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]
The 2015-16 Head Coaches of Women's Collegiate Teams. 40+ years after Title IX, female sport participation is at an all-time high but the percentage of women coaching women at the collegiate level has declined from 90+% in 1974 to near an all-time low today of 40%. To address this issue, the Tucker Center, in collaboration with the Alliance of Women Coaches, add the 2015-16 year to their research series. [LEARN MORE].
Kane comments on Olympic safety concerns raised by Zika virus
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette highlights LaVoi keynote at Girls and Women in Sports Symposium
NGWSD Breaking Barriers award to Thul and colleagues for GIRLS initiative
Kinesiology’s Tucker Center releases annual Women in College Coaching Report and Report Card
LaVoi gives keynote at Robert Morris Girls & Women in Sport Symposium
“In the Game” at 6th annual Tucker Center Film Festival Feb. 2 – CANCELED
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.