Eiji Fujita

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Eiji Fujita
National Institute of Fitness and Sports in Kanoya
Sports and Life Science

Research Areas


Published Papers

Change in body composition in collegiate male judo athletes following weight reduction and recovery
Fujita E, Akamine T, Nagashima M, Hamada H, Nakamura I, Oyamada K, Noguchi H, Matsuzaki M , Morizaki Y, Yasukouchi H
Research Journal of Budo   in press    Sep 2019   [Refereed]
Development of simple, objective chair-standing assessment of physical function in older individuals using a KinectTM sensor.
Takeshima N, Kohama T, Kusunoki M, Fujita E, Okada S, Kato Y, Kofuku K, Islam MM, Brechue WF.
J Frailty Aging   dx.doi.org/10.14283/jfa.2019.2    2019   [Refereed]
Fujita Eiji, Takeda Masaki, Mohammod Monirul Islam, Takeshima Nobuo
Japanese Journal of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine   67(6) 423-430   Dec 2018   [Refereed]
In Japan, Nordic walking (NW) has two style walking method. For one thing, the poles are used to push against the ground towards the back of the body (diagonal style: DIA). The other one, the poles put on forward and using like a cane (defensive s...
Repeated sit-to-stand exercise enhances muscle strength and reduces lower body muscular demands in physically frail elders.
Fujita E, Taaffe DR, Yoshitake Y, Kanehisa H
Exp Gerontol   116 86-92   Dec 2018   [Refereed]
藤田 英二, 杉山 凪紗, 山本 正嘉
日本アスレティックトレーニング学会誌 = Japanese journal of athletic training   4(1) 73-78   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Abe T, Loenneke JP, Thiebaud RS, Fujita E, Akamine T
European journal of clinical nutrition   10.1038/s41430-018-0213-z    Jun 2018   [Refereed]
藤田 英二, 濱田 初幸, 中村 勇, 小山田 和行, 野口 博之, 松崎 守利, 森﨑 由理江, 安河内 春彦
武道学研究   50(3) 159-164   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Kusunoki M, Kohama T, Yamada Y, Fujita E, Okada S, Maeda A, Takeshima N
Disability and rehabilitation. Assistive technology   1-11   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Abe T, Loenneke JP, Thiebaud RS, Fujita E, Akamine T, Loftin M
Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine   37(2) 347-353   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
Fujita Eiji, Takeda Masaki, Islam Mohammod M, Takeshima Nobuo
Taiikugaku kenkyu (Japan Journal of Physical Education, Health and Sport Sciences)   63(1) 305-314   2018   [Refereed]
The objective of this study was to clarify the effectiveness of exercise on functional fitness for 2 differentstyles of Nordic walking (NW). Twenty-five community-dwelling middle-aged and elderly women (meanage: 61.8 ± 6.5 years) volunteered for t...
DDXA-rectified appendicular lean mass: development of ultrasound prediction models in older adults.
Abe T, Thiebaud RS, Loenneke JP, Fujita E, Akamine T
J Nutr Health Aging   2018 1-6   2018   [Refereed]
Takai Y, Nakatani M, Aoki T, Komori D, Oyamada K, Murata K, Fujita E, Akamine T, Urita Y, Yamamoto M, Kanehisa H
PloS one   13(1) e0189836   2018   [Refereed]
Fujita E, Yakushi K, Takeda M, Islam MM, Nakagaichi M, Taaffe DR, Takeshima N
PloS one   13(11) e0208070   2018   [Refereed]
Muscle strength and size gains in older women after four and eight weeks of high-intensity resistance training.
Rogers ME, Rogers NL, Fujita E, Islam MM, and Takeshima N
Int. J. of Sports, Exercise and Health Research   1(1) 22-28   2017   [Refereed]
Abe T, Yaginuma Y, Fujita E, Thiebaud RS, Kawanishi M, Akamine T
Interventional medicine & applied science   8(4) 152-157   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Abe T, Fujita E, Thiebaud RS, Loenneke JP, Akamine T
Ultrasound in medicine & biology   42(9) 2341-2344   Sep 2016   [Refereed]
Effects of school-based squat training in adolescent girls.
Yoshimoto T, Takai Y, Fukunaga Y, Fujita E, Yamamoto M, Kanehisa H
The Journal of sports medicine and physical fitness   56(6) 678-683   Jun 2016   [Refereed]
Fujita Eiji, Kofuku Keigo, Takeda Masaki, Takeshima Nobuo
Research journal of sports performance   8 165-179   2016   [Refereed]
Hasegawa Taichi, Fujita Eiji, Takeda Masaki, Takeshima Nobuo
Research journal of sports performance   8 398-410   2016   [Refereed]
Nakamura Natsumi, Fujita Eiji, Takeshima Nobuo
Research journal of sports performance   8 449-459   2016   [Refereed]
Effects of Body-weight Squat Training on Muscular Size, Strength and Balance Ability in Physically Frail Older Adults.
