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    • 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 ...
    • Taekwondo: Expression Passion through Physical, Mental, and Spiritual Wellness 

      Sosa, Orel (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2012)
      In my journey, I have encountered numerous martial arts that incorporated a variety of techniques, and forms that any on viewer would find astounding. As a fellow martial artist myself, I wanted to explore something that ...
    • Taking Play Seriously: The Importance of Play and Urban Play Space Design 

      Higdon, Sophie (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2019)
      The following paper examines our urban future from the perspective of the importance of play. The lens of this research is both psychological and sociological and includes concepts such as physical, mental, emotional, ...
    • Tapering in Swimming: The Independent Creation, Implementation, and Examination of a Taper 

      Kopf, Jane (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2002)
      This study focused on the creation of a taper after considerable research into the best methods of tapering, followed by the implementation of the taper on a group of 42 swimmers ages 7 to 17 after a training period of ...
    • Team Chiropractors: The Benefits of Regular Adjustments and the Increase in Longevity of a Career 

      Powers, Adam (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2011)
      Discovered in the mid 1800's by D.D. Palmer, chiropractic care was jump started by his son, B.J. Palmer, in the early 1900's. It seems to have begun intertwined with spirituality. The discussion from the naysayers was ...
    • Testing the Waters: Development of a High School Sailing Team Sailing as an Educational Tool 

      Girrell, Andrew M. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2009)
      Traverse City Michigan and the surrounding region is endowed with many natural resources. Among the most prominent and important of these resources are the abundant and pristine fresh water lakes. Despite such a favorable ...
    • Tipped Recruiting App : Finding your Perfect Match 

      Johnson, M. Paige (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2017)
      The purpose of this paper is to take a closer look at the ever changing world of college sports recruiting and more specifically how recruiting services are changing the way recruiting is happening for both student athletes ...
    • Title IX 

      Cafmeyer, Thomas N. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2011)
      Title IX has had a remarkably positive impact on women that participate in intercollegiate athletics since its inception in 1972. In 1972, only 14% of doctoral post-graduate degrees were earned by women but thirty years ...
    • Title IX in Intercollegiate Athletics at Kalamazoo College 

      Simon, Danielle (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 ...
    • Title IX: Before and After 

      Lester, Michelle (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2003)
      Although there are many critics of Title IX, and it has obviously not perfected the athletics system, it is still a valuable tool that has given many women opportunities they never would have had before. Many opponents ...
    • Title IX: A Social, Athletic and Gender Revolution 

      McGovern, Munirah (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2010)
      Born in 1987, fifteen years after the passage of Title IX, I was not alive to witness first-hand the beginning of its effects on United States society. While Title IX was originally implemented mainly to help protect ...
    • Tommy John Surgery and the Young Arm 

      Fodor, Taylor (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2009)
      The topic of Tommy John surgery has gained increasing media and public attention over the past few years. Much of the interest examines how the surgery has been successful for many Major League baseball players. With the ...