ARIHHP Members

Core Faculty Members

  • SOYA Hideaki
  • Professor
  • Biochemistry of exercise, Neuroendocrinology, Neuroscience of exercise
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  • NISHIYASU Takeshi
  • Professor
  • Exercise & Environmental Physiology
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  • ASAI Takeshi
  • Professor
  • Sports Science, Fluid Engineering
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  • SAKAIRI Yosuke
  • Professor
  • Health Psychology, Sports Psychology, Sport Counseling
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  • TAKEDA Fumi
  • Professor
  • Public Health, Health Sociology, Health Education
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  • TOKUYAMA Kumpei
  • Professor
  • Sport Nutrition
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  • MAEDA Seiji
  • Professor
  • Sports Medicine
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  • TAKAGI Hideki
  • Professor
  • Biomechanics, Hydrodynamics
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  • NISHIJIMA Takahiko
  • Professor
  • Sport Statistics, Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education, and Science Communication
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  • Michael A. YASSA
  • Professor
  • Sports Neuroscience
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  • ENOMOTO Yasushi
  • Associate Professor
  • Science of Health, Physical Education and Sports Science,Physical Strength Studies
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  • OMI Naomi
  • Associate Professor
  • Exercise& Sports Nutrition, Nutrition
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  • SENGOKU Yasuo
  • Assistant Professor
  • Coaching Science in Swimming
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  • MATSUI Takashi
  • Assistant Professor
  • Exercise Biochemistry & Physiology, Brain Energetics
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  • HONG Sungchan
  • Assistant Professor
  • Sports Science, Coaching Science, Sports Aerodynamics
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  • FUJII Naoto
  • Assistant Professor
  • Exercise & Environmental Physiology
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  • BYUN Kyeongho
  • Assistant Professor
  • Sports Neuroscience
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  • OKAMOTO Masahiro
  • Assistant Professor
  • Exercise biochemistry & physiology, Sports neuroscience
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  • MONMA Takafumi
  • Assistant Professor
  • Hygiene and public health, Applied health science
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  • AMEMIYA Rei
  • Junior Assistant Professor
  • Sport Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Clinical Sport Psychology
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Faculty Members

  • YAMAGIWA Shinichi
  • Associate Professor
  • High Performance Computing, Computer System Architecture, Sports Sciences
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Office Staff

  • TAKANO Nobuo
  • Chief Official
  • Academic Service Office for the Art and Sport Science Area
  • SHIMOMURA Atsuko
  • Clerical staff
  • SHIOHATA Misato
  • Clerical staff
  • SHIOGAMA Kaori
  • Clerical staff
  • TAKASAKI Izumi
  • Clerical staff
  • PR

University Research Administrator (URA)

  • OGURA Kasane
  • Researcher, URA
  • Assistant to the director, Fund-raising, Coordinating organizational liaison, Public Relations

Core Faculty Members

SOYA Hideaki / Professor
Degree: Ph.D. (Medicine)
Research Fields: Biochemistry of exercise, Neuroendocrinology, Neuroscience of exercise

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Major Research Theme

  • Molecular mechanisms of the effect of exercise on brain function and mental health.
  • Searching the requirement of exercise for improving the brain fitness for comrortable lifestyle, and clarification of exercise effect

Major Research Works

Papers
Nishijima T, Piriz J, Duflot S, Fernandez AM, Gaitan G, Gomez-Pinedo U, Verdugo JM, Leroy F, Soya H, Nunez A, Torres-Aleman I. Neuronal activity drives localized blood-brain-barrier transport of serum insulin-like growth factor-I into the CNS. Neuron, 67: 834-846, 2010.
Okamoto M, Hojo Y, Inoue K, Matsui T, Kawato S, McEwen BS, Soya H. Mild exercise increases dihydrotestosterone in hippocampus providing evidence for androgenic mediation of neurogenesis. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA,109: 13100-13105, 2012.
Matsui T, Omuro H, Liu YF, Soya M, Shima T, McEwen BS and Soya H. Astrocytic glycogen-derived lactate fuels the brain during exhaustive exercise to maintain endurance capacity. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 114:6358-6363, 2017.
Shima T, Matsui T, Jesmine S, Okamoto M, Soya M, Inoue K, Liu Y-F, Torres-Aleman I, McEwen BS, Soya H. Moderate exercise ameliorates dysregulated hippocampal glycometabolism and memory function in a rat model of type 2 diabetes. Diabetologia, 60:597-606, 2017.
Hyodo K, Dan I, Kyutoku Y, Suwabe K, Byun K, Ochi G, Kato M, Soya H. The association between aerobic fitness and cognitive function in older men mediated by frontal lateralization. Neuroimage,125: 291-300, 2016.
Byun K, Hyodo K, Suwabe K, Ochi G, Sakairi Y, Kato M, Dan I, Soya H. Positive effect of acute mild exercise on executive function via arousal-related prefrontal activations: an fNIRS study. Neuroimage, 98: 336-435, 2014.
Yanagisawa H, Dan I, Tsuzuki D, Kato M, Okamoto M, Kyutoku Y, Soya H. Acute moderate exercise elicits increased dorsolateral prefrontal activation and improves cognitive performance with Stroop test. Neuroimage, 50: 1702-1710, 2010.
Llorens-Martín M, Teixeira CM, Jurado-Arjona J, Rakwal R, Shibato J, Soya H, Ávila J. Retroviral induction of GSK-3β expression blocks the stimulatory action of physical exercise on the maturation of newborn neurons. Cell Mol Life Sci, 225: 243-268, 2016.
Okamoto M, Inoue K, Iwamura H, Terashima K, Soya H, Asashima M, Kuwabara T. Reduction in paracrine Wnt3 factors during aging causes impaired adult neurogenesis. FASEB J, 10: 3570-3582, 2011.
Hyodo K, Dan I, Suwabe K, Kyutoku Y, Yamada Y, Akahori M, Byun K, Kato M, Soya H. Acute moderate exercise enhances compensatory brain activation in older adults. Neurobiol Aging, 33: 2621-2632, 2012.
Matsui T, Soya S, Okamoto M, Ichitani Y, Kawanaka K, Soya H. Brain glycogen decreases during prolonged exercise. J Physiol, 589:3383-3393, 2011.

Faculty Members

NISHIYASU Takeshi / Professor
Degree: Ph.D. (Education)
Research Fields: Exercise & Environmental Physiology

Major Research Theme

  • Cardiovascular & respiratory control during exercise
  • Influence of environmental factors (water and ambient temperature and pressure) on cardiovascular & respiratory control during exercise
  • Cardiovascular & respiratory adaptations to exercise and changes in temperature and altitude
  • Cardiovascular & respiratory control in competitive athletes

Major Research Works

Papers
Fujimoto T, Sasaki Y, Wakabayashi H, Sengoku Y, Tsubakimoto S, Nishiyasu T. Maximal workload but not peak oxygen uptake is decreased during immersed incremental exercise at cooler temperatures. Eur J Appl Physiol, 116: 1819-1827, 2016.
Ichinose M, Ichinose-Kuwahara T, Kondo N, Nishiyasu T. Increasing blood flow to exercising muscle attenuates systemic cardiovascular responses during dynamic exercise in humans. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol, 309: R1234-R1242, 2015.
Fujii N, Tsuji B, Honda Y, Kondo N, Nishiyasu T. Effect of short-term exercise-heat acclimation on ventilatory and cerebral blood flow responses to passive heating at rest in humans. J Appl Physiol, 119: 435-444, 2015.
Fujii N, Tsuchiya S, Tsuji B, Watanabe K, Sasaki Y, Nishiyasu T. Effect of voluntary hypocapnic hyperventilation on the metabolic response during Wingate anaerobic test. Eur J Appl Physiol, 115: 1967-1974, 2015.
Delliaux S, Ichinose M, Watanabe K, Fujii N, Nishiyasu T. Cardiovascular responses to forearm muscle metaboreflex activation during hypercapnia in humans. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol, 309: R43-R50, 2015.
Tsuji B, Honda Y, Ikebe Y, Fujii N, Kondo N, Nishiyasu T. Voluntary suppression of hyperthermia-induced hyperventilation mitigates the reduction in cerebral blood flow velocity during exercise in the heat. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol, 308: R669-R679, 2015.
Fujii N, Honda Y, Komura K, Tsuji B, Sugihara A, Watanabe K, Kondo N, Nishiyasu T. Effect of voluntary hypocapnic hyperventilation on the relationship between core temperature and heat loss responses in exercising humans. J Appl Physiol, 117: 1317-1324, 2014.
Watanabe K, Ichinose M, Tahara R, Nishiyasu T. Individual differences in cardiac and vascular components of the pressor response to isometric handgrip exercise in humans. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol, 306: H251-H260, 2014.  
Ichinose M, Watanabe K, Fujii N, Kondo N, Nishiyasu T. Muscle metaboreflex activation speeds the recovery of arterial blood pressure following acute hypotension in humans. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol, 304: H1568-H1575, 2013.
Award
2008-11-19 22th University of Tsukuba, Kawamoto incentive award, Health and Sports Sciences section.

Faculty Members

ASAI Takeshi / Professor
Degree: Ph. D. (Engineering)
Research Fields: Sports Science, Fluid Engineering

Major Research Theme

  • Aerodynamics of Soccerball
  • Aerodynamics of Sporting goods
  • Sports Performance
  • Cognitive information processing on Sports

Major Research Works

Papers
Asai T, Hong S, Ijuin K. Flow visualization of downhill skiers using the lattice Boltzmann method. Eur. J. Phys, in press.
Asai T, Hong S, Ijuin K. Flow visualization of downhill ski racers using computational fluid dynamics, Procedia Engineering,147: 44-49, 2016.
Matsutake T, Zippo K, Kadooka S, Sugo T, Asai T. Brain information processing of football players during decision making―estimation with reaction time and event-related potentials―, Japanese Society of Sport Psychology, 43: 1-13, 2015.
Natsuhara T, Nakayama M, Kato T, Nagano T, Yoshida T, Sasaki R, Asai T. Cognitive processes underlying tactical judgment when executing a pass in soccer. Japan Society of Physical Education, Health and Sport Sciences, 60: 71-85, 2015.
Haranaka M, Nakayama M, Koida M, Kuwabara T, Mori M, Asai T. Life-story study to coaching practical wisdom of youth team coach (a former J-league soccer player). The Japan Journal of Coaching Studies, 28: 163-173, 2015.
Hong S, Nobori R, Sakamoto K, Koido M, Nakayama M, Asai T. Experiment of aerodynamic force on a rotating soccer ball. Procedia Engineering, 147: 56-61, 2016.
Sakamoto K, Numazu N, Hong S, Asai T. Kinetics analysis of instep and side-foot kick in female soccer players. Procedia Engineering, 147: 214-219, 2016.
Goff JE, Hobson CM, Asai T, Hong S. Wind-tunnel experiments and trajectory analyses for five non-spinning soccer balls. Procedia Engineering, 147: 32-37, 2016.
Presentation
Asai, T. (2015) Trying to understand soccer ball aerodynamics, 7th Asia-Pacific Congress on Sports Technology, The Impact of Technology on Sports, Barcelona (Spain). (Invited lecture)
Asai, T. (2015) Engineering and technology for sports, the 6 th TSME-ICoME, Hua Hin (Thailand). (Invited lecture)

Faculty Members

SAKAIRI Yosuke / Professor
Degree: Ph.D. (Psychology)
Research Fields: Health Psychology, Sports Psychology, Sport Counseling

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Major Research Theme

  • Self-control of body and mind with Autogenic Training, light exercise and meditation.
  • Establishing a effective scientific research methodology for the practice on considering individual difference and multivariate’s importance.
  • Development of the measuring and adjustment system of psychological condition.

Major Research Works

Papers
Sakairi Y, Nakatsuka K, Shimizu T. Development of the two-dimensional mood scale for self-monitoring and self-regulation of momentary mood states. Japanese Psychological Research, 55: 338-349, 2013.
Sakairi Y. Does meditation method makes a paradigm shift in “”Science and Practice for Health”?
Evaluation of efficiency of integrated practitional system with considering an importance of outcomes and individual differences. Transpersonal Psychology Psychiatry,11: 1-11, 2012.
Nakatsuka K, Sakairi Y. Effects of low intensity exercises on recovery of psycho-physiological readiness for surveillance. Japanese Journal of Sport Psychology, 37: 75-87, 2010.
Award
2013 an ingenious research Uchiyama memorial prize
2012 JMI memorial prize(Japan Productivity Center)
Book
The guide of TDMS(Two-dimensional Mood Scale): the Two Dimensional Mood Scale
Yosuke SAKAIRI
IMF 2009
Health psychological research about the effect of meditation on reducing anxiety. Yosuke SAKAIRI Kazama Shobo 1999
Psychotherapy and””Do””in Japanese culture: Self-cultivation through tackling a set task. In Bodywork and psychotherapy in the East. Sakairi, Y. Eburon Publishers 2000
Asian meditation and health. In Howard S. Friedman (ed), The Oxford Handbook of Health Psychology Sakairi,Y., Sugamura,G. & Suzuki,M. Oxford University Press 2011
Patent
measuring assembly of psychological condition: Patent number 4378455 acquisition year 2009

Faculty Members

TAKEDA Fumi / Professor
Degree: Ph.D. (Health Sciences)
Research Fields: Public Health, Health Sociology, Health Education

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Major Research Theme

  • National data analysis on physical activities and health outcomes of middle and elderly people in Japan
  • Work performance and health status of company employees
  • Psychosocial factors of sleep and mental health among athletes
  • Empirical research of factors and function of sense of coherence

Major Research Works

Papers
Monma T, Takeda F, Okura T: Physical activities impact sense of coherence among community-dwelling older adults. Geriatrics & Gerontology International, 2017. doi: 10.1111/ggi.13063.
Monma T, Takeda F, Noguchi H, Takahashi H, Tamiya N. The impact of leisure and social activities on activities of daily living of middle-aged adults: Evidence from a national longitudinal survey in Japan. PLOS ONE, 11: e0165106, 2016.
Takeda F, Noguchi H, Monma T, Tamiya N. How possibly do leisure and social activities impact mental health of middle-aged adults in Japan?: An evidence from a national longitudinal survey. PLOS ONE, 10: e0139777, 2015.
Monma T, Takeda F, Noguchi H, Tamiya N. Age and sex differences of risk factors of activity limitations in Japanese older adults. Geriatr Gerontol Int, 16: 670-678, 2016.
Monma T, Takeda F, Tsunoda K, Kitano N, Hotoge S, Asanuma T, Okura T. Age and gender differences in relationships between physical activity and sense of coherence in community-dwelling older adults. Journal of Health and Human Ecology, 81: 159-169, 2015.
Monma T, Takeda F, Tsunoda K, Hotoge S, Asanuma T, Okura T. Relationship between exercise or sports activities and sense of coherence among community-dwelling older adults. Journal of Health and Welfare Statistics, 60: 14-19, 2013.
Takeda F, Tamiya N, Noguchi H, Monma T. Relation between mental health status and psychosocial stressors among pregnant and puerperium women in Japan: From the perspective of working status. International Journal of Public Health Science, 1: 37-48, 2012.
Hotoge S, Takeda F, Togari T, Yamazaki Y, Kida H. Change in sense of coherence (SOC) and causal relationships with social support among upper-grade elementary school children A one-year longitudinal survey. Japanese Journal of Public Health, 58: 967-977, 2011.
Yokoyama E, Saito Y, Kaneita Y, Ohida T, Harano S, Tanaki T, Ibuka E, Kaneko A, Nakajima H, Takeda F. Association between subjective well-being and sleep among the elderly in Japan. Sleep Med, 9: 157-164, 2008.

Faculty Members

TOKUYAMA Kumpei / Professor
Degree: Ph.D. (Medicine)
Research Fields: Sport Nutrition

Major Research Theme

  • Energy metabolism and exercise, energy metabolism and sleep, glucose metabolism and exercise

Major Research Works

Papers
Iwayama K, Kawabuchi R, Park I, Kurihara R, Kobayashi M, Hibi M, Oishi S, Yasunaga K, Ogata H, Nabekura Y, Tokuyama K. Transient energy deficit induced by exercise increases 24-h fat oxidation in young trained men. J Appl Physiol, 118: 80-85, 2015.
Lan F, Misu H, Chikamoto K, Takayama H, Kikuchi A, Mohri K, Takata N, Hayashi H, Matsuzawa-Nagata N, Takeshita Y, Noda H, Matsumoto Y, Ota T, Nagano T, Nakagen M, Miyamoto K, Takatsuki K, Seo T, Iwayama K, Tokuyama K, Matsugo S, Tang H, Saito Y, Yamagoe S, Kaneko S, Takamura T. LECT2 functions as a hepatokine that links obesity to skeletal muscle insulin resistance. Diabetes, 63: 1649-1664, 2014.
Okada-Iwabu M, Yamauchi T, Iwabu M, Honma T, Hamagami K, Matsuda K, Yamaguchi M, Tanabe H, Kimura-Someya T, Shirouzu M, Ogata H, Tokuyama K, Ueki K, Nagano T, Tanaka A, Yokoyama S, Kadowaki T. A small-molecule AdipoR agonist for type 2 diabetes and short life in obesity. Nature, 503: 493–499 2013.
Ogata H, Nakamura K, Sato M, Tokuyama K, Nagasaka S, Ebine N, Kiyono K, Yamamoto Y. Lack of negative correlation in glucose dynamics by NEAT restriction in healthy adults. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 45: 60-66, 2013.
Kubota T, Kubota N, Kumagai H, Yamaguchi S, Kozono H, Takahashi T, Inoue M, Itoh S, Takamoto I, Sasako T, Kumagai K, Kawai T, Hashimoto S, Kobayashi T, Sato M, Tokuyama K, Nishimura S, Tsunoda M, Ide T, Murakami K, Yamazaki T, Ezaki O, Kawamura K, Masuda H, Moroi M, Sugi K, Oike Y, Shimokawa H, Yanagihara N, Tsutsui M, Terauchi Y, Tobe K, Nagai R, Kamata K, Inoue K, Kodama T, Ueki K, Kadowaki T. Impaired insulin signaling in endothelial cells reduces insulin-induced glucose uptake by skeletal muscle. Cell Metabolism, 13: 294-307, 2011.
Iwabu M, Yamauchi T, Okada-Iwabu M, Sato K, Nakagawa T, Funata M, Yamaguchi M, Namiki S, Nakayama R, Tabata M, Ogata H, Kubota N, Takamoto I, Hayashi YK, Yamauchi N, Waki H, Fukayama M, Nishino I, Tokuyama K, Ueki K, Oike Y, Ishii S, Hirose K, Shimizu T, Touhara K, Kadowaki T. Adiponectin and adipoR1 regulate PGC-1a and mitochondria by Ca2+ and AMPK/SIRT1. Nature, 464: 1313-1319, 2010.
Tokuyama K, Nagasaka S, Mori S, Takahashi N, Kusaka I, Kiyonaga A, Tanaka H, Shindo M, Ishibashi S. Hepatic insulin sensitivity assessed by integrated model of hepatic and peripheral glucose regulation. Diabetes Technol Ther, 11: 487-492, 2009.
Aoki K, Matsui J, Kubota N, Nakajima H, Iwamoto K, Takamoto I, Tsuji Y, Ohno A, Mori S, Tokuyama K, Murakami K, Asano T, Aizawa S, Tobe K, Kadowaki T, Terauchi Y. Role of the liver in glucose homeostasis in PI 3-kinase p85alpha-deficient mice. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab, 296: E842-E853, 2009.
Katayose Y, Tasaki M, Ogata H, Nakata Y, Tokuyama K, Satoh M. Metabolic rate and fuel utilization during sleep assessed by whole body indirect calorimetry. Metabolism, 58: 920-926, 2009.
Tokuyama K, Ogata H, Katayose Y, Satoh M. Algorithm for transient response of whole body indirect calorimeter: deconvolution with a regularization parameter. J Appl Physiol, 106: 640-650, 2009.

