• Professor at the University of Poitiers

Publications HAL

  • Nicolas Robin, Guillaume Coudevylle, Aymeric Guillot, Lucette Toussaint. French Translation and Validation of the Movement Imagery Questionnaire-third Version (MIQ-3f). Movement & Sport Sciences - Science & Motricité, EDP sciences, In press, ⟨10.1051/sm/2019035⟩. ⟨hal-02439843⟩
  • Nicolas Robin, Lucette Toussaint, Stéphane Sinnapah, Olivier Hue, Guillaume Coudevylle. Beneficial Influence of Mindfulness Training Promoted by Text Messages on Self-Reported Aerobic Physical Activity in Older Adults: A Randomized Controlled Study. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, Human Kinetics, In press, ⟨10.1123/japa.2019-0002⟩. ⟨hal-02378048⟩
  • Nicolas Robin, Lucette Toussaint, Cédric Charles-Charlery, Guillaume Coudevylle. Free throw performance in non-expert basketball players: The effect of dynamic motor imagery combined with action observation. Learning and Motivation, Elsevier, 2019, 68, pp.101595. ⟨10.1016/j.lmot.2019.101595⟩. ⟨hal-02306220⟩
  • André Caissie, Abhilash Dwarakanath, Lucette Toussaint. Testing the perceptual equivalence hypothesis in mental rotation of 3D stimuli with visual and tactile input. Experimental Brain Research, Springer Verlag, 2018, 236 (3), pp.881-896. ⟨10.1007/s00221-018-5172-z⟩. ⟨hal-02341575⟩
  • Nicolas Robin, Lucette Toussaint, Guillaume Coudevylle, Shelly Ruart, Olivier Hue, et al.. Text Messages Promoting Mental Imagery Increase Self-Reported Physical Activity in Older Adults: A Randomized Controlled Study. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, Human Kinetics, 2018, pp.462-470. ⟨10.1123/japa.2017-0069⟩. ⟨hal-01633114⟩
  • Thomas Rulleau, Lucette Toussaint. Massage can (re-)activate the lower-limb sensorimotor representation of older adult inpatients. Psychology and Aging, American Psychological Association, 2018, 33 (5), pp.832-840. ⟨10.1037/pag0000264⟩. ⟨hal-01770433⟩
  • Lucette Toussaint, Yannick Wamain, Christel Bidet-Ildei, Yann Coello. Short-term upper-limb immobilization alters peripersonal space representation. Psychological Research, Springer Verlag, 2018, ⟨10.1007/s00426-018-1118-0⟩. ⟨hal-01954301⟩
  • Thomas Rulleau, Nicolas Robin, Amira Abou-Dest, David Chesnet, Lucette Toussaint. Does the improvement of position sense following motor imagery practice vary as a function of age and time-of-day. Experimental Aging Research, Taylor & Francis, 2018, 44 (5), pp.443-454. ⟨10.1080/0361073X.2018.1521496⟩. ⟨hal-01722496⟩
  • Sophie-Anne Beauprez, Lucette Toussaint, Christel Bidet-Ildei. When context modulates the influence of action observation on language processing. PLoS ONE, Public Library of Science, 2018, ⟨10.1371/journal.pone.0201966⟩. ⟨hal-01864692⟩
  • Nicolas Robin, Guillaume Coudevylle, Olivier Hue, Lucette Toussaint. The influences of tropical climate on imagined walking time. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, Taylor & Francis edition, 2017, pp.1 - 10. ⟨10.1080/20445911.2017.1384382⟩. ⟨hal-01633116⟩
  • T. Rulleau, C. Rivette, L. Toussaint. Il massaggio, approccio basato sulle evidenze. EMC - Medicina Riabilitativa, 2017, 24 (3), pp.1-7. ⟨10.1016/S1283-078X(17)85845-4⟩. ⟨hal-02341592⟩
  • Christel Bidet-Ildei, Manuel Gimenes, Lucette Toussaint, Yves Almécija, Arnaud Badets. Sentence plausibility influences the link between action words and the perception of biological human movements. Psychological Research, Springer Verlag, 2017, 81 (4), pp.806 - 813. ⟨10.1007/s00426-016-0776-z⟩. ⟨hal-01722555⟩
  • Christel Bidet-Ildei, Aurore Meugnot, Sophie-Anne Beauprez, Manuel Gimenes, Lucette Toussaint. Short-term upper limb immobilization affects action-word understanding.. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, American Psychological Association, 2017, 43 (7), pp.1129 - 1139. ⟨10.1037/xlm0000373⟩. ⟨hal-01722554⟩
