Intern-Literature review - Institut national du sport du Québec

Post date: May. 11, 2018

Application Deadline: Jun. 9, 2018

Position Start Date: May. 14, 2018

Title: Literature review: identify methods and key variables for neuromuscular performance monitoring in athletes, particularly using jump tests on force plates


The candidate will assist in highlighting methods to analyze neuromuscular performance in high-performance athletes. Based on the literature and the knowledge developed at INS Québec, the intern shall document state-of-the-art methods and propose measurement solutions applied to the field. These measure should quantify motor strategies and the effects of fatigue on lower limb performance. The candidate will work with an integrated team comprised of sport biomechanists, an exercise physiologist and a strength and conditioning coach from INS Québec.


  • Review sport science literature (mainly biomechanics) on the methods and variables for longitudinal neuromuscular lower limb performance monitoring, particularly after using force plates
  • Report and present the literature review
  • Integrate reviewed research reports into the INS Québec’s resource bank
  • Collaborate with the programmer to create signal collection and processing interfaces
  • Develop a feedback process for staff involved


  • Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • Student enrolled in a M.Sc. or Ph. D.
  • Skilled in biomechanical measurement technologies
  • Expert in literature search tools
  • Expert in resource management software (e.g. Zotero or Endnote)
  • Basic statistical knowledge
  • Knowledge of high-performance sport and biomechanics, an asset

Duration: 12 weeks

Hours of work: 21 hrs/week

Hourly rate:  $20 (subject to obtaining a grant)

Start date: Immediate

Workplace: 4141 Pierre-De Coubertin Avenue, Montreal, QC  H1V 3N7 (

Application: Cover letter and CV

Type of Position: Part time
Employment Type: Intern / co-op
Salary Range: 20,00$/hour

Contact Details

Contact Name: Thomas Romeas
Location: Montréal
4141 Ave Pierre-de-Coubertin
Montréal, QC H1V 3N7
Contact Phone: 5142551000x239
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