Education

 At the University of Tsukuba Sports Medicine Department, our nationally recognized experts in orthopedic sports medicine, basic exercise science, applied health science, and athletic performance science teach prescription or treatment options for musculoskeletal injuries and/or metabolic disorders related to competitive sports, trauma, or overuse injuries.

Education & Training

 There is a variety of education/teaching opportunities within the Division of Sports Medicine. Faculty from the above division at the School of Health and Physical Education teaches undergraduate and graduate courses, including Master’s Program in Health and Sports Sciences and Doctoral Program in Sports Medicine.

Our services

 Our expert staff specializes in studying, educating, and/or treating the following:
■Introduction to Sports MedicineT
Presenter Title Topics
Seiji Maeda Professor, PhD Exercise and artery
Kazuhiro Takekoshi Professor, MD, PhD Genetic testing and research in sport
Junichi Shoda Professor, MD, PhD Obesity and liver diseases - exercise for prevention and treatment
Keisuke Kuga Professor, MD, PhD Exercise and heart disease
Shigeyuki Watanabe Professor, MD, PhD Pathophysiology of ischemic heart disease and exercise
Hitoshi Horigome Professor, MD, PhD Childhood obesity and the metabolic syndrome
Masahiro Takemura Assoc. Professor,
RPT, MPhty (Sports)
Scientific approach to the prevention of sports injuries
Koichi Watanabe Assoc. Professor, MD, MS Health security for sporting mega events
Hiroyuki Kobayashi Professor, MD, PhD Skeletal muscle and exercise
Akihiro Kanamori Assoc. Professor, MD, PhD Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
Yoshio Nakata Assoc. Professor, PhD Study design and exercise epidemiology
Yoshikazu Okamoto Lecturer, MD, PhD Application of medical imaging for sports medicine

■Introduction to Sports MedicineU
Presenter Title Topics
Kiyoji Tanaka Professor, PhD Medical fitness: future perspective
Hitoshi Shiraki Professor Athletic Training
Kunpei Tokuyama Professor, PhD Exercise and 24-hour energy metabolism
Shumpei Miyakawa Professor, MD, PhD Pre-participation examination for locomotive system
Toshikazu Miyamoto Professor, PhD Acupuncture in the field of sports
Shinya Kuno Professor, PhD Exercise and social system for preventing lifestyle-related diseases and nursing care
Naoki Mukai Assoc. Professor, MD Sports activity and bone metabolism
Miyauchi Takashi Professor, MD, PhD Pharmacotherapeutics of lifestyle-related diseases for the sports directorsy
Takashi Fukuda Assistant Researcher Introduction of athletic rehabilitation for top athletes
Tsunehiko Wada Assoc. Professor, PhD Physiotherapy of the sports field
Ai Shibata Assoc. Professor, PhD Behavioral epidemiology and sedentary behavior
Yoshio Takahashi Assoc. Professor Social history of Sport Medicine

■Seminar for Sports MedicineT
Presenter Title Topics
Seiji Maeda Professor, PhD Exercise and artery
Kazuhiro Takekoshi Professor, MD, PhD Genetic testing and research in sport
Junichi Shoda Professor, MD, PhD Molecular mechanism for exercise effects on obesity-related liver diseases
Keisuke Kuga Professor, MD, PhD Exercise conditioning and heart disease: Prevention of cardiac sudden death during exercise
Shigeyuki Watanabe Professor, MD, PhDD Pathogenesis of atherosclerosis and exercise
Masahiro Takemura Assoc. Professor,
RPT, MPhty (Sports)
Clinical reasoning for sports injuries
Koichi Watanabe Assoc. Professor, MD, MS Health security for sporting mega events
Hiroyuki Kobayashi Professor, MD, PhD Exercise and insulin resistance
Akihiro Kanamori Assoc. Professor, MD, PhD Diagnosis of the sports injury

■Seminar for Sports MedicineU
Presenter Title Topics
Kiyoji Tanaka Professor, PhD Exercise and fitness for patients with chronic cancer
Hitoshi Shiraki Professor Conditioning for prevention of sports injury
Kunpei Tokuyama Professor, PhD Energy metabolism during physical activity
Shumpei Miyakawa Professor, MD, PhD Conditioning for locomotive system
Toshikazu Miyamoto Professor, PhD Acupuncture in the field of sports
Shinya Kuno Professor, PhD Exercise and social system for preventing lifestyle-related diseases and nursing care
Naoki Mukai Assoc. Professor, MD Sport medicine in women
Takashi Fukuda Assistant Researcher Bridging the gap between research and practice: prevention of brain concussions
Tsunehiko Wada Assoc. Professor, PhD Physiotherapy of the sports field
Ai Shibata Assoc. Professor, PhD Built environment and active living

■Seminar for Sports Medicine V
Seiji Maeda, Kumpei Tokuyama, Kiyoji Tanaka, and Koichi WatanabeTaught by University of Sports Medicine alumni

日本語版

Open Campus
June 18, 2017 (Sunday)

Advanced Laboratory D,
Doctral Course in Sports Medicine,
Graduate School of Human Sciences,
University of Tsukuba
1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba-city
Ibaraki, 305-8577
Japan