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    • Until It's Over: Fighting the War Against HIV/AIDS in the Millennium 

      Gray, Barrett (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2001)
      The Lansing Area AIDS network (LAAN) is one of several non-profit organizations in Michigan dedicated to serving the community through HIV and AIDS education and prevention, as well as serving those already afflicted with ...
    • Uses of Electrical Stimulation 

      Zielaskowski, Brad (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2001)
      I became interested in physical therapy and especially electric stimulation during my senior year in high school. In a varsity football game I sustained an injury to my right knee, which caused my kneecap to become ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • An Assessment of the Safety, Efficacy and Prevalence of Use of Dietary Supplements Purported to Have Ergogenic Benefits 

      Woods, Tiffany (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2002)
      The Health Science field is multi-faceted and research is an integral part, essential to medical knowledge, advancement and patient care. In the summer of 2000, I was involved in a mentor program at the Michigan State ...
    • 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 ...
    • Tapering in Swimming: The Independent Creation, Implementation, and Examination of a Taper 

      Kopf, Jane (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2002)
      This study focused on the creation of a taper after considerable research into the best methods of tapering, followed by the implementation of the taper on a group of 42 swimmers ages 7 to 17 after a training period of ...
    • Surgical Correction of Genu Varum in Pediatric and Adult Patients: A Comparative Case Study 

      Fritsch, Kirsten (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2002)
      In shadowing Drs. Rosenberg and Salama this summer, the main goal was to gain a better understanding of orthopedics in general, but more specifically, to examine the differences between pediatric orthopedics and that ...
    • Title IX: Before and After 

      Lester, Michelle (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2003)
      Although there are many critics of Title IX, and it has obviously not perfected the athletics system, it is still a valuable tool that has given many women opportunities they never would have had before. Many opponents ...
    • The Freedom of Christ: Experiencing a New Earth 

      Pietka, Mark J. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2003)
      The work that you now hold in your hand is both the beginning and end of a journey. One man's journey among the multitudes, all yearning for the same ultimate goal: a perfecting foundation upon which to rest, to build ...
    • When Gender Equality Goes Awry: An Analysis of Communities for Equity v. Michigan High School Athletic Association 

      Farkas, Benjamin (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2003)
      This project is designed as an argument against the findings of the Communities for Equity v. Michigan High School Athletic Association case filed in the Western District of Michigan Southern Division, and presided over ...
    • 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 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,' ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • Intramural Sports at Kalamazoo College 

      Stonerook, Nicholas C. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2004)
      This paper is intended to inform the reader about intramural sports. Intramural sports in general, but more closely the intramural program at Kalamazoo College. While reviewing and evaluating intramurals at Kalamazoo ...
    • Is P.T. for Me?: A Transitional Summer 

      Kurtz, Andrew (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2004)
      To half test and half prove that physical therapy was indeed the right path for me to venture down, I decided to dedicate the last summer of my undergraduate education (the summer between my junior and senior years) ...
    • The Ultimate Experiential Education 

      Bowman, Alexis (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2004)
    • Motivation 

      Graham, Andrew (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2004)
      In writing this paper I have tried to convey what the meaning of motivation means to me. Business and athletics have been, and always been, a strong part of my life. The relationships that I have gained in my athletic ...
    • Ethics in Sports: The importance of ethics inside the sports world, and how unethical practices affect sports and society 

      Taylor, Michael C. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2004)
      Ethics in sports is examined paying special attention to how ethics affects both the sports world and society as a whole. Ethical behavior, as well as unethical behavior, is explained and documented occurrences of unethical ...