Faculty Members

MAEDA Seiji / Professor
Degree: Ph.D. (Health and Sport Sciences)
Research Fields: Sports Medicine

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Major Research Theme

  • Regular exercise and cardiovascular system
  • Sports conditioning

Major Research Works

Papers
Tomoto T, Sugawara J, Nogami Y, Aonuma K, Maeda S. The influence of central arterial compliance on cerebrovascular hemodynamics: insights from endurance training intervention. J Appl Physiol, 119: 445-451, 2015.
Matsubara T, Miyaki A, Akazawa N, Choi Y, Ra SG, Tanahashi K, Kumagai H, Oikawa S, Maeda S. Aerobic exercise training increases plasma Klotho levels and reduces arterial stiffness in postmenopausal women. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol, 306: H348-H355, 2014.
Miyaki A, Maeda S, Otsuki T, Ajisaka R. Plasma pentraxin3 concentration increases in endurance-trained men. Med Sci Sports Exerc, 43: 12-17, 2011.
Yoshizawa M, Maeda S, Miyaki A, Misono M, Choi Y, Shimojo N, Ajisaka R, Tanaka H. Additive beneficial effects of lactotripeptide and aerobic exercise on arterial compliance in postmenopausal women. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol, 297: H1899-H1903, 2009.
Yoshizawa M, Maeda S, Miyaki A, Misono M, Saito Y, Tanabe K, Kuno S, Ajisaka R. Effect of 12 weeks of moderate–intensity resistance training on arterial stiffness: A randomized controlled trial in women aged 32-59. Br J Sports Med, 43: 615-618, 2009.
Maeda S, Sugawara J, Yoshizawa M, Otsuki T, Shimojo N, Jesmin S, Ajisaka R, Miyauchi T, Tanaka H. Involvement of endothelin-1 in habitual exercise-induced increase in arterial compliance. Acta Physiol, 196: 223-229, 2009.
Otsuki T, Maeda S, Iemitsu M, Saito Y, Tanimura Y, Ajisaka R, Miyauchi T. Vascular endothelium-derived factors and arterial stiffness in strength and endurance-trained men. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol, 292: H786-H791, 2007.
Iemitsu M, Maeda S, Otsuki T, Sugawara J, Tanabe T, Kuno S, Ajisaka R, Miyauchi T, Matsuda M. Polymorphism in endothelin-related genes limits exercise-induced decreases in arterial stiffness in the older subjects. Hypertension, 47: 928-936, 2006.
Maeda S, Tanabe T, Miyauchi T, Otsuki T, Sugawara J, Iemitsu M, Kuno S, Ajisaka R, Yamaguchi I, Matsuda M. Aerobic exercise training reduces plasma endothelin-1 concentration in older women. J Appl Physiol, 95: 336-341, 2003.
Maeda S, Miyauchi T, Iemitsu M, Tanabe T, Irukayama-Tomobe Y, Goto K, Yamaguchi I, Matsuda M. Involvement of endogenous endothelin-1 in exercise-induced redistribution of tissue blood flow: an endothelin receptor antagonist reduces the redistribution. Circulation, 106: 2188-2193, 2002.

Faculty Members

TAKAGI Hideki / Professor
Degree: Ph.D. (Engineering)
Research Fields: Biomechanics, Hydrodynamics

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Major Research Theme

  • Biomechanical researches for competitive swimming
  • Research and development for swimming gears
  • Coaching studies for water polo

Major Research Works

Papers
Takagi H, Nakashima M, Sato Y, Matsuuchi K. Ross Sanders: Numerical and experimental investigations of human swimming motions. J Sports Sci, 34: 1564-1580, 2016.
Tsunokawa T, Nakashima M, Takagi H. Use of pressure distribution analysis to estimate fluid forces around a foot during breaststroke kicking. Sports Engineering, 18: 149-156, 2015.
Takagi H, Shimada S, Miwa T, Kudo S, Sanders R, Matsuuchi K. Unsteady hydrodynamic forces acting on a hand and its flow field during sculling motion. Hum Mov Sci, 38: 133-142, 2014.
Takagi H, Nakashima M, Ozaki T, Matsuuchi K. Unsteady hydrodynamic forces acting on a robotic arm and its flow field: Application to the crawl stroke. J Biomech, 47: 1401-1408, 2014.
Takagi H, Nakashima M, Ozaki T, Matsuuchi K. Unsteady hydrodynamic forces acting on a robotic hand and its flow field. J Biomech, 46: 1825-1832, 2013.
Takagi H, Murase Y, Minami T, Aoyagi K. Lactate production and clearance during high intensity swimming test in elite water-polo players. The Bulletin of Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences, 36: 77-84, 2013.
Award
2003 Komoto Award of Sports Sciences in Tsukuba
1992 Young Investigator Award of Japan Society of Biomenicsnics
Book
高木 英樹.基礎から学ぶスポーツ概論,水泳.大修館書店(東京),2012.

Faculty Members

NISHIJIMA Takahiko / Professor
Degree: Ph.D. (Education)
  • Research Fields:
  • Sport Statistics, Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education, Science Communication

Major Research Theme

  • sport data science: play analysis of the big-data in sport.
  • PE using ICT: motor learning techniqes using tablet PC and the study note.
  • reseach on motor ability: analysis on tactics and techniques for athletes development of the world standard.

