The Tucker Center hosts a monthly research presentation and discussion—The Tucker Table. The Tucker Table provides opportunities for collaboration and encourages intellectual insight within the School of Kinesiology and across campus. Tucker Table is free and open to all interested parties. Participants are encouraged to bring their own lunch, as sessions are hosted over the noon hour.
Tucker Table Archives
Dr. Marie Hardin (John Curley Center for Sports Journalism, Penn State University)
Monday, February 21: Power in a fragmented collective: Feminism, Foucault, and the sports blogosphere
CANCELED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER
Dr. Cheryl Cooky (Department of Health and Kinesiology and Women's Studies, Purdue University)
Friday, March 4: The stronger women get, the more news media love men's sports: Gender in televised sport news and highlight shows
Tucker Table Student Showcase and Reception: Friday, May 6, 12-2pm
Vicki Schull: Female College Athletes' Perceptions of Leadership
Katie Wurst: Millennial Generation Athletes: Creating Opportunities for Female Coaches
Alyssa Norris: The Elephant in the Room: Workplace Satisfaction of Lesbian Assistant Coaches
John Lisec: Sport-New Media Complex: The Contested Terrain of Gender in Sports News Blogs
Mary Jo Kane, Ph.D., and Nicole LaVoi, Ph.D. (University of Minnesota)
Thursday, November 11 - The Construction and Launch of espnW: Fact v. Fiction
[FULL VIDEO] (includes video and PowerPoint presentation)
Jen Bhalla, Ph.D. (University of Minnesota)
Thursday, September 16 - Coaches and Parents as Sources of Positive Youth Development: Caucasian and African American Girls' Life Skills Learning Through Sport
Austin Stair Calhoun, M.S.Ed., Nicole LaVoi, Ph.D., (University of Minnesota) and Amy Sandler, Ph.D.
Friday, April 30 - Consequences of homophobia within intercollegiate athletics
Erin Becker, M.A., and Nicole LaVoi, Ph.D. (University of Minnesota)
Friday, March 26 - Coaching youth soccer as a token female
Jo Ann Buysse, Ph.D. (University of Minnesota)
Friday, February 26 - Framing gender and disability: A cross-cultural analysis of photographs from the 2008 Paralympic Games
Diane Wiese-Bjornstal, Ph.D., Jim Winges, M.S., Monique Foster, Ayanna Franklin, and Tara Robertson (University of Minnesota)
Thursday, November 19 - Psychology and socioculture of sport injury: Does gender matter?
Julie Hughes and Moira Petit, Ph.D. (University of Minnesota)
Thursday, October 29 - Do women’s bones adapt differently to exercise? Implications for exercise prescription to prevent osteoporosis
Toben Nelson, Ph.D. (University of Minnesota)
Thursday, September 24 - Obesity prevention and youth sports: What do we really know?
Lisa Kihl, Ph.D., and Vicki Schull, M.A. (University of Minnesota)
Friday, May 8 - Leadership, gender politics, and organizational change.
Daheia Barr-Anderson, Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Thursday, April 16 -
Environmental influences of physical activity among
African-American adolescent girls.
Nicole LaVoi, Ph.D., and Chelsey Thul, M.A. (University of Minnesota)
Thursday, March 26 - Reducing physical inactivity and promoting active living: From the voices of East African girls
Vikki Krane, Ph.D., (Bowling Green State University) and Sally Ross, Ph.D. (University of Memphis)
Thursday, February 26 - Photographic self-representations of collegiate female athletes.
Maureen Weiss, Ph.D., Jennifer Bhalla, M.S., and Nicole Bolter, M.Ed. (University of Minnesota)
Thursday, December 11 - Positive youth development through sport: The First Tee as an exemplar program
Diane Gill, Ph.D. (University of North Carolina-Greensboro)
Thursday, November 13 - Social psychology and physical activity: Toward positive health for girls and women
Mary Jo Kane, Ph.D., and Heather Maxwell, Ph.D. (University of Minnesota)
Thursday, October 30 - Expanding the boundaries of sport media research: Consumer responses to representations of women's sports.
Beth Lewis, Ph.D. (University of Minnesota)
Thursday, September 25 - An evaluation of a physical activity intervention for pregnant and postpartum women
Tiffany Muller Myrdahl, Ph.D. (University of Minnesota)
Friday, May 2 - Lesbians, the WNBA, and the Cultural Politics of Normativity
Missy Price (University of Minnesota)
Friday, April 18 - Peer leadership of adolescent female athletes: Relationships among personal characteristics, leadership behaviors, and team outcomes
Jennifer Bhalla (University of Minnesota)
Friday, February 15 - A cross-cultural perspective of parental influence on adolescent females’ achievement beliefs and behaviors in sport and school domains