Docteur en physio-anatomie, il est responsable de l’axe Recherche Clinique de l’IRFO, et ingénieur d’étude au sein du laboratoire SNA-EPIS de l’Université Jean-Monnet de Saint-Etienne. Il assure également des enseignements au Centre International d’Ostéopathie de Saint-Etienne.



Berger M, Barthélémy JC, Garet M, Raffin J, Labeix P, Roche F, Hupin D. Longer-term effects of supervised physical activity on obstructive sleep apnea and subsequent health consequences. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2021 Jul;31(7):1534-1544.
Berger M, Raffin J, Pichot V, Hupin D, Garet M, Labeix P, Costes F, Barthélémy JC, Roche F. Effect of exercise training on heart rate variability in patients with obstructive sleep apnea: A randomized controlled trial. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2019 Aug;29(8):1254-1262.
Hupin D, Raffin J, Barth N, Berger M, Garet M, Stampone K, Celle S, Pichot V, Bongue B, Barthelemy JC, Roche F. Even a Previous Light-Active Physical Activity at Work Still Reduces Late Myocardial Infarction and Stroke in Retired Adults Aged>65 Years by 32%: The PROOF Cohort Study. Front Public Health. 2019 Mar 19;7:51. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2019.00051. PMID: 30941340; PMCID: PMC6433790.
Raffin J, Barthelemy JC, Barth N, Garet M, Busso T, Feasson L, Devun A, Montuy-Coquard C, Thillays M, Poillerat R, Bouvier R, Bongue B, Roche F, Hupin D. Fifteen Minutes Daily Brisk Walk May Be a New Best Target in Very Old Adults: Age Is Not an Excuse to Not Exercise. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2018 Mar;19(3):273-275.
Hupin D, Edouard P, Gremeaux V, Garet M, Celle S, Pichot V, Maudoux D, Barthélémy JC, Roche F. Physical activity to reduce mortality risk. Eur Heart J. 2017 May 21;38(20):1534-1537.
Sforza E, Saint Martin M, Thomas T, Collet P, Garet M, Barthélémy JC, Roche F. Reply to “Letter to the Editor: Physical activity differently affects bone mineral density in obstructive sleep apnea at different age”. Sleep Med. 2017 Apr;32:274.
Saint Martin M, Labeix P, Garet M, Thomas T, Barthélémy JC, Collet P, Roche F, Sforza E. Does Subjective Sleep Affect Bone Mineral Density in Older People with Minimal Health Disorders? The PROOF Cohort. J Clin Sleep Med. 2016 Nov 15;12(11):1461-1469.

Sforza E, Saint Martin M, Thomas T, Collet P, Garet M, Barthélémy JC, Roche F. Risk factors of osteoporosis in healthy elderly with unrecognized obstructive sleep apnea: role of physical activity. Sleep Med. 2016 Jun;22:25-32.

Costes F, Celle S, Garet M, Kossovsky M, Roche F, Barthélémy JC. Identification and comparison of the predictors of maximal inspiratory force and handgrip in a healthy elderly population. The proof study. Clin Nutr. 2016 Aug;35(4):963-7.

Fournier-Bourgier S, Fournier R, Garet M, Feval P, Gebeile-Chauty S. Relationship between cranial mechanics and dysmorphic dentofacial characteristics: a cross-sectional study. Cranio. 2016 Jan;34(1):20-8.

Chalencon S, Pichot V, Roche F, Lacour JR, Garet M, Connes P, Barthélémy JC, Busso T. Modeling of performance and ANS activity for predicting future responses to training. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2015 Mar;115(3):589-96.

Chien HC, Chen HM, Garet M, Wang RH. Predictors of physical activity in patients with heart failure: a questionnaire study. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2014 Jul;29(4):324-31.

Prévotat A, Denis F, Leroy S, Garet M, Wemeau-Stervinou L, Perez T, Halm AM, Wallaert B. Activité physique quotidienne de patients adultes atteints de mucoviscidose [Daily physical activity in adult patients with cystic fibrosis]. Rev Pneumol Clin. 2013 Feb;69(1):3-9.

