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  • 6888 Citations
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  • 175 Article
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2013
3 Citations (Scopus)
Achilles Tendon
Tendons
Elastic Modulus
Toes
Ultrasonography
50 Citations (Scopus)

Nonuniform muscle hypertrophy: Its relation to muscle activation in training session

Wakahara, T., Fukutani, A., Kawakami, Y. & Yanai, T., 2013 Nov, In : Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 45, 11, p. 2158-2165 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypertrophy
Muscles
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Resistance Training
Elbow
13 Citations (Scopus)

Non-uniform muscle oxygenation despite uniform neuromuscular activity within the vastus lateralis during fatiguing heavy resistance exercise

Miyamoto, N., Wakahara, T., Ema, R. & Kawakami, Y., 2013 Nov, In : Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging. 33, 6, p. 463-469 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quadriceps Muscle
Muscles
Hypertrophy
Near-Infrared Spectroscopy
Resistance Training
4 Citations (Scopus)

Potentiation of isokinetic torque is velocity-dependent following an isometric conditioning contraction

Fukutani, A., Miyamoto, N., Kanehisa, H., Yanai, T. & Kawakami, Y., 2013, In : SpringerPlus. 2, 1, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Isometric Contraction
Torque
Healthy Volunteers
Joints
5 Citations (Scopus)

Relationship between muscle architecture and joint performance during concentric contractions in humans

Wakahara, T., Kanehisa, H., Kawakami, Y., Fukunaga, T. & Yanai, T., 2013 Aug, In : Journal of Applied Biomechanics. 29, 4, p. 405-412 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Muscles
Torque
Joints
Elbow
Ultrasonography

The activation time-course of contractile elements estimated from in vivo fascicle behaviours during twitch contractions

Oda, T., Himeno, R., Hay, D. C., Kanehisa, H., Fukunaga, T. & Kawakami, Y., 2013, In : Journal of Sports Sciences. 31, 11, p. 1233-1241 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Muscles
Tendons
Joints
20 Citations (Scopus)

Validity of ultrasound muscle thickness measurements for predicting leg skeletal muscle mass in healthy Japanese middle-aged and older individuals

Takai, Y., Ohta, M., Akagi, R., Kato, E., Wakahara, T., Kawakami, Y., Fukunaga, T. & Kanehisa, H., 2013 Sep 25, In : Journal of Physiological Anthropology. 32, 1, 12.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thickness measurement
Muscle
Leg
Skeletal Muscle
Ultrasonics
2012
50 Citations (Scopus)

Association between regional differences in muscle activation in one session of resistance exercise and in muscle hypertrophy after resistance training

Wakahara, T., Miyamoto, N., Sugisaki, N., Murata, K., Kanehisa, H., Kawakami, Y., Fukunaga, T. & Yanai, T., 2012 Apr, In : European Journal of Applied Physiology. 112, 4, p. 1569-1576 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Resistance Training
Hypertrophy
Exercise
Muscles
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
11 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of skeletal muscle mass to fat-free mass ratios among different ethnic groups

Abe, T., Bemben, M. G., Kondo, M., Kawakami, Y. & Fukunaga, T., 2012, In : Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging. 16, 6, p. 534-538 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethnic Groups
Skeletal Muscle
Fats
Body Mass Index
Subcutaneous Fat
9 Citations (Scopus)

Fascicle-tendon behavior of the gastrocnemius and soleus muscles during ankle bending exercise at different movement frequencies

Sakuma, J., Kanehisa, H., Yanai, T., Fukunaga, T., Kawakami, Y. & Moritani, T., 2012 Mar, In : European Journal of Applied Physiology. 112, 3, p. 887-898 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ankle
Tendons
Skeletal Muscle
Muscles
Ankle Joint
8 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of the intensity of a conditioning contraction on the subsequent twitch torque and maximal voluntary concentric torque

Fukutani, A., Miyamoto, N., Kanehisa, H., Yanai, T. & Kawakami, Y., 2012 Aug, In : Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology. 22, 4, p. 560-565 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Torque
Isometric Contraction
Electromyography
Muscles
25 Citations (Scopus)

In vivo determination of the Achilles tendon moment arm in three-dimensions

Hashizume, S., Iwanuma, S., Akagi, R., Kanehisa, H., Kawakami, Y. & Yanai, T., 2012 Jan 10, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 45, 2, p. 409-413 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Achilles Tendon
Tendons
Joints
Ankle
Random errors
7 Citations (Scopus)

In vivo measurements of moment arm lengths of three elbow flexors at rest and during isometric contractions

