Dr. Jean Cote

Queen’s professor breaks down the advantage of small towns over bigger cities for producing athletic talent

For boys in youth hockey, the chances of playing in an NHL game are one in 1000. If you were born and raised in a small town rather than a big city, however, these defying odds could waver in your favour.Continue...

Queen’s professor research hits the hardwood

It’s often believed that to be a successful athlete, you need to specialize early. But for every Tiger Woods, there are more stories of young athletes who burn out too early, leaving sport completely.Continue...