Institute of Physical Education

Research Output 1997 2019

  • 41 Article
  • 4 Conference contribution
2019

Changes in muscle hardness after a full marathon appear different even intramuscularly

Inami, T., Nakagawa, K., Fukano, M., Yonezu, T., Higashihara, A., Iizuka, S., Narita, T. & Murayama, M., 2019 Jun 1, In : The Journal of sports medicine and physical fitness. 59, 6, p. 1094-1095 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hardness
Muscles
Hardness
Muscles
Linear Models
Analysis of Variance

Physical activity in young children during outdoor and indoor free playing time and in physical education lessons in preschools

Tanaka, C., Ando, T., Usui, C., Hikihara, Y., Sasaki, R., Inayama, T. & Tanaka, S., 2019 Jan 1, In : Japanese Journal of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine. 68, 3, p. 207-213 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Physical Education and Training
Exercise
Body Height
Preschool Children
Body Weight
Muscle Stretching Exercises
Articular Range of Motion
Muscle Strength
Muscles
Achilles Tendon

The reliability, and discriminative ability of the identification of functional ankle instability questionnaire, Japanese version

Mineta, S., Inami, T., Fukano, M., Hoshiba, T., Masuda, Y., Yoshimura, A., Kumai, T. & Hirose, N., 2019 Jan 1, In : Physical Therapy in Sport. 35, p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reproducibility of Results
Ankle
Sensitivity and Specificity
Sports Medicine
Athletes
2018

Development of hardness measurement system for specific muscle

Nishiyama, D., Murayama, M. & Uchiyama, T., 2018 Jan 1, In : Transactions of Japanese Society for Medical and Biological Engineering. 56, Proc, p. 55-56 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ultrasonic imaging
Muscle
Hardness
Gels
Tissue
1 Citation (Scopus)

Foot posture alteration and recovery following a full marathon run

Fukano, M., Inami, T., Nakagawa, K., Narita, T. & Iso, S., 2018 Nov 26, In : European Journal of Sport Science. 18, 10, p. 1338-1345 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Posture
Foot
Wounds and Injuries
2016
9 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating the risk of a fifth metatarsal stress fracture by measuring the serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels

Shimasaki, Y., Nagao, M., Miyamori, T., Aoba, Y., Fukushi, N., Saita, Y., Ikeda, H., Kim, S. G., Nozawa, M., Kaneko, K. & Yoshimura, M., 2016 Mar 1, In : Foot and Ankle International. 37, 3, p. 307-311 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stress Fractures
Metatarsal Bones
Serum
Odds Ratio
Parathyroid Hormone
2014

Effects of dehydration on neutrophil function after the match in female university soccer players

Fukui, S., Umeda, T., Sawada, K., Takahashi, I., Hamano, M., Miyake, R., Oyamada, K., Tsubakihara, T., Tanaka, M., Suda, Y. & Nakaji, S., 2014, In : Hirosaki Medical Journal. 65, 2-4, p. 182-189 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soccer
Dehydration
Neutrophils
Leukocyte Count
Reactive Oxygen Species

Relationship of exercise at preschool and out of school and daily physical activity to physical fitness in preschool children in the Kanto region: A cross-sectional study

Tanaka, C., Hikihara, Y., Ando, T., Ohkawara, K., Usui, C., Sasaki, R. & Tanaka, S., 2014, In : Japanese Journal of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine. 63, 3, p. 323-331 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physical Education and Training
Physical Fitness
Preschool Children
Sports
Cross-Sectional Studies
2013
7 Citations (Scopus)

Changes in neutrophil functions during a 10-month soccer season and their effects on the physical condition of professional Japanese soccer players

Suda, Y., Umeda, T., Watanebe, K., Kuroiwa, J., Sasaki, E., Tsukamoto, T., Takahashi, I., Matsuzaka, M., Iwane, K. & Nakaji, S., 2013 Mar, In : Luminescence. 28, 2, p. 121-128 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soccer
Neutrophils
Athletes
Fatigue of materials
Muscle Fatigue
2012
16 Citations (Scopus)

Association of muscle hardness with muscle tension dynamics: A physiological property