Eiji Fujita
Int J Sport Health Sci   14 21-30   2016   [Refereed]
Physical Therapy Japan   42(3) 255-261   Sep 2015   [Refereed]
Purpose: The purpose of the present study was to investigate the validity and reliability of a newly developed ultrasonographic method to quantify the hardness of human skeletal muscle. The newly ultrasonographic equipment (muscle hardness ultraso...
FUJITA Eiji, HAMADA Hatsuyuki, NAKAMURA Isamu, OYAMADA Kazuyuki, NOGUCHI Hiroyuki, MATSUZAKI Moritoshi, YASUKOUCHI Haruhiko
Research Journal of Budo   48(1) 11-16   Sep 2015   [Refereed]
The present study aims to obtain findings on the prevention of obesity in elementary school competitive judo players by investigating the relationship between body weight and body composition indices, such as the fat-free mass index (FFMI) and fat...
Balance confidence and functional ability in older adults aged 77-100 years.
Rogers ME, Rogers NL, Fujita E, and Takeshima N
Indian Journal of Research   4(2) 43-44   Jun 2015   [Refereed]
Takeshima Nobuo, Miyazaki Kimino, Yamamoto Masayoshi, Islam MM, Fujita Eiji
Research journal of sports performance   7 90-98   May 2015   [Refereed]
Comparison of static and dynamic balance in healthy but untrained versus frail community-dwelling older adults.
Fujita E, Takeshima N, Hasegawa T, Narita M, Kato Y, Koizumi D, and Rogers ME
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation- International   2(5) id1046   May 2015   [Refereed]
Motojima Sae, Fujita Eiji
Research journal of sports performance   6 1-10   Jan 2014   [Refereed]
森崎 由理江, 藤田 英二, 中村 勇
武道学研究   46(2) 77-85   Jan 2014   [Refereed]
藤田 英二, 濱田 初幸, 中村 勇
武道学研究   46(1) 21-29   Sep 2013   [Refereed]
Fukunaga Y, Takai Y, Yoshimoto T, Fujita E, Yamamoto M, Kanehisa H
Journal of physiological anthropology   32(1) 5   Mar 2013   [Refereed]
Effects of body mass-based squat training in adolescent boys.
Takai Y, Fukunaga Y, Fujita E, Mori H, Yoshimoto T, Yamamoto M, Kanehisa H
Journal of sports science & medicine   12(1) 60-65   Mar 2013   [Refereed]
藤田 英二, 濱田 初幸, 内村 純博
武道学研究   45(2) 79-86   Dec 2012   [Refereed]
藤田 英二, 濱田 初幸, 小山田 和行
武道学研究   44(2) 83-91   Dec 2011   [Refereed]
Fujita E, Kanehisa H, Yoshitake Y, Fukunaga T, Nishizono H
Medicine and science in sports and exercise   43(12) 2328-2334   Dec 2011   [Refereed]
柔道整復・接骨医学 = Japanese journal [of] judo therapy   18(4) 245-251   Jul 2010   [Refereed]
Japanese Journal of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine   58(2) 229-238   Apr 2009   [Refereed]
This study was performed to establish a simple method to evaluate knee joint proprioception by examining knee-bending angle, in which Lombard's Paradox phenomenon could be confirmed, in 8 extremities of 7 patients with ACL injured who were diagnos...
Research Journal of Budo   42(2) 2_11-2_17   2009   [Refereed]
The athletic ability and morphological features of judo practitioners at different stages of growth need to be understood in relation to an individual’s biological maturity. Large, powerful atheletes have an advantage, especially in judo tra...
Abe t, Dankel SJ, Bell ZW, Fujita E, Yaginuma T, Akamine T, Spitz RW, Wong V, Viana RB, Loenneke JP.
J Frailty Aging   in press    Sep 2019   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

Skeletal muscle mass and bone mineral density of Japanese alpinist who is the oldest person to climb to the summit of Mount Everest.
Fujita E, Akamine T, Kawanishi M, Taaffe DR, Yaginuma Y, Yamamoto M
28 May 2019   
Repeated sit-to-stand exercise enhances muscle strength and reduces lower body muscular demands in physically frail elders.
Fujita E, Taaffe DR, Yoshitake Y, Kanehisa H
11th ICST   2018   
Difference in physiological responses on muscle activity and oxygen uptake by two kinds of Nordic walking in community-dwelling middle-aged and older adults
Fujita E., Takeda M., Islam MM., Takeshima N
ECSS Ruhr Metropolis in Germany   Jul 2017   
Effect of balance and body-weight squat training in physically frail older adults.
Fujita E, Takeshima N, Narita M, Kato Y, Koizum D, Taaffe D
World Congress on Active Ageing   Jun 2016   
Effects of Nordic walking on fitness and gait in frail older adults.
Hasegawa T, Kokufu K, Watanabe T, Ebihara M, Nishida K, Fujita E, Rogers ME, Takeshima N
62th ACSM Annual Meeting   May 2015