Chalencon S, Busso T, Lacour JR, Garet M, Pichot V, Connes P, Gabel CP, Roche F, Barthélémy JC. A model for the training effects in swimming demonstrates a strong relationship between parasympathetic activity, performance and index of fatigue. PLoS One. 2012;7(12):e52636.

Charbonnier J, Levy A, Guichard JB, Garet M, Auberdiac P, Roche F, Malkoun N, Moncharmont C, Jacquin JP, de Laroche G, Magné N. Mise en place d’une étude pilote de sensibilisation au réentraînement à l’activité physique dans deux populations sélectionnées atteintes d’un cancer du sein [Establishment of a pilot study of awareness retraining in physical activity in two selected populations of patients with breast cancer]. Bull Cancer. 2012 Jul- Aug;99(7-8):753-9.

Guichard JB, Garet M, Auberdiac P, Nourissat A, Roche F, Mélis A, Barthélémy JC, Chauvin F, Da Costa A, Chargari C, Merrouche Y, Jacquin JP, Collard O, Magné N. Quantification de l’activité physique journalière des patientes traitées pour un cancer du sein et comparaison avec deux populations témoins [Assessment of daily physical activity of breast cancer patients and comparison with two control populations]. Bull Cancer. 2011 Jul;98(7):733-40.

Achour EC, Barthelemy JC, Lionard KC, Trombert B, Lacour JR, Thomas-Anterion C, Gonthier R, Garet M, Roche F. Level of physical activity at the age of 65 predicts successful aging seven years later: the PROOF study. Rejuvenation Res. 2011 Apr;14(2):215-21.

Assoumou HG, Barthelemy JC, Garet M, Dauphinot V, Celle S, Pichot V, Kossovsky M, Gaspoz JM, Roche F. Increased waist circumference is the component of metabolic syndrome the most strongly associated with elevated C-reactive protein in elderly. Metab Syndr Relat Disord. 2011 Aug;9(4):281-5.

Vincent L, Féasson L, Oyono-Enguéllé S, Banimbek V, Denis C, Guarneri C, Aufradet E, Monchanin G, Martin C, Gozal D, Dohbobga M, Wouassi D, Garet M, Thiriet P, Messonnier L. Remodeling of skeletal muscle microvasculature in sickle cell trait and alpha-thalassemia. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2010 Feb;298(2):H375-84

Edouard P, Frize N, Calmels P, Samozino P, Garet M, Degache F. Influence of rugby practice on shoulder internal and external rotators strength. Int J Sports Med. 2009 Dec;30(12):863-7.

Chouchou F, Pichot V, Garet M, Barthélémy JC, Roche F. Dominance in cardiac parasympathetic activity during real recreational SCUBA diving. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2009 Jun;106(3):345-52.

Degache F, Garet M, Calmels P, Costes F, Bathélémy JC, Roche F. Enhancement of isokinetic muscle strength with a combined training programme in chronic heart failure. Clin Physiol Funct Imaging. 2007 Jul;27(4):225-30.

Garet M, Barthélémy JC, Degache F, Pichot V, Duverney D, Roche F. Modulations of human autonomic function induced by positive pressure-assisted breathing. Clin Physiol Funct Imaging. 2006 Jan;26(1):15-20.

Garet M, Degache F, Pichot V, Duverney D, Costes F, DA Costa A, Isaaz K, Lacour JR, Barthélémy JC, Roche F. Relationship between daily physical activity and ANS activity in patients with CHF. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2005 Aug;37(8):1257-63.

Roche F, Barthélémy JC, Garet M, Duverney D, Pichot V, Sforza E. Continuous positive airway pressure treatment improves the QT rate dependence adaptation of obstructive sleep apnea patients. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2005 Aug;28(8):819-25.

Pichot V, Roche F, Denis C, Garet M, Duverney D, Costes F, Barthélémy JC. Interval training in elderly men increases both heart rate variability and baroreflex activity. Clin Auton Res. 2005 Apr;15(2):107-15.

