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].
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LaVoi keynotes at Grinnell Women Coaches Workshop
Kane quoted in Outside Magazine
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Wiese-Bjornstal, LaVoi, to present at Mayo Clinic Ice Hockey Concussion Summit
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.