MPR interviews LaVoi on athletes and mental health

Nicole M LaVoi, PhD

Nicole M. LaVoi PhDTucker Center director and senior lecturer in the School of Kinesiology, was recently interviewed on MPR News with Angela Davis. The segment, “What Naomi Osaka can teach us about athletes and mental health” covered Naomi Osaka’s decision to pull out of the French Open after not appearing for mandatory press conferences. In the interview, LaVoi comments on pressures faced by athletes and how to better support their mental health.

Listen to the full interview here.