Nicole Paquet


Nicole Paquet
Full Professor

1995 Ph. D. Rehabilitation Sciences McGill Universi
1989 M.Sc. Neurobiology Laval University
1986 B.Sc. Health Sciences Laval University

Room: RGN 3063
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Nicole Paquet


Nicole Paquet has been professor at the University of Ottawa Physiotherapy program since 2003. She obtained a doctoral degree in rehabilitation sciences from McGill University in 1995; then, she completed two years of postdoctoral training at McGill's Aerospace Medical Research Unit, during which she studied people's ability to perceive linear displacements while walking without vision. She taught physiotherapy and conducted research in Rehabilitation Science at McGill University from1997 to 2003.

Dr. Paquet teaches neurorehabilitation and vestibular rehabilitation to physiotherapy students. In addition, she offers continuing-education courses and seminars for practicing physiotherapists, and supervises the research work of graduate and postdoctoral students.

She conducts her research at the Psychomotricity laboratory (Lees E053) and is investigator at Bruyère Research Institute.

Research Interests

  • Control of balance, locomotion and navigation in humans
  • Effects of ageing and sensory deficits on motor control
  • Rehabilitation of patients with vestibular disorders or lesions


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