Tom Carroll

Senior Instructor

Address: Silcox Gym - Room #213
Office Hours: M 10a-11:30a; T,W, R 1:30p-3:00p and by appointment
Phone: 843.953.4275
E-mail: carrollt@cofc.edu


Prior to the College I taught Elementary physical education for 11 years.  I am an Alumnus of the College of Charleston and happily married father of five including triplet boys.

I enjoy teaching activity classes, lecture classes related to exercise science, 200-level teacher education classes and exercise physiology lab.

I am interested in human performance testing and help facilitate both undergraduate research and research conducted by my colleagues.

I am a member of the following professional organizations:


Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Education & Health; College of Charleston
  • Master of Education in Physical Education with a concentration in Exercise Physiology; Auburn University

Research Interests

  • Sport-Specific Assessment
  • Developmentally Appropriate Instruction
  • Lifetime Physical Activity

Courses Taught

  • EXSC 201- Foundations in Exercise Science and Physical Education
  • EXSC 210 - Cardiovascular Assessment and Exercise Prescription
  • EXSC 340L - Exercise Physiology Lab
  • EXSC 401 - Independent Study
  • EXSC 498 - Capstone Experience in Exercise Science
  • PEHD 201 – Introduction to Physical Education
  • PEHD 222L - Skill Development in Lifetime Activities
  • PEHD 223L - Skill Development in Team Sports
  • PEHD 250 - Dance and Rhythms
  • PEAC 100 - Introduction to Fitness
  • PEAC 105 – Basketball and Volleyball
  • PEAC 106 - Beginning Table Tennis & Pickle ball
  • PEAC 114 - Badminton & Pickle ball
  • PEAC 119 - Beginning Tennis
  • PEAC 124 - Stand Up Paddle boarding
  • PEAC 174 - Personal Fitness: Couch to 5K

Publications

Wasielewski, N. J., Scheett, T. P., Carroll, T. L. (2007). Proceedings of the 2007 SEACSM Annual Meeting. Proceedings of the 2007 SEACSM Annual Meeting Proceedings of the 2007 SEACSM Annual Meeting.

"THE EFFECT OF GROUP EXERCISE ON POSTPARTUM BODY COMPOSITION." Southeast American College of Sports Medicine, Greenville, South Carolina, February 2010.

"Comparison of Caloric Expenditure Calculated by a Treadmill Calorimeter and Indirect Calorimetry during Sub-Maximal Exercise." Southeast American College of Sports Medicine, Birmingham, AL, February 2009. Co-authors: Halewood, Z., Bevillard, K., Lewis, G., Lewis, M., Carroll, Thomas L., Scheett, Timothy P

"Criterion Validity of Caloric Expenditure Calculated by a Treadmill During Sub-Maximal Exercise." College of Charleston Math and Science Poster Sessions 2008, College of Charleston, April 2008.

"Effect of Torque, Flexibility, Dominant vs. Nondominate Limb, and Leg Length on Ball-Kicking Velocity in Children Soccer Players." College of Charleston Math and Science Poster Sessions 2008, College of Charleston, April 2008. Co-authors: Barfield, William R., Carroll, Thomas L.

"Effects of Increased Lean Body Mass on Anaerobic Power and Performance in division I College Softball Players." College of Charleston Math and Science Poster Sessions 2008, College of Charleston, April 2008.

"Evaluating the Hoff Test as a Predictor of Aerobic Fitness in Female Soccer Players." College of Charleston Math and Science Poster Sessions 2008, College of Charleston, April 2008.

"Effect of Torque, Flexibility, Dominant vs. Nondominate Limb, and Leg Length on Ball-Kicking Velocity in Children Soccer Players." College of Charleston Science Research Poster Sessions 2008, College of Charleston, April 2008. Co-authors: McCord, Piper, Bunke, Melissa, Gray, Anna, Carroll, Thomas L., Barfield, William R.

"Comparison of Age and Body Composition Amoung Female Athletes from Four NCAA Division I Teams." Southeastern American College of Sports Medicine, Birmingham, February 2008.

"Differences is Soccer-Specific Field Tests Between Under-18 Female and Elite College Players." Southeastern American College of Sports Medicine, Birmingham, February 2008.

"TRICEPS SURAE STRENGTH AND STIFFNESS IN RELATION TO PERFORMANCE IN COLLEGIATE LONG-DISTANCE RUNNERS: A PILOT STUDY." Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, February 2007. Co-authors: Wasielewski, Noah J., Scheett, Timothy P, Carroll, Thomas L.

"Triceps Surae Strength and Stiffness in Relation to Performance in Collegiate Long-Distance Runners: A Pilot Study." Southeast American College of Sports Medicine, Charlotte, NC, February 2007. Co-authors: Wasielewski, N. J., Scheett, Timothy P, Carroll, Thomas L.