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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury, Reconstruction, and Rehabilitation: A Case Study 

    McDonald, Gregg (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1997)
    This paper is based upon a case study of a collegiate athlete who suffered a serious knee injury that ultimately resulted in surgery. This athlete damaged her knee, underwent surgery after two years had passed and more ...
  • 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.
  • A Women's Course in Backpacking and Self-Discovery in the Wilderness 

    Kulick, Rachael B. (1998)
    Following an internship with the Minnesota-based Woodswomen, the author created a curriculum for a 12-week outdoor program to provide young women with the skills necessary to travel confidently and comfortably in the ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Creatine and the Athlete 

    Decker, Brian (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1999)
    This paper will be a detailed composition concerning creatine and will be comprised of three parts: firstly, it will be a scientific presentation of the effects of creatine in the body, with special attention paid to its ...
  • It Takes Courage 

    Simpson, Kristina (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1999)
    A high school athlete, an elderly stoke victim, a middle aged man with chronic neck pain, a paraplegic, a man who recently experience a heart attack, a child with developmental delays ... a seemingly diverse group of ...
  • Nutrition and Body Building 

    Unknown (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 19xx)
  • 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 ...
  • Fear and Loathing in America: How I Learned to Hate my Body and Worship Thin 

    Lyons, Morgan (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2000)
    I, like many people in the United States, have almost always wanted to lose weight; I tryany thing to do it. I have tried 8 different diets over the span of 10 years and I am only 21 years old. I have tortured and abused ...
  • Extra Corporeal Circulation: The Art of Becoming a Heart 

    Miller, Katheleen Susan (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2000)
  • Alternative Treatment Modalities of Achilles' Tendon Ruptures: A Comparative Analysis 

    Kaye, Alison G. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2000)
    In preparation for writing this paper, I had secured an internship at Mercy Occupational Medical Service (MOMS) in Detroit, Michigan. My goal: To identify a patient with a particularly interesting injury, and follow his ...
  • Treating Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity (ADHD) By the use of Phytochemicals and Chiropractic Care 

    Kapustka, Nicholas (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2000)
    In compliance with the graduation requirements for Kalamazoo College, I completed my Senior Individualized Project (SIP) during the summer of2000 at Wamar's Chiropractic Clinic in Imlay City Michigan. During my twelve ...
  • Case Study of Thermal Capsular Shrinkage for Multidirectional Instability of the Shoulder and Observations of an Orthopaedic Surgeon 

    Harper, Casey (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2001)
    The primary part of my senior individualized project was a case study. In cooperation with Dr. Mark A. Veenstra, I chose a case study that was interesting and posed a challenge. The patient was an 18-year-old male ...