Murayama, M., Watanabe, K., Kato, R., Uchiyama, T. & Yoneda, T., 2012, In : European Journal of Applied Physiology. 112, 1, p. 105-112 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Muscle Tonus
Hardness
Muscles
Tetanus
Platinum
8 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of the effect of a chicken comb extract-containing supplement on cartilage and bone metabolism in athletes

Yoshimura, M., Aoba, Y., Watari, T., Momomura, R., Watanabe, K., Tomonaga, A., Matsunaga, M., Suda, Y., Lee, W. Y., Asai, K., Yoshimura, K., Nakagawa, T., Yamamoto, T., Yamaguchi, H. & Nagaoka, I., 2012, In : Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine. 4, 4, p. 577-580 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Comb and Wattles
Athletes
Cartilage
Collagen Type II
Chickens
2010
1 Citation (Scopus)

Original articles: The effect of GaAlAs laser irradiation on the recovery process of muscular strength following muscle fatigue

Ishide, Y., Ueda, F., Murayama, M., Ohshiro, T., Takenouchi, K., Kohzuma, M. & Ohshiro, T., 2010, In : Laser Therapy. 19, 1, p. 11-22 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Semiconductor Lasers
Muscle Fatigue
Laser beam effects
Muscle
Fatigue of materials
2009
16 Citations (Scopus)

An empirical model for transient crater growth in granular targets based on direct observations

Yamamoto, S., Barnouin-Jha, O. S., Toriumi, T., Sugita, S. & Matsui, T., 2009 Sep, In : Icarus. 203, 1, p. 310-319 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

craters
crater
power law
sands
sand
16 Citations (Scopus)

Central command and the increase in middle cerebral artery blood flow velocity during static arm exercise in women: Experimental Physiology

Sato, K., Sadamoto, T., Ueda-Sasahara, C., Shibuya, K., Shimizu-Okuyama, S., Osada, T., Kamo, M., Saito, M. & Kagaya, A., 2009 Nov, In : Experimental Physiology. 94, 11, p. 1132-1138 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cerebrovascular Circulation
Blood Flow Velocity
Middle Cerebral Artery
Arm
Exercise
9 Citations (Scopus)

Perceived exertion is not necessarily associated with altered brain activity during exercise

Shibuya, K., Ueda, C., Sato, K., Shimizu-Okuyama, S., Saito, M., Kagaya, A., Kamo, M., Osada, T. & Sadamoto, T., 2009, In : Journal of Physiological Anthropology. 28, 2, p. 63-69 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prefrontal Cortex
activation
Brain
brain
Chemical activation
2008
19 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of muscle cooling on the stiffness of the human gastrocnemius muscle in vivo

Muraoka, T., Omuro, K., Wakahara, T., Muramatsu, T., Kanehisa, H., Fukunaga, T. & Kanosue, K., 2008 Feb, In : Cells Tissues Organs. 187, 2, p. 152-160 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Skeletal Muscle
Muscles
Achilles Tendon
Temperature
Knee Joint

Original articles: The effect of gaalas diode laser on pre-sports warming up and post-sports cooling down

Ishide, Y., Ueda, F., Murayama, M., Ohshiro, T., Takenouchi, K., Kohzuma, M., Ohshiro, T. & Fujii, S., 2008, In : Laser Therapy. 17, 2, p. 69-74 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Semiconductor Lasers
Laser beam effects
Sports
Semiconductor lasers
Lasers
2 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of gaalas diode laser on pre-sports warming up and post-sports cooling down

Ishide, Y., Ueda, F., Murayama, M., Ohshiro, T., Takenouchi, K., Kohzuma, M., Ohshiro, T. & Fujii, S., 2008, In : Laser Therapy. 17, 4, p. 187-192 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Semiconductor Lasers
Laser beam effects
Sports
Semiconductor lasers
Lasers
11 Citations (Scopus)

Transient increase in femoral arterial blood flow to the contralateral non-exercising limb during one-legged exercise

Yoshizawa, M., Shimizu-Okuyama, S. & Kagaya, A., 2008 Jul, In : European Journal of Applied Physiology. 103, 5, p. 509-514 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thigh
Extremities
Blood Vessels
Leg
Vasoconstriction
2007
2 Citations (Scopus)

