Nicolas holds a Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science from Concordia University with a specialization in Clinical Exercise Physiology, as well as a Master's in Kinesiology from the University of Montreal. His work as a personal trainer since 2010, and his academic internships in rehabilitation hospitals, clinics and cardiac rehabilitation programs have allowed him to gain experience with a variety of different diseases and conditions including stroke, cardiac rehab, diabetes, cholesterol, hypertension, cancer, tromatic brain injury, COPD, Parkinsons and many more. During his professional Master's degree, he furthered his studies on a subject of high interest to him: cardiac rehabilitation.
Nicolas is an accredited member of the Federation of Kinesiologists of Quebec (FKQ) and must maintain a valid CPR and AED certification by the Heart and Stroke Foundation along with 30 credits of continued education every two years. Passionate about his profession, he pursues continued education certifications in order to learn new skills and improve existing ones.
A kinesiologist is a health professional who uses exercise for prevention, treatment, and performance purposes. The minimum requirement for a kinesiologist is a three year university degree in kinesiology or exercise science.
The Federation of Kinesiologists of Quebec (FKQ) is the organization with the highest standards in physical activity at the provincial level. This title allows accredited kinesiologists to issue receipts for reimbursement of their services.
The insurance companies that offer policies covering kinesiology (to date) are: