The Winter Olympics in PyeongChang: our experts weigh in

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Several UdeM professors are available to comment on news about the upcoming Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.

On Feb. 9, the 2018 Winter Olympics will open in PyeongChang, South Korea. And our professors are prepped to share their expertise with journalists on a variety of topics, from the physical training of athletes and the ban on participants from Russia to Olympic architecture and security.


Mickael Begon
Professor in the Department of Kinesiology

  • Acrobatic sports

Tel. 514-343-8049 | email
Mickael Begon in the media
Dave Ellemberg
Professor in the Department of Kinesiology

  • Concussions
  • Cognitive and emotional factors associated with risk-taking

Tel. 514-343-7830 | email
Dave Ellemberg in the media

Suzanne Laberge
Professor in the Department of Kinesiology

  • Sociology of sports
  • Promotion of physical activity

Tel. 514-343-7934 | email
Suzanne Laberge in the media
Jonathan Tremblay
Professor in the Department of Kinesiology

  • Physical preparation of athletes
  • Physical demands of sports

Tel. 514-343-2038 | email
Jonathan Tremblay in the media


Yakov Rabkin
Professor in the Department of History
Ban on the Russian Federation: the political and diplomatic implications
Tel. 514-915-7218 | email
Yakov Rabkin in the media

Criminology & security

Frédéric Diaz
Lecturer in the Certificate in Criminology program
Security and crowd control at major international events

Architecture & design

Jean-Pierre Chupin
Professor in the Faculty of Environmental Design and Research Chair on Competitions and Contemporary Practices in Architecture
Olympic installations: the architectural point of view
Tel. 514-343-6809 | email
Jean-Pierre Chupin in the media

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