Joe Baker

Joe Baker, PhD, is an assistant professor in the School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences at York University, Toronto, Canada. His PhD research examined physiological and psychological components of expertise in Ironman triathletes. Joe has been a triathlete and ultra-runner for more than 15 years, racing triathlon distances from sprint to Ironman. He has published articles on the requirements of successful performance in journals such as the Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, Applied Cognitive Psychology, and has presented his research at academic conferences around the world. In 2000, Joe was a winner of the Franklin Henry Young Scientist Award by the Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology.