Research Output

2020
Open Access

Associations between the traditional and novel neighbourhood built environment metrics and weight status among Canadian men and women

Nichani, V., Koohsari, M. J., Oka, K., Nakaya, T., Shibata, A., Ishii, K., Yasunaga, A., Turley, L. & McCormack, G. R., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Canadian Journal of Public Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dog-walking in dense compact areas: The role of neighbourhood built environment

Koohsari, M. J., Nakaya, T., McCormack, G. R., Shibata, A., Ishii, K., Yasunaga, A., Liao, Y. & Oka, K., 2020 Jan, In : Health and Place. 61, 102242.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Open Access

Local-Area Walkability and Socioeconomic Disparities of Cardiovascular Disease Mortality in Japan

Koohsari, M. J., Nakaya, T., Hanibuchi, T., Shibata, A., Ishii, K., Sugiyama, T., Owen, N. & Oka, K., 2020 Jun 16, In : Journal of the American Heart Association. 9, 12, p. e016152

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Open Access

Neighbourhood built environment and cardiovascular disease: knowledge and future directions

Koohsari, M. J., McCormack, G. R., Nakaya, T. & Oka, K., 2020 May 1, In : Nature Reviews Cardiology. 17, 5, p. 261-263 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

New urban mobility: a catalyst to enhance population health

Sugiyama, T., Koohsari, M. J. & Oka, K., 2020 Jul 1, In : Perspectives in Public Health. 140, 4, p. 198-199 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Walking-friendly built environments and objectively measured physical function in older adults

Koohsari, M. J., McCormack, G. R., Nakaya, T., Shibata, A., Ishii, K., Yasunaga, A., Liao, Y. & Oka, K., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Sport and Health Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
2019

Ageing affects the association between serum 25- hydroxyvitamin D concentrations and cardiorespiratory fitness in middle-aged and elderly men

Sun, X., Tanisawa, K., Ito, T., Oshima, S., Higuchi, M. & Cao, Z. B., 2019 Jan 1, In : Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition. 28, 3, p. 614-620 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Are neighborhood environmental attributes more important for older than for younger adults’ walking? Testing effect modification by age

Cole, R., Koohsari, M. J., Carver, A., Owen, N. & Sugiyama, T., 2019, In : Journal of aging and physical activity. 27, 3, p. 354-359 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access

Associations of built environment attributes with bicycle use for transport

Koohsari, M. J., Cole, R., Oka, K., Shibata, A., Yasunaga, A., Hanibuchi, T., Owen, N. & Sugiyama, T., 2019 Jan 1, In : Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Associations of local-area walkability with disparities in residents' walking and car use

Sugiyama, T., Cole, R., Koohsari, M. J., Kynn, M., Sallis, J. F. & Owen, N., 2019 Mar, In : Preventive Medicine. 120, p. 126-130 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Biomechanical analysis of volleyball overhead pass

Ozawa, Y., Uchiyama, S., Ogawara, K., Kanosue, K. & Yamada, H., 2019 Jan 1, In : Sports Biomechanics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Cognitive Function of Elderly Persons in Japanese Neighborhoods: The Role of Street Layout

Koohsari, M. J., Nakaya, T., McCormack, G. R., Shibata, A., Ishii, K., Yasunaga, A. & Oka, K., 2019 Sep 1, In : American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and other Dementias. 34, 6, p. 381-389 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)

Differences in transportation and leisure physical activity by neighborhood design controlling for residential choice

McCormack, G. R., Koohsari, M., Oka, K., Friedenreich, C. M., Blackstaffe, A., Alaniz, F. U. & Farkas, B., 2019 Jan 1, In : Journal of Sport and Health Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Effect of watching professional baseball at a stadium on health-related outcomes among Japanese older adults: A randomized controlled trial

Kawakami, R., Sawada, S., Ito, T., Gando, Y., Fukushi, T., Yoshino, A., Kurita, S., Oka, K., Sakamoto, S. & Higuchi, M., 2019 Jan 1, In : Geriatrics and Gerontology International.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Evidence for urban design and public health policy and practice: Space syntax metrics and neighborhood walking

McCormack, G. R., Koohsari, M. J., Turley, L., Nakaya, T., Shibata, A., Ishii, K., Yasunaga, A. & Oka, K., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Health and Place. 102277.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

How do neighbourhood definitions influence the associations between built environment and physical activity?

