Publications

LaVoi N .M. (Ed. and chapter author) (2018, October). The 2018 Tucker Center Research Report, Developing Physically Active Girls: An Evidence-based Multidisciplinary Approach.

Executive Summary | Full Report | Positive Model

 

LaVoi, N. M., & Wasend, M .K. (2018, July). Athletic administration best practices of recruitment, hiring and retention of female collegiate coaches. Minneapolis, MN: Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport. To read the full report, click here.

LaVoi, N. M., & Silva-Breen, H. (2018, July). Head coaches of women’s collegiate teams: A comprehensive report on NCAA Division-I institutions, 2017-18. Minneapolis: Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport.

LaVoi, N. M., Wasend, M., & Baeth, A. (in press). The gender divide in current day sports coaching. In R. Thewell & M. Dicks (Eds.), Professional Advances in Sports Coaching: Research and Practice. London, UK: Routledge.

LaVoi, N., Baeth, A., & Calhoun, A. S. (in press). Sociological perspectives of women in sport. In N. Lough & A. Guerin (Eds.), Handbook on the Business of Women’s Sport. London, UK: Routledge.

LaVoi, N. M. (2018, February). Head coaches of women’s collegiate teams: A report on seven select NCAA Division-I conferences, 2017-18. Minneapolis: Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport.

Kane, M. J., & LaVoi, N. M. (2018). An examination of athletic administrators’ perceptions regarding the absence of female head coaches in women’s intercollegiate sports. Women in Sport and Physical Activity.

LaVoi, N. M. (September 7, 2017). Women Want to Coach. Contexts.

LaVoi. N. M. (August 28, 2017). Leadership should not be defined by gender on the sidelines. Sports Business Journal.

LaVoi, N.M., Lough, N., & Kane, M.J. (2017). Sociological Aspects of Sport. In P. Pedersen & L. Thibault (Eds.), Contemporary sport management (6th ed.) (pp. xxx-xxx). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

LaVoi, N. M., & Silva-Breen, H. (2017, December). Head coaches of women’s collegiate teams: A comprehensive report on NCAA Division-III institutions, 2017-18. Minneapolis: Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport.

LaVoi, N. M. (2017, June). Gender, race & LGBT inclusion of head coaches of women’s teams: A report on select NCAA Division I conferences for the 45th anniversary of Title IX. Minneapolis: Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport.

LaVoi, N. M., & Baeth, A. (2017). Women in Coaching. In Feminisms in Sport. Expected in 2017. Palgrave Macmillan.

Hamilton, M. G., & LaVoi, N. M. (2017). Coaches Who Care: The Ethical Professional Identity Development of Moral Exemplar Collegiate Coaches. Journal of Moral Education. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03057240.2017.1313724 .

Caple, N., Lapchick, R., & LaVoi, N. M. (2017, June). Gender, race & LGBT inclusion of head coaches of women’s teams: A report on select NCAA Division I conferences for the 45th anniversary of Title IX. Minneapolis: Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport.

LaVoi, N. M. (2017, February). Head coaches of women’s collegiate teams: A report on select NCAA Division-I institutions, 2016-17. Minneapolis: Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport.

LaVoi, N. M., & Heffernan, C. (2016, September). Head coaches of women’s collegiate teams: A report on select NCAA Division-II institutions, 2016-17. Minneapolis: Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport.

LaVoi, N. M., & Wasend, M. (2016, July). Head coaches of women’s collegiate teams: A report on Select NCAA Division-III Institutions 2016-17. Minneapolis: Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport.

LaVoi, N.M. (2016). Women in Sports Coaching. London: Routledge.

Janet S. Fink, Nicole M. LaVoi & Kristine E. Newhall (2015). Challenging the gender binary? Male basketball practice players views of female athletes and women’s sports, Sport in Society. DOI:10.1080/17430437.2015.1096252

LaVoi, N. M. (2015, March). Why Women Matter in Sport Coaching. 

