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    • K Team: Creating A Body Positive Exercise Environment for Kalamazoo College Students 

      Tracey, Madeleine R. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2017)
      According to Kalamazoo College students, fitness facilities and resources can be intimidating and limiting spaces. Navigating a healthy relationship with exercise at Kalamazoo College may be difficult for students who: ...
    • Kinesthetic Dystonia : A Problem of Embodiment : A Discussion of 3 Techniques that Work to Reconnect Us with Our Bodies 

      Brown, Thomas (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2009)
      The author discuses three techniques for teaching movement: the Alexander Technique created by F. M. Alexander; the Body Mind Centering technique created by Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen; and the Franklin Method.
    • Leadership In Athletics: What Defines the Ideal Leader? 

      Reiter, Benjamin N. (2020-04-01)
      Leadership is an important aspect of life that is not confined to any particular age group, gender, ethnicity, or social group. It is especially prominent within the world of athletics and plays a vital role in the development ...
    • Less-Lethal : A Comparative Look at the Strengths and Weaknesses of Current Options and Future Technologies in Law Enforcement 

      Baker, Benjamin D. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2015)
      Today, Law Enforcement Officers (LEOs) have access to a wide range of less-lethal weapons and tactics (LLWT), including Chemical Agents and Irritants, Kinetic Impact Munitions, Conducted Energy Devices, and Direct ...
    • The Life and Legacy of Coach George Acker 

      Mencer, Alan (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2015)
      George Acker is known on Kalamazoo College campus for the legacy he left as the tennis coach. In his 35 years of coaching at Kalamazoo College he won 35 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) Conference ...
    • The Life Benefits of Laughter and Humor 

      Dowhan, Ann E. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2004)
      When thinking of healing and therapy in society today, we commonly relate these terms to modern medicine. We think of "western" medicine in terms of chemicals and physical treatments such as chiropractics or physical ...
    • The Life Satisfaction of Stroke Patients: An Important Concept in Rehabilitation 

      Shah, Neha (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1994)
      This study examined the life satisfaction of stroke victims, focusing in the relationship among life satisfaction and functional abilities, side of weakness, type of therapy, gender, and marital status. Data were analyzed ...
    • 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. ...