Jeffrey G. Caron, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, School of Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Université de Montréal,
Emerging Researcher, CRIR–Institut universitaire sur la réadaptation en déficience physique de Montréal (IURDPM), Lindsay Pavilion, CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l'Île-de-Montréal

Phone: 514 343-6111 (36396)



  • B.A., Human Kinetics, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish NS, 2009
  • M.A., Kinesiology and Physical Education, McGill University, 2012
  • Ph.D., Kinesiology and Physical Education, McGill University, 2016
  • Postdoctorate Fellow, Exercise Psychology, McGill University, 2017
  • Postdoctorate, Exercise and Health Psychology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven CT, USA, 2018

Research interests

Studying the types of psychosocial adaptations that are involved in concussion rehabilitation and return to activity, as well as the most effective ways of disseminating concussion education. Promote and assist in the co-creation of safe and healthy psychosocial environments for individuals who have suffered concussions.

Selected publications

Caron, J.G. (2019). Concussion education: Is it making a difference? In, Bloom, G.A. & Caron, J.G. (Eds.), Psychological Aspects of Sport-Related Concussions (pp. 52-65). London, UK: Routledge.

Caron, J.G., Bloom, G.A. & Podlog, L. (2018). Are athletes psychologically ready for a return to sport following a concussion? British Journal of Sports Medicine, 52, 1-2. [doi]

Caron, J.G., Rathwell, S., Delaney, J.S., Johnston, K.M., Ptito, A. & Bloom, G.A. (2018). Development, implementation, and assessment of a concussion education program for high school student-athletes. Journal of Sports Sciences, 36, 48-55. [doi]

Caron, J.G., Schaefer, L., André-Morin, D. & Wilkinson, S. (2017). A narrative inquiry into a female athlete’s experiences with protracted concussion symptoms. Journal of Loss and Trauma, 22(6), 501-513. [doi]

Caron, J. G., Bloom, G.A., Johnston, K.M. & Sabiston, C.M. (2013). Effects of multiple concussions on retired National Hockey League players. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 35(2),168-179. [doi]


Research orientation

Axis 2: Participation, Social Inclusion and Rehabilitation Services

Research topic

Theme 2: Services, Systems and Policies

Research Site

CRIR - Institut universitaire sur la réadaptation en déficience physique de Montréal (IURDPM), CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l'Île-de-Montréal

University Affiliation