LaVoi discusses young girls’ physical activity in The Oregonian

LaVoiN-2010 Dr. Nicole LaVoi, teaching faculty in the School of Kinesiology and associate director of the Tucker Center, weighs in on how to help young girls become more active.
In the article,”Tips for helping your teenage daughter get physically active,” LaVoi states, “They say inactivity is the new smoking.” She then explains the critical role parents play in finding a stimulating activity for their daughters to be a part of. Furthermore, LaVoi urges parents to express the importance of physical activity and to allow freedom when choosing an activity to participate in.