Mavoa, S., Bagheri, N., Koohsari, M. J., Kaczynski, A. T., Lamb, K. E., Oka, K., O’sullivan, D. & Witten, K., 2019 May 1, In : International journal of environmental research and public health. 16, 9, 1501.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Natural movement: A space syntax theory linking urban form and function with walking for transport

Koohsari, M. J., Oka, K., Owen, N. & Sugiyama, T., 2019 Jul, In : Health and Place. 58, 102072.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Patterns of objectively assessed sedentary time and physical activity among Japanese workers: A cross-sectional observational study

Kurita, S., Shibata, A., Ishii, K., Koohsari, M. J., Owen, N. & Oka, K., 2019 Feb 1, In : BMJ open. 9, 2, e021690.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Population density is beneficially associated with 12-year diabetes risk marker change among residents of lower socio-economic neighborhoods

Van Cauwenberg, J., Dunstan, D., Cerin, E., Koohsari, M. J., Sugiyama, T. & Owen, N., 2019 May, In : Health and Place. 57, p. 74-81 8 p.

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Social-ecological correlates of accelerometer-measured occupational sitting among Japanese desk-based workers

Kurita, S., Shibata, A., Ishii, K., Koohsari, M. J. & Oka, K., 2019 Nov 8, In : BMC Public Health. 19, 1, 1489.

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Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Urban design and Japanese older adults’ depressive symptoms

Koohsari, M. J., McCormack, G. R., Nakaya, T., Shibata, A., Ishii, K., Yasunaga, A., Hanibuchi, T. & Oka, K., 2019 Apr, In : Cities. 87, p. 166-173 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Walkable Urban Design Attributes and Japanese Older Adults’ Body Mass Index: Mediation Effects of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior

Koohsari, M. J., Kaczynski, A. T., Nakaya, T., Shibata, A., Ishii, K., Yasunaga, A., Stowe, E. W., Hanibuchi, T. & Oka, K., 2019 Jun 1, In : American Journal of Health Promotion. 33, 5, p. 764-767 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)
2018
9 Citations (Scopus)

Advantages of public green spaces in enhancing population health

Sugiyama, T., Carver, A., Koohsari, M. J. & Veitch, J., 2018 Oct, In : Landscape and Urban Planning. 178, p. 12-17 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

Are public open space attributes associated with walking and depression?

Koohsari, M., Badland, H., Mavoa, S., Villanueva, K., Francis, J., Hooper, P., Owen, N. & Giles-Corti, B., 2018 Apr 1, In : Cities. 74, p. 119-125 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Associations of neighborhood environmental attributes with adults’ objectively-assessed sedentary time: IPEN adult multi-country study

Owen, N., Sugiyama, T., Koohsari, M. J., De Bourdeaudhuij, I., Hadgraft, N., Oyeyemi, A., Aguinaga-Ontoso, I., Mitáš, J., Troelsen, J., Davey, R., Schofield, G., Cain, K. L., Sarmiento, O. L., Reis, R., Salvo, D., Macfarlane, D. J., Sallis, J. F. & Cerin, E., 2018 Oct, In : Preventive Medicine. 115, p. 126-133 8 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Associations of neighbourhood walkability indices with weight gain

Koohsari, M. J., Oka, K., Shibata, A., Liao, Y., Hanibuchi, T., Owen, N. & Sugiyama, T., 2018 Apr 3, In : International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 15, 1, 33.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Associations of total amount and patterns of objectively measured sedentary behavior with performance-based physical function