  • Christel Bidet-Ildei, Manuel Gimenes, Lucette Toussaint, Sophie-Anne Beauprez, Arnaud Badets. Painful semantic context modulates the relationship between action words and biological movement perception. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, Taylor & Francis edition, 2017, 29 (7), pp.821 - 831. ⟨10.1080/20445911.2017.1322093⟩. ⟨hal-01722552⟩
  • Thomas Rulleau, Antoine Ricolleau, David Chesnet, Lucette Toussaint. Importance du moment de la journée et de l’âge sur une pratique en imagerie motrice. Kinésithérapie, la revue, Masson Editeur, 2017, 17 (184), pp.90-91. ⟨10.1016/j.kine.2017.02.103⟩. ⟨hal-02372353⟩
  • Thomas Rulleau, Lucette Toussaint. Évaluation des processus sensorimoteurs des membres inférieurs au moyen d’un test de rotation mentale : des effets variés en fonction de l’âge. Kinésithérapie, la revue, Masson Editeur, 2017, 17 (184), pp.83-84. ⟨10.1016/j.kine.2017.02.092⟩. ⟨hal-02372383⟩
  • Lucette Toussaint, Aurore Meugnot, Arnaud Badets, David Chesnet, Luc Proteau. The specificity of practice hypothesis in goal-directed movements: visual dominance or proprioception neglect?. Psychological Research, Springer Verlag, 2017, 81 (2), pp.407 - 414. ⟨10.1007/s00426-016-0748-3⟩. ⟨hal-01722559⟩
  • Thomas Rulleau, C Rivette, L. Toussaint. Le massage, approche basée sur les preuves. Emc Kinesitherapie, Elsevier, 2017, 38 (3), p. 1-8. ⟨10.1016/S1293-2965(17)85494-3⟩. ⟨hal-01938599⟩
  • Philippe Boulinguez, Lucette Toussaint, Bruno Abed-Meraim, François Collignon. Nature of Perceptual Encoding of Hand Positions According to Subjects' Perceptuomotor Expertise. Perceptual and Motor Skills, Ammons Scientific, 2016, 93 (1), pp.24-30. ⟨10.2466/pms.2001.93.1.24⟩. ⟨hal-02340052⟩
  • Joëlle Rouhana, Fawzi Ferry, Lucette Toussaint, Philippe Boulinguez. Knowledge of Results and Explicit Instruction: Efficiency of Learning the Crawl Stroke in Swimming. Perceptual and Motor Skills, Ammons Scientific, 2016, 95 (3), pp.895-896. ⟨10.2466/pms.2002.95.3.895⟩. ⟨hal-02340047⟩
  • Thomas Rulleau, Lucette Toussaint. G10 – L’imagerie motrice en rééducation, application clinique et recherche. Kinésithérapie, la revue, Masson Editeur, 2016, 16 (170), pp.39-40. ⟨10.1016/j.kine.2015.11.061⟩. ⟨hal-02338787⟩
  • Aurore Meugnot, Nounagnon Frutueux Agbangla, Lucette Toussaint. Selective impairment of sensorimotor representations following short-term upper-limb immobilization. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2016, 69 (9), pp.1842 - 1850. ⟨10.1080/17470218.2015.1125376⟩. ⟨hal-01722561⟩
  • Thomas Rulleau, Benoit Mauvieux, Lucette Toussaint. Influence of Circadian Rhythms on the Temporal Features of Motor Imagery for Older Adult Inpatients. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, WB Saunders, 2015, 96 (7), pp.1229-1234. ⟨10.1016/j.apmr.2015.02.015⟩. ⟨hal-02076463⟩
  • Aurore Meugnot, Nounagnon Frutueux Agbangla, Yves Almécija, Lucette Toussaint. Motor imagery practice may compensate for the slowdown of sensorimotor processes induced by short-term upper-limb immobilization. Psychological Research, Springer Verlag, 2015, 79 (3), pp.489-499. ⟨10.1007/s00426-014-0577-1⟩. ⟨hal-02076475⟩
  • Thomas Rulleau, Lucette Toussaint. Effet du massage sur le fonctionnement du système sensori-moteur du sujet âgé hospitalisé. Kinésithérapie, la revue, Masson Editeur, 2015, 15 (158), pp.18-19. ⟨10.1016/j.kine.2014.11.020⟩. ⟨hal-02091123⟩
  • Aurore Meugnot, Lucette Toussaint. Functional plasticity of sensorimotor representations following short-term immobilization of the dominant versus non-dominant hands. Acta Psychologica, Elsevier, 2015, 155, pp.51-56. ⟨10.1016/j.actpsy.2014.11.013⟩. ⟨hal-02076509⟩
  • Christel Bidet-Ildei, Lucette Toussaint. Are judgments for action verbs and point-light human actions equivalent?. Cognitive Processing, Springer Verlag, 2015, 16 (1), pp.57-67. ⟨10.1007/s10339-014-0634-0⟩. ⟨hal-01118999⟩
  • Aurore Meugnot, Yves Almécija, Lucette Toussaint. The Embodied Nature of Motor Imagery Processes Highlighted by Short-Term Limb Immobilization. Experimental Psychology, Hogrefe, 2014, 61 (3), pp.180-186. ⟨10.1027/1618-3169/a000237⟩. ⟨hal-02077246⟩
