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.
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., & 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).