Education and Research Center for Sport and Health Science
Education to enrich the mind and body for a lifetime
Since its establishment, Konan University has emphasized physicaleducation for its benefits in terms of physical fitness aswell as for its role in developing a culture of socialization,moral instruction, and refinement of the will and spirit.
The Center works to transform these ideals into realitythrough multifaceted research and its application to thehuman body and exercise. It is involved in many aspects ofphysical education, including elementary physical training,strength analysis, and a variety of sports. It is belivedthat health and physical education are indispensable in order to enrich the mind and body for a lifetime.
|Name||Title||Field of Research||Subject of Research|
|YAMASAKI, Shunsuke||Professor||Coaching Techniques||Especially for the analysis of safety of "UKEMI" and research of existing state of World Judo.|
|KATSURA, Yutaka||Professor||Majoring Coaching (Soccer)||Coaching techniques of soccer (especially for youth) movement; analysis of soccer.|
|MIZUSAWA, Katsuko||Associate Professor||Athletic Training||Research of athletic training on college athletes: the prevention and the athletic rehabilitation of sport injuries.|
|IKARUGI, Chikako||Professor||History of Sport||History of Badminton.|
|ITO, Kouji||Professor||Methodology of Physical Education||Instruction and Motion Analysis in Track and Field.|
|SOGABE, Akitoshi||Associate Professor||Sports Medicine, Health & Sport Science||Development of the training method ac-cording to the characteristic. A study of muscle activity and skeletal motion by the different alignment from electromyographic, kinetic and kinematic analysis.|
|YOSHIMOTO, Tadahiro||Associate Professor||Phenomenological-morphological methodology||Methodology of artistic gymnastics.|