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Joe Baker, PhD

School of Kinesiology and Health Science - York University

 

 

 

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Books

7. Baker, J. & Farrow, D. (in press). The Routledge handbook of sport expertise. London: Routledge. To be published April 2015.

6. Baker, J., Fraser-Thomas, J., & Safai P. (2015) Health and elite sport: Is high performance sport a healthy pursuit? London: Routledge.

5. Farrow, D., Baker, J. & MacMahon, C. (in press). Developing sports expertise: Researchers and coaches put theory into practice (2nd edition). Routledge/Taylor and Francis.

4. Baker, J., Cobley, S., & Schorer, J. (2012). Talent identification and development in sport: International perspectives. Routledge/Taylor and Francis.

3. Baker, J., Horton, S., & Weir, P. (2010). The masters athlete: Understanding the role of sport and exercise in optimizing aging. Routledge/Taylor and Francis.

2. Farrow, D., Baker, J. & MacMahon, C. (2008). Developing sports expertise: Researchers and coaches put theory into practice. Routledge/Taylor and Francis.

1. Baker, J. & Sedgwick, W. (2005). Sport psychology library: Triathlon. Fitness Information Technology.

Special Journal Issues

3. Baker, J. & Hodges, N. (in press). Sport expertise: A festschrift celebrating the contributions of Dr. Janet Starkes. Special issue of the International Journal of Sport Psychology.

2. Baker, J. & Schorer, J. (2010). Identification and development of talent in sport. Special issue of Talent Development and Excellence, 2 (2).

1. Baker, J. & Davids, K. (Eds. 2007). Nature, nurture and sports performance. Special issue of the International Journal of Sport Psychology, 38 (1).

Letters, Invited Commentaries and Editorials

10. Baker, J. (2014). Nature-nurture determinants. In B. Eklund and G. Tenenbaum (Eds) Encyclopedia of Sport and Exercise Psychology (pp. 308-311). Sage.

9. Schorer, J. & Baker, J. (2012). Continuing challenges for a systemic theory of gifted education. High Ability Studies, 23, 107-108.

8. Cobley, S., Wattie, N., Baker, J., & McKenna, J. (2011). Relative age effects in female contexts: Authors’ reply to Goldschmied. Sports Medicine, 41, 88-90.

7. Baker, J. (2011). Stability of racial differences in the DMGT: The case for stereotype threat. Talent Development and Excellence.

6. Baker, J. & Schorer, J. (2010). Identification and development of talent in sport. Introduction to the special issue. Talent Development and Excellence, 2 1-3.

5. Cobley, S. & Baker, J. (2010). A commentary on “Digging it out of the dirt: Ben Hogan, deliberate practice and the secret”. Annual Review of Golf Coaching 2010 29-33.

4. Baker, J. & Logan, A.J. (2009). Relative age effects in NHL draftees revisited: A response to Hancock, Ste-Marie and Young (2008). British Journal of Sports Medicine (e-letter). http://blogs.bmj.com/bjsm/2009/06/19/e-letters-relative-age-effects-in-nhl-draftees-revisited/

3. Baker, J. (2009). Tradition is a guide, not a jailer. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 40, 648-651.

2. Baker, J. (2007). Nature and nurture interact to create expert performers. High Ability Studies, 18, 57-58.

1. Baker, J. & Côté, J. (2003). Resources and commitment as critical factors in the development of ‘gifted’ athletes. High Ability Studies, 14, 139-140.

Chapters in Edited Books

30. Baker, J., & Horton, S. (in press). Aging and involvement in sport and physical activity. In P. Crocker (Ed.) Sport and exercise psychology: A Canadian perspective (3rd edition). Toronto: Pearson.

29. Farrow, D. & Baker, J. (in press). The future of sport expertise research: Barriers and facilitators in theory and practice. In J. Baker and D. Farrow (Eds.). The Routledge Handbook of Sport Expertise. London: Routledge.

28. Baker, J. & Farrow, D. (in press). A [very brief] review of the historical foundations of sport expertise: An introduction to the handbook. In J. Baker and D. Farrow (Eds.). The Routledge Handbook of Sport Expertise. London: Routledge.

27. Baker, J., Wattie, N., & Schorer, J. (in press). Defining expertise: A taxonomy for researchers in skill acquisition and expertise. In J. Baker and D. Farrow (Eds.). The Routledge Handbook of Sport Expertise. London: Routledge.

26. Horton, S., Baker, J., & Weir, P. (in press). Career length, aging and expertise. In J. Baker and D. Farrow (Eds.). The Routledge Handbook of Sport Expertise. London: Routledge.

