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

Karim Khalil - MSc candidate

     Research - Environmental contexts and talent development in varsity sports

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  

Myles Gibbon - MSc candidate
     Research - Draft accuracy in the NFL

Srdjan Lemez - PhD candidate
     Research - Mortality in professional athletes  

Young Bin Cho - MSc candidate
     Research - to be determined  

Kathryn Robinson- MSc candidate
     Research - to be determined

Nima Dehghansai - MSc candidate
     Research - to be determined  


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)