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    • ACL Prevention Program 

      Sanchez, Juninho (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2020-04-01)
      The introduction of Title XI in 1972 saw women's participation in extracurricular activities and high-level sports exponentially increased. This increase in participation also meant an increase in women sustaining injuries. ...
    • Alternative Treatment Modalities of Achilles' Tendon Ruptures: A Comparative Analysis 

      Kaye, Alison G. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2000)
      In preparation for writing this paper, I had secured an internship at Mercy Occupational Medical Service (MOMS) in Detroit, Michigan. My goal: To identify a patient with a particularly interesting injury, and follow his ...
    • Amphetamines and the Athletic Field 

      Dykema, Adam (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2016-10-01)
      As leagues continue to pay their players increasing amounts of money, there must be strict policies involving stimulants in professional sports. Athletes need to be informed about the risks they are taking when abusing ...
    • Anabolic Steroids Revolutionizing The Sport of Bodybuilding 

      Eckenrod, Matthew (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2016)
      The sport of bodybuilding is growing each and every year with increasing competition as well as popularity. Beginning with Eugen Sandow, the father of bodybuilding, in 1891 the sport has drastically changed from ‘the big ...
    • Analysis of Muscle Tightness within College Student Experiences : Improving Symptom Knowledge and Clinician Care 

      Hang, Justin (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2018)
      College students are considered to be one of the healthiest populations with a perceived high quality of life (QoL). This QoL often fails to measure many medical problems that go unnoticed by both the students and medical ...
    • An Analysis of Recruiting Student-­‐Athletes at Kalamazoo College 

      DeSimone, David (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2015)
      The goal of this study is to understand more about different aspects, techniques, and strategies that encompass recruiting at Kalamazoo College. By analyzing what attracts student--‐athletes to Kalamazoo College, the college ...
    • An Analysis of Single Sport Specialization in Youth Athletics 

      Haubert, Andrew (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2014)
      Almost everyone at some point in their lives has tried to play sports. Sports can contribute to so many great qualities and characteristics of our development. Playing sports is the perfect way for children to make ...
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries : Why women are at higher risk for ACL injuries and prevention strategies 

      Pueblo, Erika L. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2018)
      Every year, there are about 200,000 people who fall victim to an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury. A majority of these patients, about 175,000 people, require an ACL reconstruction surgery; among those patients, ...
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury, Reconstruction, and Rehabilitation: A Case Study 

      McDonald, Gregg (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1997)
      This paper is based upon a case study of a collegiate athlete who suffered a serious knee injury that ultimately resulted in surgery. This athlete damaged her knee, underwent surgery after two years had passed and more ...
    • The Antibiotic Crisis : Methods to Circumvent Resistance and Ways to Move Forward 

      Spencer, Sophia (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2019)
      The human race is in the midst of a major crisis, the antibiotic resistance crisis. Due to inappropriate prescribing, overuse in agriculture, and the transfer of resistance genes through the environment, resistance has now ...
    • Applied Physiology: Strength for Football 

      Mowers, Phillip K. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1980)
      In the modern game of football little is left to chance. Game strategy is based on statistical tendency charts and sound rationale. Likewise, player performance is perfected with rational physiological training. Today's ...
    • Areoi: A Dance Theater Production 

      Tolle, Roger (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1973)
      My life revolves around two very general and overriding processes: dance and the other arts and becoming an adult, male in contemporary America . My SIP was a highlight in the midst of both these processes . It climaxes ...
    • The Art of Goaltending: Its Theory and Application 

      Unger, Stephen A. (1975)
      This paper is a compilation of the knowledge I have acquired in the field of soccer goal-tending. It is a combination of my own ideas, accepted training regimen and applications of appropriate techniques. Personal ...
    • An Assessment of the Safety, Efficacy and Prevalence of Use of Dietary Supplements Purported to Have Ergogenic Benefits 

      Woods, Tiffany (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2002)
      The Health Science field is multi-faceted and research is an integral part, essential to medical knowledge, advancement and patient care. In the summer of 2000, I was involved in a mentor program at the Michigan State ...
    • Assigning Fault in the Ski Industry : Who Is to Blame? 

      Schweyen, Michael R. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2006)
      The sport of skiing can be one of thrills and excitement. The potential danger is a natural part of the activity that for many people is a large part of its appeal. By its very nature, injuries and even fatalities are a ...
    • AVCA Salary Survey Analysis 

      Leonard, Colleen (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2011)
      In the summer of 2010, the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) sent a salary and demographics survey to all member coaches. This salary survey is the first survey that compiled data about American college ...
    • Baseball in China 

      Leone, Jeff (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2008)
      The author uses his own experience studying in China, to trace the rise of baseball in China from the combined influences of Japan and the United States.
    • A Biomechanical Analysis of Roller Skiing Techniques: The Diagonal Stride and the One-Step Double Pole 

      Maylath, Glen (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1983)
      Three citizen class cross-country skiers who had previous roller skiing experience were filmed performing a diagonal stride and a one-step double pole on a level rubber-asphalt surface. A comparison of the roller skiing ...
    • Body Image Dissatisfaction in the Digital Age: The Negative Effects of Sociocultural Comparison and Bodily Objectification in Modern Media 

      Wiskur, Jordan A. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2017)
      This paper seeks to examine existing literature in regard to body image dissatisfaction and self-esteem among adolescents and young adults. In the first section of this essay, the author has included a personal narrative ...
    • BUILDING CHAMPIONSHIP TEAMS: WHAT IT TAKES TO WIN IT ALL AND WHY THE BEST TEAM IN MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL RARELY WINS THE WORLD SERIES 

      Orr, Ryan (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2018)
      In sports, it isn’t the best team of the season that gets remembered, it’s the team that wins a championship. More often than not, it seems that the best team should be the one that ends up winning it all. However, in the ...