25. Jonker, L., Elferink-Gemser, M.T., Tromp, E.J.Y., Baker, J., & Visscher, C. (in press). Psychological characteristics and the developing athlete: The importance of self-regulation. In J. Baker and D. Farrow (Eds.). The Routledge Handbook of Sport Expertise. London: Routledge.

24. Safai, P. Fraser-Thomas, J., & Baker, J. (2015). Sport and health of the high performance athlete: An introduction to the text. In J. Baker, J. Fraser-Thomas, and P. Safai (Eds.) Health and elite sport: Is high performance sport a healthy pursuit?(pp. 1-12) London: Routledge.

23. Baker, J., Lemez, S., & Wattie, N. (2015). Sport and longevity: Does being an elite athlete result in longer life? In J. Baker, J. Fraser-Thomas, and P. Safai (Eds.) Health and elite sport: Is high performance sport a healthy pursuit? (pp. 117-130) London: Routledge.

22. Farrow, D., Baker, J., & MacMahon, C. (in press). Developing expertise in sport: Enhancing the coach-scientist relationship. In D. Farrow, J. Baker, and C. MacMahon (Eds.) Developing Sport Expertise (2nd edition). London: Routledge.

21. Baker, J. & Cobley, S. (in press). Outliers, talent codes and myths: Play and practice in developing the expert athlete. In D. Farrow, J. Baker, and C. MacMahon (Eds.) Developing Sport Expertise (2nd edition). London: Routledge.

20. Zeigler, A. & Baker, J. (in press). Talent development as adaptation: The role of educational and learning capital. In S. Phillipson, H. Stoeger & A. Ziegler (Eds.), Development of excellence in East-Asia. Explorations in the Actiotope model of giftedness. London: Routledge.

19. MacDonald, D. & Baker, J. (in press). Circumstantial development: Birthdate and birthplace effects on athlete development. In J. Côté and R. Lidor (Eds.). Conditions of children’s talent development in sport. Fitness Information Technology.

18. Baker, J. (2012). Wie wird man Experte? Primäre und sekundäre Einflüsse auf die Entwicklung von Hochleistungssportlern. [Becoming expert: Primary and secondary influences on the development of sport expertise]. In C. Fischer, C. Fischer-Ontrup, F. Käpnick, F.-J. Mönks, H. Scheerer, & C. Solzbacher (Eds.), Individuelle Förderung multipler Begabungen. Fachbezogene Forder- und Förderkonzepte [Individual promotion of multiple abilities: Concepts for skill development] (p. 319-332). Lit-Verlag: Münster.

17. Baker, J., Schorer, J., & Cobley, S. (2012). Lessons learned: The future of research in talent identification and development. In J. Baker, S. Cobley, and J. Schorer (Eds) Talent identification and development in sport: International perspectives. Routledge.

16. Cobley, S., Schorer, J., & Baker, J. (2012). Identification & development of sport talent: A brief introduction to a growing field of research and practice. In J. Baker, S. Cobley, and J. Schorer (Eds) Talent identification and development in sport: International perspectives. Routledge.

15. Baker, J. (2012). Do genes predict potential? Genetic factors and athlete success. In J. Baker, S. Cobley, and J. Schorer (Eds) Talent identification and development in sport: International perspectives. Routledge.

14. Cubos, J., Baker, J., Faught, B., McAuliffe, J., Keightley, M., McPherson, M., Macpherson, A., Reed, N., Duggan, K., Taha, T., & Montelpare, W.J. (2010). Measuring concussive risk in minor ice hockey. In R.M. Greenwald and A.B. Ashare (Eds.) Safety in ice hockey (5th volume). ASTM International.

13. McPherson, M., Montelpare, W.J., Keighttley, M., Reed, N., Sutherland, M., Taha, T., McAuliffe, J., Baker, J., Cubos, J. & Faught, B. (2010). Head impacts sustained in Bantam-aged hockey players and safe hockey behaviors. In R.M. Greenwald and A.B. Ashare (Eds.) Safety in ice hockey (5th volume). ASTM International.

12. Faught, B., Baker, J., Cairney, J., Corey, P., Montelpare, W.J., & Nystrom., M. (2010). Measuring athlete exposure and body contact using time on task technology in ice hockey. In R.M. Greenwald and A.B. Ashare (Eds.) Safety in ice hockey (5th volume). ASTM International.

