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    • The Impact for Women of Kalamazoo College Athletics: Good for the Athletes, Good for the College 

      Barker-King, Amelia (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2007)
      With increasing opportunities in athletics for women at Kalamazoo College (K), a need exists to examine the impact of athletics on females who participate. By surveying alumnae athletes from Kalamazoo College (K), this ...
    • The Impact of Athletics On Developing Women as Leaders 

      Okey, Elizabeth (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2007)
      Coming up on thirty-five years of legal implementation of equality in athletics, women and girls are still creating and shaping female sports. Participation in athletics continues to increase along with the demand for ...
    • The Impact of Economic Factors on Performance of European Football Clubs 

      Tank, Aidan M. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2017)
      Leicester City has just recently won the English Premier League trophy after spending next to no money the season previous. Plenty of clubs spent outrageous amounts of money to acquire the best players from around the world ...
    • The Impact of Physical Activity on Cognitive Development 

      Thomas, Nolan (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2017)
      There is increasing evidence which suggests that physical activity is positively associated with cognitive development, and in turn, may result in higher academic achievement. However, most children are failing to engage ...
    • The Impact of Sports on Individuals and Society: A Personal Memoir 

      Werner, Deanna M. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2004)
      My SIP is going to tell a story. Not just any story, but my story. It is going to show how .much of an impact sports have had on my life. I plan to show how I grew up as a tomboy, including the benefits and drawbacks of ...
    • The Impact of Sports Psychology Within the Realm of Golf 

      White, Alex (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2018)
      The interdisciplinary science we call psychology has forever played a role within sports. Golf is very much a proactive game, meaning the golfer is the one initiating the swing compared to other sports in which a player ...
    • Implementing the First Tee 

      Veenhuis, Travis G. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2019)
      The purpose of the Implementation of The First Tee was to provide young children in the Kalamazoo area an opportunity to learn valuable life lessons through the great game of golf. In addition, the program was also designed ...
    • The Importance of Oral Health Maintenance in Disease Prevention 

      Schwark, Aaron (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2016)
      In terms of care for one’s health, the oral cavity should not be looked upon as an isolated area of the body. The purpose of going to the dentist is not just for the sake of healing tooth pain, but rather for maintaining ...
    • The Importance of Self-Efficacy to Sports Performance 

      Roschek, Lisa R. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1997)
      Coaches should be specifically interested in this issue because the existence of a relationship between self-efficacy and sports performance will be useful when trying to increase the level of athletic performance. This ...
    • Increasing Quality of Life in Hypotonic Children through Structured Physical Exercise 

      Yelton, Brent (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2017)
      Hypotonicity, or low muscle tone, is a symptom associated with a multitude of different pediatric neurologic diseases such as: muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, cerebral palsy, and Tay-Sachs disease. Low muscle ...
    • An Inside Scoop on the Booming Industry of Protein Powders : A Literature Review 

      Arora, Simone A. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2015)
      Relying more and more on supplements for physique support and control, athletes and bodybuilders look heavily toward protein powders. Not only do protein powders supply protein, they contain high amounts of essential amino ...
    • The Intentional Use of Outdoor Spaces as Experiential Learning Opportunities for Fostering the Physical and Social Development of Children 

      Temple, Diana (Nana) (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2017)
      Play and exploration are significant elements of the human experience, and are particularly important in the lives of kids. The purpose of the following paper is to draw connections between play as an experiential learning ...
    • Intermittent Fasting 

      Sweeney, Quentin (2018)
      The author surveys the literature and history of intermittent fasting for health purposes, presents pros and cons, along with case studies.
    • Into the Hornet's Nest: A Documentary Film on Scholar-Athletes 

      Claassens, Joshua (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2018)
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    • Intramural Sports at Kalamazoo College 

      Stonerook, Nicholas C. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2004)
      This paper is intended to inform the reader about intramural sports. Intramural sports in general, but more closely the intramural program at Kalamazoo College. While reviewing and evaluating intramurals at Kalamazoo ...
    • An Investigation into a Mathematical Alternative for the Volleyball Coaches Poll 

      McCormick, Quinn C. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2013)
      As the time came for me to think about my specific SIP topic I immediately went to my volleyball coach, Jeanne Hess, to see if there was a way that I could turn my interest in volleyball stats into a SIP project. Coach ...
    • Investigation Of The Injured Ankle: With Research Comparing Ankle Joint Support Provided By The Swede-0 Ankle Brace Or Athletic Tape Before And After A Volleyball Practice 

      Russell, Jennifer A. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1994)
      The goal of this research was to document the strengths and weaknesses of the two ankle stabilizers so that athletes could make informed decision about which treatment to use in either preventing or rehabilitating a sprained ...
    • An Investigative Look: High Rates of ACL Injuries in the Female Athlete 

      Hendrix, Briana (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2010)
      Each year over 95,000 individuals fall to an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear. More specifically, more than 2,200 ACL injuries are expected to occur in female collegiate athletes each year. Female athletes incur ACL ...
    • Is P.T. for Me?: A Transitional Summer 

      Kurtz, Andrew (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2004)
      To half test and half prove that physical therapy was indeed the right path for me to venture down, I decided to dedicate the last summer of my undergraduate education (the summer between my junior and senior years) ...
    • It Takes Courage 

      Simpson, Kristina (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1999)
      A high school athlete, an elderly stoke victim, a middle aged man with chronic neck pain, a paraplegic, a man who recently experience a heart attack, a child with developmental delays ... a seemingly diverse group of ...