Joe Baker, PhD

School of Kinesiology and Health Science - York University





Research Interests
Current Research

Graduate Students







Graduate Student Information

For information on the School of Kinesiology and Health Science graduate program, please click here.


Prospective and current graduate students are expected to apply for external funding.  Viable scholarships and fellowships are available from the Social Sciences and Humanties Research Council, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, and the Ontario Graduate Scholarship Program.  For more information, click on the name of the program above. 

Current Graduate Students

Alina Cohen - PhD candidate (co-supervised with Dr. Chris Ardern)

     Research - Physical activity involvement and cognitive function in older adults

Shruti Patelia MSc candidate

     Research - Injury and health in Masters athletes

Rachael Stone - PhD candidate

     Research - Aging stereotypes and fear of falling in older adults

Amy Gayman - Post-Doctoral Fellow

     Research - Sport participation and positive development in older adults  

Kaitlyn LaForge-MacKenzie - Post-Doctoral Fellow
     Research - Predictors of long-term athlete development

Rona El-Bakri- MSc candidate
     Research - Health outcomes in Masters athletes compared to normal and cognitively engaged older adults

Srdjan Lemez - PhD candidate
     Research - Mortality in professional athletes  

Kathryn Robinson- MSc candidate
     Research - to be determined

Nima Dehghansai - MSc candidate
     Research - Long term athlete developmetn in para-sport  


Jane Logan (MSc)
Brad Meisner (MSc and PhD)

Shilpa Dogra (PhD)

Stephen Cobley (PhD)

Jeff Cubos (MSc)
Harmonie Wong (MSc)
Jared Puterman (MSc)
Alisa Abgarov (MSc)
Sarah Jeffrey-Tosoni (PhD)
Nick Wattie (MSc and Post-doctoral fellow)
Sean Horton (Post doctoral fellow)

Dan Koz (MSc)

Melissa Hopwood (PhD)

Jason Israelski (MSc)

Karim Khalil (MSc)

Myles Gibbon  (MSc)