Jean-Baptiste Laporte has been a certified athletic therapist and physiotherapist for over 10 years; he is a member in good standing with the following associations: CATA, NATA, OPPQ. He is also a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS-NSCA), FMS System and Muscle Activation Techniques specialist (MATTM).
Jean-Baptiste has been assistant Athletic Trainer /Physical Therapist for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League since 2013. He is responsible for injury prevention, assessment, rehabilitation and care of the professional football players and staff of the club. He is also the Team Muscle Activation Techniques Specialist and the Team Functional Movement Systems Specialist/Coordinator.
Before the NFL, he had been living in Paris and had taught at Concordia University from 2004 to 2013. JB worked in various fields throughout his career and has worked with professional athletes to performers and as well national teams.
Martin Fréchette is a dietician and nutritionist from Sherbrooke. He obtained his master degree, entitled L’utilisation des suppléments alimentaires chez les athlètes d’élite québécois, from Université de Montréal. He currently works with several high level teams as their nutritionist. These teams include LHJMQ’s Phoenix and many other athletes from the Institut National du Sport du Québec.
Since his beginning with the Cirque du Soleil where he would work with the best performers, Jean-François Ménard has become THE reference in the field on mental prep in Québec. He is renown in the field of performance psychology with Olympians and his experiences brought him to work with professional athletes and hockey players, musicians, surgeons and businessmen. Performance psychology specialists and dynamic speaker, he shared his expertise with international associations. Jean-François Ménard inspires and educate people to reach for the stars.
During his doctorate years, in 2008, the Cirque du Soleil hired M. Ménard as a performance psychology specialist. For five years, he helped out the best performers across the globe to offer exceptional performances, over four hundred times a year. In 2013, he started his own company, Kambio Performance, and his fame rose rapidly from that moment on. M. Ménard is one-of-a-kind in his field with his success in helping several athletes to step on the podium of three greats sporting events: Olympic, PanAm and Commonwealth Games.
Gilles Courchesne is a physiotherapist, graduated from Université Laval in 1985. He was part of the Canadian medical team during the ‘92 Winter Olympics in Albertville and ’94 Summer Olympics in Lillehammer. He is also an official sports physio, member of Sport Physiotherapy Canada since 1998. He also teaches Physiothérapie en traumatologie du sport at Université Laval since 1988 and works as the medical coordinator for Laval’s Rouge & Or. He is certified in Kinesio Taping and is knowledgeable of PowertapeMD and Power-FlexMD.
FREE LECTURE FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC
Bring coaches, parents and athletes
Les commotions cérébrales : Où en sommes-nous? (FR)
(FKQ: 1 unit per hour)
Set of lectures (1.5 CEUs)
9h00 Mental Preparation for Athletes (En)
10h15 Sports Nutrition – 2017 Updates (Fr)
11h30 No Huddle: Rehabilitation and Conditioning in the NFL (bilingual)
Set of workshops (limited places) (1.2 CEUs)
1:00pm to 5:00pmSee topic above
(FKQ: 1 unit per hour)
Interactive lecture sponsored by Atlas Médic (0.7 CEUs)
The lectures and workshops will be held at Concordia University (Loyola Campus). Concordia University is ideally located at the corner of West Broadway and Sherbrooke Street West in N.D.G. The location is easily accessible, either by car, or via a short bus ride (#105) from the Vendome metro station. Free parking is available on the streets around campus.
Concordia University – Loyola Campus
7141 Sherbrooke St. West
This year, the banquet will end the activites of the ATESC. Cabaret du Lion d’Or will host our evening of fun. More details to come.
|Saturday, April 22
Tables may be purchased; please contact us.