Nancy St-Onge, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Health, Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, Concordia University
Researcher, CRIR–Lethbridge-Layton-Mackay Rehabilitation Centre, Constance-Lethbridge Site, CIUSSS West-Central Montreal

Phone: 514 848-2424 (5805)

Fax: 514 848-8681



  • B.Sc., Physiology and Physics, McGill University, 1991
  • M.Sc., Neurological Sciences, McGill University, 1994
  • Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, Université de Montréal, 2002

Research interests

Motor control; electromyography; kinetics; kinematics.

Research laboratory

Clinical Integration of Musculoskeletal Biomechanics (CLIMB) Lab

Selected publications

Bruce, H., Aponte, D., St-Onge, N., Phillips, N., Gagné, J.P. & Li, K.Z.H. (2019). The effects of age and hearing loss on dual-task balance and listening. Journal of Gerontology-Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 74(2), 275-283. [doi] OPEN ACCESS

Bruce, H., Lai, L., Bherer, L., Lussier, M., St-Onge, N. & Li, K.Z.H. (2019). The effect of simultaneously and sequentially delivered cognitive and aerobic training on mobility among older adults with hearing loss. Gait & Posture, 67, 262-268. [doi]

Robbins, S.M., Morelli, M., Martineau, P.A., St-Onge, N., Boily, M., Dimentberg, R. & Antoniou, J. (2019). A comparison of muscle activation and knee mechanics during gait between patients with non-traumatic and post-traumatic knee osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 27(7), 1033-1042. [doi] OPEN ACCESS

Robbins, S. M., Caplan, R. M., Aponte, D. I., & St-Onge, N. (2017). Test-retest reliability of a balance testing protocol with external perturbations in young healthy adults. Gait & Posture, 58, 433-439. [doi]

St-Onge, N., Samani, A., & Madeleine, P. (2017). Integration of active pauses and pattern of muscular activity during computer work. Ergonomics, 60(9), 1228-1239. [doi]



Research orientation

Axis 1: Sensory, Motor and Cognitive Functions and Activities

Research topic

Theme 2: Physical and Cognitive Activities

Research Site

CRIR – Lethbridge-Layton-Mackay Rehabilitation Centre (Constance-Lethbridge site), CIUSSS West-Central Montreal

University Affiliation