Liao, Y., Hsu, H. H., Shibata, A., Ishii, K., Koohsari, M. J. & Oka, K., 2018 Dec, In : Preventive Medicine Reports. 12, p. 128-134 7 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Can neighborhood design support walking? Cross-sectional and prospective findings from Japan

Liao, Y., Shibata, A., Ishii, K., Koohsari, M., Inoue, S. & Oka, K., 2018 Dec 1, In : Journal of Transport and Health. 11, p. 73-79 7 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
3 Citations (Scopus)
9 Citations (Scopus)

Ice slurry ingestion during break times attenuates the increase of core temperature in a simulation of physical demand of match-play tennis in the heat

Naito, T., Sagayama, H., Akazawa, N., Haramura, M., Tasaki, M. & Takahashi, H., 2018 Oct 2, In : Temperature. 5, 4, p. 371-379 9 p.

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Intracellular-to-total water ratio explains the variability of muscle strength dependence on the size of the lower leg in the elderly

Yoshida, T., Yamada, Y., Tanaka, F., Yamagishi, T., Shibata, S. & Kawakami, Y., 2018 Nov 1, In : Experimental Gerontology. 113, p. 120-127 8 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Local food environments, suburban development, and BMI: A mixed methods study

Murphy, M., Badland, H., Jordan, H., Koohsari, M. & Giles-Corti, B., 2018 Jul 2, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 15, 7, 1392.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
7 Citations (Scopus)

Physical activity environment and Japanese adults’ body mass index

Koohsari, M. J., Kaczynski, A. T., Hanibuchi, T., Shibata, A., Ishii, K., Yasunaga, A., Nakaya, T. & Oka, K., 2018 Apr, In : International journal of environmental research and public health. 15, 4, 596.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Prospective Associations of Local Destinations and Routes with Middle-to-Older Aged Adults' Walking

Sugiyama, T., Cerin, E., Mridha, M., Koohsari, M. J. & Owen, N., 2018 Jan 18, In : Gerontologist. 58, 1, p. 121-129 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Riding posture affects quadriceps femoris oxygenation during an incremental cycle exercise in cycle-based athletes

Saito, A., Goda, M., Yamagishi, T. & Kawakami, Y., 2018 Aug 1, In : Physiological Reports. 6, 16, e13832.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Validity of Walk Score® as a measure of neighborhood walkability in Japan

Koohsari, M. J., Sugiyama, T., Hanibuchi, T., Shibata, A., Ishii, K., Liao, Y. & Oka, K., 2018 Mar, In : Preventive Medicine Reports. 9, p. 114-117 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Walk Score® and Japanese adults’ physically-active and sedentary behaviors

Koohsari, M. J., Sugiyama, T., Shibata, A., Ishii, K., Hanibuchi, T., Liao, Y., Owen, N. & Oka, K., 2018 Apr, In : Cities. 74, p. 151-155 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Associations of Neighborhood Environmental Attributes with Walking in Japan: Moderating Effects of Area-Level Socioeconomic Status

Koohsari, M. J., Hanibuchi, T., Nakaya, T., Shibata, A., Ishii, K., Liao, Y., Oka, K. & Sugiyama, T., 2017 Dec 1, In : Journal of Urban Health. 94, 6, p. 847-854 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Associations of sedentary behavior and physical activity with older adults' physical function: an isotemporal substitution approach

Yasunaga, A., Shibata, A., Ishii, K., Koohsari, M. J., Inoue, S., Sugiyama, T., Owen, N. & Oka, K., 2017 Dec 6, In : BMC geriatrics. 17, 1, 1 p., 280.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

Associations of street layout with walking and sedentary behaviors in an urban and a rural area of Japan

Koohsari, M. J., Sugiyama, T., Shibata, A., Ishii, K., Liao, Y., Hanibuchi, T., Owen, N. & Oka, K., 2017 May 1, In : Health and Place. 45, p. 64-69 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)