11. Baker, J. & Schorer, J. (2011). How rowers develop. In V. Nolte (Ed.) Rowing faster (2nd Edition). Human Kinetics

10. Weir, P., Baker, J., & Horton, S. (2010). The emergence of Masters Sport: Participatory trends and historical developments. In Baker, J., Horton, S., & Weir, P. (Eds.) The masters athlete: Understanding the role of sport and exercise in optimizing aging (pp. 7-14). Routledge.

9. Baker, J., & Schorer, J. (2010). Learning from the masters: Maintenance of skilled performance with age. In Baker, J., Horton, S., & Weir, P. (Eds.) The masters athlete: Understanding the role of sport and exercise in optimizing aging (pp. 66-78). Routledge.

8. Baker, J. & Horton, S. (2010). Aging and involvement in sport and physical activity. In Crocker (Ed.) Sport and exercise psychology: A Canadian perspective (pp. 256-277) (2nd Edition). Pearson.

7. Hodges, N.J. & Baker, J. (2011). Expertise: The goal of performance development. In D.J Collins, A. Abbott & H. Richards (Eds.) Performance psychology: A practitioner's guide. Elsevier.

6. Baker, J. & Cobley, S. (2008). Does practice make perfect? The role of training in developing the expert athlete. In D. Farrow, J. Baker, & C. MacMahon (Eds.) Developing sports expertise: Researchers and coaches put theory into practice (pp. 29-40). Routledge/Taylor and Francis.

5. Côté, J., Baker, J., & Abernethy, B. (2007). Play and practice in the development of sport expertise. In G. Tenenbaum & R.C. Eklund (Eds.) Handbook of sport psychology (pp. 184-202). John Wiley & Sons.

4. Baker, J. (2007). Sport and physical activity in the older athlete. In P. Crocker (Ed.) Sport psychology: A Canadian perspective (pp. 295-314). Pearson.

3. Baker, J. & Côté, J. (2006). Shifting training requirements during athlete development: The relationship among deliberate practice, deliberate play and other sport involvement in the acquisition of sport expertise. In D. Hackfort and G. Tanenbaum (Eds.) Essential processes for attaining peak performance (pp. 93-110). Germany: Meyer and Meyer.

2. Baker, J. & Davids, K. (2006). Genetic and environmental constraints on variability in sport performance. In K. Davids, S. J. Bennett & K. M. Newell (Eds.), Movement system variability (pp. 109-129). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

1. Côté, J., Baker, J., & Abernethy, B. (2003). From play to practice: A developmental framework for the acquisition of expertise in team sports. In K.A. Ericsson & J.L. Starkes (Eds.). Expert performance in sports: Advances in research on sport expertise (pp. 89-110). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

Papers in Peer Reviewed Journals

122. Lemez, S., Wattie, N., Ardern, C.I. & Baker, J. (in press). The precocity-longevity hypothesis re-examined: Does career start age in Canadian National Hockey League players influence their lifespan? Journal of Sport Science and Medicine (accepted August 29, 2014).

121. Wattie, N., Schorer, J., & Baker, J. (in press). The relative age effect in sport: A developmental systems model. Sports Medicine (accepted August 4, 2014).

120. Wattie, N., Tietjens, M., Schorer, J., Ghanbari, C.J., Strauss, B., Seidel, I., & Baker, J. (in press). Does relative age influence motor test performance of fourth grade pupils? European Physical Education Review (accepted March 24, 2014).

119. Baker, J., Shuiskiy, K., & Schorer, J. (in press). Does size of one’s community affect likelihood of being drafted into the NHL? Analysis of 25 years of data. Journal of Sports Sciences. (accepted March 22, 2014).

118. Poulos, C.C.N., Gallucci Jr., J., Gage, W.H., Baker, J., Buitrago, S. & Macpherson, A.K. (2014). The perceptions of professional soccer players on the risk of injury from competition and training on natural grass and 3rd generation artificial turf. BMC Sport Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation, 6, 11 doi:10.1186/2052-1847-6-11.

117. Tirp, J., Baker, J., Weigelt, M., & Schorer, J. (2014). Combat stance in judo: Laterality differences between and within competition levels. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport, 14, 217-224.

116. Baker, J. & Young, B. (2014). 20 years later: Deliberate practice and the development of expertise in sport. International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 7, 135-157.

115. Jeffrey-Tosoni, S., Fraser-Thomas, J. & Baker, J. (in press). Parent involvement in Canadian youth hockey: Experiences and perspectives of peewee players. Journal of Sport Behavior (accepted January 15, 2014)

114. Baker, J. & Schorer, J. (2013). The southpaw advantage? - Lateral preference in mixed martial arts. PLoS ONE, 8, e79793. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0079793

113. Huettermans, S., Memmert, D., & Baker, J. (in press). Understanding the microstructure of practice: Training differences between various age classes, experimental levels and sports. Talent Development and Excellence (accepted September 13, 2013).

