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Guillaume MilletProfessor

Nationality: French

Career: PhD at the University of Franche-Comté in 1997, various teaching and research positions in Dijon (1998-2003) and Saint-Étienne (2003-2009 and since 2018), researcher at Inserm (Grenoble, 2009-2013), professor at the University of Calgary (Canada, 2013-2018).


> Director of Inter-university Laboratory of Human Movement Biology (LIBM)

> Supervision of 13 post-doctoral researchers, 25 doctoral students and 22 Masters students.

> More than 13 invitations to present his work at national and international conferences in 17 countries.

> Author of more than 260 scientific articles (cited 10,700 times) and 5 books on physiology or training, including "Ultra-trail, pleasure, performance and health", which has sold more than 12,000 copies.

> Practised endurance sports (ultra-trail running, cross-country skiing) for over 30 years in competition. He has notably finished 3 times in the top 6 of the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc.

> Head of the ActiFS chair and a fellowship financed by the IDEX of Lyon.

Field of expertise: Exercise physiology - Fatigue - Neuromuscular function.

His research aims to better understand the physiological, neurophysiological and biomechanical determinants of fatigue, whether during extreme exercise (ultra-endurance, altitude) or in the pathological field (e.g. neuromuscular diseases, cancer, ageing).