Akagi, R., Iwanuma, S., Hashizume, S., Kanehisa, H., Yanai, T. & Kawakami, Y., 2012 Feb, In : Journal of Applied Biomechanics. 28, 1, p. 63-69 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Isometric Contraction
Elbow
Muscles
Torque
Arm
8 Citations (Scopus)

Neural modulation of muscle-tendon control strategy after a single practice session

Hirayama, K., Yanai, T., Kanehisa, H., Fukunaga, T. & Kawakami, Y., 2012 Aug, In : Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 44, 8, p. 1512-1518 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tendons
Muscles
Bundle of His
Ankle Joint
Articular Range of Motion
10 Citations (Scopus)

Potentiation of maximal voluntary concentric torque in human quadriceps femoris

Miyamoto, N., Kanehisa, H. & Kawakami, Y., 2012 Sep, In : Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 44, 9, p. 1738-1746 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quadriceps Muscle
Torque
Electric Stimulation
Fatigue
Knee
15 Citations (Scopus)

Task-dependent inhomogeneous muscle activities within the Bi-articular human rectus femoris muscle

Miyamoto, N., Wakahara, T. & Kawakami, Y., 2012 Mar 27, In : PLoS One. 7, 3, e34269.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quadriceps Muscle
Muscle
Joints
Muscles
muscles
9 Citations (Scopus)

Twitch potentiation after voluntary contraction and neuromuscular electrical stimulation at various frequencies in human quadriceps femoris

Miyamoto, N., Fukutani, A., Yanai, T. & Kawakami, Y., 2012 Jan, In : Muscle and Nerve. 45, 1, p. 110-115 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quadriceps Muscle
Electric Stimulation
Femoral Nerve
Knee
Muscles
2011
56 Citations (Scopus)

Age-related, site-specific muscle loss in 1507 Japanese men and women aged 20 to 95 years

Abe, T., Sakamaki, M., Yasuda, T., Bemben, M. G., Kondo, M., Kawakami, Y. & Fukunaga, T., 2011 Mar, In : Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 10, 1, p. 145-150 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Muscles
Fats
Quadriceps Muscle
Sarcopenia
Abdominal Muscles
14 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of age-related, site-specific muscle loss between young and old active and inactive Japanese women

Abe, T., Kawakami, Y., Bemben, M. G. & Fukunaga, T., 2011 Oct, In : Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy. 34, 4, p. 168-173 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Muscles
Fats
Exercise
Abdomen
Sports
28 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of ultrasound-measured age-related, site-specific muscle loss between healthy Japanese and German men

Abe, T., Kawakami, Y., Kondo, M. & Fukunaga, T., 2011 Jul, In : Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging. 31, 4, p. 320-325 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Muscles
Extremities
Quadriceps Muscle
Abdomen
Skeletal Muscle

Development of equations for predicting body surface area in children by the use of three-dimensional photonic image scanning

Shitara, K., Midorikawa, T., Ohta, M., Yanai, T., Kanehisa, H., Fukunaga, T. & Kawakami, Y., 2011, In : Japanese Journal of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine. 60, 4, p. 453-462 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optics and Photonics
Three-Dimensional Imaging
Body Surface Area
Body Height
5 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of muscle contraction levels on the force-length relationship of the human Achilles tendon during lengthening of the triceps surae muscle-tendon unit

Sugisaki, N., Kawakami, Y., Kanehisa, H. & Fukunaga, T., 2011 Jul 28, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 44, 11, p. 2168-2171 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tenotomy
Achilles Tendon
Tendons
Muscle Contraction
Muscle
22 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of postactivation potentiation on the maximal voluntary isokinetic concentric torque in humans

Miyamoto, N., Kanehisa, H., Fukunaga, T. & Kawakami, Y., 2011 Jan, In : Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 25, 1, p. 186-192 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Torque
Isometric Contraction
Human Development
Muscle Contraction
Sports
29 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of pressure intensity of graduated elastic compression stocking on muscle fatigue following calf-raise exercise

Miyamoto, N., Hirata, K., Mitsukawa, N., Yanai, T. & Kawakami, Y., 2011 Apr, In : Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology. 21, 2, p. 249-254 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Compression Stockings
Muscle Fatigue
Pressure
Torque
Skeletal Muscle
27 Citations (Scopus)

Longitudinal and transverse deformation of human Achilles tendon induced by isometric plantar flexion at different intensities

Iwanuma, S., Akagi, R., Kurihara, T., Ikegawa, S., Kanehisa, H., Fukunaga, T. & Kawakami, Y., 2011 Jun, In : Journal of Applied Physiology. 110, 6, p. 1615-1621 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Achilles Tendon
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Muscle Contraction
Skeletal Muscle
Direction compound
4 Citations (Scopus)