  • Thomas Rulleau, Lucette Toussaint. L’imagerie motrice en rééducation. Kinésithérapie, la revue, Masson Editeur, 2014, 14 (148), pp.51-54. ⟨10.1016/j.kine.2013.12.015⟩. ⟨hal-02396446⟩
  • Lucette Toussaint, Pierre-Karim Tahej, Jean-Pierre Thibaut, Camille-Aimé Possamai, Arnaud Badets. On the link between action planning and motor imagery: a developmental study. Experimental Brain Research, Springer Verlag, 2013, 231 (3), pp.331-339. ⟨10.1007/s00221-013-3698-7⟩. ⟨hal-02078622⟩
  • Arnaud Badets, Iring Koch, Lucette Toussaint. Role of an Ideomotor Mechanism in Number Processing. Experimental Psychology, Hogrefe, 2013, 60 (1), pp.34-43. ⟨10.1027/1618-3169/a000171⟩. ⟨hal-02078584⟩
  • Arnaud Badets, Lucette Toussaint, Yannick Blandin, Christel Bidet-Ildei. Interference Effect of Body Shadow in Action Control. Perception, SAGE Publications, 2013, 42 (8), pp.873 - 883. ⟨10.1068/p7502⟩. ⟨hal-01662867⟩
  • L. Toussaint, Yannick Blandin. Behavioral evidence for motor imagery ability on position sense improvement following motor imagery practice. Movement & Sport Sciences - Science & Motricité, EDP sciences, 2013. ⟨hal-02078822⟩
  • Lucette Toussaint, Aurore Meugnot. Short-term limb immobilization affects cognitive motor processes.. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, American Psychological Association, 2013, 39 (2), pp.623-632. ⟨10.1037/a0028942⟩. ⟨hal-02078636⟩
  • Lucette Toussaint, André Caissie, Yannick Blandin. Does mental rotation ability depend on sensory-specific experience?. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, Taylor & Francis edition, 2012, 24 (4), pp.387-394. ⟨10.1080/20445911.2011.641529⟩. ⟨hal-02098069⟩
  • Lucette Toussaint, Nicolas Robin, Yannick Blandin. On the content of sensorimotor representations after actual and motor imagery practice.. Motor Control, Human Kinetics, 2010, 14 (2), pp.159-75. ⟨hal-00508442⟩
  • Lucette Toussaint, Yannick Blandin. On the role of imagery modalities on motor learning.. Journal of Sports Sciences, Taylor & Francis: SSH Journals, 2010, 28 (5), pp.497-504. ⟨10.1080/02640410903555855⟩. ⟨hal-00508443⟩
  • Gilles Kemoun, Marie Thibaud, Nicolas Roumagne, Pierre Carette, Cédric Albinet, et al.. Effects of a Physical Training Programme on Cognitive Function and Walking Efficiency in Elderly Persons with Dementia. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders, Karger, 2010, 29 (2), pp.109-114. ⟨10.1159/000272435⟩. ⟨hal-02109862⟩
  • Lucette Toussaint, Nicolas Robin, Yannick Blandin. On the content of sensorimotor representations after actual and motor imagery practice. Motor Control, Human Kinetics, 2010, 14 (2), pp.159-175. ⟨10.1123/mcj.14.2.159⟩. ⟨hal-01540065⟩
  • Jean-Pierre Thibaut, Lucette Toussaint. Developing motor planning over ages. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, Elsevier, 2010, 105 (1-2), pp.116-129. ⟨10.1016/j.jecp.2009.10.003⟩. ⟨hal-02109969⟩
  • Yannick Blandin, Lucette Toussaint, Charles H Shea. Specificity of practice: interaction between concurrent sensory information and terminal feedback.. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, American Psychological Association, 2008, 34 (4), pp.994-1000. ⟨10.1037/0278-7393.34.4.994⟩. ⟨hal-00508444⟩
  • Yannick Blandin, Lucette Toussaint, C.H. Shea. Specificity of practice hypothesis: the relation between sensory information and extrinsic feedback.. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, American Psychological Association, 2008, 34 (4), pp.994-1000. ⟨hal-00382005⟩
  • C. A. Bouquet, V. Gaurier, T. Shipley, L. Toussaint, Y. Blandin. Influence of the perception of biological or non-biological motion on movement execution.. Journal of Sports Sciences, Taylor & Francis: SSH Journals, 2007, 25 (5), pp.519-30. ⟨10.1080/02640410600946803⟩. ⟨hal-00834227⟩