Major Research Works

Papers
Kobayashi Y, Ando K, Masuchi K, Nishijima T. Composition of study notebooks for criterion-referenced evaluation based on judo skills in junior high school. Research Journal of Physical Arts, 21: 37-46, 2016. (In Japanese)
Nishijima T. Present condition and action assignment on physical and motor ability of children based on the national survey on physical and motor ability, and exercise activity of children. Kenko-kyoshitu, 64: 11-15, 2013. (In Japanese)
Nishijima T. Significant and value of Japan physical fitness test. Taiikuka-kyoiku, 61: 10-13, 2013. (In Japanese)
Nishijima T, Kokudo S, Ohsawa S. Secular change of physical and motor ability in Japanese youth in 1964-97. International Journal of Sport and Health Science, 1: 164-170, 2003.
Nishijima T, Kokudo S, Ohsawa S. Relationship between secular change in physical fitness and exercise and sports activities in Japanese youth. International Journal of Sport and Health Science, 1: 110-118, 2003.
Award
Award for exellence in soccer subject, The 4th Sport data anallysis competition, Japan Statistical Society, 2015.3.12. Jo H, Osawa K, Mishi S, Yokoo T, Naomoto H, Kumagai S, Ando K, Nishijima T: Analysis on atacking plyay of soccer, 2015.3.12.
Award for Japan Sports Analytics Association, 2015.12.19. Matsuok H, Mishio S, Naomoto H, Nishijima T: Scaling on defense tactics performane in soccer games, Recomendation in The 5th Sport data anallysis competition, Japan Statistical Society, SAP Sports Analytics Koshien, Sports Analytics Japan 2015, 2015.12.19.
The Labor Decoration of the Third Class, Lao People’s Democratic Republic. Nishijima T, Project manager, The sport master plan in Lao People’s Democratic Republic, 1996.12. (In Laotian, English and Japanese)
Other
Nishijima T, Jo H: Report on survey on sport activity in Tsukuba city, Japan Amateur Sports Association and Institute of Health and Sport Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 2013.3. (In Japanese)
Nisshijima T, Itoh S, Nakano T, Morioka Y: Report on survey on sport statistics 2008, Institute of Health and Sport Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 2009.8. (In Japanese)

Faculty Members

Michael A. YASSA / Professor
Degree: Ph.D.
Research Fields: Sports Neuroscience

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Major Research Theme

  • Developing exercise interventions to reduce or slow down cognitive decline

Major Research Works

Papers
Leal, S.L., Noche, J.A., Murray, E.A., Yassa, M.A. High-resolution fMRI of amygdala and hippocampal subfields in older adults with depressive symptoms. Hippocampus. In press.
Zheng, J., Anderson, K.L., Riley, J.D., Leal, S.L., Shestyuk, A., Gulsen, G., Vadera, S., Yassa, M.A., Knight, R.T., Lin, J.J. Basolateral amygdala and hippocampal dynamics during processing of fearful faces. Nature Communications. 8:14413, 2017.
Suwabe, K., Hyodo, K., Byun, K., Ochi, G., Yassa, M.A., and Soya, H. Acute moderate exercise improves mnemonic discrimination in young adults. Hippocampus, 27(3): 229-234, 2017.
Reagh, Z.M., Murray, E.A., Yassa, M.A. Repetition reveals ups and downs of hippocampal, thalamic, and neocortical engagement during mnemonic decisions. Hippocampus. 27(2):169-183, 2016
Leal, S.L., Noche, J.A., Murray, E.A., Yassa, M.A. Age-related individual variability in memory performance is associated with amygdala-hippocampal circuit function and emotional pattern separation. Neurobiology of Aging 49:9-19, 2016
Leal, S.L.*, Noche, J.A.*, Murray, E.A., Yassa, M.A. Positivity Effect Specific to Older Adults with Subclinical Memory Impairment. Learning and Memory 23: 415-421, 2016. * Co-first authors
Reagh, Z.M., Ho, H.D., Leal, S.L., Noche, J.A., Chun, A., Murray, E.A., Yassa, M.A. Greater loss of object than spatial mnemonic discrimination in aged adults. Hippocampus 26(4):417-22, 2016
Leal, S.L., Yassa, M.A. Neurocognitive aging and the hippocampus across species. Trends in Neurosci 38(12):800-12, 2015
Reagh, Z.M., Watabe, J., Ly, M., Murray, E., Yassa, M.A. Dissociated Signals in Human Dentate Gyrus and CA3 Predict Different Facets of Recognition Memory. The Journal of Neuroscience. 34(40):13301-13, 2014. Cover Art.
Reagh, Z.M., Yassa, M.A. Object and spatial mnemonic interference differentially engage lateral and medial entorhinal cortex in humans. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 111(40):E4264-73, 2014.

Faculty Members

ENOMOTO Yasushi / Associate Professor
Degree: Ph. D (Health and Sport Sciences)
Research Fields: Science of Health, Physical Education & Sports Science, Physical Strength Studies

Major Research Theme

  • Biomechanics of efficiency and economy in human movement
  • Development of endurance performance
  • Long term development of physical fittness

Major Research Works

Papers
Enomoto Y, Suzuki Y, Yokozawa T, Okada H. Running economy and gastrocnemius muscle length during running for Kenyan and Japanese elite distance runners. Biomechanics in Sports, Portuguese Journal of Sport Sciences, 483-485, 2011.
Enomoto Y, Kadono H, Suzuki Y, Chiba T, Koyama K. Biomechanical analysis of the medalists in the 10,000 metres at the 2007 World Championships in Athletics, New Studies in Athletics, 23: 61-66, 2008.
Award
Nac/ Miyashita Award XXth Congress of International Society of Biomechanics
Book
乳酸をどう活かすかⅡ,「第5章 中長距離走における持久性体力の評価」pp62-75,杏林書院
Other
Secretery General, The 34th International Conferene on Biomechanics in Sports, July 18-22, 2016

Faculty Members

OMI Naomi / Associate Professor
Degree:
Research Fields: Exercise & Sports Nutrition, Nutrition
 

Major Research Theme

  • 研究テーマ

Major Research Works

Papers
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Award
受賞
Book
著書1

Faculty Members

SENGOKU Yasuo / Assistant Professor
Degree: Ph.D. (Health and Sport Sciences)
Research Fields: Coaching Science in Swimming

Major Research Theme

  • Research in training method and swimming technique to enhance swimming performance
  • Physiological response during swimming and water exercise

Major Research Works

Papers
Kobayashi K, Kaneoka K, Sengoku Y, Takagi H, Takemura M. Lumber alignment and trunk muscle activity during the underwater streamline position. Journal of Swimming Research, 23: 33-43, 2015.
Sato D, Seko C, Hashitomi T, Sengoku Y, Nomura T. Differential effects of water based exercise on the cognitive function in independent elderly adults. Aging Clin Exp Res, 27: 149-159, 2015.
Sengoku Y, Nakamura K, Ogata H, Nabekura Y, Nagasaka S, Tokuyama K. Continuous glucose monitoring during a 100 km race – A case study in an elite ultra-marathon runner. Int J Sports Physiol Perform, 10: 124-127, 2015.
Sengoku Y, Tsunokawa T, Kobayashi K, Tsubakimoto S. Comparison of the training load during high intensity interval resisted training programed by different exercise duration In: Mason B(eds.)/Biomechanics and Medicine in Swimming XII/Australian Institute of Sports, 328-332, 2014.
Sengoku Y, Nakamura K, Takeda T, Nabekura Y, Tsubakimoto S. Glucose response after a ten-week training in swimming. Int J Sports Med, 32: 835-838, 2011.
Wakabayashi H, Arai S, Sengoku Y, Kaneda K, Sato D, Nomura T, Tochihara Y. Evaluation of children’s thermal sensation in an outdoor swimming pool during swimming class -Multiple effects of environment, morphological characteristics and swimwear condition. Journal of Human-Environment System, 14: 1-7, 2011.

