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    • 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 ...
    • SIP 

      Kwak, Eun Sol (Eva) (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2017)
      My SIP will be a nonverbal dance performance SIP. As graduation is approaching, I want to take this SIP opportunity to go back and reflect on my 22 years of life and express some of important moments of it through movement. ...
    • Sit-Up Styles Compared by Lower Back Angles Measured During Sit and Reach and Sit-Up Tests 

      Dougherty, Steven S. (1989)
      This study was conducted at Western Michigan University with the assistance of Ms. Diane Moffitt while under the supervision of Dr. Mary Dawson. Human subjects used ranged from age 18 to 42, both male and female, with ...
    • The Social and Economic Impact Throughout the Development of a Turf Athletic Complex on an Urban Community 

      Bonnivier, Todd (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2018)
      As a collegiate student-athlete, I believe that the benefits of a new and state of the art athletic facility exceed the costs to develop and build one. Youth players would become both inspired and excited about athletics ...
    • Social Determinants of Health Affecting the Migrant and Seasonal Farmworker Population and the Benefits of Medical-Legal Partnerships 

      Kozal, Emily (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2018)
      The purpose of this research is to emphasize the importance of the relationship between health service providers and legal aid organizations when it comes to serving migrant and seasonal farmworkers. Medical-legal partnerships ...
    • Spinal Manipulations: A Case Study in Chiropractic Medicine 

      Descamps, Leanne (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1999)
      Even before Hippocrates, people have recognized a healthy spine as being vital to maintaining good health. Chiropractors specialize in taking care of the spine, and in turn, keeping their patients healthy. Although ...
    • The Spirit of Detroit: Classical Ballet Training as a Vision for the Empowerment of Youth 

      Murphy, Chacarra (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2006)
      As a child, my mother would tell me "life is much harder for kids growing up today," than when she was a child. At the time it was just a saying. Aunts and uncles told stories of adventures as children, how the neighborhood ...
    • Statistical Analysis of the 2014-2015 Kalamazoo College Women's Basketball Team Goals 

      Adamski, Kelsey (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2016)
      The 2014-2015 Kalamazoo College women's basketball team had the fourth best record in school history. This project examined whether the nine team goals that they selected were a factor in their success. The nine goals they ...
    • Staying in the Zone (Study of the Zone Diet) 

      Gladding, Ross (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2001)
      "A diet that works." This is something that has been plaguing people in the U.S. for years upon years. Studies have shown that the U.S. is one of the most obese countries in the world. There have been numerous attempts ...
    • The Streak 

      Vinson, Allen (John A.) (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2019)
      This paper provides an in-depth look into the history of the Kalamazoo College men’s tennis program, as they maintained an unbelievable conference title winning streak that is unparalleled in any other sport, at any ...
    • A Study of Zero-Based Budgeting in the Athletic Department at Kalamazoo College 

      Vandenberg, Kevin E. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1988)
      In the past ten years, zero-based budgeting has developed into a very useful and helpful instrument for many institutions who are seeking better ut1iization of their resources, more specifically, scarce funds. Many ...
    • Sudden Cardiac Arrest : Preventative Steps and Emergency Action Plans Needed to Help Prevent Student Athlete Death 

      Van Dyke, Krysta (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2016)
      The purpose of this research is to explain the problem with current laws and school preparation for sudden cardiac arrest. As well as to discuss the steps that need to be taken to help prevent student athlete death from ...
    • Summer Training at Broadway Dance Center 

      Young, JayLashay (Jay) (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2019)
      I’ve had the opportunity to study away in New York City in the New York Arts Program Winter 2018. During my study in New York, I interned for college credit at New York Live Arts as the Marketing & Front of House Intern. ...
    • Surgical Correction of Genu Varum in Pediatric and Adult Patients: A Comparative Case Study 

      Fritsch, Kirsten (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2002)
      In shadowing Drs. Rosenberg and Salama this summer, the main goal was to gain a better understanding of orthopedics in general, but more specifically, to examine the differences between pediatric orthopedics and that ...
    • Symptoms following Sport Concussions Across Age Groups 

      Leffert, Colin L. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2012)
      Most people in the sports medicine field realize that sports concussions affect an extremely large number of athletes each year, but until recently not many professionals have considered which age group is most negatively ...