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    • Pivot Points : Data Analysis of Win Probability Added In Pivotal Baseball Situations 

      Ernest, Jonathon (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2018)
      This study is an analytical look at pivotal situations that occur during Major League Baseball games, and their benefits to understanding player and team performance. These pivotal situations are called Pivot Points(Piv), ...
    • Power Dynamics, Nationalism, and Public Image of Women in the Chinese Nation-State 

      Bamberg, Jeneil M. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2007)
      Culture dictates the rituals that we do with and to our bodies, and cultural norms dictate the acceptability of said rituals within discrete cultures. To some, the ritual of female genital circumcision in certain African ...
    • A Practical Study: Physical Therapy and Iontophoresis 

      Borlaza, Kristina A. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1999)
      Electrical stimulation plays a significant role in the field of physical therapy and rehabilitation. Many electrical stimulation mechanisms can be found in a typical rehabilitation clinic and there is a significant ...
    • Preparing for Success in Tennis 

      Malvitz, Michael (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2005)
      Tennis is a unique game when compared to many other sports. It involves many of the same athleticism, but it also incorporates a mental aspect to the game that is unmatched. Other than possibly boxing, there is no other ...
    • Professional Athletes and Financial Investments: A Blueprint for Success 

      Hood, Roger (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2018)
      The Sports industry is one of the most profitable and fastest growing markets in the entire world. With a worth of $60.5 billion in 2014 this value is expected to increase to $73.5 billion by 2019. Much of this revenue is ...
    • Pronation and Supination: Their Relationship to Running 

      Morris, Elizabeth D. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1997)
      One thing that I will never forget hearing as I was growing up is "Man was not meant to run." I am not quite sure if I understood exactly why back then, but now things are much clearer to me. Running creates an immense ...
    • Proximal Femoral Focal Deficiency and the llizarov Technique 

      Slingerland, Annalee (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1999)
      In compliance with the graduation requirements for Kalamazoo College, I completed my Senior Individualized Project during the summer of 1999 in the department of rehabilitation services at the Children's Hospital of ...
    • Psychological Responses to Sports Injury and Rehabilitation: A Personal Testimony & Explorative Study 

      Sakolove, Jillian B. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2003)
      The focus of my Senior Individualized Project is the psychological response to sports injury and rehabilitation. In recent years researchers have begun to conduct more in depth studies into the psychological side of ...
    • The Pursuit and Exploration of Performance Arts 

      Amoabeng, Samuel (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2012)
      My Senior Individualized Project began with endless hopes and dreams. I agreed to become the dance instructor for a local organization in Kalamazoo, FIRE, every Saturday from 11 am to 1 pm throughout the summer of 2011. ...
    • Reconstruction Surgery and Rehabilitation Following Acute Anterior Cruciate Ligament Rupture in the Young Athlete 

      Zywicke, Gayle J. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1997)
      As an athlete who has played on numerous teams and a supporter of so many others, I know intimately all the positive things that come along with being involved in sports--good friends, good competition, the hard work of ...
    • Reducing Power Based Personal Violence With The Implementation of the Green Dot Initiative at Kalamazoo College 

      Yaakoby, Noa R. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2018)
      Sexual assault and power based violence on college campus continues to rise with very limited effective programs to help reduce and ultimately stop these assaults. Studies have shown that assaults on college campuses occur ...
    • Rehabilitation of the Lumbar Spine By Means of Physical Therapy and the Alexander Technique 

      Garfield, Shayna (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2002)
      I decided to complete my SIP during the summer of 2002 as a shadowing intern at NovaCare Rehabilitation in Rockford, Michigan. With the intention to pursue a doctorate in physical therapy, this experience seemed to be the ...
    • Rehabilitation Therapy Internship and Individual Research on Cerebral Vascular Accidents (CVAs) 

      Wykhuis, Chad D. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1991)
      I believe that setting goals for yourself and having certain expectations for a particular experience is very important when the worth of the new adventure is concerned. This is why I had many goals and expectations thought ...
    • Research-Based Approach to Teaching Dance 

      Green, Erin (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2001)
      I have chosen to investigate the topics of motor skill development and dance because I am interested in how this knowledge will benefit my dance teaching skills. I have been teaching ballet for the last two years at a ...
    • A Review of Herniated Discs and Treatment Outcomes 

      Edick, Charles (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2016)
      To advance the knowledge of this field of inquiry further, more in depth studies into the statistics of disc herniation injuries should be performed. Aside from risk factors, individual case studies, and a few randomized ...
    • A Review of Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes 

      Peters, Adam (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2014)
      With the highly publicized sudden cardiac deaths of Hank Gathers and Reggie Lewis in the early 1990’s there has been an increase in research associated with heart conditions in athletes. The work of recent researchers has ...
    • A Review of the Development of Evidence-Based Protocols and Structure of Pre-hospital EMS Systems 

      Siems, Alexsandra (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2016)
      I would like to especially thank my advisor, Bryan Goyings for helping me think critically and develop questions about my work as an EMT. I appreciate his help guiding me and reviewing my work as well as offering ideas ...
    • A Review of the Epiphyseal Plate in Long Bones 

      Shegos, Cameron (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2015)
      The human skeleton is a complex organ involved in movement, support, and protection. During a child’s adolescent years, this skeleton is rapidly growing. The epiphyseal plate, better known as the growth plate, is the ...
    • The Role of Sports in Academic Performance at Kalamazoo College 

      Sutherland, Shadae (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2015)
      While on study abroad, the author observed the academic preparation of classmates who were athletes and set out to study whether athletes are better prepared for academia than non-athletes. She wanted to find out if intense ...
    • The Runner’s High: The Underlying Mechanisms and How to Achieve It 

      Bovey, Rachel H. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2018)
      The runner’s high is a unique phenomenon described as a euphoric state by long distance runners. The pleasant feelings of euphoria, anxiolysis, sedation, and analgesia have been recorded sensations associated with the ...