic hemiparesis. International Journal of Brain Science, 2015(ID 804206), 1-9.

Duclos, C., Kemlin, C., Lazert, D., Gagnon, D.H., Dyer, J.O. & Forget, R. (2014). Complex muscle vibration patterns to induce gait-like lower-limb movements: Proof of concept. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 51(2), 245-252.

Dyer, J.O., Maupas, E., de Andrade Melo, S., Bourbonnais, D., Nadeau,S. & Forget, R. (2014). Changes in activation timing of knee and ankle extensors during gait are related to changes in heteronymous spinal pathways after stroke. Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, 11(148), 1-17.

Kairy, D., Rushton, P.W., Archambault, P.S., Pituch, E., Torkia, C., El Fathi, A., Stone, P., Routhier, F., Forget, R. et al. (2014). Exploring powered wheelchair users and their caregivers' perspectives on potential intelligent power wheelchair use: A qualitative study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 11(2), 2244-2261.

Schmied, A., Forget, R. & Vedel, J.P. (2014). Motor unit firing pattern, synchrony and coherence in a deafferented patient. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8(Article 746), 1-16.

Boucher, P., Atrash, A., Kelouwani, S., Honoré, W., Nguyen, H., Villemure, J., Routhier, F., Cohen, P., Demers, L., Forget, R. & Pineau, J. (2013). Design and validation of an intelligent wheelchair towards a clinically-functional outcome. Journal of Neuroengineering and Rehabilitation, 10(1), 58.

Dyer, J.O., Maupas, E., De Andrade Melo, S., Bourbonnais, D. & Forget, R. (2011). Abnormal coactivation of knee and ankle extensors is related to changes in heteronymous spinal pathways after stroke. Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, 8, 41-54.

Larivière, C., Bilodeau, M., Forget, R., Vadeboncoeur, R. & Mecheri, H. (2010). Poor back muscle endurance is related to pain catastrophizing in patients with chronic low back pain. Spine (Phila Pa 1976), 35(22), E1178-E1186.

Larivière, C., Forget, R., Vadeboncoeur, R., Bilodeau, M. & Mecheri, H. (2010). The effect of sex and chronic low back pain on back muscle reflex responses. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 109(4), 577-590.

Raptis, H., Burtet, L., Forget, R. & Feldman, A.G. (2010). Control of wrist position and muscle relaxation by shifting spatial frames of reference for motoneuronal recruitment: possible involvement of corticospinal pathways. Journal of Physiology, 588(Pt9), 1551-1570.

Duclos, C., Roll, R., Kavounoudias, A., Mongeau, J.P., Roll, J.P. & Forget, R. (2009). Postural changes after sustained neck muscle contraction in persons with a lower leg amputation. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 19(4), e214-e222.

Dyer, J.O., Maupas, E., de Andrade Melo, S., Bourbonnais, D., Fleury, J. & Forget, R. (2009). Transmission in heteronymous spinal pathways is modified after stroke and related to motor incoordination. PLoS ONE, 4(1), e4123.

Gagnon, I., Swaine, B.R. & Forget, R. (2009). Using activity diaries to measure children's and adolescents' compliance with activity restrictions after mild traumatic brain injury. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 24(5), 355-362.

Brosseau-Lachaine, O., Gagnon, I., Forget, R. & Faubert, J. (2008). Mild traumatic brain injury induces prolonged visual processing deficits in children. Brain Injury, 22(9), 657-668.

Duclos, C., Roll, R., Kavounoudias, A., Roll, J.P. & Forget, R. (2007). Vibration-induced post-effects: A means to improve postural asymmetry in lower leg amputees? Gait & Posture, 26(4), 595-602.

Gagnon, I., Swaine, B., Friedman, D. & Forget, R. (2004). Children show decreased dynamic balance after mild traumatic brain injury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 85(3), 444-452.

Weeks, D. L., Forget, R., Mouchnino, L., Gravel, D. & Bourbonnais, D. (2003). Interaction between attention demanding motor and cognitive tasks: Static postural stability. Gerontology, 49(4), 225-232.

Forget, R., Tozlovanu, V., Iancu, A. & Boghen, D. (2002). Botulinum toxin improves lid opening delays in blepharospam-associated apraxia of lid opening. Neurology, 58, 1843-1846.

Tozlovanu, V., Forget, R., Iancu, A. & Boghen D. (2001). Prolonged orbicularis oculi activity : A major factor in apraxia of lid opening. Neurology, 57(6), 1013-1018.


Axe de recherche

Axe 1 : Fonctions et activités sensorielles, motrices et cognitives

Thème de recherche

Thème 1 : Mécanismes fonctionnels

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