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Sport Sciences

Name Class Major Theme

Mitsuru Higuchi [Director]

樋口

Professor

Exercise physiology & biochemistry

Sports nutrition

Exercise physiology and biochemistry on health promotion and prevention of lifestyle-related diseases in middle-aged and elderly people.

Sports nutrition on conditioning and performance.

Koichiro Oka [Executive member(s)]

岡

Professor

Health & Behavioral Sciences

Long-term Care Prevention

Sedentary Behavior Research

Isao Muraoka

Professor

Exercise physiology

Effects of residence in hypoxic room on physiological adaptation and athletic performance.

Effects of carbohydrate drink on physiological and biochemical responses during exercise.

Effects of physical activity and exercise on lifestyle related disease.

Kazuyuki Kanosue

彼末

Professor

Physiology

Sports neuroscience

Brain mechanism of coordinated movements

Control of running and its relationship with efficiency

The role of motor imagery in motor control and its brain mechanism

Shizuo Sakamoto

Professor

Sports Medicine ( Internal Medicine )

The relation between exercise and lipid metabolism

the study concerning effects of various walking ( for example, Nordic walking, Kurort walking )

Yasuo Kawakami

川上

Professor

Biomechanics

Exercise physiology

Effects of physical activitity, growth, aging, and fatigue on human muscles.

In vivo musculotendinous behavior and movement performance in humans.

Katsuhiko Suzuki

鈴木

Professor / Medical doctor

Preventive Medicine

Exercise Immunology

Risk assessment of acute and chronic exercise using biochemical and immunological variables.

Analysis and assessment of immunity and inflammation centered on phagocytes and cytokines

Role of free radicals and antioxidants in health and diseases

Exercise prescription for lifestyle-related diseases

Assessment of anti-oxidative and anti-inflammatory properties in food components.

田口 素子

田口

Professor

スポーツ栄養学

競技力向上とコンディショニングのためのスポーツ栄養学

Suguru Torii

鳥居

Associate Professor

Musculoskeletal Sports medicine

Growth and development of musculoskeletal system

Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Robot Engineering

Name Class Major Theme

Shigeki Sugano [Executive member(s)]

菅野

Professor

Intelligent Machine

Biomechanism

Human Symbiotic Robot

Human-Robot Interaction

Human Interface

Emergence of Mind in Robot

Atsuo Takanishi

高西

Professor

Robotics

Humanoid Robotics and its applications in medicine and well-being, such as the biped walking/running humanoids

the emotion expression humanoids

the flute player humanoids

the ultrasound medical inspection robots

the airway management training humanoids

a new mobile robot project for environmental monitoring.

岩田 浩康

岩田

Professor

小林 哲則

小林

Professor

橋本 周司

橋本

Professor

Hiroshi Fujimoto

藤本

Professor

Human-machine systems

Human interface

Suggestion of the Interface design using the tactile characteristic

Development of facilities and orthosis based on the analysis of the lower limbs motor function

山川 宏

山川

Professor

Flexible micro-devices

岩瀬

Associate Professor

Micro-electro-mechanical Systems (MEMS)

Flexible micro-devices

Optical micro-devices

Masakatsu Fujie

fuji

Adviser

Life Sciences

Name Class Major Theme

Shinji Takeoka [Executive member(s)]

武岡

Professor

Polymer chemistry

Molecular assembly

Biomedical engineering

Biomaterial science and engineering

Nano medical engineering

Study on biomedical applications of polymer nanosheets

Development of electromyograph devices using nanosheet technology and printed electronics.

Development of artificial platelets using liposome technology

Study on intracellular delivery using cationic aminolipid library

Development of nano-thermometers for intracellular temperature imaging

Shigenobu Shibata

Professor

Physiology

Pharmacology

Nutrition

Chronobiology

Chrono-nutrition aspect on action of various nutrition and functional food.

Chrono-exercise aspect on action of various exercise and sports.

Screening of functional foods on circadian rhythm.

Molecular mechanism of circadian oscillation and entrainment to environmental stimuli.

Health promotion study based on the biological clock

Development of new method for evaluation of human circadian clock

Nobuhito Goda

合田

Professor

Medical Biochemistry

Research on searching Biomarker to evaluate Healthy life expectancy

Hypoxia Biology on metabolic diseases

仙波 憲太郎

仙波

Professor

Toshinori Fujie

Assistant professor

Biomaterials science

Polymer chemistry

Tissue engineering

Bioelectronics

Engineering nano-biomaterials with structurally and physically bio-conformable properties

Body digitization by integration of nano-biomaterials and electronics

Investigation of biological property utilizing soft electronics

Center for Research Strategy

Name Class Major Theme

Ichiro Nakajima

中島

Professor

Standardization for societal resiliency

Research organization

Standardizatiuon for the resiliency of socio-economical activities.

Planning, Design and Management of Industry – Academia joint research organizations.

一之瀬貴

一ノ瀬

Associate Professor

Adjunct Researcher

Name Class Major Theme

北島 昌夫

 

東田 一彦

Associate Professor

稲見 崇孝

 

小林 洋

小林

Adjunct researcher (Associate Professor, Osaka Univ.)

Kumpei Tanisawa

tanisawa

Adjunct researcher

Exercise physiology and biochemistry

Exercise Genomics

Genomic epidemiology

Elucidation of the interaction of genetic factor, physical activity, and diet in the development of lifestyle-related and geriatric diseases.

Exploration of the aging- and longevity-associated genetic variants.

Construction of the personalized prevention system for type 2 diabetes accounting for its genetic background and etiology in Japanese population.

Staff

Name Class Major Theme

川上 諒子

研究助手

高橋由美

事務・会計

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