LaVoi, N. M. (2015, February). Head coaches of women’s collegiate teams: A report on select NCAA Division-I FBS institutions, 2014-15. Minneapolis: Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport. [accompanying INFOGRAPHIC]

Butryn, T., LaVoi, N. M., Kauer, K., Semerjian, T., & Waldron, J. (2014). We Walk the Line: An Analysis of the Problems and Possibilities of Work at the Sport Psychology-Sport Sociology Nexus, Sociology of Sport Journal, 31, 162 – 184.

Fink, J., Kane, M.J. & LaVoi, N.M. (2014). The Freedom to Choose: Elite Female Athletes’ Preferred Representations within Endorsement Opportunities.  Journal of Sport Management, 28, 207-219.

LaVoi, N. M. (2014, January). Head coaches of women’s collegiate teams: A report on select NCAA Division-I FBS institutions, 2013-14. Minneapolis: Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport.

LaVoi, N. M. (2014, January). The status of women in collegiate coaching: A report card, 2013-14 [Infographic]. Minneapolis: Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport.

LaVoi, N.M. & Calhoun, A.S. (2014). Digital Media and Female Athletes. In A. Billings and M. Hardin (Eds.) Handbook of Sport and New Media (pp. 320-330). New York, NY: Routledge.

LaVoi, N. M. (2013, December). The decline of women coaches in collegiate athletics: A report on select NCAA Division-I FBS institutions, 2012-13. Minneapolis: Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport.

Kane, M.J., LaVoi, N.M., Fink, J.S. (2013). Exploring Elite Female Athletes’ Interpretations of Sport Media Images: A Window into the Construction of Social Identity and “Selling Sex” in Women’s Sports. Communication & Sport, 1-31. doi: 0.1177/2167479512473585

Daniels, E., & LaVoi, N.M. (2013). Athletics as Solution and Problem:  Sports Participation for Girls and the Sexualization of Female Athletes. In E.L. Zubriggen and T.A. Roberts (Eds.) The Sexualization of Girls and Girlhood: Causes, Consequences and Resistance (p. 63-83). New York: Oxford University Press.

Hardin, M., & LaVoi, N.M. (2013). Inappropriate Behavior and Lesbianism: The Contrasting Falls of Two Women’s College Basketball Coaches. In L. Wenner (Ed.) Fallen Sports Heroes, Media, and Celebrity Culture (p. 267-283). New York, NY: Peter Lang Publishing.

LaVoi, N. M. (2013). Female coaches and economic inequality. Unpublished Poster.

LaVoi, N.M. (2012). Trends in gender-related research in sport and exercise psychology. Revista Iberoamericana de Psicología del Ejercicio y el Deporte (Ibero-American Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology).

LaVoi, N.M., & Dutove, J. K. (2012). Barriers and supports for female coaches: An ecological model. Sports Coaching Review, 1 (1), 17-37.

Cooky, C. & LaVoi, N.M. (2012). Playing but Losing : Women’s Sports after Title IX. Contexts, 11, 42-45.

Omli, J., & LaVoi, N.M. (2012). Emotional Experiences of Youth Sport Parents I: Anger. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology.

Nelson, T.F., Stovitz S., Thomas M., LaVoi N. M., Bauer K., Neumark-Sztainer D. (2011). Do youth sports prevent pediatric obesity? A systematic review and commentary. Current Sports Medicine Reports,10(6), 360-370.

Thul, C.M. & LaVoi, N.M. (2011). Reducing physical inactivity and promoting active living: from the voices of East African immigrant adolescent girls. Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 3(2), 210-237.

Minano, Camacho M., LaVoi, N.M, & Barr-Anderson, D. (2011). Interventions to promote physical activity among adolescent girls: A systematic review. Health Education Research.

Calhoun, A.S., LaVoi, N.M., & Johnson, A. (2011 ). Framing with Family: Examining Online Coaching  Biographies for Heteronormative and Heterosexist Narratives. International Journal of Sport Communication, 4(3), 300-316.

Leberman, S., & LaVoi, N.M. (2011). Juggling Balls and Roles, Working Mother-Coaches in Youth Sport: Beyond the Dualistic Worker-Mother Identity. Journal of Sport Management.

