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    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injury in High School and Collegiate Female Athletes 

      Leclerc, Stefan (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2019-11-01)
      Sports integrate beauty, grace, grit, skill, competition, passion, camaraderie, and more intricate characteristics into simple games. Within their simplicities exists the chance to blur the mind of all outside distractions ...
    • The Viability of Online Personal Training : Business Plan 

      Marshall, James B. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2019-11-01)
      In 2018, the personal training industry was worth $9 billion dollars having grown 1% between 2014 - 2018. There are roughly 600,000 personal trainers who work at commercial gyms (Industry Market Research, Reports, and ...
    • ACL Prevention Program 

      Sanchez, Juninho (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2020-04-01)
      The introduction of Title XI in 1972 saw women's participation in extracurricular activities and high-level sports exponentially increased. This increase in participation also meant an increase in women sustaining injuries. ...
    • Leadership In Athletics: What Defines the Ideal Leader? 

      Reiter, Benjamin N. (2020-04-01)
      Leadership is an important aspect of life that is not confined to any particular age group, gender, ethnicity, or social group. It is especially prominent within the world of athletics and plays a vital role in the development ...
    • Food as Medicine: Nutritional Psychiatry and Implementation of Nutrition Education into the Kalamazoo College Curriculum 

      Bonvicini, Maria (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2019)
      Open to the public at the request of the author 7/8/19.
    • Summer Training at Broadway Dance Center 

      Young, JayLashay (Jay) (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2019)
      I’ve had the opportunity to study away in New York City in the New York Arts Program Winter 2018. During my study in New York, I interned for college credit at New York Live Arts as the Marketing & Front of House Intern. ...
    • A Look at Contradictions Within NCAA Rulings 

      Bauer, Sean (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2016)
      College athletics have immensely grown in popularity over the last century. Athletic departments all over the country have evolved into multi-million dollar businesses, with the top programs generating huge revenues for ...
    • Exploration, Nature, and Higher Education 

      Lawson, Felix Andrei (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2018)
      The purpose of this project is to serve as a reflection of my most foundational experiences that I have accumulated a little before and during my time at Kalamazoo College. This project makes apparent the important role ...
    • A Hike Home 

      Cho, Youngjoon (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2017)
      In discussing a documentary of a trip on the John Muir Trail and the Pacific Crest Trail, the author writes "I learned many things on this trip including how to cope with being by myself and how capable my body really is. ...
    • Modular Design for Character Creation : Outdoor Edition 

      Kleppe, Megan (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2018)
      Focusing on the spiritual and biological connection between people and nature as a method of character creation, this outdoor experiment allowed for the creation of the novella Mechanized Memory. It also fostered a ...
    • A Gap in Women's Health Research : Optimizing Pelvic Floor Health After a Vaginal Delivery 

      Powers, Emily (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2016)
      Women are sometimes seen as a workhorse, marveled upon for their reproductive ability to bring new life into the world. However, as a society, we often fail to recognize that the woman's body endures pronounced trauma ...
    • Development of the Pre-Pubescent Brain With Extra-Curricular Activity 

      Brown, Hunter H. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2016)
      The brains of all species are composed primarily of two broad classes of cells: neurons and glial cells. Glial cells come in several types, and perform a number of critical functions, including structural support, metabolic ...
    • The Health Benefits and Risks Associated with the Combined Oral Contraceptive : A Literature Review 

      Bageris, Jennifer (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2016)
      In the last 50 years, the birth control pill, also referred to as the oral contraceptive (OC), has become one of the more famous, effective, and widely used methods of contraception. The original intent of the pill was to ...
    • won't you celebrate with me : Reflections on My Blackness Abroad and At Home 

      Finkelstein, Olivia (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2017)
      I studied abroad in Budapest in the Fall semester of 2015 and left the following February with the deep certainty that I needed to come back as soon as possible. In the summer of 2016, I traveled to Budapest, Hungary, to ...
    • Perceptions of Stress Among Athletes 

      Robison, Joshua Slater-Jared (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2017)
      With scores of individuals competing in sport every year, new ways of envisioning what potential stressors an athlete might experience need to be examined. Besides, the traditional practices of focusing on the physical ...
    • Sudden Cardiac Arrest : Preventative Steps and Emergency Action Plans Needed to Help Prevent Student Athlete Death 

      Van Dyke, Krysta (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2016)
      The purpose of this research is to explain the problem with current laws and school preparation for sudden cardiac arrest. As well as to discuss the steps that need to be taken to help prevent student athlete death from ...
    • Mindfulness, Stress Management, and Holistic Wellbeing 

      Wynkoop, Mitchell (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2018)
      Mindfulness is an integral element in maintaining psychological and physiological well being through stress management. Stress management is crucial for maintaining a balanced, healthy, and happy life. Stress must always ...
    • Effects of Walking Boots/Braces on Ankle Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation : A Literature Review 

      Ramirez, Branden (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2016)
      With sports participation being as high as it has ever been, the number of observed injuries in today’s world of athletics is equally as high when compared to the past. This high number of injuries corresponds to a high ...
    • Living with ADHD : Implications in Academics, Athletics, and Relationships and How Kalamazoo College Helped Me Change 

      Hahn, Kyle (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2018)
      This thesis provides my personal narrative, supplemented with scientific evidence to give appropriate background, definitions and concepts to enhance the reader’s understanding, regarding ADHD and what it is like to live ...
    • A Review of Herniated Discs and Treatment Outcomes 

      Edick, Charles (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2016)
      To advance the knowledge of this field of inquiry further, more in depth studies into the statistics of disc herniation injuries should be performed. Aside from risk factors, individual case studies, and a few randomized ...