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]
We are launching a research series and annual report card with the Alliance of Women Coaches to help increase the number of women in the coaching profession, generate awareness, and start dialogue. To see which NCAA Division-I institutions, sports and conferences receive passing and failing grades, CLICK HERE.
Tucker Center broadcast on concussion and female athletes tomorrow
Dr. Beth Lewis announces “Healthy Mom II” postpartum study
Washington Post quotes LaVoi on flap over Dick’s Sport Goods’ catalog
Barr-Anderson and colleagues slated to publish in Journal of Adolescent and Family Health
LaVoi panelist in Project Play national dialogue, “What Do Mothers Want from Youth Sports?”
Tucker Center research cited in Columbia Chronicle article on CBS Sports’ all-women’s sports show
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.