Episode Two: The Good And The Bad In Locker Room Talk (Part II)

Ready for round two?

Episode Two, Part II of Skin In The Game’s ‘The Good And The Bad In Locker Room Talk’ takes a deep dive into exploring the culture and language of locker room talk. We want to know why it happens, how it gets ugly, and what coaches and athletes are doing to stop it.

This episode brings in communications and sports psychology experts, University of Southern Indiana head college basketball Coach Rodney Watson, and groundbreaking professional athlete Chris Mosier. They dive into the problems leading athletes to participate in problematic locker talk…and what we can do about it.

Episode Two Guests: Dr. Jenn Freitag: activist and University of Dayton communications professor; Andre Alan: former Division I football player and Psy.D sports psychologist candidate; Lacey Gibson: former Division I athlete and MSC candidate at the Harvard School of Public Health; Coach Rodney Watson: head basketball coach at The University of Southern Indiana; Chris Mosier; Team USA tri/dual athlete, trans activist, VP of You Can Play project.

Show Notes

Analysis: Sexual Violence Within Athletic Institutions Lacey Gibson via Skin In The Game

How Does Language Influence Thought Process? Pramay Rai via India Today. 

How Realistic Is The Way Amy Adams’ Character Hacks The Alien Language In Arrival? We Asked A Linguist. Marissa Martinelli  Via Slate

“Locker Room Talk.” Says Who? Alexis Jones via TEDxUniversity of Nevada

What Will The NCAA Do About North Carolina’s ‘Compromise’ To HB2? Scott Gleeson via USA Today

Episode Two Podcast

What Is Skin In The Game?

Skin In The Game is a weekly documentary-style podcast (docucast), about sports culture. The podcast brings in some of the nation’s premiere athletes, college coaches, sports entrepreneurs, and leading academics to discuss the trending topics in the world of sports. Our goal is to expand the mindset around those who participate in sports and how. Gender testing, Colin Kaepernick taking a knee, and even locker room talk, are all issues we’re tackling this season.

You can catch Episode one in this series here.


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