LaVoi, N.M., & Norris, A.L. (January, 2011). Youth Sport Report: Parent Perception of How Frequently Youth Sport Interferes With Family Time. Click here to download report.

LaVoi, N.M., & Kane, M.J. (2011). Sport Sociology for Sport Management. In P. Pedersen, L. Thibault, & J. Quarterman (Eds.), Contemporary Sport Management (4th ed.), p. 373-391. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

LaVoi, N.M. et al. (2009). Sports Based Youth Development for Girls. A Up2Us factsheet.

LaVoi, N.M., & Calhoun, A.S. (2009, October 15). What Can Online Intercollegiate Coach Biographies Tell Us About Inclusivity and Tolerance of Diverse Sexual Orientations? It Takes A Team Newsletter, Women’s Sports Foundation.

LaVoi, N.M. (2009, October 13). Relational Coach. LeaderVoice column for The Minnesota Women’s Press.

LaVoi, N.M. (2009). Occupational sex segregation in a youth soccer organization: Females in positions of power. Women in Sport & Physical Activity Journal, 18(2), 25-37.

Daniels, E., & LaVoi, N.M. (in press). Athletics as Solution and Problem: Sports Participation for Girls and the Sexualization of Female Athletes. In T.A. Roberts and E.L. Zubriggen (Eds.) The Sexualization of Girls and Girlhood. New York: Oxford University Press.

Wiese-Bjornstal, D., LaVoi, N.M., & Omli, J. (2009). Developmental influences on sport skill learning and performance in children and youth. In B.W. Brewer (Ed.) International Olympic Committee (IOC) Medical Commission Handbooks of Sports Medicine and Science: Sport Psychology Volume, (pp. 97-112). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Omli, J., & LaVoi, N.M. (2009). The perfect storm: Background anger in youth sports. Journal of Sport Behavior, 32(2), 242-260.

LaVoi, N.M., & Babkes Stellino, M. (2008). The influence of perceived parent created sport climate on competitive youth male hockey players’ good and poor sport behaviors. Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary & Applied, 142(5), 471-495.

Omli, J., LaVoi, N.M., Wiese-Bjornstal, D. (2008). Towards an understanding of parent spectator behavior at youth sport events. Journal of Youth Sports, 3(2), 30-33.

LaVoi, N.M., Omli, J., Wiese-Bjornstal, D. (2008). Minnesota PLAYS™ (Parents Learning About Youth Sports): A research-based parent education solution. Journal of Youth Sports 3(2), 14-16.

LaVoi, N.M., & Wiese-Bjornstal, D. (2007). Girls’ Physical Activity Participation: Recommendations for best practices, programs, policies and future research. In M.J. Kane & N.M. LaVoi (Eds.), The Tucker Center Research Report, Developing physically active girls: An evidence-based multidisciplinary approach (pp.1-5).Minneapolis, MN: The Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport, University of Minnesota. Download full report here.

LaVoi, N.M. (2007) Expanding the interpersonal dimension: Closeness in the coach-athlete relationship. International Journal of Sport Science & Coaching, 2(4), 497-512.

Shields, D.L., LaVoi, N.M., Bredemeier, B.L. & Power, C.F. (2007). Predictors of poor sportspersonship in youth sports: An examination of personal attitudes and social influences. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 29, 747-762.

LaVoi, N.M., Buysse, J., Maxwell, H.D., & Kane, M.J. (2007). The influence of occupational status and sex of decision maker on media representations in intercollegiate athletics. Women in Sport & Physical Activity Journal, 15(4), 32-43.

LaVoi, N.M., Becker, E., & Maxwell, H.D. (2007). “Coaching Girls”: A content analysis of best-selling popular press books. Women in Sport & Physical Activity Journal, 15(4), 8-20.

LaVoi, N.M., & Power, C.F. (2006). Pathways to fostering civic engagement in collegiate female athletes: An exploratory study. Journal of College and Character, 7(3).

Shields, D.L. Bredemeier, B.L., LaVoi, N.M., & Power, C.F. (2005). The behavior of youth, parents, and coaches: The good, the bad & the ugly. Journal of Research on Character Education, 3(1).

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