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2020

Acute effects of long-distance running on mechanical and morphological properties of the human plantar fascia

Shiotani, H., Mizokuchi, T., Yamashita, R., Naito, M. & Kawakami, Y., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Site dependent elastic property of human iliotibial band and the effect of hip and knee joint angle configuration

Otsuka, S., Shan, X., Yoshida, K., Yakura, T., Naito, M. & Kawakami, Y., 2020 Aug 26, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 109, 109919.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Ankle and Foot Mechanism Mimicking Joint Stiffness and Following Motion Based on Human

Otani, T., Hashimoto, K., Natsuhara, A., Sakaguchi, M., Kawakami, Y., Lim, H. O. & Takanishi, A., 2019 Jan 1, CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences, Courses and Lectures. Springer International Publishing, p. 86-93 8 p. (CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences, Courses and Lectures; vol. 584).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Design and Evaluation of a Training system to Increase Knee Extension Load during Walking

Gu, Z., Maamari, M. S. A., Zhang, D., Kawakami, Y., Cosentino, S. & Takanishi, A., 2019 Aug, Proceedings of 2019 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, ICMA 2019. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1288-1293 6 p. 8816555. (Proceedings of 2019 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, ICMA 2019).

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

Effects of Instrument-assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization on Musculoskeletal Properties

Ikeda, N., Otsuka, S., Kawanishi, Y. & Kawakami, Y., 2019 Oct 1, In : Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 51, 10, p. 2166-2172 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Morphological and mechanical properties of the human triceps surae aponeuroses taken from elderly cadavers: Implications for muscle-tendon interactions

Shan, X., Otsuka, S., Yakura, T., Naito, M., Nakano, T. & Kawakami, Y., 2019 Feb 1, In : PloS one. 14, 2, e0211485.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

Robotic Ankle Mechanism Capable of Kicking while Jumping and Running and Adaptable to Change in Running Speed

Mineshita, H., Otani, T., Hashimoto, K., Sakaguchi, M., Kawakami, Y., Lim, H. O. & Takanishi, A., 2019 Oct, 2019 IEEE-RAS 19th International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Humanoids 2019. IEEE Computer Society, p. 505-510 6 p. 9035057. (IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots; vol. 2019-October).

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

Site- and sex-differences in morphological and mechanical properties of the plantar fascia: A supersonic shear imaging study

Shiotani, H., Yamashita, R., Mizokuchi, T., Naito, M. & Kawakami, Y., 2019 Jan 1, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Biomechanics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Walking and finger tapping can be done with independent rhythms

Qi, W., Nakajima, T., Sakamoto, M., Kato, K., Kawakami, Y. & Kanosue, K., 2019 Dec 1, In : Scientific reports. 9, 1, 7620.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)
2018

A cross-sectional study on the mechanical properties of the Achilles tendon with growth

Mogi, Y., Torii, S., Kawakami, Y. & Yanai, T., 2018 Jan 1, In : European Journal of Applied Physiology. 118, 1, p. 185-194 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Jumping Motion Generation of a Humanoid Robot Utilizing Human-Like Joint Elasticity

Otani, T., Hashimoto, K., Ueta, H., Sakaguchi, M., Kawakami, Y., Lim, H. O. & Takanishi, A., 2018 Dec 27, 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 8707-8714 8 p. 8594085. (IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems).

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

1 Citation (Scopus)

Knee extensor muscular activity estimation during different walking patterns: Flat normal and brisk walking, stair climbing

Cosentino, S., Kasai, R., Gu, Z., Sessa, S., Kawakami, Y. & Takanishi, A., 2018 Oct 26, 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2018-July. p. 1554-1557 4 p. 8512518

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

Neuromuscular adaptations to work-matched maximal eccentric versus concentric training

Maeo, S., Shan, X., Otsuka, S., Kanehisa, H. & Kawakami, Y., 2018 Aug 1, In : Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 50, 8, p. 1629-1640 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Site specificity of mechanical and structural properties of human fascia lata and their gender differences: A cadaveric study

Otsuka, S., Yakura, T., Ohmichi, Y., Ohmichi, M., Naito, M., Nakano, T. & Kawakami, Y., 2018 Jan 1, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Biomechanics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Thigh and Psoas Major Muscularity and Its Relation to Running Mechanics in Sprinters

