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    • Reconstruction Surgery and Rehabilitation Following Acute Anterior Cruciate Ligament Rupture in the Young Athlete 

      Zywicke, Gayle J. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1997)
      As an athlete who has played on numerous teams and a supporter of so many others, I know intimately all the positive things that come along with being involved in sports--good friends, good competition, the hard work of ...
    • Reducing Power Based Personal Violence With The Implementation of the Green Dot Initiative at Kalamazoo College 

      Yaakoby, Noa R. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2018)
      Sexual assault and power based violence on college campus continues to rise with very limited effective programs to help reduce and ultimately stop these assaults. Studies have shown that assaults on college campuses occur ...
    • Rehabilitation of the Lumbar Spine By Means of Physical Therapy and the Alexander Technique 

      Garfield, Shayna (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2002)
      I decided to complete my SIP during the summer of 2002 as a shadowing intern at NovaCare Rehabilitation in Rockford, Michigan. With the intention to pursue a doctorate in physical therapy, this experience seemed to be the ...
    • Rehabilitation Therapy Internship and Individual Research on Cerebral Vascular Accidents (CVAs) 

      Wykhuis, Chad D. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1991)
      I believe that setting goals for yourself and having certain expectations for a particular experience is very important when the worth of the new adventure is concerned. This is why I had many goals and expectations thought ...
    • Research-Based Approach to Teaching Dance 

      Green, Erin (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2001)
      I have chosen to investigate the topics of motor skill development and dance because I am interested in how this knowledge will benefit my dance teaching skills. I have been teaching ballet for the last two years at a ...
    • 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 ...