LaVoi discusses youth sport research

On August 21, 2011 I talked with WCCO’s Mark Rosen on Sports Sunday about a variety of topics related to youth sport including sport parents, the snack wars, concussions and more. To view the segment click here.

Youth Sport Parent Perceptions: Interference with Family Time

This week I and graduate student Alyssa Norris released a first-of-its-kind, evidence-based report titled Youth Sport Report: Parent Perceptions How Frequently Youth Sport Interferes With Family Time (LaVoi & Norris, 2011). Youth sports informed by sport science and “done right” can provide a positive, meaningful context for youth development and family engagement. Yet for some …