Dr. Lucie Pelland
|B.Sc. (PT), M.Sc., Ph.D. (McGill)
|Currently accepting M.Sc. students in the following areas of research:|
|Member, International Organisation of Physical Therapists in Paediatrics, World Confederation of Physical Therapy - Education Committee
Canadian Physiotherapy Association, Chair - Paediatric Division
Member, Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators, Kingston Clinical Item Generation Subcommittee
Member, Ontario Graduate Scholarship Selection Panel, 2010-2012
Reviewer, Scientific Review Panel, Canadian Institute for Military and Veterans Health Research
Society for Neuroscience
Center for Neuroscience Studies, Queen's University
Human Mobility Research Center, Queen's University
|Dr. Pelland teaches PT 861 (Paediatrics) and PT 851 (Muscle Dysfunction) and contributes to the teaching in OT/PT 898 (Critical Enquiry) within the professional program streams. She also teaches modules within the Motor Performance course (RHBS 801/901) in the Graduate Program in Rehabilitation Science.
|CIHR; Ontario Brain Institute; Canadian Institute of Military and Veterans Health
|Recent Publications (* denotes students)
|Refereed Journal Articles
|Pelland L, Shearer M.* Effects of physical exertion on lower extremity biomechanics during stair descent in aging. Gait & Posture, (submitted)
Hurtubise K, Pelland L. Impact of anticipated bereavement on parental decision making in family-centered care. Physiotherapy Canada. Accepted November 2012.
Almosnino S,* Pelland L, Stevenson JM. Retest reliability of force-time variables of neck muscles under isometric conditions. Journal of Athletic Training. 2010; 45:453-458.
Tessmer A,* Mooney P, Pelland L. A developmental perspective on congenital muscular torticollis: A critical appraisal of the evidence. Pediatric Physical Therapy. 2010; 22:378-383.
Almosnino S,* Pelland L, Pedlow SV, Stevenson JM. Between-day reliability of electromechanical delay in selected neck muscles during performance of maximal isometric efforts. Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology. 2009; 1:22 (doi:10.1186/1758-2555-1-22).
Beaulieu F,* Pelland L, Robertson DGE. Kinetic analysis of forwards and backwards stair descent. Gait & Posture. 2008; 27:564-571.
Aiken AB, Pelland L, Brison RJ, Pickett W, Brouwer B. Short term natural recovery of ankle sprains following discharge from emergency departments. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy. 2008; 39:566-571.
|'Flynn T,* Mechefsky C, Pelland L. Computational modelling of the weight-bearing joint contact forces at the knee : Toward an understanding of the altered knee joint mechanics in children with cerebral palsy. Canadian Physiotherapy Association National Congress. 2011; July 14-17, Whistler, British Columbia.
Pelland L, James V.* Collaborative coaching solutions for sport-participation of children with disabilities : Extended educational role for paediatric therapists. Canadian Physiotherapy Association National Congress. 2011; July 14-17, Whistler, British Columbia.
Henderson C,* Herter T, Scott SH, Pelland L. Developmental profiles of multi-joint upper limb position sense. Canadian Physiotherapy Association National Congress. 2011; July 14-17, Whistler, British Columbia.
Henderson C,* Herter T, Scott SH, Pelland L. Objective measures of multi-joint sense of the upper extremity: Application to clinical paediatrics. 23rd Congress of the International Society for Biomechanics. 2011; July 3-7, Brussels, Belgium.
Gilchrist I,* Davidson L, Almosnino S, Pelland L. Neck muscle strength training in youth hockey: Evaluation of the research evidence. 2011; 58th Annual Meeting and 2nd World congress on Exercise in Medicine of the American College of Sports Medicine. 2011; Denver, Colorado, USA.
Martin C, Jones J, Burge P, McQueen M, Pelland L, Lysaght R, Justinich D, Jones C, Grier L, Casson I. Interprofessional Teaching Day in Intellectual Disabilities. 2011; Canadian Conference on Medical Education, May 7-11, Toronto, Ontario.
Pelland L, Almosnino S,* Gilchrist I,* Chapman E, Davidson L. Reliability in measurement of short-latency neck stiffness variables of force and muscle activation. Ice Hockey Summit: Action on Concussion. 2010; October 19-20. Mayo Clinics, Rochester, Minnesota, USA.
Pelland L, Choe N,* Herter T, Scott SH. Developmental profiles of visually-guided researching movements. 40th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. 2010; November 13-17, San Diego, California, USA.
Pelland L, Almosnino S,* Stevenson J. Between-day reliability in the measurement of short-latency muscle activation and force time variable of the neck. 16th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Biomechanics.. 2010; June 9-12, Kingston, Ontario.
William LM, Choe N,* Pelland L, Scott SH, Reynolds JN. Sensory-motor deficits in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder assessed using a robotic virtual reality. Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research; Abstracts of the 33rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism 2010; 34:96A; San Antonio, Texas, USA.
Freeman K,* Davidson L, Pelland L. Digital 'storytelling; within a social network: A blended learning approach to clinical reasoning in paediatrics. Canadian Physiotherapy Association National Congress. 2010; July 22-25, St-John's, Newfoundland.
Schneider K, Pelland L. Return to play guidelines following a concussion : The 'developmental' dilemma in paediatric sport. Canadian Physiotherapy Association National Congress. 2010; July 22-25, St-John's, Newfoundland.
Emery C, Pelland L, Schneider K, Werstein R. Pediatric Concussion : A continuum of evidence. Canadian Physiotherapy Association National Congress. July 22-25, St-John's, Newfoundland.
Pelland L, Allum J, Troy J,* Switzer A,* Keith V. Participation of children with Cerebral Palsy in a competitive swim program. Canadian Physiotherapy Association National Congress. 2008; May 29-June 1, Ottawa, Ontario.
Pelland L, Joss B*, Allum J, Chircop K*, Giajnorio A*. Predictive control of posture to voluntary movement in Cerebral Palsy. 61st Annual Meeting of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine. 2007; October 10-13, Vancouver, British Columbia.
Pelland L, Joss B,* Leroux A, Charbonneau E,* Cybulski J.* The adaptive control of stair descent. International Society for Posture and Gait Research Conference. 2007; July 14-18, Burlington, Vermont. USA.