2004-2008 Doctor of Philosophy
Supervisor: Dr. Kathleen Norman
School of Rehabilitation Therapy, Queen’s University Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Thesis title: The Effect of Contraction Type and Intensity, Mass Loading and Visual Feedback on Wrist Tremor in Individuals with Essential Tremor
Supervisor: Dr. François Tremblay
School of Human Kinetics, University of Ottawa Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Thesis title: Cortico-Motor Adaptations and Proprioceptive Acuity in Patients with Unilateral Anterior Cruciate Ligament Deficiency
1997-2001 Bachelor of Science, Physiotherapy
Physiotherapy Program, University of Ottawa Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Dr. Héroux trained as a physiotherapist at the University of Ottawa, where he subsequently research his Master's degree. He obtained his PhD from Queen's University (Kingston, Canada) and completed his post-doctoral training at the University of British Columbia. He has worked at Neuroscience Research Australia for over 5 years now, where his research spans a variety of areas. Dr. Héroux has completed numerous studies on human motor neuron physiology and muscle function and biomechanics. He also has an interest in human proprioception and sensorimotor control. More recently, Dr. Héroux has investigated issues surrounding bad science and poor reporting in the biomedical science.
Dr. Héroux is currently a Senior Post-doctoral Fellow at Neuroscience Research Australia and a conjoint lecturer in the School of Medical Sciences, UNSW.