Articles in Refereed Journals


Tremblay, L., Thorpe, M., Daoust, M., Larivière,C.,  Chebbi, B., and Theriault, V., (2016). Description and Features of a New Computerized Gross Motor Skills Measurement, submitted to Journal of Technologies and Human Usability, 12(3), 31-49.


Tremblay, L., Roy-Vaillancourt, M., Chebbi, B., Bouchard, S., Dénommée, J., & Thorpe, M., (2016). Body Image and Anti-Fat Attitudes: An Experimental Study Using a Haptic Virtual Reality Environment to Replicate Human Touch. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking Journal, 19(2), 100-106. DOI:10.1089/cyber.2015.0226


Tremblay, L., Chebbi, B., Bouchard, S., Cimon-Lambert, K., & Carmichael, J. (2014). Learning disabilities and visual-motor skills; comparing assessment from a hapto-virtual reality tool and Bender-Gestalt test. Virtual Reality, 18(1), 49-60.


Tremblay, L., Kosmerly, S., & Lariviere, C., (submitted). Exercise addiction, muscle dysmorphia, body mass index, disordered eating, and satisfaction with weight as predictors of overtraining behaviors in male bodybuilders. International Journal of Men`s Health.


Cimon-Lambert, K., Tremblay, L., Coté, D., Larivière, M., & Kosmerly, S., (2014). Perceptions, attitudes et connaissances des mères d’enfant d’âge préscolaire au sujet de l’alimentation, de la santé, de l’obésité et de l’activité physique; une approche qualitative [The Perceptions, Attitudes and knowledge of Mothers of Preschool Children Regarding Eating, Health, Obesity, and Physical Activity : A Qualitative Approach]. Cahiers Internationaux de Psychologie Sociale, 10, 317-335.


Tremblay, L., Chebbi, B., Bouchard, S., Cimon-Lambert, K., & Carmicael, J., (2014). Learning Disabilities and Visual-Motor Skills; Comparing Assessment from a Hapto-Virtual Reality Tool and Bender-Gestalt Test. Virtual Reality Journal: SI: Cyberintervention, 18, 49-60. DOI: 10.1007/s10055-014-0242-4.


Tremblay, L., Chebbi, B., Bouchard, S., Wei, L., Monthuy-Blanc, J., & Boulanger, D., (2013). The development of a haptic virtual relity environment to study body image and affect. In B.K. Wiederhold and G.Riva (Eds), Annual Review of Cybertherapy and Telemedicine: Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, IOS Press, (pp.80-84). DOI: 10.3233/978-61499-282-0-80.


Tremblay, L., Boudreau-Lariviere, 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 on Sport and Exercise Psychology. 53(4), 280-290.


Tremblay, L., Rinaldi, C., Lovsin, T., & Zecevic, C. (2012). Parents’ perceptions of children’s weight: The accuracy of ratings and associations to strategies for feeding  Early Child Development and Care Journal, 182(8), 1027-1040.


Tremblay, L., Lovsin, T., Zecevic, C., & Larivière, M. (2011). Perceptions of self in 3-5 year old children: A preliminary investigation into the early emergence of body dissatisfaction. Body Image Journal, 8, 287-292.


Tremblay, L., & Rinaldi, C. (2010). The prediction of preschool children’s weight from family environment factors: Gender-linked differences. Eating Behaviors Journal, 11, 266-275.


Zecevic, C., Tremblay, L., Lovsin, T., & Lariviere, M. (2010). Parental influence on young children’s physical activity. International Journal of Pediatrics, 2010, 468-526, 9 pages.


Tremblay, L., & Larivière, M. (2009). Treatment of a 7 year old girl with longstanding disordered eating behaviors since infancy. Infant, Child, & Adolescent Nutrition, 1(3), 144-147.


Tremblay, L., & Limbos, M. (2009). Body image disturbance and psychopathology in children; research evidence and implications for treatment. Current Psychiatric Review, 5(1), 62-72.


