• 919 Citations
  • 17 h-Index
1984 …2019

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  • 919 Citations
  • 17 h-Index
  • 52 Article
2019

Medical services at the 2017 Sapporo Asian winter games: Injury and illness epidemiology at a 34-nation multisport event

Watanabe, K., Akama, T., Asakawa, S., Fukuda, K., Sakai, H., Okuwaki, T., Imai, T., Sato, H., Katayose, M., Jegathesan, M. & Al Shamali, N., 2019 Jan 1, In : British journal of sports medicine. 53, 1, p. 32-36 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

Ageing and free-living daily physical activity effects on salivary beta-defensin 2 secretion

Shimizu, K., Hanaoka, Y., Akama, T. & Kono, I., 2017 Apr 3, In : Journal of sports sciences. 35, 7, p. 617-623 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Changes in stress and appetite responses in male power-trained athletes during intensive training camp

Oshima, S., Takehata, C., Sasahara, I., Lee, E., Akama, T. & Taguchi, M., 2017 Aug 21, In : Nutrients. 9, 8, 912.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Yoga stretching for improving salivary immune function and mental stress in middle-aged and older adults

Eda, N., Ito, H., Shimizu, K., Suzuki, S., Lee, E. & Akama, T., 2017 Apr 2, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Women and Aging. p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Coenzyme Q10 supplementation downregulates the increase of monocytes expressing toll-like receptor 4 in response to 6-day intensive training in kendo athletes

Shimizu, K., Kon, M., Tanimura, Y., Hanaoka, Y., Kimura, F., Akama, T. & Kono, I., 2015 Feb 10, In : Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism. 40, 6, p. 575-581 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of Lactobacillus gasseri OLL2809 intake on oral immune function in college rugby athletes

Hanaoka, Y., Shimizu, K., Washiya, K., Tamura, A., Takemura, M., Furukawa, T., Miyamoto, T., Watanabe, K. & Akama, T., 2015 Jan 1, In : japanese journal of physical fitness and sports medicine. 64, 3, p. 315-322 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Use of supplements by japanese elite athletes for the 2012 olympic games in London

Sato, A., Kamei, A., Kamihigashi, E., Dohi, M., Akama, T. & Kawahara, T., 2015 May 9, In : Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. 25, 3, p. 260-269 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)
2014

The effects of Lactobacillus pentosus strain b240 and appropriate physical training on salivary secretory IgA levels in elderly adults with low physical fitness: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

Shimizu, K., Sato, H., Suga, Y., Yamahira, S., Toba, M., Hamuro, K., Kakumoto, K., Kohda, N., Akama, T., Kono, I. & Kuno, S., 2014 Jan 1, In : Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition. 54, 1, p. 61-66 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Altered secretory immunoglobulin a on skin surface after intensive exercise

Eda, N., Shimizu, K., Suzuki, S., Tanabe, Y., Lee, E. & Akama, T., 2013 Sep 1, In : Journal of strength and conditioning research. 27, 9, p. 2581-2587 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Effects of high-intensity endurance exercise on epidermal barriers against microbial invasion

Eda, N., Shimizu, K., Suzuki, S., Lee, E. & Akama, T., 2013 Mar 1, In : Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 12, 1, p. 44-51 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of yoga exercise on salivary beta-defensin 2

Eda, N., Shimizu, K., Suzuki, S., Tanabe, Y., Lee, E. & Akama, T., 2013 Oct 1, In : European Journal of Applied Physiology. 113, 10, p. 2621-2627 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Mucosal immune function comparison between amenorrheic and eumenorrheic distance runners

Shimizu, K., Suzuki, N., Nakamura, M., Aizawa, K., Imai, T., Suzuki, S., Eda, N., Hanaoka, Y., Nakao, K., Suzuki, N., Mesaki, N., Kono, I. & Akama, T., 2012 May 1, In : Journal of strength and conditioning research. 26, 5, p. 1402-1406 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Use of supplements by young elite japanese athletes participating in the 2010 youth olympic games in Singapore