Faculty Members

MATSUI Takashi / Assistant Professor
Degree: Ph.D. (Health and Sport Sciences)
Research Fields: Exercise Biochemistry & Physiology, Brain Energetics

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Major Research Theme

  • Brain Energetics and Human performance (Exercise Endurance and Cognitive Function)
  • The Establishment of Brain Glycogen Loading for enhancing Exercise Endurance and Cognitive Function
  • Judo Physiology & Biochemistry

Major Research Works

Papers
Shima T, Matsui T, Subrina J, Okamoto M, Soya M, Inoue K, Liu YF, Torres-Aleman I, McEwen BS, Soya H. Moderate exercise ameliorates dysregulated hippocampal glycometabolism and memory function in type 2 diabetic rats. Diabetologia, in press.
Fernandez AM, Hernandez-Garzón E, Perez-Domper P, Perez-Alvarez A, Mederos S, Matsui T, Santi A, Trueba-Saiz A, García-Guerra L, Pose-Utrilla J, Fielitz J, Olson EN, Fernandez de la Rosa R, Garcia Garcia L, Angel Pozo M, Iglesias T, Araque A, Soya H, Perea G, Martin ED, Torres Aleman I. Insulin regulates astrocytic glucose handling through cooperation with insulin-like growth factor I. Diabetes, in press.
Matsui T, Soya S, Kawanaka K, Soya H. Brain glycogen decreases during intense exercise without hypoglycemia: The possible involvement of serotonin. Neurochem Res, 40: 1333-1340, 2015.
Yook JS, Okamoto M, Rakwal R, Shibato J, Lee MC, Matsui T, Chang HK, Cho JY, Soya H. Astaxanthin supplementation enhances adult hippocampal neurogenesis and spatial memory in mice. Mol Nutr Food Res, 60: 589-599, 2016.
Inoue K, Okamoto M, Shibato J, Lee MC, Matsui T, Rakwal R, Soya H. Long-term mild, rather than intense, exercise enhances adult hippocampal neurogenesis and greatly changes the transcriptomic profile of the hippocampus. PLOS ONE, 10: e0128720, 2015.
Okamoto M, Hojo Y, Inoue K, Matsui T, Kawato S, McEwen BS, Soya H. Mild exercise increases dihydrotestosterone in hippocampus providing evidence for androgenic mediation of neurogenesis. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA,109: 13100-13105, 2012.
Matsui T, Ishikawa T, Ito H, Okamoto M, Inoue K, Lee M, Fujikawa T, Ichitani Y, Kawanaka K, and Soya H. Brain glycogen supercompensation following exhaustive exercise. J Physiol, 590: 607-616, 2012.
Matsui T, Soya S, Okamoto M, Ichitani Y, Kawanaka K, Soya H. Brain glycogen decreases during prolonged exercise. J Physiol, 589: 3383-3393, 2011.
Award
2014-04 American Physiological Society- Central Nervous System Section Research Recognition Award
2013-07 The Journal of Physiology-Early Investigator Prize
Book
Brain Glycogen Decrease and Supercompensation with Prolonged Exhaustive Exercise. Matsui T; Soya H. Social Neuroscience and Public Health, pp.253-264, Springer, 2013

Faculty Members

HONG Sungchan / Assistant Professor
Degree: Ph.D. (Coaching Science) 
Research Fields: Sports Science, Coaching Science, Sports Aerodynamics

Major Research Theme

  • Aerodynamics of Sports
  • Football Biomechanics

Major Research Works

Papers
Asai T, Hong S, Ijuin K. Flow visualization of downhill skiers using the lattice Boltzmann method. Eur. J. Phys, in press.
Hong S, Asai T, Seo K. Visualization of air flow around soccer ball using a particle image velocimetry. Scientific Reports, 5: 15108, 2015.
Hong S, Asai T. Aerodynamics and flying characteristics of world cup soccer. Japanese Journal of Biomechanics in Sports & Exercise, 18: 218-222, 2015.
Hong S, Asai T. Effect of panel shape of soccer ball on its flight characteristics. Scientific Reports, 4: 5068, 2014.
Goff JE, Asai T, Hong S. A comparison of Jabulani and Brazuca non-spin aerodynamics. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part P: Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology, 228: 188-194, 2014.
Hong S, Chung C, Nakayama M, Asai T. Unsteady aerodynamic force on a knuckle ball in soccer. Procedia Engineering, 2: 2455-2460, 2010.
Presentation
Hong S. Aerodynamics of soccer ball. The 1st Japan-Korea joint conference on science and football, Fukuoka, Japan, 2016. (Invited lecture)
Award
2015 Young Faculty Award (Encouraging Prize): University of Tsukuba, Japan.
2012 Best Paper Award: International conference of KSSB, Korea.
2012 Sport Science Award: Korea Institute of Sport Science, Korea.
2011 Sport Science Award: Korea Institute of Sport Science, Korea.
Book
Hong S. Decyphering the 12 codes of Korean Football. Aerodynamics of modern soccer ball, 227-244, Namuwasup, 2016.
Hong S. Characteristics of knuckle shot in soccer. Lambert Academic Publishing, 1-120, 2012.

