The goals of the course are to: (1) provide a foundation of the fundamental concepts related to research in aging and geriatric research, (2) develop an understanding of research methodologies commonly utilized to address aging-related research questions, and (3) to promote the ability to find and critically analyze research findings in this area.
Students must be registered students in good standing at the University of Florida. The course is open to individuals from all disciplines.
|Module 1||Introduction to Aging and Geriatric Research|
|Module 2||Overview of the Research Process|
|Module 3||Critical Aspects of Research Design: Basic and pre-clinical science|
|Module 4||Basic models of aging research|
|Module 5||Pre-clinical models of aging research|
|Module 6||Transgenic models in aging research|
|Module 7||TERM PROJECT DEVELOPMENT|
|Module 8||Critical aspects of Research Design: Clinical Science|
|Module 9||Cohort studies and cross-sectional designs|
|Module 10||Randomized controlled trials|
|Module 11||Community-based participatory research|
|Module 12||Key Topics in Aging Research: Sarcopenia|
|Module 13||Key Topics in Aging Research: Age-related Cognitive Decline|
|Module 14||Key Topics in Aging Research: Pain & Aging|
|Module 15||Final Project|
- Topic articles will be placed on the course website. The information in these articles is coordinated with online lecture materials and serves as the required text for the course.
- Other multimedia materials, e.g. videos, PowerPoint slides; will also be provided as appropriate for each module.
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