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LaRocca, Thomas J Instructor

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Research

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  • Dr. LaRocca is interested in research aimed at promoting healthy aging, including therapies and healthy lifestyle strategies that may improve or preserve physiological function as we age. His focus is translating laboratory findings into practical applications for people.

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Teaching

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  • IPHY 2910 - Practicum in Integrative Physiology
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Summer 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Summer 2019 / Fall 2019
    Offers practical experience in organized situations with direct supervision. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours.
  • IPHY 3010 - Teaching in Integrative Physiology
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019
    Provides an opportunity to assist in teaching specific laboratory sections in IPHY under direct faculty supervision. Students must make arrangements with the faculty member responsible for the course in which they plan to assist. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours.
  • IPHY 3700 - Scientific Writing in Integrative Physiology
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019
    Takes a process-based approach to writing. Assignments and classroom experiences emphasize critical thinking, using scientific evidence and reasoning to construct original arguments, and applying conventions and problem-solving skills to craft successful documents. Department enforced prerequisite: IPHY 2800 or equivalent.
  • IPHY 4870 - Honors Thesis
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Department enforced prerequisites: IPHY 2800 and IPHY 3700.
  • IPHY 4930 - Internship
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Summer 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Summer 2019 / Fall 2019
    Provides an opportunity for field/laboratory work in a variety of different settings. Consult with faculty for approval. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Department enforced prerequisite: completion of at least two of the major core classes.
  • IPHY 6010 - Seminar
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Presents special topics in integrative physiology. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours.

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