Exercise-induced blood flow in relation to muscle relaxation period

Ohmori, F., Shimizu-Okuyama, S. & Kagaya, A., 2007, In : Dynamic Medicine. 6, 5.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Muscle Relaxation
Exercise
Popliteal Artery
Healthy Volunteers

Relationship between muscle tension and hardness in isolated frog muscle with electrical stimulation

Uchiyama, T., Kato, R. & Murayama, M., 2007, Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings. p. 4818-4821 4 p. 4353418

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Muscle
Hardness
Stretching
Tendons
Blood
2006

Blood flow after contraction of short duration reaches its peak by 3 rd cardiac cycle

Ohmori, F., Shimizu-Okuyama, S., Hamaoka, T. & Kagaya, A., 2006 Oct, In : Japanese Journal of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine. 55, SUPPL., p. 153-157 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exercise
Popliteal Artery
Muscle Contraction
Healthy Volunteers

Changes in brachial and femoral artery vascular conductance in non-exercising limbs during handgrip exercise

Yoshizawa, M., Shimizu-Okuyama, S. & Kagaya, A., 2006 Oct, In : Japanese Journal of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine. 55, SUPPL., p. 159-161 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brachial Artery
Femoral Artery
Blood Vessels
Extremities
Doppler Ultrasonography
47 Citations (Scopus)

Differences in fat-free mass and muscle thicknesses at various sites according to performance level among judo athletes

Kubo, J., Chishaki, T., Nakamura, N., Muramatsu, T., Yamamoto, Y., Ito, M., Saitou, H. & Kukidome, T., 2006 Aug, In : Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 20, 3, p. 654-657 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Martial Arts
Athletes
Fats
Muscles
Elbow
23 Citations (Scopus)

Resonance in the human medial gastrocnemius muscle during cyclic ankle bending exercise

Takeshita, D., Shibayama, A., Muraoka, T., Muramatsu, T., Nagano, A., Fukunaga, T. & Fukashiro, S., 2006, In : Journal of Applied Physiology. 101, 1, p. 111-118 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ankle
Skeletal Muscle
Tendons
Muscles
Video Recording
1 Citation (Scopus)

The relationship between cardiac muscle, skeletal muscle mass, and vessel structure in elderly women

Shimizu-Okuyama, S., Muraoka, Y., Ohmori, F. & Kagaya, A., 2006 Oct, In : Japanese Journal of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine. 55, SUPPL., p. 213-216 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myocardium
Skeletal Muscle
Muscles
Thigh
Arm
2005
63 Citations (Scopus)

Elastic properties of human Achilles tendon are correlated to muscle strength

Muraoka, T., Muramatsu, T., Fukunaga, T. & Kanehisa, H., 2005 Aug, In : Journal of Applied Physiology. 99, 2, p. 665-669 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Achilles Tendon
Muscle Strength
Tendons
Torque
Tendon Injuries
7 Citations (Scopus)

Estimation of passive ankle joint moment during standing and walking

Muraoka, T., Muramatsu, T., Takeshita, D., Kanehisa, H. & Fukunaga, T., 2005 Feb, In : Journal of Applied Biomechanics. 21, 1, p. 72-84 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ankle Joint
Walking
Muscles
Joints
Muscle Contraction
28 Citations (Scopus)

In vivo passive mechanical properties of the human gastrocnemius muscle belly

Muraoka, T., Chino, K., Muramatsu, T., Fukunaga, T. & Kanehisa, H., 2005 Jun, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 38, 6, p. 1213-1219 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Muscle
Skeletal Muscle
Ankle Joint
Mechanical properties
Knee
13 Citations (Scopus)

Muscle tension dynamics of isolated frog muscle with application of perpendicular distortion

Murayama, M., Yoneda, T. & Kawai, S., 2005 Jan, In : European Journal of Applied Physiology. 93, 4, p. 489-495 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Muscle Tonus
Anura
Hardness
Muscles
Muscle Contraction
2004
17 Citations (Scopus)

Geometric and elastic properties of in vivo human Achilles tendon in young adults

Muraoka, T., Muramatsu, T., Fukunaga, T. & Kanehisa, H., 2004, In : Cells Tissues Organs. 178, 4, p. 197-203 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Achilles Tendon
Young Adult
Tendons
Ankle Joint
Torque
94 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of tendon slack on electromechanical delay in the human medial gastrocnemius in vivo

