Luc Tremblay

Luc Tremblay, Associate Professor & Associate Dean of Research, Sensorimotor Control

  • Associate Professor and Associate Dean, Research
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About Luc

Academic Training

Ph.D. Human Biodynamics - McMaster University 03/2002

M.Sc. Sciences de l'Activité Physique - Université de Montréal 09/1998

B.Sc. Sciences de l'Activité Physique - Université de Montréal 12/1995 

Graduate Student Recruitment Status
Accepting PhD and MSc students
Research Interests

Multisensory integration (vision, proprioception, audition)

Neuromotor control of voluntary action

Use of sensory information as a function of practice

Neuromotor training and rehabilitation 

Selected Publications

Heath, M., Samani, A., Tremblay, L. & Elliott, D. (In Press). Fitts’ theorem in oculomotor control: dissociable movement times for amplitude and width manipulations. Journal of Motor Behaviour.

Loria, T., de Grosbois, J. & Tremblay, L. (In Press). Can you hear that peak? Utilization of auditory and visual feedback at peak limb velocity. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.

Kiernan, D., Manson, G., Heath, M. D., Tremblay, L. & Welsh, T. N. (2016). Corrections in saccade endpoints scale to the amplitude of target displacements in a doublestep paradigmNeuroscience Letters, 46-50.

de Grosbois, J. & Tremblay, L. (2015). Quantifying online visuomotor feedback utilization in the frequency domain.Behavior Research Methods, 113(1):83-97.

de Grosbois, J., & Tremblay, L. (2015). Augmented feedback influences upper limb reaching movement times but does not explain violations of Fitts’ LawFrontiers in Psychology - Movement Science and Sport Psychology, 6:800.

Tremblay, L., & de Grosbois, J. (2015). Why encode limb and body displacements in the velocity domain? Neurophysiological and behavioral evidence. In T. Heinen (Ed.), Advances in Visual Perception Research. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers. 

Kennedy, A., Bhattacharjee, A., Hansen, S., Reid, C., & Tremblay, L. (2015). Online vision as a function of real-time limb velocity: Another case for optimal windowsJournal of Motor Behavior, 47(6):465-75.

Yoxon, E., Tremblay, L., & Welsh, T.N. (2015). Effect of task-specific execution on accuracy of imagined aiming movementsNeuroscience Letters, 585, 72-76.

Glazebrook, C.M., Welsh, T.N., & Tremblay, L. (2015). How one breaks Fitts's Law and gets away with it: Moving further and faster involves more efficient online controlHuman Movement Science, 39, 163-176.

Manson, G.A., Alekhina, M., Srubiski, S.L., Williams, C.K., Bhattacharjee, A., Tremblay, L. (2014). Effects of robotic guidance on sensorimotor control: Planning vs. online control? NeuroRehabilitation. doi: 10.3233/NRE-141168 

Professional Memberships

Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology (SCAPPS)

International Society for Motor Control (ISMC)

Society for Neuroscience (SfN)