Remote Work

Celine Lariviere, PH.D.

profile image placeholder, grey silhouette of a person Northern Ontario School of Medicine
Laurentian University Campus
935 Ramsey Lake Road
Sudbury ON Canada P3E 2C6
Associate Professor, School of Human Kinetics, Laurentian University: 2002-present
Director, School of Human Kinetics, Laurentian University: 2012-2018
Cross-appointed Faculty member, Department of Biology, Laurentian University: 2004-2009, 2010-2015, 2015-2019
Cross-appointed Faculty member, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Laurentian University: 2008-2013, 2013-2017
Adjunct Professor, Huntington University (Department of Gerontology): 2014 – 2017



Post-Doctoral Fellow; Supervisor: Dr. Rashmi Kothary
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (Ottawa, ON)


Ph.D.; Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences,
University of Ottawa (Ottawa, ON)


M.Sc. Biology; Department of Biology, Faculty of sciences and engineering
Laurentian University (Sudbury, ON)


B.E.P.S.; School of Human Movement, Faculty of Professional Schools
Laurentian University (Sudbury, ON)

Research Investigations

My current interests include:

  • Workplace wellness (determinants of workplace fatigue)
  • Exercise and physical activity as a therapeutic modality and wellness intervention
  • Skeletal Muscle Health

Selected Publications

Referred articles

Boyer, J.G., Deguise, M.-O., Murray, L.M., Yazdani, A. De Repentigny, Y., Boudreau-Larivière, C., and Kothary, R.  2014. Myogenic program dysregulation is contributory to disease pathogenesis in spinal muscular atrophy. Human Molecular Genetics, 23(16): 4249-4259.

Jaunzarins, B. T., Gauthier, A. P., King, K.D., Larivière, C., & Dorman, S.C. 2014. Assessing the influence of season and time-of-day on physical activity levels during recess. Global Journal of Health Education and Promotion, 1(1): 62-75.

Bergeron, G., Larivière, C., Sullivan, P., Kabaroff, L.  2014.  Position Statement : The Role of Kinesiologists and the Promotion of Physical Activity and Exercise in the Canadian Health Care System. Canadian Council of University Physical Education and Kinesiology Administrators (CCUPEKA). Released in English and in French.

Dorman, S. and Larivière, C. 2014. Male reproductive hazards in the mining workplace. Guidebook and information pamphlet

Grelier, S. Serresse, O. Boudreau-Larivière, C. and Zory, R. 2013. Effect of a 3-month combined training program on the cardiopulmonary and muscle strength capacities of type 2 diabetic subjects. Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, 53(1): 56-64.

Dorman, S. and Boudreau-Larivière, C.  2012. A guide to healthy pregnancies in the mining workplace.(English and French versions) Guidebook and information pamphlet

Tremblay, L., Boudreau-Larivière, C., & Cimon-Lambert, K. 2012. Promoting Physical Activity in Preschoolers: A Review of the Guidelines, Barriers, and Facilitators for Implementation of Policies and Practices. Canadian Psychology: special issue in Sport and Exercise Psychology, 53: 4, 280-290.

Keir, D. A., Zory, R., Boudreau-Larivière, C. and Serresse, O. 2012. Mechanical Efficiency of Treadmill Running Exercise: Effect of Anaerobic Energy Contribution at Various Speeds. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 7(4): 382-389

Boyer, J.G., Bhanot, K. Kothary, R. and Boudreau-Larivière, C.  2010. Hearts of dystonia musculorum mice display normal morphological and histological features but show signs of cardiac stress. PLoS ONE, 5(3) e9465:1-10.

Book chapters/Review articles

Bergeron, G., Larivière, C., Sullivan, P., Kabaroff, L.  Le rôle du kinésiologue dans la promotion de l’activité physique et de l’exercice dans le système canadien des soins de santé. Le développement professionnel en soins de santé primaires au Canada: nouveaux défis, Presses de l’Université du Québec, Montréal, QC. In press, to be released August 2015. Invited book chapter.

Kosmerly, S., Tremblay, L., and Boudreau-Larivière, C. 2013. The predictive effect of attachment style, emotion regulation, body comparison, media internalization and BMI on muscle-oriented body image dissatisfaction in men. In Handbook on Body Image: Gender Differences, Sociocultural Influences and Health Implications, Eds. L.B. Sams and J.A. Keels. Nova Publishers Inc. New York, p. 277-296.

Boyer, J.G., Bernstein, M.A. and Boudreau-Larivière, C. 2010. Plakins in striated muscle. Invited Review, Muscle & Nerve 41: 299-308.