Ema, R., Sakaguchi, M. & Kawakami, Y., 2018 Oct 1, In : Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 50, 10, p. 2085-2091 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Trunk motion control during the flight phase while hopping considering angular momentum of a humanoid

Otani, T., Hashimoto, K., Isomichi, T., Natsuhara, A., Sakaguchi, M., Kawakami, Y., Lim, H. O. & Takanishi, A., 2018 Jan 1, (Accepted/In press) In : Advanced Robotics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Upper-body control and mechanism of humanoids to compensate for angular momentum in the yaw direction based on human running

Otani, T., Hashimoto, K., Miyamae, S., Ueta, H., Natsuhara, A., Sakaguchi, M., Kawakami, Y., Lim, H. O. & Takanishi, A., 2018 Jan 3, In : Applied Sciences (Switzerland). 8, 1, 44.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Angular momentum compensation in yaw direction using upper body based on human running

Otani, T., Hashimoto, K., Miyamae, S., Ueta, H., Sakaguchi, M., Kawakami, Y., Lim, H. O. & Takanishi, A., 2017 Jul 21, ICRA 2017 - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 4768-4775 8 p. 7989554

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

4 Citations (Scopus)

Body mass-to-waist ratio strongly correlates with skeletal muscle volume in children

Ohta, M., Midorikawa, T., Hikihara, Y., Sakamoto, S., Kawakami, Y., Fukunaga, T. & Kanehisa, H., 2017 May 1, In : PLoS One. 12, 5, e0177155.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Detection of titin fragments in urine in response to exercise-induced muscle damage

Kanda, K., Sakuma, J., Akimoto, T., Kawakami, Y. & Suzuki, K., 2017 Jul, In : PloS one. 12, 7, e0181623.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of hip joint angle on concentric knee extension torque

Ema, R., Wakahara, T. & Kawakami, Y., 2017 Dec 1, In : Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology. 37, p. 141-146 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)
4 Citations (Scopus)

Localization of damage in the human leg muscles induced by downhill running

Maeo, S., Ando, Y., Kanehisa, H. & Kawakami, Y., 2017 Dec 1, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 1, 5769.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Localization of muscle damage within the quadriceps femoris induced by different types of eccentric exercises

Maeo, S., Saito, A., Otsuka, S., Shan, X., Kanehisa, H. & Kawakami, Y., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Plyometric training favors optimizing muscle-tendon behavior during depth jumping

Hirayama, K., Iwanuma, S., Ikeda, N., Yoshikawa, A., Ema, R. & Kawakami, Y., 2017, In : Frontiers in Physiology. 8, JAN, 16.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)

Reliability of stride length estimation in self-pace and brisk walking with an inertial measurement unit on shank

Kasai, R., Kodama, T., Gu, Z., Zhang, D., Kong, W., Cosentino, S., Sessa, S., Kawakami, Y. & Takanishi, A., 2017 Aug 23, 2017 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, ICMA 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 671-676 6 p. 8015896

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

1 Citation (Scopus)

Unstable rocker shoes promote recovery from marathon-induced muscle damage in novice runners

Nakagawa, K., Inami, T., Yonezu, T., Kenmotsu, Y., Narita, T., Kawakami, Y. & Kanosue, K., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Validity of segmental bioelectrical impedance analysis for estimating fat-free mass in children including overweight individuals

Ohta, M., Midorikawa, T., Hikihara, Y., Masuo, Y., Sakamoto, S., Torii, S., Kawakami, Y., Fukunaga, T. & Kanehisa, H., 2017, In : Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism. 42, 2, p. 157-165 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Anatomical cross-sectional area of the quadriceps femoris and sit-to-stand test score in middle-aged and elderly population: development of a predictive equation

Saito, A., Ema, R., Inami, T., Maeo, S., Otsuka, S., Higuchi, M., Shibata, S. & Kawakami, Y., 2016 Jun 29, In : Journal of Physiological Anthropology. 36, 1, p. 3 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Joint Mechanism Coping with Both of Active Pushing-off and Joint Stiffness Based on Human

Otani, T., Hashimoto, K., Isomichi, T., Miyamae, S., Sakaguchi, M., Kawakami, Y., Lim, H. O. & Takanishi, A., 2016 Jan 1, CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences, Courses and Lectures. Springer International Publishing, p. 243-250 8 p. (CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences, Courses and Lectures; vol. 569).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Joint mechanism that mimics elastic characteristics in human running

