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    • The Olympics: A Case Study of the Role of Competitions within Society 

      Fotieo, Steven (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2017)
      Sports can serve a wide range of different functions within a society. Competitions are often viewed as their most evident function, a contest of skill and stratagem between opposing forces. This analysis examines a less ...
    • Open Rotator Cuff Surgery: A Case Study in Orthopedic Medicine 

      Ruckman, Doug (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1998)
      The shoulder joint is a ball and socket joint. It enjoys the most freedom of movement of any joint in the human body. The humeral head (ball) fits into the socket of the glenoid cavity (socket). The cavity is less concave ...
    • Osteotomy: A Case Study in Orthopedic Medicine 

      Dube, Matthew (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1997)
      The knee appears to be an insecure joint between the two longest bones in the body, it is subject to much leverage; articular surfaces are poorly confruent and range of motion is limited. Nevertheless, the powerful ligaments ...
    • Outcomes for Pediatric Supracondylar Humerus Fractures Treated by Orthopaedic Surgeons with and without Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Fellowship Training 

      South, Shannon (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2018)
      This retrospective chart review study evaluated the outcomes of pediatric supracondylar humerus fractures treated by orthopaedic surgeons with and without pediatric orthopaedic fellowship training. The outcomes evaluated ...
    • The Over-Medicalization of Childbirth and the Role of the Doula 

      Torres, Nadia (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2016)
      The process of childbirth has recently come to be seen almost exclusively as a process of pathology in this country. The medicalization of childbirth, while not inherently negative, has nevertheless now reached an unsustainable ...
    • Patellar Dislocations : A Review and Case Study 

      Weissenborn, Clayton (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2015)
      The purpose of this paper is to fully investigate every aspect of a kneecap dislocation/subluxation and what an athlete can expect if he or she endures one of these injuries. First, the general anatomy of the knee will be ...
    • Pay to Play 

      Lucas, Hartlee (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2017)
    • Perceptions of Stress Among Athletes 

      Robison, Joshua Slater-Jared (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2017)
      With scores of individuals competing in sport every year, new ways of envisioning what potential stressors an athlete might experience need to be examined. Besides, the traditional practices of focusing on the physical ...
    • Physical Activity: An Alternative Approach to Stuttering 

      Simmons, Kylah M. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2017)
    • Physical Therapy : Keeping the "Dis" Out of the "Able" 

      Swenson, Amy E. (1998)
      The author combines a journal reflecting on her experiences interning in physical therapy at Bronson Methodist Hospital with a review of the areas of specialization within physical therapy.
    • Picking the Body 

      Schneberger, Maxwell (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2018)
      The author presents a series of poems and short stories tied together by the theme of substance abuse.
    • 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. ...