Publications

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

LaVoi, N. M. (2017, March). Head coaches of women’s collegiate teams: A report on Haverford Group Institutions. 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, January). Head Coaches of Women’s Collegiate Teams: A Report on Select NCAA Division-I Institutions, 2015-2016. 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, 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., & 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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