Otani, T., Hashimoto, K., Isomichi, T., Sakaguchi, M., Kawakami, Y., Lim, H. O. & Takanishi, A., 2016 Mar 1, In : Machines. 4, 1, 5.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Unique activation of the quadriceps femoris during single- and multi-joint exercises

Ema, R., Sakaguchi, M., Akagi, R. & Kawakami, Y., 2016 May 1, In : European Journal of Applied Physiology. 116, 5, p. 1031-1041 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Unique muscularity in cyclists' thigh and trunk: A cross-sectional and longitudinal study

Ema, R., Wakahara, T., Yanaka, T., Kanehisa, H. & Kawakami, Y., 2016 Jul 1, In : Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports. 26, 7, p. 782-793 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Validity of muscle thickness-based prediction equation for quadriceps femoris volume in middle-aged and older men and women

Nakatani, M., Takai, Y., Akagi, R., Wakahara, T., Sugisaki, N., Ohta, M., Kawakami, Y., Fukunaga, T. & Kanehisa, H., 2016 Sep 2, (Accepted/In press) In : European Journal of Applied Physiology. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Can a high-intensity contraction be enhanced bya conditioning contraction? insight from the relationship between shortening velocity of muscle fibers and postactivation potentiation

Fukutani, A. & Kawakami, Y., 2015 Jan 1, Sports Performance. Springer Japan, p. 199-211 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Determination of contraction-induced changes in elbow flexor cross-sectional area for evaluating muscle size-strength relationship during contraction

Akagi, R., Iwanuma, S., Hashizume, S., Kanehisa, H., Fukunaga, T. & Kawakami, Y., 2015 Jun 5, In : Journal of strength and conditioning research. 29, 6, p. 1741-1747 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of exercise-induced muscle damage on muscle hardness evaluated by ultrasound real-time tissue elastography

Yanagisawa, O., Sakuma, J., Kawakami, Y., Suzuki, K. & Fukubayashi, T., 2015, In : SpringerPlus. 4, 1, 308.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

Hip rotation angle is associated with frontal plane knee joint mechanics during running

Sakaguchi, M., Shimizu, N., Yanai, T., Stefanyshyn, D. J. & Kawakami, Y., 2015, In : Gait and Posture. 41, 2, p. 557-561 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Increase in vastus lateralis aponeurosis width induced by resistance training: implications for a hypertrophic model of pennate muscle

Wakahara, T., Ema, R., Miyamoto, N. & Kawakami, Y., 2015 Jan 1, In : European Journal of Applied Physiology. 115, 2, p. 309-316 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of muscle hypertrophy on the moment arm of the triceps brachii muscle

Sugisaki, N., Wakahara, T., Murata, K., Miyamoto, N., Kawakami, Y., Kanehisa, H. & Fukunaga, T., 2015 Apr 1, In : Journal of Applied Biomechanics. 31, 2, p. 111-116 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)
3 Citations (Scopus)

Kinematic differences between faster and slower sprinters during the acceleration phase of sprint running

Kobayashi, K., Tsuchie, H., Kanehisa, H., Yanai, T. & Kawakami, Y., 2015 Apr, In : Gazzetta Medica Italiana Archivio per le Scienze Mediche. 174, 4, p. 163-172 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Knee joint mechanism that mimics elastic characteristics and bending in human running

Otani, T., Hashimoto, K., Hamamoto, S., Miyamae, S., Sakaguchi, M., Kawakami, Y., Lim, H. O. & Takanishi, A., 2015 Dec 11, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2015-December. p. 5156-5161 6 p. 7354103

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

5 Citations (Scopus)

Leg with rotational joint that mimics elastic characteristics of human leg in running stance phase

Otani, T., George, T., Uryu, K., Yahara, M., Iizuka, A., Hamamoto, S., Miyamae, S., Hashimoto, K., Destephe, M., Sakaguchi, M., Kawakami, Y., Lim, H. O. & Takanishi, A., 2015 Feb 12, 2014 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Humanoids 2014. IEEE Computer Society, p. 481-486 6 p. 7041405. (IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots; vol. 2015-February).

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

3 Citations (Scopus)

No graduated pressure profile in compression stockings still reduces muscle fatigue

Miyamoto, N. & Kawakami, Y., 2015 Mar, In : International journal of sports medicine. 36, 3, p. 220-225 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)