HARADA Kazuhiro

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HARADA Kazuhiro
Kibi International University
Graduate School Graduate Department of Health Science Studies, The Graduate School of Health Science
Job title
Associate Professor
Master(Health and welfare)(Okayama Prefectural University), Doctor of Health Sciences(Hiroshima University)

Research Areas



Graduate School, Division of Medical Sciences, Hiroshima University
Okayama Prefectural University
Faculty of Medicine, Hiroshima University

Committee Memberships

Apr 2007-Mar 2008 a vice chairperson of a committee of preventive care for elderly people, The Japanese Physical Therapy Association.
Apr 2005-Mar 2007 a member of a committee of Development of E-SAS, The Japanese Physical Therapy Association.

Published Papers

Evaluation of Observable Items of Gait Abnormality in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis: Criterion-related Validity Using Three-dimensional Gait Analysis and Test-retest Reliability
Yamashina S, Harada K, et al.
Japanese Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine   56(12) 1032-1043   Dec 2019   [Refereed]
Minimal clinically important difference for the Fugl-Meyer assessment of the upper extremity in convalescent stroke patients with moderate to severe hemiparesis
Hiragami S, Inoue Y, Harada K
The Journal of Physical Therapy Science   31 917-921   Nov 2019   [Refereed]
Low body mass index negatively affects muscle mass and intramuscular fat of chronic stroke survivors
Akazawa N, Harada K, Okawa N, Tamura K, Moriyama H
PLoS ONE   14(1) e0211145   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
Kawamura A, Kitamura Y, Tanida N, Akiyama J, Mizutani M, Harada K, Morishita M, Inoue S, Kano Y, Okano T, Takeda E
J Nutr Aci Vitaminol   63 81-84   2017   [Refereed]
Yamagami T, Harada K, Hashidate H, Asakawa Y, Nihei K, Kaneya S, Yoshii C
Dement Geriatr Cogn Dis Extra   6(1) 1-9   Jan 2016   [Refereed]
Goal setting
HARADA Kazuhiro
The Japanese Journal of Physical Therapy   49(7) 599-607   Jul 2015   [Invited]
Review of studies on muscle attenuation in hemiparetic survivors after stroke
HARADA Kazuhiro
(15) 1-5   Mar 2014
Tamari K, Kawamura K, Sato M, Harada K
Australasian Journal on Ageing   31(3) 152-158   2012   [Refereed]
Ohta Y, Takao Y, Harada K, Takehisa Y, Takao T, Abe K
Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases   21(3) 231-239   Apr 2012   [Refereed]


Open a New Door
HARADA Kazuhiro
52(9) 787-787   Sep 2018
Factorial structure of ADL-IADL measure for elderly community residents.
Japanese Journal of Gerontology   23(1) 31-39   2001
A structural equation modeling of psychological QOL and the related factors in people after stroke.
Journal of the Japanese Physical Therapy Association   28(5) 211-219   2001
Factorial structure of ADL-IADL measure for people after stroke in community.
Journal of the Japanese Physical Therapy Association.   27(7) 237-244   2000
Construct validity of the psychological QOL Index for stroke patients.
Journal of the Japanese Physical Therapy Association.   27(7) 229-236   2000
Process models of the Maslach Burnout Inventory
The Journal of Tokyo Academy of Health Sciences   3(1) 38-46   2000
Factorial models of the Maslach Burnout Inventory for caring staffs of nursing homes.
Harada K, Saitoh K, Nunomoto Y, Kagawa K, Nakajima K
Japanese Journal of Gerontology   22(1) 48-60   2000

Conference Activities & Talks

Effects of advice’s arrangement for therapists with rehabilitation needs on improving motor score of the functional independence measure in acute stroke rehabilitation: randomized controlled trial
Harada K, Umeki S, Goto J, Okawa N, Hashidate H, Akazawa N
13th International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine World Congress   11 Jun 2019   
Viewpoints of rehabilitation in chronic (daily life) stage after stroke [Invited]
HARADA Kazuhiro
Kurashiki Care meeting of Stroke Team   18 May 2019   
Result of the research on ‘Promotion of physical therapy for patients with stroke in Cambodia’ [Invited]
Kazuhiro Harada, Kagawa Kojiro, Yu Inoue
The 18th National Physical Therapy Congress in Cambodia   27 Nov 2018   The Cambpdia Physical Therapy Association
The purpose was (1) to find specific problems of the current situation, and
(2) to propose how to raise awareness of the necessity for physical therapy.
1st step is data collection to find specific problems of current stroke rehabilitation and th...
Interim analysis of randomized controlled trial to maximize motor scores of the functional independence measure among patients following stroke in acute rehabilitation
HARADA Kazuhiro
XXIII World Congress of Neurology (WCN2017)   18 Sep 2017   
Assessing needs for medical rehabilitation: Associations with ADLs in older individuals with or without dementia
Hiroyuki HASHIDATE, Kazuhiro HARADA
American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine 92th Annual Conference   28 Oct 2015   
Assessing needs for medical rehabilitation: Its use to identify in early stage after disease onset
Kazuhiro HARADA, Hiroyuki HASHIDATE
American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine 92th Annual Conference   28 Oct 2015   

Association Memberships


Research Grants & Projects

Requirements for independent daily life and a way to support patients dwelling in the rural area after stroke in Cambodia
Project Year: Sep 2019 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): HARADA Kazuhiro
Effects of walking behavior on a prevention of deterioration in functional status for people late after stroke
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2008 - 2010
Comprehensive assessment on activities in community for the elderly
Grants and Funding
Project Year: 2005 - 2008
Epidemiological evidence of physical therapy for patients late after stroke
Project Year: 2004   
Study on measurement of burnout for human-care professionals
Project Year: 1998 - 2002
Study on functional prognosis after stroke
Project Year: 1998 - 2002