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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 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]

Profile on Collegiate Coaches, with Dr. Austin Stair Calhoun

In this episode [S1E3] of “Tucker Center Talks,” Dr. Nicole M. LaVoi talks with Dr. Austin Stair Calhoun, a Tucker Center Affiliated Scholar and currently the Chief of Staff at the University of Minnesota’s Office of Medical Education. We talk about our research together pertaining to family narratives in online coaching biographies of collegiate coaches […] [LISTEN]

TC director Dr. Nicole M. LaVoi interviews founder and first director of Tucker Center, Dr. Mary Jo Kane

Dr. Kane tells listeners the origin story of the Tucker Center and discusses her seminal piece of research known as the “sport as continuum” paper. If you want to brush up, read the original 1995 paper—and you should because it is a good one!—or the 2017 reflection piece she wrote on the impact of her […] [LISTEN]

Inaugural podcast: “Tucker Center Talks: Introducing the Tucker Center”

In this first episode of Tucker Center Talks, Nicole M. LaVoi, Ph.D., director of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport introduces the work of the Tucker Center, in terms of who we are and what we do in our research, outreach, and educational programming. [LISTEN]