Faculty Members

FUJII Naoto / Assistant Professor
Degree: Ph.D. (Health and Sport Sciences)
Research Fields: Exercise & Environmental Physiology

Major Research Theme

  • Peripheral Mechanisms Governing Heat Loss Responses
  • Cardiovascular & Respiratory Control During Exercise

Major Research Works

Papers
Fujii N, McNeely BD, Kenny GP. Nitric oxide synthase and cyclooxygenase modulate β-adrenergic cutaneous vasodilatation and sweating in young men. J Physiol, in press.
Fujii N, Dervis S, Sigal RJ, Kenny GP. Type 1 diabetes modulates cyclooxygenase- and nitric oxide-dependent mechanisms governing sweating but not cutaneous vasodilation during exercising in the heat. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol, 311: R1076-R1084, 2016.
Fujii N, Halili L, Singh MS, Meade RD, Kenny GP. The effect of endothelin A and B receptor blockade on cutaneous vascular and sweating responses in young males during and following exercise in the heat. J Appl Physiol, 121: 1379-1387, 2016.
Fujii N, Notley SR, Minson CT, Kenny GP. Administration of prostacyclin modulates cutaneous blood flow but not sweating in young and older males: roles for nitric oxide and calcium-activated potassium channels. J Physiol, 594: 6419-6429, 2016.
Fujii N, Louie JC, McNeely BD, Zhang SY, Tran MA, Kenny GP. K+ channel mechanisms underlying cholinergic cutaneous vasodilation and sweating in young humans: roles of KCa, KATP, and KV channels? Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol, 311: R600-R606, 2016.
Fujii N, Meade RD, Minson CT, Brunt VE, Boulay P, Sigal RJ, Kenny GP. Cutaneous blood flow during intradermal NO administration in young and older adults: roles for calcium-activated potassium channels and cyclooxygenase? Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol, 310: R1081-R1087, 2016.
Fujii N, Singh MS, Halili L, Boulay P, Sigal RJ, Kenny GP. Cutaneous vascular and sweating responses to intradermal administration of prostaglandin E1 and E2 in young and older adults: a role for nitric oxide? Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol, 310: R1064-R1072, 2016.
Fujii N, Meade RD, Alexander LM, Akbari P, Foudil-Bey I, Louie JC, Boulay P, Kenny GP. iNOS-dependent sweating and eNOS-dependent cutaneous vasodilation are evident in younger adults, but are diminished in older adults exercising in the heat. J Appl Physiol, 120: 318-327, 2016.
Fujii N, Tsuji B, Honda Y, Kondo N, Nishiyasu T. Effect of short-term exercise-heat acclimation on ventilatory and cerebral blood flow responses to passive heating at rest in humans. J Appl Physiol, 119: 435-444, 2015.
Fujii N, Brunt VE, Minson CT. Tempol improves cutaneous thermal hyperemia through increasing nitric oxide bioavailability in young smokers. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol, 306: H1507-H1511, 2014.

Faculty Members

BYUN Kyeongho / Assistant Professor
Degree: Ph.D. (Health and Sport Sciences)
Research Fields: Sports Neuroscience
 

Major Research Theme

  • Exercise and Cognition: Neuroscientific perspectives

Major Research Works

Papers
Suwabe, K., Hyodo, K., Byun, K., Ochi, G., Yassa, M.A., and Soya, H. Acute moderate exercise improves mnemonic discrimination in young adults. Hippocampus, 27(3): 229-234, 2017.
Byun, K., Hyodo, K., Suwabe, K., Fukuie, T., and Soya, H. Possible neurophysiological mechanism for mild-exercise-enhanced executive function: An fNIRS neuroimaging study. JPFSM, 5(5): 361-367, 2016.
Hyodo, K., Dan, I., Kyutoku, Y., Suwabe, K., Byun, K., Ochi, G., and Soya, H. The association between aerobic fitness and cognitive function in older men mediated by frontal lateralization. Neuroimage, 125: 291-300, 2016.
Byun, K., Hyodo, K., Suwabe, K., Sylwester, K., Kato, M., and Soya, H. Possible influences of exercise-intensity-dependent increases in non-cortical hemodynamic variables on NIRS-based neuroimaging analysis during cognitive tasks: Technical note. J. Exer. Nutr. Biochem.,18: 327-332, 2014.
Byun, K., Hyodo, K., Suwabe, K., Ochi, G., Sakairi, Y., Kato, M., and Soya, H. Positive effect of acute mild exercise on executive function via arousal-related prefrontal activations: An fNIRS study. Neuroimage,98: 336-345, 2014.
Hyodo, K., Dan, I., Suwabe, K., Kyutoku, Y., Yamada, Y., Akahori, M., Byun, K., Kato, M., and Soya, H.Acute moderate exercise enhances compensatory brain activation in older adults.Neurobiol. Aging,33: 2621-2632,2012.

Faculty Members

OKAMOTO Masahiro / Assistant Professor
Degree: Ph.D. (Health and Sport Sciences)
Research Fields: Exercise biochemistry & physiology, Sports neuroscience
 

Major Research Theme

  • Mild exercise and hippocamapal plasticity (Cognitive function and stress resistance)

Major Research Works

Papers
Okamoto M, Gray JD, Larson CS, Kazim SF, Soya H, McEwen BS, Pereira AC. Riluzole reduces amyloid beta pathology, improves memory, and restores gene expression chnages in a transgenic mouse model of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Translational Psychiatry, in press.
Nasca C, Bigio B, Zelli D, de Angelis ., Lau T, Okamoto M, Soya H, Ni J, Britcha P, Greengard P, Neve RL, Lee F, McEwen BS. Role of the astroglial glutamate exchanger xCT in ventral hippocampus in resilience to stress. Neuron, 96: 402-413, 2017
Pereira AC, Gray JD, Kogan JF, Davidson RL, Rubin TG, Okamoto M, Morrison JH, McEwen BS. Age and Alzheimer’s disease gene expression profiles reversed by the glutamate modulator riluzole. Mol Psychiatry, 22: 296-305, 2017
Shima T, Matsui T, Jesmin S, Okamoto M, Soya M, Inoue K, Liu YF, Torres-Aleman I, McEwen, Soya H. Moderate exercise ameliorates dysregulated hippocampal glycometabolism and memory function in a rat model of type 2 diabetes. Diabetologia, 60:597-606, 2017
Yook JS, Okamoto M, Rakwal R, Shibato J, Lee MC, Matsui T, Chang H, Cho JY, Soya H. Astaxanthin supplementation enhances adult hippocampal neurogenesis and spatial memory in mice. Mol Nutr Food Res, 60:589-599, 2016
Okamoto M, Yamamura Y, Liu YF, Lee MC, Matsui T, Shima T, Soya M, Takahashi, Soya S, McEwen BS, Soya H. Hormetic effects by exercise on hippocampal neurogenesis with glucocorticoid signaling. Brain Plasticity, 1: 149-158, 2015
Inoue K, Okamoto M, Shibato J, Lee MC, Matsui T, Rakwal R, Soya H. Long-Term Mild, rather than Intense, Exercise Enhances Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis and Greatly Changes the Transcriptomic Profile of the Hippocampus. PLoS One, 10:e0133089, 2015
Okamoto M, Soya H. Mild exercise model for enhancement of hippocampal neurogenesis: A possible candidate for promotion of neurogenesis. JPFSM, 1: 585-594, 2012
Okamoto M, Hojo Y, Inoue K, Matsui T, Kawato S, McEwen BS, Soya H. Mild increases dihydrotestosterone in hippocampus providing evidence for androgenic mediation of neurogenesis. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 109: 13100-13105, 2012
Okamoto M, Inoue K, Iwamura H, Terashima K, Soya H, Asashima M, Kuwabara T. Reduction in paracrine Wnt3 factors during aging causes impaired adult neurogenesis. FASEB J, 10: 3570-3582, 2011