112. Lemez, S., Baker, J., Horton, S., Wattie, N., & Weir, P. (in press). Examining the relationship between relative age, competition level and dropout rates in male youth ice hockey players. Scandinavian Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport doi: 10.1111/sms.12127.

111. Reinhoff, R. Hopwood, M., Baker, J. & Schorer, J. (2013). Motor skills transfer from basketball to darts but not perceptual skills. Frontiers in Psychology: Movement Science and Sport Psychology, 4, 593. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00593.

110. Fraser-Thomas, J., Jeffrey-Tosoni, S., & Baker, J. (2014). “I like that you can hit a guy and not really get in trouble”: Young ice hockey players’ experiences with body checking. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 12, 121-133.

109. Schorer, J. Reinhoff, R., Westphal, H., & Baker, J. (in press). Digit ratio effects between expertise levels in American Football players. Talent Development and Excellence, 5, 113-116.

108. Stone, R. & Baker, J. (2014). Physical activity, age and arthritis: Exploring the relationships of major risk factors on biopsychosocial symptomology and disease status. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 22, 314-323.

107. Schorer, J., Reinhoff, R., Fischer, L., & Baker, J. (2013). Foveal and peripheral fields of vision influence perceptual skill in anticipating opponents’ attacking position in volleyball. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 38, 185-192.

106. Grundel, A., Schorer, J., Strauss, B., & Baker, J. (2013). Does playing experience improve coaching? An exploratory study of perceptual-cognitive skill in soccer coaches. Frontiers in Psychology: Movement Science and Sport Psychology, 4,129. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00129.

105. Meisner, B., Weir, P., & Baker, J. (2013). The relationship between aging expectations and various modes of physical activity among aging adults. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 14, 569-576.

104. Schorer, J., Wattie, N., & Baker, J. (2013). A new dimension to relative age effects: Constant year effects in German youth handball. PLoS ONE, 8 (4), e60336. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0060336.

103. Manson, J., Ritvo, P., Ardern, C.I., Weir, P.L., Baker, J, Jamnik, R., & Tamim, H. (in press). Improvements in health-related fitness in older adults: A Tai Chi intervention with culturally diverse low-income community dwelling participants. Canadian Journal on Aging (accepted February 14, 2013).

102. Baker, J., Kungl, A.M., Pabst, J., Strauss, B., Busch, D., & Schorer, J. (2013). ‘It’s all in your hands’: Laterality, digit ratio (2D:4D) and selection to a National talent development system. Laterality: Asymmetries of Body, Brain and Cognition, 18, 710-718.

101. Baker, J., Koz, D., Kungl, A.M., Fraser-Thomas, J., & Schorer, J. (2013). Staying at the top: Playing position and performance affect career length in professional sport. High Ability Studies, 24, 63-76.

100. Abgarov, A., Jeffrey-Tosoni, S., Baker, J., & Fraser-Thomas, J. (2013). Understanding social support throughout the injury process among intercollegiate swimmers. The Journal of Intercollegiate Sport, 5, 213-229.

99. Helsen, W., Baker, J., Micheils, S., Schorer, J., van Wickel, J., & Williams, A.M. (2012). The relative age effect in European professional football: Has anything changed after 10 years of research? Journal of Sports Sciences, 30, 1665-1671.

98. Wattie, N. & Baker, J. (2013). Happy birthday? Relative age and its influence on human development. The Psychologist, 26, 110-113.

97. Reinhoff, R., Fischer, L., Strauss, B., Schorer, J., & Baker, J. (2012). Fields of vision influence sensory-motor control of skilled and less-skilled dart players. Journal of Sport Science and Medicine, 11, 542 - 550.

96. Stone, R.C., Meisner, B.A. & Baker, J. (2012). Mood disorders among older adults participating in individual and group active environments: ‘Me’ versus ‘us’, or both? Journal of Aging Research, 2012: doi 10.1155/2012/727983.

95. Meisner, B. & Baker, J. (2013). An exploratory analysis of aging expectations and health care behavior among aging adults. Psychology and Aging, 28, 99-104.

94. Wattie, N., Tietjens, M., Cobley, S., Schorer, J., Baker, J., & Kurz, D. (2014). Relative age-related participation and dropout trends in German youth sports clubs. European Journal of Sports Sciences, 14 (supplement), S213-S220.

