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  • Applied Physiology: Strength for Football 

    Mowers, Phillip K. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1980)
    In the modern game of football little is left to chance. Game strategy is based on statistical tendency charts and sound rationale. Likewise, player performance is perfected with rational physiological training. Today's ...
  • Baseball in China 

    Leone, Jeff (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2008)
    The author uses his own experience studying in China, to trace the rise of baseball in China from the combined influences of Japan and the United States.
  • 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 ...
  • An Examination of Nutrient Components of Athletes : Maximum Performance 

    Smith, Charles G., III (Giles) (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2005)
    Hydrating properly and eating right are necessary for performing in sport. Proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, and water are all essential for an athlete. Protein is important for muscle repair and contraction of muscles. ...
  • Girls on the Mosey?: A Personal Account of a "Girls on the Run" Volunteer 

    Maiuri, Michelle (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2011)
    In this paper I will explore the organization of Girls on the Run, the steps to becoming a volunteer coach, meeting my girls, describing my in depth experiences through the lesson plans, and the final 5K race in order ...
  • The History of "The Corner'' 

    Mackinnon, Charlie (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2007)
    The comer of Michigan and Trumbull is hallowed ground in the city of Detroit. This intersection represents far more than a simple piece of property. This is the comer where baseball was played in Detroit for over a ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • 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 Making of "Cityscapes" 

    Becker, Amy (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1982)
  • 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 ...
  • Movement Studies: Princess Hamlet 

    Kaikowska, Catherine (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1983)
  • Nutrition and Body Building 

    Unknown (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 19xx)
  • Nutrition and Dieting: A look at Diets, Nutrition, Exercise, Supplements, and Eating Disorders 

    Halamka, Jody (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2005)
    Through all the research that I have done, I have learned much helpful information that has changed the way that I look at dieting, nutrition and weight loss. I now have a better understanding of how the whole process works ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • A Study of Zero-Based Budgeting in the Athletic Department at Kalamazoo College 

    Vandenberg, Kevin E. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1988)
    In the past ten years, zero-based budgeting has developed into a very useful and helpful instrument for many institutions who are seeking better ut1iization of their resources, more specifically, scarce funds. Many ...
  • 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 ...
  • Tommy John Surgery and the Young Arm 

    Fodor, Taylor (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2009)
    The topic of Tommy John surgery has gained increasing media and public attention over the past few years. Much of the interest examines how the surgery has been successful for many Major League baseball players. With the ...