Published by Nathan Didone

Published on November 8, 2018

Softball Ontario is excited to announce that Dr. Nick Wattie will be joining the Get in The Game Symposium as the Keynote Speaker for Session #2 We Talkin' Bout Practice on Saturday November 24th, 2018. Nick will be explaining his scientific approach to representative task design (Practice design and how people learn).


Dr. Nick Wattie earned a Bachelor of Physical and Health Education (BPHE) and a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Life Sciences from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, before completing his master's degree in the School of Kinesiology and Health Science at York University in Toronto, Ontario. With the funding support of a Carnegie Centenary Bursary and a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Doctoral Fellowship, he went on to complete his doctorate at Leeds Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom. After earning his PhD, he returned to Canada to carry out a postdoctoral fellowship at York University.

Research area of specialty:

  • Athlete Development
  • Constraints on Sport Expertise
  • Epidemiology
  • Positive Youth Development
  • Skill Acquisition and Motor Development

Research background and interests:

Dr. Wattie has two primary areas of research interest:

  • Psychosocial and environmental constraints on sport participation and sport expertise.
  • The psychosocial and physical health outcomes associated with sport participation

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For more information on the Get in The Game Symposium contact Nathan Didone at ndidone@gmail.com or (416) 426-7150.

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