93. Liffiton, J., Weir, P.L., Horton, S. & Baker, J. (2012). Successful aging: How does physical activity influence engagement with life? European Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 9, 103-108.

92. Abgarov, A., Fraser-Thomas, J. & Baker, J. (2012). Understanding trends and risk factors of swimming-related injuries in varsity swimmers. Clinical Kinesiology, 66, 24-28.

91. Bailey, A., Baker, J., Spassiani, N., & Meisner, B. (2012). Gatekeepers of gerontological research: A pilot study investigating factors influencing research compliance. Research on Aging, 34, 499-506.

90. Kowalyk, T., Davis, C., Wattie, N., & Baker, J. (2014). No link between birth date and ADHD symptomatology in adults. Journal of Attention Disorders, 18, 73-81.

89. Baker, J., Janning, C., Wong, H., Cobley, S., & Schorer, J. (2014). Variations in relative age effects in individual sports: Skiing, figure skating and gymnastics. European Journal of Sports Sciences, 14 (supplement), S183-S190.

88. Schorer, J., Jaitner, T., Baker, J., Fath, F., & Woolny, R. (2012). Influence of varying focus of attention conditions on dart throwing performance in experts and novices. Experimental Brain Research, 217, 287-297.

87. Loffing, F., Schorer, J., Hagemann, N., Lotz, S., & Baker, J. (2012). On the advantage of being left-handed in volleyball: Further evidence of the specificity of skilled visual perception. Attention, Perception and Psychophysics, 74, 446–453.

86. Dionigi, R., Horton, S., & Baker, J. (2013). How do older masters athletes account for their performance preservation? A qualitative analysis. Ageing and Society, 33, 297-319.

85. Schorer, J., Loffing, F., Hagemann, N., & Baker, J. (2012). Human handedness in interactive situations: Negative perceptual frequency effects can be reversed! Journal of Sports Sciences, 30, 507-513.

84. Wattie, N., Cobley, S., Baker, J., Schorer, J., Tietjens, M. (2012). Relative age effects in higher education: An investigation of potential long-term impacts resulting from youth sport and education policies. Talent Development and Excellence, 4, 49-64.

83. Baker, J., Begats, S., Busch, D., Strauss, B. & Schorer, J. (2012). Training differences and selection in a talent identification system. Talent Development and Excellence, 4, 23-32.

82. Koz, D., Fraser-Thomas, J. & Baker, J. (2012). Accuracy of professional sports drafts in predicting career potential. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, 22, e64-e69.

81. Dionigi, R., Baker, J. & Horton, S. (2011). Older adults’ perceived benefits of competition. International Journal of Sport and Society, 2, 17-28.

80. Dionigi, R., Horton, S., & Baker, J. (2013). Negotiations of the ageing process: Older adults’ stories of sport participation. Sport, Education and Society, 18, 370-387.

79. Reed, N., Taha, T., Keightley, M., Duggan, K., McAuliffe, J., Cubos, J., Baker, J., Faught, B., McPherson, M., & Montelpare, W.J. (2010). Measurement of head impacts in youth ice hockey players. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 31, 826-833.

78. Schorer, J., Neumann, J., Cobley, S., Tietjens, M., & Baker, J. (2011). Lingering effects of relative age in basketball players’ post athletic career. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 6, 143-148.

77. Dogra, S., Jamnik, V. & Baker, J. (2010). Self-directed exercise improves perceived measures of health in adults with partly controlled asthma. Journal of Asthma, 47, 972-977.

76. Meisner, B.A. & Baker, J. (in press). Who are you calling old? Ageism predicts psychological and physical health during later life. Canadian Journal of Epidemiology and Biostatistics.

75. Puterman, J., Schorer, J., & Baker, J. (2010). Laterality differences in elite ice hockey: Does shooting orientation influence performance and attainment? Journal of Sports Sciences, 28, 1581-1593.

74. Dogra, S., Kuk, J., Baker, J., & Jamnik, V. (2011). Exercise is associated with improved asthma control in adults. Euopean Respiratory Journal, 37, 318-323.

73. Meisner, B.A., Dogra, S., Logan, A.J., Baker, J., & Weir, P.L. (2010). Do or decline: Comparing the effects of physical inactivity on biopsychosocial components of successful aging. Journal of Health Psychology, 15, 688-696.

72. Baker, J., Schorer, J., Cobley, S., Bräutigam, H., & Büsch, D. (2010). Gender, depth of competition and relative age effects in team sports. Asian Journal of Exercise and Sport Science, 6, 7-13.

71. Dionigi, R., Horton, S., & Baker, J. (2010). Seniors in sport: The experiences and practices of older World Masters Games competitors. International Journal of Sport and Society, 1, 55-68.

70. Wattie, N., Cobley, S., Macpherson, A., Montelpare, W.J., McKenna, J., Howard, A., & Baker, J. (2010). Constituent year: A new consideration for injury risk research in Canadian youth ice hockey. Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine, 20 (2), 113-116.

69. Dogra, S., Baker, J., & Ardern, C.I. (2010). Role of age of asthma diagnosis in the asthma-obesity relationship. Canadian Respiratory Journal, 17, 97-101.

68. McPherson, M., Montelpare, W.J., Keighttley, M., Reed, N., Sutherland, M., Taha, T., McAuliffe, J., Baker, J., Cubos, J. & Faught, B. (2009). An analysis of head impact profiles and safe hockey behaviors in youth hockey players. Journal of ASTM International, 6 (10), 1-7.

67. Montelpare, W.J., McPherson, M.N., Sutherland, M., Faught, B.E., Baker J., Keightley, M., Corey, P., MacPherson, A., & Taha, T. (2010). Introduction to the Play It Cool Safe Hockey Program. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 5, 61-74.

66. Baker, J., Fraser-Thomas, J., Dionigi, R., & Horton, S. (2010). Sport participation and positive development in older persons. European Review of Aging and Physical Activity, 7, 3-12.

65. Memmert, D., Baker, J. & Bertsch, C. (2010). Play and practice in the development of sport-specific creativity in team ball sports: A preliminary examination. High Ability Studies, 21, 3-18.

64. Horton, S., Baker J., Pearce, W., & Deakin, J.M. (2010). Immunity to popular stereotypes of aging? Seniors and stereotype threat. Educational Gerontology, 36, 353-371.

63. Josse, J., Baker, J., & Macpherson, A. (2009). Hockey injuries across the lifespan: A descriptive population-based study. Clinical Kinesiology, 63, 39-45.

62. Weir, P., Meisner, B., & Baker, J. (2010). Successful aging across the years: Does one model fit everyone? Journal of Health Psychology, 15, 680-687.

61. Leite, N., Sampaio, J., & Baker, J. (2009). Patterns of early sport involvement and the path to expertise in team sports in Portugal. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 8, 560-566.

60. Baker, J., Schorer, J., & Cobley, S. (2010). Relative age effects: An inevitable consequence of elite sport? Sportwissenschaft: The German Journal of Sport Science, DOI 10.1007/s12662-009-0095-2.

59. Faught, B., Baker, J., Cairney, J., Corey, P., Montelpare, W.J., & Nystrom. M. (2009). Measuring athlete exposure and body contact using time on task technology in ice hockey. The Journal of ASTM International, 6, 1-7.

58. Schorer, J., Baker, J., Busch, D., Wilhelm, A., & Pabst, J. (2009). Relative age, talent identification and youth skill development: Do relatively younger athletes have superior technical skills? Talent Development & Excellence, 1, 45-56.

57. Roters, J., Logan, A.J., Meisner, B.A., & Baker, J. (2010). A preliminary study of perceptions of ageing in athletes and non-athletes. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 11, 67-70.

56. Cubos, J., Baker, J., Faught, B., McAuliffe, J., Keightley, M., McPherson, M., Macpherson, A., Reed, N., Duggan, K., Taha, T., & Montelpare, W.J. (2009). Measuring concussive risk in minor ice hockey. The Journal of ASTM International, 6, 1-7.

55. Baker, J., Schorer, J., Cobley, S., Schimmer, G., & Wattie, N. (2009). Circumstantial development and athletic excellence: The role of birth date and birth place European Journal of Sports Sciences, 9, 329-339.

54. Baker, J., Cobley, S., Montelpare, W.J., Wattie, N., Faught, B. & the Ontario Hockey Research Group (2010). Exploring mechanisms of the relative age effect in Canadian Minor Hockey. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 41, 148-159.

53. Schorer, J., Baker, J., Lotz, S., & Busch, D. (2010). Influence of early environmental constraints on achievement motivation in talented young handball players. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 41, 42-57.

52. Dogra, S., Ardern, C.I., Baker, J. (2009). The role of physical activity and body mass index in the healthcare utilization of adult asthmatics. Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, 102, 462-468.