Garet M, Boudet G, Montaurier C, Vermorel M, Coudert J, Chamoux A. Estimating relative physical workload using heart rate monitoring: a validation by whole-body indirect calorimetry. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2005 May;94(1-2):46-53. Garet M, Tournaire N, Roche F, Laurent R, Lacour JR, Barthélémy JC, Pichot V. Individual Interdependence between nocturnal ANS activity and performance in swimmers. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2004 Dec;36(12):2112-8.

Garet M, Chamoux A, Brunet F, Margot A-C. Evaluation of physical activity and exercise tolerance in institutionalized individuals with mental and physical deficiencies. Eur. Rev. of Mental Deficiency, 29 (sept), 2004.

Roche F, Barthélémy JC, Garet M, Costes F, Pichot V, Duverney D, Kadem M, Millot L, Estour B. Chronotropic incompetence to exercise separates low body weight from established anorexia nervosa. Clin Physiol Funct Imaging. 2004 Sep;24(5):270-5.

Garet M, Barthélémy JC, Degache F, Costes F, Da-Costa A, Isaaz K, Lacour JR, Roche F. A questionnaire-based assessment of daily physical activity in heart failure. Eur J Heart Fail. 2004 Aug;6(5):577-84.

Garet M, Degache F, Costes F, Da-Costa A, Lacour Jr, Barthélémy Jc, Roche F. DAQIHF: methodology and validation of a daily activity questionnaire in heart failure. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2004 Aug;36(8):1275-82.

Costes F, Roche F, Pichot V, Vergnon JM, Garet M, Barthelemy JC. Influence of exercise training on cardiac baroreflex sensitivity in patients with COPD. Eur Respir J. 2004 Mar;23(3):396-401.

Roche F, Pichot V, Sforza E, Court-Fortune I, Duverney D, Costes F, Garet M, Barthélémy JC. Predicting sleep apnoea syndrome from heart period: a time- frequency wavelet analysis. Eur Respir J. 2003 Dec;22(6):937-42.

Roche F, Reynaud C, Pichot V, Duverney D, Costes F, Garet M, Gaspoz JM, Barthélémy JC. Effect of acute hypoxia on QT rate dependence and corrected QT interval in healthy subjects. Am J Cardiol. 2003 Apr 1;91(7):916-9.

Roche F, Reynaud C, Garet M, Pichot V, Costes F, Barthélémy JC. Cardiac baroreflex control in humans during and immediately after brief exposure to simulated high altitude. Clin Physiol Funct Imaging. 2002 Sep;22(5):301-6.

Pichot V, Bourin E, Roche F, Garet M, Gaspoz JM, Duverney D, Antoniadis A, Lacour JR, Barthélémy JC. Quantification of cumulated physical fatigue at the workplace. Pflugers Arch. 2002 Nov;445(2):267-72.

Pichot V, Busso T, Roche F, Garet M, Costes F, Duverney D, Lacour JR, Barthélémy JC. Autonomic adaptations to intensive and overload training periods: a laboratory study. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2002 Oct;34(10):1660-6.
Boudet G, Garet M, Bedu M, Albuisson E, Chamoux A. Median maximal heart rate for heart rate calibration in different conditions: laboratory, field and competition. Int J Sports Med. 2002 May;23(4):290-7.

Chapitres d’ouvrages

Lutter contre le Dopage en gérant la Récupération Physique, Coll. Biologie et Médecine du Sport, Eds. Publications de l’Université de Saint-Etienne, 2003.
Polyhandicap – Handicap sévère : Activités motrices et sensorielles, Eds. Actio 2010.
Exercise Physiology : from a cellular to an integrative approach, IOS Press 2012

Nombre de Conférences et Congrès – activité de reviewer

48 conférences et congrès dont 6 conférences invitées, 2 symposiums, 8 communications orales (3 publiées dans une revue indexée, 5 publiées dans des actes) et 32 communications affichées (8 publiées dans une revue indexée, 24 publiées dans des actes) +  reviewer 5 journaux

Encadrement d’étudiants

5 en thèse, 13 en Master, 3 en thèse de médecine.

Contrats de recherche – prix

Participation à l’élaboration, la rédaction et la réalisation de 16 contrats de recherche (PHRC + AOL)

Prix de la Société Française de Cardiologie (50% avec Dr. F. Roche) en 2005