Faculty Members

MONMA Takafumi / Assistant Professor
Degree: Ph.D. (Health and Sport Sciences)
Research Fields: Hygiene and public health, Applied health science
 

Major Research Theme

  • National data analysis on physical activities and health outcomes of middle and elderly people in Japan
  • Psychosocial factors of sleep and mental health among athletes
  • Work performance and health status of company employees
  • Sense of coherence and physical activities in elderly people

Major Research Works

Papers
Monma T, Ando A, Asanuma T, Yoshitake Y, Yoshida G, Miyazawa T, Ebine N, Takeda S, Omi N, Satoh M, Tokuyama K, Takeda F: Sleep disorder risk factors among student athletes. Sleep Medicine, 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.sleep.2017.11.1130.
Monma T, Takeda F, Okura T: Physical activities impact sense of coherence among community-dwelling older adults. Geriatrics & Gerontology International, 17, 2208-2215, 2017.
Suzuki J, Takeda F, Kishi k, Monma T: The relationship between stressors and mental health among Japanese middle-aged women in urban areas. Women & Health, 2017. doi: 10.1080/03630242.2017.1321606.
Monma T, Takeda F, Noguchi H, Takahashi H, Tamiya N: The impact of leisure and social activities on activities of daily living of middle-aged adults: Evidence from a national longitudinal survey in Japan. PLOS ONE, 11(10), e0165106, 2016.
Monma T, Takeda F, Noguchi H, Tamiya N: Age and sex differences of risk factors of activity limitations in Japanese older adults. Geriatrics & Gerontology International, 16(6), 670-678, 2016.
Monma T, Takeda F, Tsunoda K, Kitano N, Hotoge S, Asanuma T, Okura T: Age and gender differences in relationships between physical activity and sense of coherence in community-dwelling older adults. Japanese Journal of Health and Human Ecology, 81(5), 159-169, 2015.
Takeda F, Noguchi H, Monma T, Tamiya N: How possibly do leisure and social activities impact mental health of middle-aged adults in Japan?: An evidence from a national longitudinal survey. PLOS ONE, 10(10), e0139777, 2015.
Monma T, Takeda F, Kohda Y. Occupational factors related to mental health among the staff of nursing homes for adults with physical disabilities. Japanese Society of Gerontological Nursing and Caring Research, 4(1), 11-19, 2013.
Monma T, Takeda F, Tsunoda K, Hotoge S, Asanuma T, Okura T. Relationship between exercise or sports activities and sense of coherence among community-dwelling older adults. Journal of Health and Welfare Statistics, 60: 14-19, 2013.
Takeda F, Tamiya N, Noguchi H and Monma T: Relation between mental health status and psychosocial stressors among pregnant and puerperium women in Japan: From the perspective of working status. International Journal of Public Health Science, 1(2), 37-48, 2012.

Faculty Members

AMEMIYA Rei / Junior Assistant Professor
Degree: Ph.D. (Health and Sport Sciences)
Research Fields: Sport Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Clinical Sport Psychology
 

Major Research Theme

  • Development of the psychological program for performance and health promotion
  • The efficacy of mindfulness trining on athletes
  • Mental health problems such as burnout among athletes

Major Research Works

Papers
Amemiya R, Machida Y, Yoshida M, Inagaki, K, Sakairi Y. Effects of Autogenic Training on the Momentary Mood States of University Students with Highly Sensitive. Japanese Journal of Autojenic Therapy, in press.
Amemiya R, Sakairi Y. Effects of mindfulness on athletes’ performance decrement. The Japanese Journal of Psychology, 88(5), 470-477, 2017.
Ueno Y, Iimura S, Amemiya R, Kase T. An approach to both recovery and growth following difficult situations—The perspective of resilience, posttraumatic growth, and mindfulness. Japanese psychological review, 59(4), 397-414, 2016
Amemiya R, Ueno Y, Shimizu, Y. Role of affective mechanisms and social skills in burnout among Japanese university athletes: Comparison of personal burnout level based on dual processing model. Journal of Health Psychology Research, 29(1), 25-37, 2016
Amemiya R. Does performance decrement predict competitive anxiety and secondary performance decrement in athletes? Stress management research, 12(2), 73-81, 2016.
Amemiya R, Sakairi Y. The role of athletes” mindfulness in alexithymia and bunrout. Japanese Journal of Sport Psychology, 42(2), 81-92.
Amemiya R, Yusa Y, Sakairi Y. Development of a Mindfulness Questionnaire for Athletes.Japanese journal of cognitive therapy, 8(1), 106-115, 2015
Award
Incentive Award( Japanese Journal of Sport Psychology)
Best Research Award( Japanese Association of Mindfulness)
Poster Presentation Award( The Japanese Association of Health Psychology)

Faculty Members

Faculty Members

YAMAGIWA Shinichi / Associate Professor
Degree: Ph.D. (Engineering)
Research Fields: High Performance Computing, Computer System Architecture, Sports Sciences

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Major Research Theme

  • Development of skill analysis system applying human motion bigdata

Major Research Works

Papers
Shinichi Yamagiwa, Yoshinobu Kawahara, Noriyuki Tabuchi, Yoshinobu Watanabe and Takeshi Naruo, Skill Grouping Method: Mining and Clustering Skill Differences from Body Movement BigData, In Proceeding of International conference on BigData 2015, pp. 2525 – 2534, IEEE, October 2015.
Yamagiwa S., Ohshima H., Shirakawa K. , Development of Skill Scoring System for Ski and Snowboard. Sports Science Research and Technology Support, Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 556. Springer, 2015.
Yamagiwa S., Ohshima H. and Shirakawa K. (2014). Skill Scoring System for Ski’s Parallel Turns.In Proceedings of the 2nd International Congress on Sports Sciences Research and Technology Support – Volume 1: icSPORTS, pages 121-128, ScitePress, 2014.
Yamagiwa S., Gotoda N. and Yamamoto Y., Space Perception by Acoustic Cues Influences Auditory-induced Body Balance Control, In Proceedings of the International Congress on Sports Science Research and Technology Support – Volume 1: icSPORTS, pages 30-40, ScitePress, 2013.

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