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Tucker Center Talks

 

We have entered a partnership with WISP Sports to promote our research, education, and outreach around girls & women in sport to a broader audience via our new podcast, "Tucker Center Talks." Tucker Center Director, Dr. Nicole M. LaVoi will host the podcast featuring invited guests, timely critiques, the latest research, and dialogue around girls and women in sport.

 

“Physical Activity of African American Females” on Tucker Center Talks podcast

In this episode of “Tucker Center Talks” [S2E8], Nicole M. LaVoi, Ph.D., director of the Tucker Center, converses with TC Affiliated Scholar Daheia J. Barr-Anderson, PhD, associate professor in the U of M’s School of Kinesiology and director of the Behavioral Physical Activity Laboratory (BPAL). Barr-Anderson’s research interests include physical activity, sedentary behaviors, and obesity […] [LISTEN]

“New Zealand’s Gender Inequity” on Tucker Center Talks podcast

In this episode of “Tucker Center Talks” [S2E7], Nicole M. LaVoi, Ph.D., director of the Tucker Center, talks with two TC Affiliated Scholars from New Zealand, Drs. Sarah Leberman (Massey University) and Sally Shaw (University of Otago). The trio discusses the opportunities that can arise for gender equity in sport for girls and women, and […] [LISTEN]

Tucker Center Talks podcast features “Women in College Coaching Report Card”

In this episode of “Tucker Center Talks” [S2E6], Nicole M. LaVoi, Ph.D., summarizes data and key findings in the Women in College Coaching Report Card with more depth and explains why keeping the conversation about women in sport leadership on the front burner matters. [LISTEN]

Tucker Center Talks podcast with Courtney Boucher

In this episode of “Tucker Center Talks” [S2E5], Nicole M. LaVoi, Ph.D., talks to Courtney Boucher. Courtney is a current doctoral student in Kinesiology at the U of M, a research assistant in the Tucker Center, and a two-time Pam Borton Fellow for Women in Sport Leadership. Boucher and LaVoi discuss the inception, purpose and […] [LISTEN]

“Pathways to Coaching,” podcast with Matea Wasend

In this episode of “Tucker Center Talks” [S2E4], Nicole M. LaVoi, Ph.D., talks to Matea Wasend, former School of Kinesiology MS student in sport sociology, Tucker Center research assistant, two-time recipient of the Tucker Center‘s Pam Borton Fellowship, and inaugural recipient of the Erin Reifsteck Student Paper of the Year award from the Women in […] [LISTEN]

“Media Coverage of Women’s Sport,” with Mary Jo Kane

In this episode [S2E3] of Tucker Center Talks, Dr. Nicole M. LaVoi, Tucker Center director and School of Kinesiology senior lecturer, talks with Tucker Center director emerita, Dr. Mary Jo Kane about her line of sport research. They talk about why media portrayals matter, the evidence on quantity and quality of sport media coverage of […] [LISTEN]

“Physical Activity for Adolescent Girls,” with Chelsey Thul

In this episode [S2E2] of Tucker Center Talks, Dr. Nicole M. LaVoi, Tucker Center director and School of Kinesiology Senior Lecturer, talks with Tucker Center Affiliated Scholar Dr. Chelsey Thul, Lecturer in the School of Kinesiology at the University of Minnesota. Drs. Thul and LaVoi talk about Thul’s groundbreaking research on the development, implementation, and […] [LISTEN]

“Gender Allyship in Sport,” with Caroline Heffernan

In this first episode [S2E1] of the second season of “Tucker Center Talks,” Dr. Nicole M. LaVoi, Tucker Center director and School of Kinesiology senior lecturer, talks with Dr. Caroline Heffernan, an assistant professor of Sport and Recreation Management at Temple University and graduate of the U of M’s School of Kinesiology’s sport management doctoral […] [LISTEN]

“The Business of Women’s Sport,” with Nancy Lough

In this episode [S1E5] of “Tucker Center Talks,” Dr. Nicole M. LaVoi, Tucker Center director and School of Kinesiology senior lecturer, talks to Dr. Nancy Lough, professor in the Higher Education Program, Director of Marketing for the University of Nevada–Las Vegas College of Education, who has studied marketing, sponsorship, and gender equity in women’s sports […] [LISTEN]

The lessons of coaching science after Mary Cain

In this episode [S1E4] of “Tucker Center Talks,” Dr. Nicole M. LaVoi, Tucker Center director and School of Kinesiology senior lecturer, has a conversation with Dr. Julie McCleery and Emily Stets about revelations pertaining to elite runner Mary Cain. Julie is Director of Research-Practice Partnerships & Lecturer, University of Washington Center for Leadership in Athletics, […] [LISTEN]