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  • 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 ...
  • Anabolic Steroids Revolutionizing The Sport of Bodybuilding 

    Eckenrod, Matthew (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2016)
    The sport of bodybuilding is growing each and every year with increasing competition as well as popularity. Beginning with Eugen Sandow, the father of bodybuilding, in 1891 the sport has drastically changed from ‘the big ...
  • An Analysis of Recruiting Student-­‐Athletes at Kalamazoo College 

    DeSimone, David (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2015)
    The goal of this study is to understand more about different aspects, techniques, and strategies that encompass recruiting at Kalamazoo College. By analyzing what attracts student--‐athletes to Kalamazoo College, the college ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Areoi: A Dance Theater Production 

    Tolle, Roger (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1973)
    My life revolves around two very general and overriding processes: dance and the other arts and becoming an adult, male in contemporary America . My SIP was a highlight in the midst of both these processes . It climaxes ...
  • The Art of Goaltending: Its Theory and Application 

    Unger, Stephen A. (1975)
    This paper is a compilation of the knowledge I have acquired in the field of soccer goal-tending. It is a combination of my own ideas, accepted training regimen and applications of appropriate techniques. Personal ...
  • 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 ...
  • Assigning Fault in the Ski Industry : Who Is to Blame? 

    Schweyen, Michael R. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2006)
    The sport of skiing can be one of thrills and excitement. The potential danger is a natural part of the activity that for many people is a large part of its appeal. By its very nature, injuries and even fatalities are a ...
  • AVCA Salary Survey Analysis 

    Leonard, Colleen (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2011)
    In the summer of 2010, the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) sent a salary and demographics survey to all member coaches. This salary survey is the first survey that compiled data about American college ...
  • 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.
  • A Biomechanical Analysis of Roller Skiing Techniques: The Diagonal Stride and the One-Step Double Pole 

    Maylath, Glen (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1983)
    Three citizen class cross-country skiers who had previous roller skiing experience were filmed performing a diagonal stride and a one-step double pole on a level rubber-asphalt surface. A comparison of the roller skiing ...
  • Body Image Dissatisfaction in the Digital Age: The Negative Effects of Sociocultural Comparison and Bodily Objectification in Modern Media 

    Wiskur, Jordan A. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2017)
    This paper seeks to examine existing literature in regard to body image dissatisfaction and self-esteem among adolescents and young adults. In the first section of this essay, the author has included a personal narrative ...
  • A Case Study of a Fracture to the Olecranon Process of the Right Elbow in a College All-American Football Athelte 

    Barnes, Spencer P. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1994)
    A twenty-one year old male collegiate football player suffered a class A2 fracture to the olecranon process of his right elbow. This injury required surgery where Dr. Burnett of Kalamazoo Valley Orthopedics performed a ...
  • A Case Study of ACL Reconstructions and Rehabilitation Procedures 

    Boos, Scott C. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1995)
    In observing the patient proceed through the aggressive protocol I noticed that some proceeded at a faster rate than others. From my point of view as an observer, I found that the patients who were slower to full recovery ...
  • 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 ...
  • Cerebral Palsy: A Case Study at The Van Buren lSD 

    Decker, Hillary (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2005)
    The Bert Goen' s Learning Center is one of several Intermediary School District (lSD) buildings located in Lawrence, Michigan (Van Buren County). The lSD also consists of several administrative buildings, a technology ...
  • Childhood and Adolescent Bullying of 2lst·century America: The Effects on Health and Wellness 

    Netherton, Taylor Mae (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2013)
    This research paper consists of three major components. The first component is a literature review of theoretical and substantive information compiled to outline, depict, and argue the causes and effects of bullying in ...
  • Coaching Styles and Their Effects on Athletes 

    Rohatynski, Ryan J. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2013)
    The purpose of this paper was to review the effects that various styles of coaching have on athletes. The coach has been said to be one of the most important influences upon an athlete's motivation (Amorose & Anderson-Butcher, ...
  • Comedy: An Art of Laughing 

    Njoku, Ikenna N. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2013)
    People laugh. People laugh at different things for different reasons. The time, context, and situation are all factors that spur laughter. The rest of this paper is a study of comedy. According to Bob Mankoff, the cartoon ...