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    • The Health Benefits and Risks Associated with the Combined Oral Contraceptive : A Literature Review 

      Bageris, Jennifer (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2016)
      In the last 50 years, the birth control pill, also referred to as the oral contraceptive (OC), has become one of the more famous, effective, and widely used methods of contraception. The original intent of the pill was to ...
    • The Herstory of American Midwifery: How Professional Medicine Co-opted The Art of Giving Birth 

      Plevek, Andrea Marie (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2003)
      As far back as history can document, women have been those deemed most qualified to facilitate births, aiding other women in a process only they are capable of understanding. These women are traditionally called 'midwives,' ...
    • A Hike Home 

      Cho, Youngjoon (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2017)
      In discussing a documentary of a trip on the John Muir Trail and the Pacific Crest Trail, the author writes "I learned many things on this trip including how to cope with being by myself and how capable my body really is. ...
    • The History of "The Corner'' 

      Mackinnon, Charlie (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2007)
      The comer of Michigan and Trumbull is hallowed ground in the city of Detroit. This intersection represents far more than a simple piece of property. This is the comer where baseball was played in Detroit for over a ...
    • Home Infusion Therapy : A Medical Alternative 

      Jackson, Ryan (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2000)
      The benefits of home infusion therapy treatments have become more and more apparent to healthcare professionals. Home infusion therapy is based on providing quality, cost effective health care products and services to ...
    • How Kalamazoo College's Athletics Department can Use Lean Thinking to Become a More Organized and Efficient Organization 

      Vizulis, Aleksis (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2015)
      For my SIP, I would like to take that which I learned this summer about lean manufacturing, with a slight focus on value stream process mapping (VSM), and apply that to administrative processes within the Kalamazoo College ...
    • How the NFL's Image is Crumbling 

      Baysdell, Chase D. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2017)
    • Hypothyroidism: A Personal Narrative 

      Danko, Geneva (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2010)
      I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism at some point in middle school. If this seems too approximate to describe the moment in which I was told I had an autoimmune disorder, we agree. I do not recall when I received the ...
    • 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 ...