Muraoka, T., Muramatsu, T., Fukunaga, T. & Kanehisa, H., 2004 Feb, In : Journal of Applied Physiology. 96, 2, p. 540-544 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tendons
Ankle Joint
Joints
Torque
Electric Stimulation
3 Citations (Scopus)

Relationship between muscle hardness estimated by the indentation method and muscle contractile level

Uchiyama, T., Ohsugi, K. & Murayama, M., 2004, Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings. Vol. 26 III. p. 2290-2291 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Indentation
Muscle
Hardness
Elasticity
Viscosity
2003
1 Citation (Scopus)

Elastic- And viscous-like properties of the upper arm estimated by the indentation method

Ohsugi, K., Uchiyama, T. & Murayama, M., 2003, APBME 2003 - IEEE EMBS Asian-Pacific Conference on Biomedical Engineering 2003. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 268-269 2 p. 1302687

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Indentation
Muscle
Hardness
Elasticity
Robots
4 Citations (Scopus)

Type a behavior pattern and sports injuries

Nigorikawa, T., Oishi, K., Yasukawa, M., Kamimura, M., Murayama, M. & Tanaka, N., 2003 Aug, In : Japanese Journal of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine. 52, 4, p. 359-367 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Athletic Injuries
Athletes
Wounds and Injuries
Japan
2002
87 Citations (Scopus)

In vivo determination of fascicle curvature in contracting human skeletal muscles

Muramatsu, T., Muraoka, T., Kawakami, Y., Shibayamaand, A. & Fukunaga, T., 2002, In : Journal of Applied Physiology. 92, 1, p. 129-134 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Skeletal Muscle
Muscles
Isometric Contraction
Muscle Contraction
Ankle
47 Citations (Scopus)

Length change of human gastrocnemius aponeurosis and tendon during passive joint motion

Muraoka, T., Muramatsu, T., Takeshita, D., Kawakami, Y. & Fukunaga, T., 2002, In : Cells Tissues Organs. 171, 4, p. 260-268 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tendons
Joints
Ankle Joint
Ultrasonography
Skeletal Muscle
26 Citations (Scopus)

Superficial aponeurosis of human gastrocnemius is elongated during contraction: Implications for modeling muscle-tendon unit

Muramatsu, T., Muraoka, T., Kawakami, Y. & Fukunaga, T., 2002, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 35, 2, p. 217-223 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tendons
Muscle
Muscles
Elongation
Skeletal Muscle
2001
7 Citations (Scopus)

In vivo mechanical properties of proximal and distal aponeuroses in human tibialis anterior muscle

Muramatsu, T., Muraoka, T., Takeshita, D., Kawakami, Y. & Fukunaga, T., 2001, In : Cells Tissues Organs. 170, 2-3, p. 162-169 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Muscles
Aponeurosis
Torque
Ultrasonography
166 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanical properties of tendon and aponeurosis of human gastrocnemius muscle in vivo

Muramatsu, T., Muraoka, T., Takeshita, D., Kawakami, Y., Hirano, Y. & Fukunaga, T., 2001, In : Journal of Applied Physiology. 90, 5, p. 1671-1678 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tendons
Achilles Tendon
Skeletal Muscle
Torque
Muscle Contraction
2000
92 Citations (Scopus)

Changes in hardness of the human elbow flexor muscles after eccentric exercise

Murayama, M., Nosaka, K., Yoneda, T. & Minamitani, K., 2000, In : European Journal of Applied Physiology. 82, 5-6, p. 361-367 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hardness
Elbow
Exercise
Muscles
Elbow Joint
1 Citation (Scopus)

Elastic- and viscous-like property of the upper arm estimated by the pushing method

Uchiyama, T., Kimura, R. & Murayama, M., 2000, Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings. Enderle, J. D. (ed.). Vol. 1. p. 583 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Indentation
Polynomials
Tapes
Robots
Friction
1997
6 Citations (Scopus)

Developmental characteristics of temporal control of movement in preschool and school children of different ages

Sasaki, R., 1997 Dec, In : Perceptual and Motor Skills. 85, 3 PART II, p. 1455-1467 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Preschool Children
Age Groups