The Tucker Center and tptMN have collaborated to produce a second documentary, the Emmy Award-winning "Media Coverage & Female Athletes," a groundbreaking video featuring research-based information examining the amount and type of coverage given to female athletes. Interviews with sport media scholars and personal stories from award-winning coaches and female athletes explore these issues and dispel the common—and untrue—myths that nobody’s interested in women’s sport and that "sex sells." [LEARN MORE]
This special report, produced to honor the 45th anniversary of Title IX, is a partnership among LGBT SportSafe, The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES) at the University of Central Florida, and the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport at the University of Minnesota. Race, gender, and LGBT inclusion data for head coaches of women’s teams was collected for eight select NCAA Division I conferences. [LEARN MORE].
Tucker Center report cited in ESPN online
Tucker Center releases report honoring 45th anniversary of Title IX
Lewis’s research cited in Reuters feature on benefits of exercise on postpartum depression
Media microaggressions against female athletes, female athletes of color, show increase
Lavoi interviewed on Way of Champions podcast
Women Coaches Report cited in article on UM Duluth gay coach lawsuit
The first of its kind in the world, the Tucker Center is an interdisciplinary research center leading a pioneering effort to examine how sport and physical activity affect the lives of girls and women, their families, and communities.