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    • A Literature Review & Personal Study of the Role of Macronutrient Intake in Muscle Growth 

      Kim, Andrew (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2017)
      Muscle growth is the product of time dedicated to resistance training. Another equally important aspect of muscle proliferation is nutrition. For the purposes of this paper, I chose to look at the literature in regards to ...
    • Living with ADHD : Implications in Academics, Athletics, and Relationships and How Kalamazoo College Helped Me Change 

      Hahn, Kyle (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2018)
      This thesis provides my personal narrative, supplemented with scientific evidence to give appropriate background, definitions and concepts to enhance the reader’s understanding, regarding ADHD and what it is like to live ...
    • Living with ADHD: Implications in Academics, Athletics, and Relationships & How Kalamazoo College Helped Me Change 

      Hahn, Kyle (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2018)
      The foundation for this thesis was derived from a thorough retrospective analysis, from my point of view, of how principal facets of my life - academia, sports and close relationships - are shaped in the context in my ...
    • A Look at Contradictions Within NCAA Rulings 

      Bauer, Sean (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2016)
      College athletics have immensely grown in popularity over the last century. Athletic departments all over the country have evolved into multi-million dollar businesses, with the top programs generating huge revenues for ...
    • Low Back Pain : Available Treatments 

      Nguyen, Hoan T. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2007)
      Low Back pain is an endemic problem. The majority of adults have at least one episode of low back pain during their lifetimes. Many cases of acute low back pain resolve within several weeks of treatment methods, but in ...
    • The Making of "Cityscapes" 

      Becker, Amy (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1982)
    • Mathematics through Movement: Arts Integration in Secondary Education 

      Donnelly, Caitlin E. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2013)
      Arts integration is defined as an approach to teaching and learning that uses the fine and performing arts as primary pathways to learning. Arts integration has been studied and in many cases proven to be more effective ...
    • Mechanisms of Muscle Hypertrophy 

      Thiede, Andrew W. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2017)
      A very important aspect of strength training is the athlete having the adequate muscle mass to successfully move a desired load. The body has developed a multitude of pathways that result in muscle hypertrophy, an increase ...
    • Medical Epicondylitis: A Case Study 

      Kipker, Josh (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1999)
      The human body is frequently overwhelmed with a great deal of physical stress. This is due in great part to our physically demanding lifestyles that require us to participate in activities that place a lot of stress upon ...
    • The Mental Competition 

      DePree, Jeremy (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2016)
      This project is very close to my heart, as anxiety is something that has impacted not only my life in a large way, but also the lives of many of my family members and friends. Anxiety disorders are a form of mental illness. ...
    • Meta-Analytic Driven Best Practices Guidelines for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury Prevention 

      Smith, Grace F. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2017)
      The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the major stabilizing ligaments of the knee, but it is also the site of many extremely costly injuries in athletics. ACL tears are suffered approximately 3 times more often ...
    • Methodology of Exercise and Pregnancy in Women and a Proposed Plan for Standardization 

      Suseland, Shelby (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2019)
      The data and professional opinions regarding exercise during pregnancy has not always been consistent. Over time, results from research have found that in general, the effects of exercise is either neutral or beneficial ...
    • Mind(fulness) Over Matter 

      Yi, Esther (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2018)
      Stress causes unwarranted tension onto all living organisms and triggers many physiological and psychological responses. An accumulation or being in a constant state of stress has detrimental effects—especially in humans. ...
    • Mindfulness, Stress Management, and Holistic Wellbeing 

      Wynkoop, Mitchell (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2018)
      Mindfulness is an integral element in maintaining psychological and physiological well being through stress management. Stress management is crucial for maintaining a balanced, healthy, and happy life. Stress must always ...
    • Modular Design for Character Creation : Outdoor Edition 

      Kleppe, Megan (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2018)
      Focusing on the spiritual and biological connection between people and nature as a method of character creation, this outdoor experiment allowed for the creation of the novella Mechanized Memory. It also fostered a ...
    • Modular Design for Character Creation: Outdoor Edition 

      Kleppe, Megan (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2018)
      Focusing on the spiritual and biological connection between people and nature as a method of character creation, this outdoor experiment allowed for the creation of the novella Mechanized Memory. It also fostered a ...
    • Motivation 

      Graham, Andrew (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2004)
      In writing this paper I have tried to convey what the meaning of motivation means to me. Business and athletics have been, and always been, a strong part of my life. The relationships that I have gained in my athletic ...
    • Movement Studies: Princess Hamlet 

      Kaikowska, Catherine (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1983)
    • The Negro Leagues: A Short History with Interviews 

      Aerni, Greg (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2006)
      have always been a sports fan and my most favorite sport has always been baseball. I thought I knew a good deal about the sport of baseball, unaware that there was a chapter of baseball with which I was completely unfamiliar. ...
    • Neuromuscular Adaptions in Isokinetic, Isotonic, and AgilityTraining Programs 

      Bastian, Steven Daniel (1994)
      Weight training is an integral part of most athletic conditioning programs, yet the effect of these programs on neuromuscular function remains unclear. This project was designed to determine the effect of isotonic, isokinetic, ...