  • Nicolas Robin, Laurent Dominique, Lucette Toussaint, Yannick Blandin, Aymeric Guillot, et al.. Effects of motor imagery training on service return accuracy in tennis: The role of imagery ability. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2007, 5 (2), pp.175-186. ⟨10.1080/1612197X.2007.9671818⟩. ⟨hal-01529488⟩
  • Nicolas Robin, Lucette Toussaint, Yannick Blandin. Importance des modalités d'imagerie dans la reproduction de configurations corporelles simples. Science & motricité : Revue scientifique de l'Association des Chercheurs en Activités Physiques et Sportives, [Les Ulis] : EDP Sciences, 2006, pp.67 - 78. ⟨10.3917/sm.057.78⟩. ⟨hal-01529490⟩
  • Christelle Robin, Lucette Toussaint, Yannick Blandin, Luc Proteau. Specificity of Learning in a Video-Aiming Task: Modifying the Salience of Dynamic Visual Cues. Journal of Motor Behavior, Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2005, 37 (5), pp.367-376. ⟨10.3200/JMBR.37.5.367-376⟩. ⟨hal-02340014⟩
  • Christelle Robin, Lucette Toussaint, Yannick Blandin, Luc Proteau. Specificity of learning in a video-aiming task: modifying the salience of dynamic visual cues.. Journal of Motor Behavior, Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2005, 37 (5), pp.367-76. ⟨hal-00508448⟩
  • Christelle Robin, Lucette Toussaint, Yannick Blandin, Annie Vinter. Sensory Integration in the Learning of Aiming toward “Self-Defined” Targets. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2004, 75 (4), pp.381-387. ⟨10.1080/02701367.2004.10609171⟩. ⟨hal-02340018⟩
  • Christelle Robin, Lucette Toussaint, Yannick Blandin, Annie Vinter. Sensory integration in the learning of aiming toward "self-defined" targets.. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2004, 75 (4), pp.381-7. ⟨hal-00508450⟩
  • Lucette Gullaud-Toussaint, Annie Vinter. The effect of discordant sensory information in graphic production: two distinct subject groups. Psychological Research, Springer Verlag, 2003, 67 (4), pp.291-302. ⟨10.1007/s00426-002-0129-y⟩. ⟨hal-02340044⟩
  • Nicolas Robin, Lucette Toussaint, Eric Joblet, Emmanuel Roublot, Olivier Hue, et al.. Effet d'une combinaison de feedback, d'observation d'un modèle et d'imagerie motrice sur la précision dans une tâche de passe au football. 18ème congrès international de l'ACAPS, Oct 2019, PARIS, France. ⟨hal-02342071⟩
  • Christel Bidet-Ildei, L. Toussaint, Manuel Gimenes, Arnaud Badets. Motor simulation induced by the semantic context modulates the relationship between action verbs and the perception of biological human movements. MODELACT Conference on Action, Language and Cognition, Jun 2016, Rome, Italy. ⟨hal-01773536⟩
  • Nicolas Robin, Lucette Toussaint, Yannick Blandin. Evolution du rôle des informations sensorielles en fonction de la quantité de pratique en imagerie et des contraintes de tâche. 11ème Congrès international de l'ACAPS, Oct 2005, Paris, France. ⟨hal-01633112⟩
  • Nicolas Robin, Yannick Blandin, Lucette Toussaint. Relationship between imagery modality and dominant sensory modality of the task . Xth European Workshop Imagery Conference, Jun 2005, St Andrews, United Kingdom. ⟨hal-01635689⟩
  • Lucette Toussaint, Nicolas Robin, Yannick Blandin, Luc Proteau. Effets du type de pratique par imagerie et des capacités d'imagerie dans l'apprentissage moteur. 10ème congrès international de l'association des chercheurs en activités physiques et sportives, Oct 2003, Toulouse, France. ⟨hal-01633111⟩
  • Lucette Toussaint, Aurore Meugnot, Christel Bidet-Ildei. Effets sélectifs de la privation d'exercice sur les processus d'imagerie motrice implicite: représentation de soi versus représentation d'autrui.. 16ème congrès de l’association des chercheurs en activités physiques et sportives (ACAPS), Oct 2015, Nantes, France. ⟨hal-01773548⟩
  • Christel Bidet-Ildei, Aurore Meugnot, L. Toussaint. Effets de l'immobilisation de courte durée sur la compréhension des mots d'action. 16ème congrès de l’association des chercheurs en activités physiques et sportives (ACAPS), Oct 2015, Nantes, France. ⟨hal-01773547⟩