Sato, A., Kamei, A., Kamihigashi, E., Dohi, M., Komatsu, Y., Akama, T. & Kawahara, T., 2012 Sep 1, In : Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. 22, 5, p. 418-423 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Influences of weight loss on monocytes and t-cell subpopulations in male judo athletes

Shimizu, K., Aizawa, K., Suzuki, N., Masuchi, K., Okada, H., Akimoto, T., Mesaki, N., Kono, I. & Akama, T., 2011 Jul 1, In : Journal of strength and conditioning research. 25, 7, p. 1943-1950 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

Virus activation and immune function during intense training in rugby football players

Yamauchi, R., Shimizu, K., Kimura, F., Takemura, M., Suzuki, K., Akama, T., Kono, I. & Akimoto, T., 2011 Mar 7, In : International journal of sports medicine. 32, 5, p. 393-398 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Alterations of salivary SIgA during training camp in collegiate rugby football players

Yamauchi, R., Shimizu, K., Furukawa, T., Watanabe, K., Takemura, M., Akama, T., Akimoto, T. & Kono, I., 2009 Feb 1, In : japanese journal of physical fitness and sports medicine. 58, 1, p. 131-141 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
2008

A rat model of saliva secretory immunoglobulin: A suppression caused by intense exercise

Kimura, F., Aizawa, K., Tanabe, K., Shimizu, K., Kon, M., Lee, H., Akimoto, T., Akama, T. & Kono, I., 2008 Jun 1, In : Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports. 18, 3, p. 367-372 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of moderate exercise training on T-helper cell subpopulations in elderly people

Shimizu, K., Kimura, F., Akimoto, T., Akama, T., Tanabe, K., Nishijima, T., Kuno, S. & Kono, I., 2008 Dec 1, In : Exercise immunology review. 14, p. 24-37 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Effect of free-living daily physical activity on salivary secretory IgA in elderly

Shimizu, K., Kimura, F., Akimoto, T., Akama, T., Kuno, S. & Kono, I., 2007 Apr 1, In : Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 39, 4, p. 593-598 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of exercise, age and gender on salivary secretory immunoglobulin A in elderly individuals

Shimizu, K., Kimura, F., Akimoto, T., Akama, T., Otsuki, T., Nishijima, T., Kuno, S. & Kono, I., 2007 Dec 1, In : Exercise immunology review. 13, p. 55-66 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)
2003

Effects of 12 months of exercise training on salivary secretory IgA levels in elderly subjects

Akimoto, T., Kumai, Y., Akama, T., Hayashi, E., Murakami, H., Soma, R., Kuno, S. & Kono, I., 2003 Feb 1, In : British journal of sports medicine. 37, 1, p. 76-79 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

103 Citations (Scopus)
2002

Increased plasma concentrations of intercellular adhesion molecule-1 after strenuous exercise associated with muscle damage

Akimoto, T., Furudate, M., Saitoh, M., Sugiura, K., Waku, T., Akama, T. & Kono, I., 2002 Dec 1, In : European Journal of Applied Physiology. 86, 3, p. 185-190 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Citations (Scopus)
2001

Antiprothrombin autoantibodies in severe preeclampsia and abortion

Akimoto, T., Akama, T., Saitoh, M., Kono, I. & Sumida, T., 2001 Feb 15, In : American Journal of Medicine. 110, 3, p. 188-191 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)
2000

Effect of brief maximal exercise on circulating levels of interleukin-12

Akimoto, T., Akama, T., Tatsuno, M., Saito, M. & Kono, I., 2000 Apr, In : European Journal of Applied Physiology. 81, 6, p. 510-512 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Necrotizing fasciitis caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae in mixed connective tissue disease

Yuhara, T., Takemura, H., Akama, T., Yamane, K. & Sumida, T., 2000 Jan 9, In : Modern Rheumatology. 10, 3, p. 180-182 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Palmar fasciitis and polyarthritis associated with gastric carcinoma: Complete resolution after total gastrectomy

