Event Title

Introduction From Hosts


Room 320, Norman Bethune College, York University (Toronto, ON)

Start Date

17-10-2018 9:00 AM

End Date

17-10-2018 9:15 AM


Joe Baker's research examines the varying factors affecting skill acquisition and maintenance across the lifespan, from issues of high performance athlete development to predictors of successful aging. He has held visiting researcher positions in the United Kingdom, Australia and Germany and is the author/editor of 8 books, 4 journal special issues and more than 200 peer reviewed articles and book chapters. He is internationally recognized as a world leader on the science of athlete development.

Sean Horton joined the faculty at the University of Windsor in 2008. His research interests lie primarily in the area of skill acquisition and expert performance both in young people and as individuals age, along with various psychosocial components of sport and physical activity participation. Sean has been part of four SSHRC-funded grants investigating topics related to the relative age effect (RAE), and has contributed to 12 peer-reviewed articles specific to issues allied with relative age. In addition, he has been active in disseminating RAE research to lay audiences through publications in the popular press.

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Oct 17th, 9:00 AM Oct 17th, 9:15 AM

Introduction From Hosts

Room 320, Norman Bethune College, York University (Toronto, ON)