51. Keightley, M., Duggan, C., Reed, N., McAuliffe, J., Taha, T., Faught, B., McPherson, M., Baker, J., & Montelpare, W.J. (2009). Pediatric sports-related mild traumatic brain injury. BMJ Case Reports (doi:10.1136/bcr.06.2008.0148).

50. Baker, J., Cobley, S. & Fraser-Thomas, J. (2009). What do we know about early sport specialization? Not much! High Ability Studies, 20, 77-89.

49. Baker, J., Meisner, B., Logan, J. Kungl, A.M., & Weir, P. (2009). Physical activity and successful aging in Canadian seniors. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 17, 223-235.

48. Cobley, S., Schorer, J., & Baker, J. (2008). Relative age effects in elite German soccer: A historical analysis. Journal of Sports Sciences, 26, 1531-1538.

47. Wattie, N., Cobley, S., & Baker, J. (2008). Toward a unified understanding of relative age effects in sport. Journal of Sports Sciences, 26, 1403-1409.

46. Cobley, S., Wattie, N. Baker, J. & McKenna, J. (2009). A meta-analytical review of relative age effects in sport: The emerging picture. Sports Medicine, 39, 235-256.

45. Schorer, J., Cobley, S., Busch, D., Brautigam, H., & Baker, J. (2009). Influences of competition level, gender, player nationality, career stage and playing position on relative age effects. Scandinavian Journal of Sport Science and Medicine, 19, 720-730.

44. Horton, S., Baker, J., & Côté, J., & Deakin, J.M. (2008) Understanding seniors’ perceptions and stereotypes of aging. Educational Gerontology, 34, 997-1017.

43. Dogra, S., Meisner, B., & Baker, J. (2008). Psychosocial predictors of physical activity in older aged asthmatics. Age and Ageing, 37, 449-454.

42. Horton, S., Baker, J., & Schorer, J. (2008). Expertise and aging: Maintaining skills throughout the lifespan. European Review of Aging and Physical Activity, 5, 89-96.

41. Cobley, S. Baker, J., Wattie, N., & McKenna, J. (2009). How pervasive are relative age effects in secondary school education? Journal of Educational Psychology, 101, 520-528.

40. Wattie, N., Ardern, C.I., & Baker, J. (2008). Season of birth and the prevalence of overweight and obesity in Canada. Early Human Development, 84, 539-547.

39. Horton, S., Baker, J., Pearce, G.W., & Deakin, J.M. (2008). On the malleability of performance: Implications for seniors. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 27, 446-465.

38. Burr, J., Jamnik, R.K., Baker, J., Macpherson, A., Gledhill, N. & McGuire, E.J. (2008). Relationship of physical fitness test results and ice hockey playing potential in elite level ice hockey players. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 22, 1535-1543.

37. Schorer, J. & Baker, J. (2009). Aging and perceptual-motor expertise in handball goalkeepers. Experimental Aging Research, 35, 1-19.

36. Cobley, S. Abraham, C. & Baker, J. (2008). Relative age effects on physical education attainment and school sport representation. Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 13, 267-276.

35. Dogra, S., Ardern, C.I., & Baker, J. (2007). The relationship between asthma age of onset and cardiovascular disease in Canadians with asthma. Journal of Asthma, 44, 849-854.

34. Horton, S., Baker, J., & Deakin, J. (2007). Stereotypes of aging: Their effects on the health of seniors in North American society. Educational Gerontology, 33, 1-15.

33. Wattie, N., Cobley, S., Macpherson, A., Howard, A. Montelpare, W.J. & Baker, J. (2007). Injuries in Canadian youth ice hockey: The influence of relative age. Pediatrics, 120, 142-148.

32. Schorer, J., Baker, J., Fath, F., & Jaitner, T. (2007). Identification of inter- and intra-individual movement patterns in varying expertise levels. Journal of Motor Behavior, 39, 409.421.

31. Baker, J. & Logan, A.J. (2007). Developmental contexts and sporting success: Birthdate and birthplace effects in NHL draftees 2000-2005. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 41, 515-517.

30. Baker, J., Horton, S., Pearce, W., & Deakin, J. (2007). Maintenance of skilled performance with age: A descriptive examination of professional golfers. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 15, 299-316.

29. Davids, K. & Baker, J. (2007). Genes, environment and sport performance: Why the Nature-Nurture dualism is no longer relevant. Sports Medicine, 37, 961-980.

28. Wattie, N., Baker, J., Cobley, S. & Montelpare, W.J. (2007). A historical examination of relative age effects in Canadian hockey players. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 38, 178-186.

27. Baker, J. & Davids, K. (2007). Sound and fury, signifying nothing? Future directions in the nature-nurture debate. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 38, 135-143.

