Browse Student Research from the Ethnography of the University Initiative - Applied Health Sciences by Issue

  • KIN 494_07-01 (2007-05-15)
    This project explores the history of the university’s Alma Mater and examines the process of how it was designed.

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  • KIN 494_S06-02 (2006-05-15)
    This project describes the professional life of Dr. Laura J. Huelster (born in 1906). On the basis of archival information and interviews, the results shows that Huelster graduated from the University of Illinois with a ...

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  • Reiner, Brigette (2007-05-15)
    This project examines student experiences of playing for the Women’s wheelchair basketball team (Ms. Kids) on campus. The author seeks to answer the following questions: What are student’s experiences playing on Ms. Kids? ...

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  • West, Linda (2007-05-15)
    This project explores Women’s Tennis at the University of Illinois prior to 1975. The author is interested in media coverage of Women’s Collegiate tennis and focuses on an inquiry into finding information on the 1975 U.S. ...

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  • Thornhill, Anthony (2007-05-15)
    This project explores the history of great football players, focusing on linebackers. In this pursuit, the author will investigate the accompanying use and history of the helmet, discussing why stickers are placed on the ...

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  • Meyer, Andy (2006-05-15)
    This project investigates the events leading up to Roger Bannister’s record-breaking four minute mile in 1954. It focuses on the role of T.K. Cureton, founder of the kinesiology department and professor of physical education ...

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  • Schneider, Megan; Weissenstein, Stephanie; Williams, Allison; Kenny, Elise; Freeman, Megan; Mallory, Jenna; Leavy, Lakecia; Henriksson, Lena (2006-12-15)
    This study investigates how groups function when putting together a project. The authors examine various aspects of group dynamics as they relate to their own group work. For this purpose, they conducted eight interviews ...

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  • Bolton, Kristin (2006-05-15)
    This project describes the history of the Department of Kinesiology, starting with the establishment of the Department of Physical Education for Women (established in the mid-1970s) and the Department of Physical Education ...

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  • Schonert, Jonathan (2006-05-15)
    This project investigates the history of the intramural program at the University of Illinois. On the basis of internet and archival research (including intramural programs, handbooks, and guides) and interviews, the study ...

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  • Ivaska, James (2006-05-15)
    This project investigates the photographic representation of student athletes and references to their service in the military in the 1940s, specifically during World War II. On the basis of archival, literature, and internet ...

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  • KIN 494_S06-01 (2006-05-15)
    This project traces the biographical career of one of the first Illinois track and field athletes Harry Osborn to illustrate the evolvement and eventual decline of amateurism in sports. On the basis of archival research, ...

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  • KIN 494_06-01; KIN 494_06-03; Nordmeyer, Erin; Malavasi, Leticia; Hall, Grenita; Schrag, Myles (2006-12-15)
    This project examines graduate student group dynamics during the implementation and evaluation of a physical exercise program at a church in the local community. For this purpose, the authors conducted six interviews with ...

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