David Rouffet

David Rouffet

Associate Professor
Department of Health & Sport Sciences
Room 105B - SAC E
502-852-8352
d0rouf01 @ louisville.edu

David Rouffet's curriculum vitae [PDF]

Educational Background

  • PhD, Faculty of Sport and Exercise Science, University of Lyon, France
  • MSc, Faculty of Sport and Exercise Science, University of Clermont-Ferrand, France
  • BSc, Faculty of Sport and Exercise Science, University of Clermont-Ferrand, France

Selected Teaching Areas

  • Seminar in Exercise Physiology
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Sport Physiology
  • Advanced Exercise Physiology
  • Clinical Exercise Practice

Selected Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Journal of Applied Physiology, Reviewer, Manuscript ID#JAPPL-00356-2017
  • Frontiers in Physiology, section Exercise Physiology: Manuscript ID# 295007
  • Research in Sports Medicine: Manuscript ID# GSPM-2016-0221
  • Honorary Researcher for the Institute for Health and Sport, 2017 - 2020
  • International Society of Electrophysiology and Kinesiology
  • Society for Neurosciences

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Finn HT, Rouffet DM, Kennedy DS, Green S, Taylor JL. (2018) Motoneuron excitability of the quadriceps decreases during a fatiguing submaximal contraction. Journal of Applied Physiology 124(4), 970-979
  • Rudsits BL, Hopkins W, Hautier CA, Rouffet DM. (2018) Force-Velocity test on a stationary cycle ergometer: Methodological recommendations. Journal of Applied Physiology, 124(4), 831-839
  • O’Bryan SJ, Taylor JL, Billaut F, Rouffet DM (2017) Knee extensor fatigue developed during high intensity exercise limits lower-limb power production. Journal of Sports Sciences, Jul 18:1-8 (https://doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2017.1349922).
  • Rouffet DM. Can we use transcutaneous electrical stimulation of the cervical spinal cord to improve upper extremity function in a quadriplegic individual? Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center Friday Seminar Series. May, 2019.
  • Rouffet DM, Gerasimeko YP, Harkema SJ, D’Amico JM. Strengthened descending neural pathways mediate improvements in upper extremity function following transcutaneous electrical stimulation and activity based therapy in an individual with a cervical, complete spinal cord injury. Annual Congress of the Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, October 19-23, 2019.