Olivier Girard


  • The University of Western Australia (M408), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile

Funding overview

RESEARCH GRANTS (Total: > $ 980,000) *$ = USD

• As lead principal investigator (LPI) (Total: $ 720,427)

6. Girard O, Mohammed I. (2017) The effect of ischemic pre-conditioning on the recovery from fatigue and plantar loading characteristics following simulated badminton match-play. Badminton World Federation ($ 10, 000)

5. Girard O, Fernandez-Fernandez J. (2017) Changes in explosive strength after badminton match play and relationships with injury. Badminton World Federation ($ 6, 500)

4. Girard O, Brocherie F, Rysman J, Wehrlin J, Millet GP. (2014) Live High – Train Low interspersed with repeated-sprint in hypoxia. Aspire Zone Foundation ($ 278, 619)

3. Girard O. (2011) Shedding light on the biomechanical manifestation of fatigue in hot and hypoxic environments. Qatar National Research Fund - 4th cycle of the National Priorities Research Program. ($ 193, 828)

2. Girard O, Racinais S, Banzet S, Chennaoui M, Koulmann N, Drogou C, Chalabi H. (2011) Utilisation of plasma biomarkers to detect and assess exercise-induced muscle damage. Aspire Zone Foundation – Research committee ($ 121, 480)

1.  Girard O, Racinais S, Gaoua N, Walsh A, Knez W, Grantham J. (2008) Living and working in a warm environment – Physiological adaptations and health implications. Aspetar - Internal funding ($ 110,000)

 As co-investigator (CO) (Total: $ 273,090) 

4. Scott BR, Girard O, Peiffer J, Adams M. (2019) Repeated sprint training with blood blow restriction: A novel; approach to improving fatigue tolerance? National Strength and Conditioning Association (2019 Young Investigator Grant) ($ 25,000)

3. Périard J, Pyne D, Bishop D, Girard O. (2017) Repeated sprinting in the heat as an innovative acclimation method for optimising performance in team-sport athletes. Australian Institute of Sport (High Performance Sports Research Fund) ($ 25,150) and Aspire Zone Foundation(Research committee 2017) ($ 25,150 (AIS) + $ 20,600 (AZF) = $ 45,750)

2. Périard J, Racinais S, Knez W, Girard O. (2012) Match-play tennis in the heat: A multidisciplinary evaluation of fatigue and hydration. Aspire Zone Foundation – Research committee ($ 90,840)

1. Racinais S, Girard O, Nybo L, Mohr M, Grantham J (2010). Playing football in hot environment. Aspire Zone Foundation – Research committee ($ 111,500)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy

Education/Academic qualification

Human Movement Sciences, PhD, Neuromuscular fatigue and mechanical alterations in intermittent activities: applications to racket sports, Université de Montpellier

Award Date: 1 Dec 2006

Industry keywords

  • Sport and Recreation
  • Health

Research expertise keywords

  • Neuromuscular fatigue
  • Hypoxia
  • Altitude training
  • Heat stress
  • Repeated sprint ability
  • Running mechanics
  • Cardio-metabolic health
  • Team and racket sports


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