Methodological issues related to thickness-based muscle size evaluation

Akagi, R., Iwanuma, S., Fukuoka, M., Kanehisa, H., Fukunaga, T. & Kawakami, Y., 2011, In : Journal of Physiological Anthropology. 30, 4, p. 169-174 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elbow
Muscle
Muscles
evaluation
Humerus
4 Citations (Scopus)

Size-strength relationships of the elbow flexors and extensors are not affected by age or gender

Akagi, R., Takai, Y., Ohta, M., Kanehisa, H., Fukunaga, T. & Kawakami, Y., 2011 Jul, In : European Journal of Sport Science. 11, 4, p. 277-282 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Torque
Elbow
Muscles
Elbow Joint
Joints
15 Citations (Scopus)

Triceps surae muscle-tendon unit length changes as a function of ankle joint angles and contraction levels: The effect of foot arch deformation

Iwanuma, S., Akagi, R., Hashizume, S., Kanehisa, H., Yanai, T. & Kawakami, Y., 2011 Sep 23, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 44, 14, p. 2579-2583 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ankle Joint
Tendons
Arches
Muscle
Foot
11 Citations (Scopus)
Isometric Contraction
Torque
Knee
Neurophysiological Recruitment
Femoral Nerve
13 Citations (Scopus)

Ultrasound method for estimating the cross-sectional area of the psoas major muscle

Takai, Y., Katsumata, Y., Kawakami, Y., Kanehisa, H. & Fukunaga, T., 2011 Oct, In : Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 43, 10, p. 2000-2004 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psoas Muscles
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Muscles
16 Citations (Scopus)

Unique spatial distribution of in vivo human muscle activation

Kinugasa, R., Kawakami, Y., Sinha, S. & Fukunaga, T., 2011 Sep, In : Experimental Physiology. 96, 9, p. 938-948 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Muscles
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Electromyography
Skeletal Muscle
2010
31 Citations (Scopus)

Changes in ankle joint stiffness due to stretching: The role of tendon elongation of the gastrocnemius muscle

Kato, E., Kanehisa, H., Fukunaga, T. & Kawakami, Y., 2010 Mar, In : European Journal of Sport Science. 10, 2, p. 111-119 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Muscle Stretching Exercises
Ankle Joint
Tendons
Skeletal Muscle
Muscles
18 Citations (Scopus)

Development of an equation to predict muscle volume of elbow flexors for men and women with a wide range of age

Akagi, R., Takai, Y., Kato, E., Wakahara, T., Ohta, M., Kanehisa, H., Fukunaga, T. & Kawakami, Y., 2010 Mar, In : European Journal of Applied Physiology. 108, 4, p. 689-694 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elbow
Muscles
Arm
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
4 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of countermovement on elbow joint extension power-load characteristics

Miyamoto, N., Wakahara, T., Sugisaki, N., Murata, K., Kanehisa, H., Fukunaga, T. & Kawakami, Y., 2010 Dec, In : Journal of Sports Sciences. 28, 14, p. 1535-1542 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elbow Joint
Joints
Elbow
Muscles

Fatigue-induced changes in synergistic muscle force do not match tendon elongation

Mitsukawa, N., Sugisaki, N., Miyamoto, N., Yanai, T., Kanehisa, H., Fukunaga, T. & Kawakami, Y., 2010 May, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 43, 8, p. 1632-1634 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tendons
Fatigue
Muscle
Elongation
Skeletal Muscle
10 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of muscle anatomical cross-sectional area on the moment arm length of the triceps brachii muscle at the elbow joint

Sugisaki, N., Wakahara, T., Miyamoto, N., Murata, K., Kanehisa, H., Kawakami, Y. & Fukunaga, T., 2010 Oct 19, In : Journal of Biomechanics. 43, 14, p. 2844-2847 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elbow Joint
Muscle
Muscles
Elbow
Joints
11 Citations (Scopus)

Joint angle dependence of intermuscle difference in postactivation potentiation

Miyamoto, N., Mitsukawa, N., Sugisaki, N., Fukunaga, T. & Kawakami, Y., 2010 Apr, In : Muscle and Nerve. 41, 4, p. 519-523 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Skeletal Muscle
Joints
Muscles
Tibial Nerve
Ankle Joint
2 Citations (Scopus)

Shift in optimal joint angle of the ankle dorsiflexors following eccentric exercise

Lee, H. D., Kim, S. J., Lee, D. Y., Kurihara, T., Lee, Y. S. & Kawakami, Y., 2010, In : Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics, Inc.. 67, p. 661-666 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Muscle
Torque
Chemical activation
Mechanical properties
1 Citation (Scopus)

