In this episode Tucker Center director Dr. Nicole LaVoi talks to the founder and first director of the Tucker Center, Dr. Mary Jo Kane who explains the original story of the Tucker Center. They also discusses her seminal piece of research known as the "sport as continuum" paper. If you want to brush up, read the original 1995 paper (and you should because it's a good one) or the 2017 reflection piece that she wrote on the impact of her sport continuum theory. We also hear how the sport continuum theory may be applied to the current topic of, and debate surrounding, inclusion of transgender athletes. You can read Dr. Austin Stair Calhoun's, TC affiliated scholar, 2017 OpEd on her perspective on the complexities on applying and revisiting the sport as continuum theory.
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