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MN Spokesman-Recorder cites LaVoi’s longitudinal research

Thursday, February 16, 2017: Nicole M. LaVoi, Ph.D., faculty in the School of Kinesiology and co-director of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport, is quoted in “Men still coach majority of women’s collegiate teams,” a Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder article by Charles Hallman. The article interviews LaVoi, citing data in her extensive, longitudinal research on coaching trends, … Continue reading MN Spokesman-Recorder cites LaVoi’s longitudinal research [Read Full Story]

Wade to give talk at University of Georgia

Thursday, February 9, 2017: On February 17, 2017, Michael G. Wade, Ph.D., professor in the School of Kinesiology, will speak at the College of Education, University of Georgia, as part of their Research Colloquium Series. In his talk, “Does theorizing about Developmental Coordination Disorder inform diagnosis and intervention?”, Dr. Wade will comment on the empirical data and conclusions as to … Continue reading Wade to give talk at University of Georgia [Read Full Story]

Minnesota Legislative Office on the Economic Status of Women quotes Tucker Center’s Mary Jo Kane

Wednesday, February 8, 2017: Mary Jo Kane, Ph.D., director of the Tucker Center and professor in the School of Kinesiology, is quoted in the Women’s Sports & the Media and Legislative Update Newsletter from the Minnesota Legislative Office on the Economic Status of Women. In an analysis of the Minneapolis Star Tribune’s sports section’s percentage of men’s  vs. women’s article, Kane’s comments help interpret the … Continue reading Minnesota Legislative Office on the Economic Status of Women quotes Tucker Center’s Mary Jo Kane [Read Full Story]

Stoffregen appointed to Gait & Posture board

Tuesday, February 7, 2017: Thomas Stoffregen, Ph.D., professor in the School of Kinesiology and director of the Affordance Perception-Action Laboratory (APAL), has accepted an appointment to the editorial board for Gait & Posture, one of the pre-eminent journals in the field of Movement Science. The journal is a vehicle for the publication of up-to-date basic and clinical research on all aspects of locomotion … Continue reading Stoffregen appointed to Gait & Posture board [Read Full Story]

MomEnough podcast interviews LaVoi on sport parent behavior

Monday, February 6, 2017: Nicole M. LaVoi, Ph.D., faculty in the School of Kinesiology and co-director of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport, was interviewed in podcast for a Mom Enough website article, “Being a Good Sport Parent: Practical Guidance on Bringing Out the Best in Your Young Athlete.” LaVoi is cited for doing … Continue reading MomEnough podcast interviews LaVoi on sport parent behavior [Read Full Story]

Family Social Science launches new M.A. in prevention science

Monday, February 6, 2017: Family Social Science (FSOS) has launched a new master’s degree program in prevention science that will help prepare family science practitioners to prevent or moderate major human dysfunctions before they occur. The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Prevention Science will equip students to confront many of the daunting challenges facing today’s families and communities, including … Continue reading Family Social Science launches new M.A. in prevention science [Read Full Story]

Moore and Inoue presenting research results to Minnetonka Senior Services

Monday, February 6, 2017: Graduate assistant Chris Moore, advised by Yuhei Inoue, Ph.D., assistant professor of Sport Management in the School of Kinesiology presented research results to study participants at the Minnetonka Senior Services. This research study titled “The Influence of Sport Team Identification on Mental Health for Older Adults” was funded by Janet B. Parks NASSM Research Grant. … Continue reading Moore and Inoue presenting research results to Minnetonka Senior Services [Read Full Story]

Kihl and collegeaues serve as guest editors for special issue on corruption in sport

Monday, February 6, 2017: Lisa A. Kihl, Ph.D., associate professor of Sport Management in the School of Kinesiology, and colleagues James Skinner, MBA, Ph.D. (Loughborough University-London) and Terry Engelberg-Moston, Ph.D. (James Cook University-Australia) served as guest editors for the Special Issue – Corruption in sport: Understanding the complexity of corruption in European Sport Management Quarterly. In addition, to serving … Continue reading Kihl and collegeaues serve as guest editors for special issue on corruption in sport [Read Full Story]

Wiese-Bjornstal will present at Florida State University’s SPEAR conference

Friday, February 3, 2017: On February 9, Diane Wiese-Bjornstal, Ph.D., professor in the School of Kinesiology and director of the Sports Medicine Psychology Lab,  will be the keynote speaker at  Florida State University’s Sport Professionals’ Experience and Research (SPEAR) conference hosted by the student-led graduate organization, Sport Psychology Organization & Research Team (SPORT). Dr. Wiese-Bjornstal will be giving two invited lectures about … Continue reading Wiese-Bjornstal will present at Florida State University’s SPEAR conference [Read Full Story]

Wiese-Bjornstal, alumna Russell, publish in SAGE Research Methods

Friday, February 3, 2017: Diane Wiese-Bjornstal, Ph.D., professor in the School of Kinesiology, and Ph.D. alumna Hayley Russell, ’14, have published a research methods case study in SAGE Research Methods Cases. Russell is an assistant professor in the Department of Health and Exercise Science at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN. The case is titled “A Narrative Approach to Understanding Psychological … Continue reading Wiese-Bjornstal, alumna Russell, publish in SAGE Research Methods [Read Full Story]

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