Research Team

EXercice, SEnsorimotricity, COgnition (EXSECO)

Research Topics

Motor learning and sensorimotor representation / Plasticity of the sensorimotor function induced by sensorimotor deprivation

keywords:

Motor imagery, Short-term immobilization, Action-cognition relationship, Memory, Motor planning

Responsabilities

  • Director of the Doctoral School n°611 “Language Sciences, Psychology, Cognition, Education”
  • Member of the management team of SFR Functional Neuroimaging (FED 4226)

Supervision activities

2018 – 20…. : Jérémy VILLATTE: « Sensorimotor processes and memory ». Co-direction : 50% L. Taconnat, Univ. Tours, 50% L. Toussaint, Univ. Poitiers).

2017 – 20…. : Vincent FERRANDEZ: “Development and validation of an assessment test of attentional resource management capabilities among Air Force candidates. Co-direction: 35% L. Toussaint, 35% M. Isingrini (Univ. Tours), 30% Colonel S. Duvillard-Monternier (Cerp’Air, BA 705).

2015 – 2018: Sophie-Anne BEAUPREZ: « Role of the sensorimotor system in the treatment of language: the importance of the specific characteristics of movement and motor efficiency in children and young adults ». Co-direction : 80% C. Bidet-Ildei (Univ. Poitiers), 20% L. Toussaint (Univ. Poitiers).

2013 – 2017 : Thomas RULLEAU: « Clinical application of motor imaging in rehabilitation ». Direction : 100% L. Toussaint (Univ. Poitiers).

2010 – 2014: Aurore MEUGNOT: « Short-term immobilization and motor imagery ». Co-direction: 30% Y. Blandin (Univ. Poitiers), 70% L. Toussaint (Univ. Poitiers).

2007 – 2012 : André CAISSIE : « Study of intermodal transfers during tasks of mental rotation: Tactile specificity, sensory independence or visual dependence». Co-direction: 50% Y. Blandin (Univ. Poitiers), 50% L. Toussaint (Univ. Poitiers). Financement : contrat doctoral régional.

2002 – 2005 : Nicolas ROBIN: “ Mental imagery and motor performance: influence of imagery modality, amount of practice and imagery abilities”. Co-direction : 50% Y. Blandin (Univ. Poitiers), 50% L. Toussaint (Univ. Poitiers).

2000 – 2003 : Christelle ROBIN: “ Importance of sensory information and task constraints in learning and controlling manual pointing”. Co-direction : 30% A. Vinter (Univ. Dijon), 70% L. Toussaint (Univ. Poitiers).

Publications (Selected)

Toussaint, L., Wamain, Y., Bidet-Ildei, C., Coello, Y. (in press). Short-term upper-limb immobilization alters peripersonal space representation. Psychological Research. DOI: 10.1007/s00426-018-1118-0

Rulleau, T., & Toussaint, L. (2018). Massage can (re-)activate the lower-limb sensorimotor representation of older adults inpatients. Psychology and Aging, 33(5), 832-840. doi: 10.1037/pag0000264.

Rulleau, T., Robin, N., Abou-Dest, A., Chesnet, D., & Toussaint, L. (2018). Does the improvement of position sense following motor imagery practice vary as a function of age and time-of-day. Experimental Aging Research, 44(4), 443-454. doi: 10.1080/0361073X. 2018.1521496

Robin, N. Coudevylle, G.R., Hue, O., & Toussaint, L. (2018). The influences of tropical climate on imagined walking time. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 30(1); 98-107. doi: 10.1080/20445911.2017.1384382.

Bidet-Ildei, C., Meugnot, A., Beauprez, S.A., Gimenes, M., & Toussaint , L. (2017). Short-term upper limb immobilization affects action-word understanding. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 43(7), 1129-1139. doi:10.1037/xlm0000373.

Toussaint, L., Meugnot, A., Badets, A., Chesnet, D., & Proteau, L. (2017). The specificity of practice hypothesis in goal directed movements: visual dominance or proprioceptive neglect? Psychological Research, 81(2), 407-414. doi:10.1007/s00426-016-0748-3

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