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].
East African Mother-Daughter study participants celebrate “graduation”
LaVoi participates in 43rd class of NCAA Women Coaches Academy
LaVoi and Baeth publish in The Palgrave Handbook of Feminism and Sport, Leisure and Physical Education, 2018
LaVoi to participate in CEHD Alumni and Graduate Networking Event on Nov. 9
Kane publishes invited chapter in Research in the Sociology of Sport series
Kane keynote reviewed in Illinois State University’s WGLT 89.1FM newsletter
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