Recent conference abstracts/proceedings

Wayne, N., Ataman, R.L., Fischer, S., Santa Mina, D, and the Ontario Kinesiology Association Academic Advisory Committee*Developing a research agenda for the profession of kinesiology: a study protocol.Submitted June 17, 2015, Canadian for Exercise Physiology annual conference.  C. Larivière is a member of OKAAC.

Dorman S.C., Duguay, D., Eaton, A., Godwin, A., Larivière, C. and Urajnik, D. (2015) The impact of the CATCH Early Childhood program on toddler and preschooler nutrition, food behaviour and physical activity. Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism. 40(5): 529.  Oral/Poster Presentations.

Dorman, S.C., Robertson, A.H., McGillis, Z., Eger, T., Godwin, A., Larivière, M., and Larivière. C. Analysis of on-deployment nutrition in Ontario Fire Rangers. Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism. Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism. 40(5): 509. Oral/Poster Presentations.

Robertson, A.H., Dorman, S.C, Larivière, C., Eger, T., Godwin, A. Larivière, M., and McGillis, Z. Assessment of Energy Balance and Nutritional Quality in Ontario Fire Rangers and Recommendations for Fatigue Mitigation Within Existing Workplace Structure. International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity: Advancing Behavior Change Science. Edinburgh, Scotland, June 3-6, 2015, Accepted – Poster Presentation.

McGillis, Z., Larivière, C., Dorman, S.C., Larivière, M., Eger, T., Robertson, A.H. and Leduc, C. The Effect of Deployment Length on Fatigue and Recovery of Wildland Firefighters. Work, Stress and Health 2015: Sustainable Work, Sustainable Health, Sustainable Organizations. 11th International Conference on Occupational Stress and Health, Atlanta Georgia, May 6-9, 2015, Poster presentation (#14430), p. 36

Tremblay, L., Daoust, M.,  Larivière, C., Chebbi, B., and Thériault, V. Description and Features of a New Computerized Gross Motor Skills Measurement Test. Poster presentation submitted to the 5th International Conference on Health, Wellness & Society. Poster presentation. Accepted, to be presented September 2015.

Larivière, C., Kabaroff, L., Bergeron, G. and Sullivan, P. Kinesiology is a Regulated Health-Care Profession that Promotes Physical Activity and Exercise in the Canadian Health Care System. Northern Interprofessional Collaborative for Health Education (NICHE) Conference, Sudbury, Ontario, October 9-10, 2014. Oral presentation co-presented by Larivière, C. and Kabaroff, L.

Goggins, K, Godwin, A., Boudreau-Larivière, C. and Eger, T. 2014. Examination of vibration transmissibility from floor to metatarsal and floor to ankle between 25 and 50 Hz. 5th American Conference on Human Vibration, Guelph, ON (June 10-13, 2014), p. 70-71.

Serresse, S., Zory, R., and Boudreau-Larivière, C. 2014. The Effect of a Six-Week Whole Body Vibration Training Protocol on the Physical Capacities and Fatigability of Overweight Women. 19th annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science; Sport Science Around the Canals – July 2-5th Amsterdam – The Netherlands – Oral presentation.

Robitaille, M.N., Gauthier, A.P., Jaunzarins, B.T., King, K., Boudreau-Larivière, C.  and Dorman, S.C. 2014. Assessing the Daily Contribution of Physical Education to School Day Physical Activity Levels among Children.Global Summit on the Physical Activity of Children, May 19-20.

Benoit, M., Larivière, M., Wiwczor, A., Boudreau-Larivière, C., Tremblay, L., Bewick, L. Dewar, A., Jokinen, S and Goudreau, C. 2014. An evaluation of a pediatric obesity program in Northern Ontario. Activity Levels among Children. Global Summit on the Physical Activity of Children, May 19-20, 2014.

Thirkill, L.J.,  Dinnes, C.A., Duguay, D.D., Gauthier, A.P., Urajnik, D.J., Laurence, M., Boudreau-Larivière, C., and Dorman, S.C. 2014. Investigating the Impact of School Scheduling on Patterns of Physical Activity and Behaviour in Kindergarten Students. Global Summit on the Physical Activity of Children. Toronto, Ontario, May 19-20, 2014.

Boudreau-Larivière, C., Dorman, S.C., Robertson, A., McGillis, Z., Larivière, M., Godwin, A. and Eger, T. 2014. A field-based study of wildland fire-fighters aimed at assessing physiological and psychological factors contributing to mental and physical fatigue. 11th European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology, London, England, April 14-16. p. 305.

Gohar, B., Larivière, M., Lightfoot, N. and Boudreau-Larivière, C. 2014. Assessing the risk of occupational injury, illness, & disability: Creating a meta-analytically informed instrument for lost-time injury prediction in nurses. 11th European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology, London, England, April 14-16. p. 278.