Enomoto, M., Takemura, H., Suzuki, M., Yuhara, T., Akama, T., Yamane, K. & Sumida, T., 2000 Sep, In : Internal Medicine. 39, 9, p. 754-757 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
37 Citations (Scopus)

The relationship between serum immunoglobulin levels and pulmonary involvement in systemic sclerosis

Yuhara, T., Takemura, H., Akama, T., Yamane, K. & Sumida, T., 2000 May 25, In : Journal of Rheumatology. 27, 5, p. 1207-1214 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
1999

Detergent and antigen fragility affect the ELISA for measurement of anti-prothrombin autoantibodies

Akimoto, T., Akama, T., Kono, I., Yamane, K. & Sumida, T., 1999 Mar 22, In : Journal of Rheumatology. 26, 3, p. 580-587 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Dieulafoy's lesion of the esophagus as a probable complication of Takayasu's arteritis

Usui, J., Takemura, H., Yuhara, T., Akama, T., Suzuki, H., Yamane, K. & Sumida, T., 1999 Feb 11, In : Journal of Rheumatology. 26, 2, p. 454-456 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)
16 Citations (Scopus)
1998

Alteration of local immunity in the oral cavity after endurance running

Akimoto, T., Akama, T., Sugiura, K., Tatsuno, M., Koda, Y., Waku, T. & Kono, I., 1998 Feb 1, In : japanese journal of physical fitness and sports medicine. 47, 1, p. 53-62 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of repetitious intense exercise training on resting salivary IGA

Akimoto, T., Akama, T., Koda, Y., Waku, T., Hayashi, E., Tatsuno, M., Sugiura, K., Amano, K. & Kono, I., 1998 Apr 1, In : japanese journal of physical fitness and sports medicine. 47, 2, p. 245-252 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Enhanced interleukin 6 production by cultured fibroblasts from patients with systemic sclerosis in response to platelet derived growth factor

Takemura, H., Suzuki, H., Fujisawa, H., Yuhara, T., Akama, T., Yamane, K. & Kashiwagi, H., 1998 Aug 1, In : Journal of Rheumatology. 25, 8, p. 1534-1539 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Citations (Scopus)

Gelatinous transformation of bone marrow with pancytopenia in an emaciated patient with systemic lupus erythematosus

Kaneko, S., Nagata, M., Takemura, H., Yuhara, T., Akama, T., Suzuki, H., Yamane, K. & Kashiwagi, H., 1998 Jan 1, In : Japanese Journal of Rheumatology. 8, 2, p. 167-173 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Systemic lupus erythematosus associated with primary large cell carcinoma of the lung

Irie, H., Satoh, H., Akama, T., Yamashita, Y. T., Ishikawa, H. & Ohtsuka, M., 1998 Dec, In : Medical Oncology. 15, 4, p. 289-291 3 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
1997

Alteration of salivary immunoglobulin A by A Bout of exercise in the visually impaired males

Akimoto, T., Koda, Y., Akama, T., Yanagawa, M., Tatsuno, M., Sugiura, K., Kakiyama, T., Maeda, S., Kono, I. & Matsuda, M., 1997 Oct 1, In : japanese journal of physical fitness and sports medicine. 46, 5, p. 523-528 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1996

A dual occurrence of endometrial and gastric adenocarcinomas in systemic lupus erythematosus

Yamane, K., Iijima, T., Nakahara, A., Takemura, H., Yuhara, T., Akama, T., Suzuki, H. & Kashiwagi, H., 1996 Jan 1, In : Japanese Journal of Clinical Immunology. 19, 3, p. 232-237 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Predicting infection in hospitalized patients with systemic lupus erythematosus

Yuhara, T., Takemura, H., Akama, T., Suzuki, H., Yamane, K. & Kashiwagi, H., 1996 Aug, In : Internal Medicine. 35, 8, p. 629-636 8 p.

