Hockey success and birth date: The relative age effect revisited

@article{Nolan2010HockeySA,
  title={Hockey success and birth date: The relative age effect revisited},
  author={J. E. Nolan and Grace L Howell},
  journal={International Review for the Sociology of Sport},
  year={2010},
  volume={45},
  pages={507 - 512}
}
  • J. E. NolanG. Howell
  • Published 9 July 2010
  • Psychology
  • International Review for the Sociology of Sport
In a replication of studies by Barnsley et al. (1985), and Grondin et al. (1984) the authors gathered birthdates of players in the National Hockey League (NHL), Western Hockey League (WHL), Ontario Hockey League (OHL), and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). The players were categorized according to month of birth. Additionally, the players were categorized by country of birth, reflecting the changes in professional hockey over the period since the original studies. The results indicate… 

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