26. Montelpare, W.J., Baker, J., Faught, B., Corey, P., MacKay, M., Lavoie, N., & Nystrom, M. (2007). Development of a computing utility to measure time-on-task in injury research studies. International Journal of Sports Science and Engineering, 1, 183-187.

25. Dogra, S. & Baker, J. (2006). Physical activity and health in Canadian asthmatics. Journal of Asthma, 43, 795-799.

24. Baker, J., Côté, J., & Deakin, J. (2006). Patterns of early involvement in expert and non-expert master triathletes. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 77, 413-419.

23. Côté, J., MacDonald, D., Baker, J., & Abernethy, B. (2006). When “where” is more important than “when”: Birth place effects on the achievement of sporting expertise. Journal of Sports Sciences, 24, 1065-1073.

22. Horton, S., Baker, J. & Deakin, J. (2005). Experts in action: A systematic observation of 5 national team coaches. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 36, 299-319.

21. Baker, J., Horton, S., Pearce, W. & Deakin, J. (2005). A longitudinal examination of performance in champion golfers. High Ability Studies, 16, 179-185.

20. Baker, J., Deakin, J., & Côté, J. (2005). On the utility of deliberate practice: Predicting performance in ultra-endurance triathletes from training indices. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 36, 225-240.

19. Abernethy, B., Baker, J., & Côté, J (2005). Transfer of pattern recall skills as a contributor to the development of sport expertise. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 19, 705-718.

18. Baker, J., Côté, J., & Deakin, J. (2005). Cognitive characteristics of expert ultra-endurance triathletes. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 6, 551-558.

17. Baker, J., Deakin, J., & Côté, J. (2005). Expertise in ultra-endurance triathletes: Early sport involvement, training structure, and the theory of deliberate practice. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 17, 64-78.

16. Baker, J. & Horton, S. (2004). A review of primary and secondary influences on sport expertise. High Ability Studies, 15, 211-228.

15. McCaul, K., Baker, J., & Yardley, J. (2004). Predicting adolescent substance use from physical activity intensity. Pediatric Exercise Science, 16, 277-289.

14. Baker, J., Yardley, J., & Côté, J. (2003). Coach behaviors and athlete satisfaction in team and individual sports. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 34, 226-239.

13. Baker, J. & Horton, S. (2003). East African running dominance revisited: A role for stereotype threat? British Journal of Sports Medicine, 37, 553-555.

12. Baker, J., Robertson-Wilson, J. & Sedgwick, W. (2003). Publishing productivity in sport psychology 1970-2000: An exploratory examination of the Price/Lotka Law. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 25, 477-483.

11. Baker, J., Côté, J., & Abernethy, B. (2003). Learning from the experts: Practice activities of expert decision-makers in sport. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 74, 342-347.

10. Baker, J. & Robertson-Wilson, J. (2003). On the risks of early specialization in sport. Physical and Health Education Journal, 69, 4-8.

9. Baker, J. (2003). Early specialization in youth sport: A requirement for adult expertise? High Ability Studies, 14, 85-94.

8. Robertson-Wilson, J., Baker, J., Côté, J., & Derbyshire, E. (2003). Childhood sport involvement in active and inactive adult females. AVANTE, 9, 1-8.

7. Baker, J., Côté, J., & Abernethy, B. (2003). Sport specific training, deliberate practice and the development of expertise in team ball sports. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 15, 12-25.

6. Baker, J., Horton, S., Robertson-Wilson, J., & Wall, M. (2003). Nurturing sport expertise: Factors influencing the development of elite athletes. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine, 2, 1-9.

5. Baker, J., & Yardley, J. (2002). Moderating effect of gender on the relationship between sensation seeking-impulsivity and substance use in adolescents. Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, 12, 27-44.

4. Baker, J., Yardley, J., & McCaul, K. (2001). Characteristics of responding-, nonresponding- and refusing-parents in an adolescent lifestyle choice study. Evaluation Review, 25, 605-619.

3. Baker, J. (2001). Genes and training for athletic performance revisited Sportscience, 5(2) On-line journal available from http://www.sportsci.org/jour/0102/jb.htm

2. Baker, J., Côté, J. & Hawes, R. A. (2000). The relationship between coaching behaviours and sport anxiety. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 3, 110-119.

1. Côté, J., Yardley, J., Hay, J., Sedgwick, W., & Baker, J.R. (1999). An exploratory examination of the Coaching Behavior Scale for Sport. AVANTE, 5(3), 82-92.