Tremblay, L., & Larivière, M. (2009). The influence of puberty onset, Body Mass Index, and pressure to be thin on disordered eating behaviors in children and adolescents. Eating Behaviors, 10, 75-83.


Chebbi, B., Lazaroff, D., and Liu, P.X., (2007). A collaborative virtual haptic environment for

surgical training and tele-mentoring. International Journal of Robotics and Automation 22, No. 1, 69-78, 2007.


Liu, P.X., Zheng, W. and CHebbi, B., (2007). Surgical simulation with high-fidelity haptic feedback. International Journal of Robotics and Automation 22, No. 1, 59-68, 2007.

Published Abstracts



(2013). The Development of a Haptic Virtual Reality Environment to Study Body

Image and Affect. Annual Review of Cybertherapy and Telemedicine 2013, 80.



Pilot Study Comparing Visual Motor Skills of adults with and without Learning Disabilities Using A Hapto-Visual Virtual Reality Tool. Journal of CybertTherapy & Rehabilitation, 5(2), 128.



Hapto-Visual Virtual Reality Tool for Visual-Motor Skills Testing of People with Learning Disabilities. Journal of CyberTherapy & Rehabilitation, 4(2), 264-265.


Articles in Refereed Conference Proceedings


CHEBBI, B., LAZAROFF, D., BOGSANY, F., LIU, P., NI, L. & ROSSI, M., Design and

implementation of a collaborative virtual haptic surgical training system.

Proc. IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, (ICMA2005),

Niagara Falls, Canada, 315-320, 2005.


WANG, X., LIU, P.X., CHEBBI, B. & WANG, D. & MENG, M., Design of bilateral teleoperators for

soft environments with adaptive environmental impedance estimation. Proc. IEEE

International Conference on Robotics and Automation ICRA’05), Barcelona, Spain,

1139-1144, 2005.


QIAN, R., LIU, P. & CHEBBI, B., Presentation consistency in collaborative teleoperation systems, Proc. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS’05), Edmonton, Canada, 2501-2505, 2005.


Chapters in Academic Books

Sheppard, G., & Tremblay, L., (Eds) (2016).  Diversity in Research - La diversité dans la recherche - Nooch Gegoo Ndagkendma-daa 2015. Sudbury: Laurentian University. ISBN 978-0-88667-091-7



Assessment Tests and Assistive Technologies; Description and Application in

Post- Secondary Educational Achievement of Adults with Learning Disabilities,

In Achievement Tests: Types, Interpretations and Uses.” Lucas E. Madsen, Ed.

Nova Science Publishers Inc. ISBN 978-1-61122-056-8, 2010.


Kosmerly, S., Tremblay, L., & Boudreau- Larivière (2013). The predictive effect of attachment style, emotion regulation, body comparison, media internalization and BMI on muscle-oriented body image dissatisfaction in men. In Leroy B.Sams and Janet, A. Keels (Eds), Handbook on Body Image: Gender Differences, Sociocultural Influences and Health Implications (pp. 277-296). Hauppauge, NY:Nova Science Publishers Inc.


Tremblay, L., Shihan, J., Pajuluoma, J., & Koren, S., (2013). Body Image, Explicit and

Implicit Anti-Fat Attitudes: The Implications of False Feedback and Participants Weight Status. In Leroy B. Sams and Janet, A. Keels (Eds), Handbook on Body Image: Gender Differences, Sociocultural Influences and Health Implications (pp. 297-316). Hauppauge, NY:Nova Science Publishers Inc.


Tremblay, L., Rinaldi, C., Cimon-Lambert, K., & Larivière, M. (2012). Toward an effective prevention of pediatric obesity; the role of parental feeding strategies and body weight perceptions on the development of young children’ healthy eating habits. In: chap III, Leon V. Berhardt (Ed), Advances in Medicine and Biology, (Vol. 28, pp. 125-149). Hauppauge, NY :

Nova Science Publishers Inc. ISBN 978-1-61324-359-6.