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LaVoi gives public lecture at Arizona State
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 17:49:47 +0000

Nicole M. LaVoi, Ph.D., faculty in the School of Kinesiology and co-director of the Tucker Center, will be doing a public lecture at Arizona State University on March 14. Her talk is entitled, “The Paradox of Women in Strong Leadership,” and addresses gender discrimination, unfair double standards, and both explicit and unconscious gender bias in … Continue reading LaVoi gives public lecture at Arizona State

Arizona Sonora News cites LaVoi, coaches research series
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 05:22:09 +0000

The Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport research report series, Women Coaches Research Series & Report Card, and the author, Nicole M. LaVoi, Ph.D., faculty in the School of Kinesiology and co-director of the Tucker Center, are cited in an Arizona Sonora News article, “Women continue to be neglected in NCAA … Continue reading Arizona Sonora News cites LaVoi, coaches research series

MN Spokesman-Recorder cites LaVoi’s longitudinal research
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 03:32:01 +0000

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

MomEnough podcast interviews LaVoi on sport parent behavior
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 21:59:58 +0000

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

Minnesota Girls & Women in Sports Day is Wednesday!
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 15:17:48 +0000

The Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport is proud to celebrate the 31st Annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) on Wednesday, February 1. NGWSD is the premiere occasion to celebrate the participation, success, and accomplishments of girls and women athletes. As part of the celebration the Tucker Center is … Continue reading Minnesota Girls & Women in Sports Day is Wednesday!

Kinesiology’s Tucker Center releases annual Women in College Coaching Report and Report Card
Mon, 01 Feb 2016 20:29:51 +0000

The Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport at the University of Minnesota’s School of Kinesiology, in collaboration with the Alliance of Women Coaches, is releasing today the fourth annual Women in College Coaching Report and Report Card, coinciding with National Girls & Women in Sport Day on February 3, 2016.  In the more than … Continue reading Kinesiology’s Tucker Center releases annual Women in College Coaching Report and Report Card

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