Shift in optimal joint angle of the ankle dorsiflexors following eccentric exercise

Lee, H. D., Kim, S. J., Lee, D. Y., Kurihara, T., Lee, Y. S. & Kawakami, Y., 2010 Jun, In : Experimental Mechanics. 50, 5, p. 661-666 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Muscle
Mechanical properties
Torque
Chemical activation
15 Citations (Scopus)

Variability of limb muscle size in young men

Wakahara, T., Takeshita, K., Kato, E., Miyatani, M., Tanaka, N. I., Kanehisa, H., Kawakami, Y. & Fukunaga, T., 2010, In : American Journal of Human Biology. 22, 1, p. 55-59 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

limbs (animal)
limb
muscle
Extremities
Muscles
2009
1 Citation (Scopus)

Development of an equation for predicting body surface area based on three-dimensional photonic image scanning

Shitara, K., Takai, Y., Ohta, M., Wakahara, T., Kanehisa, H., Fukunaga, T. & Kawakami, Y., 2009 Aug, In : Japanese Journal of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine. 58, 4, p. 463-474 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optics and Photonics
Three-Dimensional Imaging
Body Surface Area
Body Height
10 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of knee joint angle on the fascicle behavior of the gastrocnemius muscle during eccentric plantar flexions

Wakahara, T., Kanehisa, H., Kawakami, Y. & Fukunaga, T., 2009 Oct, In : Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology. 19, 5, p. 980-987 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Knee Joint
Skeletal Muscle
Ankle Joint
Tendons
Achilles Tendon
9 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence for intermuscle difference in postactivation potentiation in the human triceps surae: A mechanomyographic study

Miyamoto, N., Fukunaga, T. & Kawakami, Y., 2009 May, In : Muscle and Nerve. 39, 5, p. 703-706 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Muscles
Skeletal Muscle
Tibial Nerve
11 Citations (Scopus)

Fatigue-related changes in fascicle-tendon geometry over repeated contractions: Difference between synergist muscles

Mitsukawa, N., Sugisaki, N., Kanehisa, H., Fukunaga, T. & Kawakami, Y., 2009 Sep, In : Muscle and Nerve. 40, 3, p. 395-401 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tendons
Fatigue
Muscles
Electromyography
Skeletal Muscle
74 Citations (Scopus)

Muscle volume compared to cross-sectional area is more appropriate for evaluating muscle strength in young and elderly individuals

Akagi, R., Takai, Y., Ohta, M., Kanehisa, H., Kawakami, Y. & Fukunaga, T., 2009, In : Age and Ageing. 38, 5, p. 564-569 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Muscle Strength
Torque
Muscles
Elbow
Elbow Joint
16 Citations (Scopus)

Relationships between muscle strength and indices of muascle cross-sectional area determined during maximal voluntary contraction in middle-aged and elderly individuals

Akagi, R., Tarai, Y., Kato, E., Fukuda, M., Wakahara, T., Ohta, M., Kanehisa, H., Kawakami, Y. & Fukunaga, T., 2009 Jul, In : Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 23, 4, p. 1258-1262 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Muscle Strength
Muscles
Elbow
Torque
Forearm
45 Citations (Scopus)

Sit-to-stand test to evaluate knee extensor muscle size and strength in the elderly: A novel approach

Takai, Y., Ohta, M., Akagi, R., Kanehisa, H., Kawakami, Y. & Fukunaga, T., 2009, In : Journal of Physiological Anthropology. 28, 3, p. 123-128 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Muscle Strength
Muscle
Knee
Quadriceps Muscle
Femur
12 Citations (Scopus)

Stroke power consistency and 2000 m rowing performance in varsity rowers

Shimoda, M., Fukunaga, T., Higuchi, M. & Kawakami, Y., 2009 Feb, In : Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports. 19, 1, p. 83-86 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Leg
Stroke
Workload
Regression Analysis
Oxygen
8 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of fascicle behavior on the lack of velocity dependence in eccentric joint torque in humans: in Vivo observation

Chino, K., Mitsukawa, N., Kobayashi, K., Miyoshi, Y., Oda, T., Kanehisa, H., Fukunaga, T., Fukashiro, S. & Kawakami, Y., 2009 May, In : Journal of Applied Biomechanics. 25, 2, p. 111-118 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Torque
Joints
Observation
Ultrasonography
2008
39 Citations (Scopus)

Establishing a new index of muscle cross-sectional area and its relationship with isometric muscle strength

Akagi, R., Kanehisa, H., Kawakami, Y. & Fukunaga, T., 2008 Jan, In : Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 22, 1, p. 82-87 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Muscle Strength
Muscles
Elbow
Isometric Contraction
Arm