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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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.
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Nutrition and Body Building 

      Unknown (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 19xx)
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...