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Open Access
26 Citations (Scopus)
1994

Nitroglycerin tape for Raynaud's phenomenon of rheumatic disease patients - An evaluation of skin temperature by thermography

Natsuda, H., Shibui, Y., Yuhara, T., Akama, T., Suzuki, H., Yamane, K. & Kashiwagi, H., 1994 Jan 1, In : Ryumachi. 34, 5, p. 849-853 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)
1993

Ankylosing spondylitis successfully treated with methotrexate

Yamane, K., Saito, C., Natsuda, H., Yuhara, T., Akama, T., Suzuki, H. & Kashiwagi, H., 1993 Jan 1, In : Internal Medicine. 32, 1, p. 53-56 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
17 Citations (Scopus)
1992

Anti–interleukin‐6 autoantibodies in rheumatic diseases

Takemura, H., Suzuki, H., Yoshizaki, K., Ogata, A., Yuhara, T., Akama, T., Yamane, K. & Kashiwagi, H., 1992 Aug, In : Arthritis & Rheumatism. 35, 8, p. 940-943 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Citations (Scopus)

Risk factors for infection in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus

Yuhara, T., Natsuda, H., Takemura, H., Akama, T., Suzuki, H., Yamane, K. & Kashiwagi, H., 1992, In : Japanese Journal of Clinical Immunology. 15, 5, p. 431-439 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Significance of plasma endothelin-1 levels in patients with systemic sclerosis

Yamane, K., Miyauchi, T., Suzuki, N., Yuhara, T., Akama, T., Suzuki, H. & Kashiwagi, H., 1992 Jan 1, In : Journal of Rheumatology. 19, 10, p. 1566-1571 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

154 Citations (Scopus)

Sjögren's Syndrome with Hydronephrosis Caused by Pseudolymphoma

Yuhara, T., Sakauchi, M., Akama, T., Suzuki, H., Yamane, K., Kashiwagi, H. & Yuhara, T., 1992 Jan 1, In : Internal Medicine. 31, 4, p. 474-477 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)
1991

Clinical features of patients with mild systemic lupus erythematosus

Yamane, K., Shome, G. P., Akama, T., Suzuki, H., Matsui, Y. & Kashiwagi, H., 1991 Jan 1, In : Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology. 20, 6, p. 397-405 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
1990

Effect of vitronectin on the healing of rabbit corneal epithelial damage

Kabata, T., Ishibashi, Y., Honmura, S., Akama, T., Yatohgo, T., Kono, I., Kashiwagi, H., Izumi, M. & Hayashi, M., 1990 Jan 1, In : Journal of Japanese Ophthalmological Society. 94, 5, p. 457-461 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)
1989

Characterization of trypsin-activatable latent collagenases and their inhibitors in rheumatoid arthritis synovial fluid

Tagawa, M., Kobayashi, J. & Akama, T., 1989 Dec 29, In : Clinica Chimica Acta. 186, 1, p. 119-124 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Interleukin‐1–inhibitory IgG in sera from some patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Suzuki, H., Akama, T., Okane, M., Kono, I., Matsui, Y., Yamane, K. & Kashiwagi, H., 1989 Dec, In : Arthritis & Rheumatism. 32, 12, p. 1528-1538 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Citations (Scopus)
1986

Beneficial effect of local application of plasma fibronectin and autologous serum in patients with keratoconjunctivitis sicca of Sjogren's syndrome

Kono, I., Kono, K., Narushima, K., Akama, T., Suzuki, H., Yamane, K. & Kashiwagi, H., 1986 Dec 1, In : Ryumachi. 26, 5, p. 339-343 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Immunological characterization of human vitronectin and its binding to glycosaminoglycans

Akama, T., Yamada, K. M., Seno, N., Kashiwagi, H., Funaki, T. & Hayashi, M., 1986 Oct, In : Journal of biochemistry. 100, 5, p. 1343-1351 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Citations (Scopus)