Koji Murofushi

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Koji Murofushi
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Tokyo Medical and Dental University
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Sports Science Organization

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Koji Murofushi, Ph.D., Sports Director, The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games

An Olympian competing in Men's Hammer Throw, Dr. Murofushi won the Gold Medal in Athens (2004) and the Bronze Medal in London (2012). He competed in the Sydney (2000) and Beijing (2008) games as well. Dr. Murofushi is also a Professor at the Tokyo Medical and Dental University. He specializes in sports biomechanics, and recent research has focused on how athletes can build their lives, prevent injuries and extend their careers.

Besides his current post, he serves in other positions, including Member,
Executive Board Member, Olympic Council of Asia,
Executive Board Member, The Japan Association of Athletics Federation
and Executive Board Member, The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC).

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Academic & Professional Experience

 
Oct 2014
 - 
Today
Professor, Sports Science Center org., Tokyo Medical and Dental University
 
Jun 2014
 - 
Today
Director of Sport, Sport Department, The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games
 

Awards & Honors

 
Sep 2011
World Fair Play Trophy (2011), World Fair Play Trophy (2011)
 
The World Fair Play Trophy for the IAAF World Championships, Daegu 2011, has been awarded to World Hammer Throw champion Koji Murofushi of Japan.
During the IAAF World Championships, in the presence of IAAF President Lamine Diack, Dr. Jeno Kamuti,...

Misc

 
Koji Murofushi
naturejobs NATUREJOBS | NATUREJOBS BLOG      Sep 2017
Koji Murofushi’s career has been a mix of tradition and innovation in sports science. He shares his thoughts on a new training approach.
Tim Hornyak
nature International journal of science   543(S1-S3)    Sep 2017
The young discipline of sports science is finding ways to stretch the boundaries of human biology.
室伏広治
日本臨床スポーツ医学会誌   24(4) S84   Oct 2016
Koji Murofushi
NPO法人脳の世紀推進会議   16    Sep 2015   [Invited]

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Report from the Tokyo Organising Committee for the Olympic Games in 2020 [Invited]
Koji Murofushi
43RD ASOIF GENERAL ASSEMBLY Report   7 May 2019   Association of Summer Olympic Federation
43RD ASOIF GENERAL ASSEMBLY
GOLD COAST CONVENTION AND EXHIBITION CENTER QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA
TUESDAY 7 MAY 2019 AT 09H00
Koji Murofushi
「開発と平和のための国際デー」記念アクション 『スポーツで気候行動に取り組もう!』   3 Apr 2019   国連広報センター
2018年12月、 Sports for Climate Action Framework(スポーツを通じた気候行動枠組み)が発足し、スポーツの気候変動に及ぼす影響、気候変動がスポーツを含む私たちの生活にもたらす深刻な影響、およびスポーツを通してアクションを起こす必要性などについて、世界が取り組むことが決まり、IOC、東京2020も参加を表明しています。
1年半に迫った2020大会の準備状況、競技運営に関わる東京ならではの気候変動に関する取り組みやメッセージについて話し、SNSを通じて若い...
Koji Murofushi
第30回 日本医学会総会 2019 中部 市民展示「健康未来EXPO 2019」   30 Mar 2019   the Japanese Association of Medical Sciences (JAMS)
オリンピック・パラリンピック開催まで一年を切り、いよいよ国民の関心も高まってきた。世界中からトップアスリートが参集し、世界最高峰のパフォーマンスへの期待も高まる一方、“運動と健康”に対する期待も高まっている。
近年の医学の進歩には目覚ましく、多くの方が長生きすることが可能となった。長生きする人が増える一方、生活の質QOL(quality of life)が十分であるか、心身ともに健康で過ごせるかどうかは大きな課題だと言える。健康増進、健康寿命、重くのしかかる医療費削減、対策を真剣に取り組む...
Koji Murofushi
2019 IFSC Plenary Assembly   16 Mar 2019   IFSC
Koji Murofushi, Tokyo 2020 Sport Director Welcome Speech at the IFSC Plenary in Tokyo, Japan

Dear President Marco, Executive Board members, distinguished guest of the IFSC, and ladies and gentlemen,
Good morning, and welcome to Tokyo, the host ci...
Koji Murofushi
Japanese Sports Champions to Deliver Keynote at Fifth USGA Innovation Symposium   12 Mar 2019   USGA
After a long competitive career in which he earned a bronze medal in the 2012 London Olympics and won the 2011 world championship, the 44-year-old Murofushi is serving as the sports director for the Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Pa...