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Big Ten Network to air Tucker Center/TPT video on concussions and female athletes

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Nicole M. LaVoi, Ph.D., lecturer and associate director of the Tucker Center, was interviewed for a Fox 9 News piece, "Concussion Documentary Raises Awareness for Female Athletes," featuring Monday's Big Ten Network kickoff of the Tucker Center/TPT groundbreaking video, "Concussions and the Female Athlete: The Untold Story." The video features the stories and experiences of coaches, athletes, and their families, along with in-depth interviews with research scholars and medical experts, in examining the causes underlying concussion and offers practical solutions to help prevent and treat sports-related concussion injuries in female athletes.

University of Minnesota women's basketball forward Jackie Voigt was also interviewed for the article. Voigt is a sport management major in the Tucker Center's parent School of Kinesiology.


Concussion Documentary Raises Awareness for Female Athletes: MyFoxTWINCITIES.com

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