LaVoi, Antunovic and Tucker Center affiliated scholars pen research article

Drs. Nicole M. LaVoi and Dunja Antunovic
Nicole M. LaVoi & Dunja Antunovic

Nicole M. LaVoi, PhD, senior lecturer in the School of Kinesiology and director of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport, and Dunja Antunovic, PhD, assistant professor in the School of Kinesiology, along with Tucker Center affiliated scholars Katie Lebel, Ceyda Mumcu, Ann Pegoraro, and Nancy Lough, have written a Frontiers in Sports and Active Living research article entitled “Re-thinking Women’s Sport Research: Looking in the Mirror and Reflecting Forward.”

The researchers developed a survey to examine what key constituents believe is working in women’s sports, what they believe the salient challenges are for women’s sport, and how they would prioritize the next steps forward in the post-pandemic sport landscape. The article discusses implications and offers recommendations.