OHIRA Yoshinobu

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OHIRA Yoshinobu
Doshisha University
Faculty of Health and Sports Science Department of Health and Sports Science
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Research Areas



University of Southern California
Kinesiology, University of California, Los Angeles
Graduate School, Division of Physical Recreation, Tokyo University of Education
Faculty of Education, Kagoshima University

Awards & Honors

NASA Cosmos Biosatellite Group Achievement Award
Nello Pace Award by Galileo Foundation

Published Papers

Kato H, Shibahara T, Rahman N, Takakura H, Ohira Y, Izawa T
Physiological reports   6(19) e13880   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Kato H, Minamizato H, Ohno H, Ohira Y, Izawa T
Journal of cellular physiology      Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Ohno, Y., A. Oyama, H. Kaneko, T. Egawa, S. Yokoyama, T. Sugiura, Y. Ohira, T. Yoshioka, and K. Goto.
Acta Physiol. (Oxf.).      2018
Differential response of adipose tissue gene and protein expressions to 4- and 8-week administration of β-guanidinopropionic acid in mice.
Kato, H., S. Masuda, T. Ohira, L. Ohira, H. Takakura, Y. Ohira, and T. Izawa.
Physiol. Rep.   6(5) e13616   2018
The effects of heat stress on morphological properties and intracellular signaling of denervated and intact soleus muscles in rats.
Ohira, T., A. Higashibata, M. Seki, Y. Kurata, Y. Kimura, H. Hirano, Y. Kusakari, S. Minamisawa, T. Kudo, S. Takahashi, Y. Ohira, and S. Furukawa.
Physiol. Rep.   5(15) e13350   2017
Caffeine affects myotube size as well as regulates protein degradation and protein synthesis pathways in C2C12 skeletal muscle cells.
Egawa, T., Y. Ohno, A. Goto, T. Sugiura, Y. Ohira, T. Yoshioka, T. Hayashi, and K. Goto.
J. Caffeine Res.   6(2) 88-96   2016
Shibaguchi, T., T. Sugiura, T. Fujitsu, T. Nomura, T. Yoshihara, H. Naito, T. Yoshioka, A. Ogura, and Y. Ohira.
J. Physiol. Sci.   66(4) 345-357   2016
Yokoyama, S., Y. Ohno, T. Egawa, K. Yasuhara, A. Nakai, T. Sugiura, Y. Ohira, T. Yoshioka, M. Okita, T. Origuchi, and K. Goto.
Acta Physiol   217(4) 325-337   2016
Ohno, Y., Y. Matsuba, N. Hashimoto, T. Sugiura, Y. Ohira, T. Yoshioka, and K. Goto.
Int. J. Med. Sci.   13(9) 680-685   2016
Egawa T, Goto A, Ohno Y, Yokoyama S, Ikuta A, Suzuki M, Sugiura T, Ohira Y, Yoshioka T, Hayashi T, Goto K
American journal of physiology. Endocrinology and metabolism   309(7) E651-62   Oct 2015   [Refereed]
Ogasawara J, Izawa T, Sakurai T, Shirato K, Ishibashi Y, Ohira Y, Ishida H, Ohno H, Kizaki T
Biochemical and biophysical research communications   464(1) 348-353   Aug 2015   [Refereed]
Canciani, B., A. Ruggiu, A. Giuliani, D. Panetta, K. Marozzi, M. Tripodi, P.A. Salvadori, M. Cilli, Y. Ohira, R. Cancedda, and S. Tavella.
J. Mech. Behav. Biomed. Mater   (51) 1-12   2015
Ogasawara, J., T. Izawa, T. Sakurai, K. Shirato, Y. Ishibashi, Y. Ohira, H. Ishida, H. Ohno, and T. Kizaki.
Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun   (464) 348-353   2015
Anti-gravitational growth-associated changes in the mobilization of leg muscles during walking in one girl.
Ohira, L., T. Ohira, K. Kitada, T. Ohira, F. Kawano, T. Wakahara, K. Kamibayashi, Y. Nakamura, and Y. Ohira.
Jpn. J. Aerosp. Environ. Med   (52) 19-24   2015
Oishi, Y., R.R. Roy, T. Ogata, and Y. Ohira.
Muscle & Nerve   52(6) 1047-1056   2015
Kizaki, T., S. Sato, K. Shirato, T. Sakurai, J. Ogasawara, T. Izawa, Y. Ohira, K. Suzuki, and H. Ohno.
Critical ReviewsTM in Immunology   35(4) 261-275   2015
Kawano, F., K. Nimura, S. Ishino, N. Nakai, K. Nakata, and Y. Ohira.
J. Appl. Physiol.   (119) 1042-1052   2015
Ohno, Y., T. Egawa, S. Yokoyama, A. Nakai, T. Sugiura, Y. Ohira, T. Yoshioka, and K. Goto.
Acta Physiologica   (215) 191-203   2015
Kawano, F., T. Shibaguchi, N. Nakai, K. Nakata, and Y. Ohira.
J. Phys. Fitness Sports Med.   4(2) 231-239   2015
Egawa T, A. Goto, Y. Ohno, S. Yokoyama, A. Ikuta, M. Suzuki, T. Sugiura, Y. Ohira, T. Yoshioka, T. Hayashi, and K. Goto.
Am. J. Physiol. Endocrinol. Metabol   (309) E651-E662   2015
Ohira, T., H. Okabe, F. Kawano, R. Fujita, T. Ohira, K. Ohira, Y. Oke, N. Nakai, R.R. Roy, V.R. Edgerton, and Y. Ohira.
Acta Astronautica   (116) 237-246   2015
Ohira, T., X.D. Wang, T. Ito, F. Kawano, K. Goto, T. Izawa, H. Ohno, T. Kizaki, and Y. Ohira.
Am. J. Physiol. Cell Physiol   (308) C848-C855   2015
Ohira, T., F. Kawano, T. Ohira, K. Goto, and Y. Ohira.
J. Physiol. Sci. (Review)   (65) 293-310   2015
Egawa T, Ohno Y, Goto A, Ikuta A, Suzuki M, Ohira T, Yokoyama S, Sugiura T, Ohira Y, Yoshioka T, Goto K
American journal of physiology. Endocrinology and metabolism   306(3) E344-54   Feb 2014   [Refereed]
Sato, S., T. Sakurai, J. Ogasawara, K. Shirato, Y. Ishibashi, S. Oh-ishi, K. Imaizumi, S. Haga, Y. Hitomi, T. Izawa, Y. Ohira, H. Ohno, and T. Kizaki.
The Scientific World Journal   2014(685854)    2014
Nakai, N., R. Fujita, F. Kawano, K. Takahashi, T. Ohira, T. Shibaguchi, K. Nakata, and Y. Ohira.
J. Physiol. Sci.   64(5) 365-375   2014
Effects of catechin-ingestion and heat stress on the maximum isometric force in knee extension, the volume of quadriceps muscle, and serum thiobarbituric acid reactive substances level in healthy elderly women.
Goto, K., H. Oda, N. Ota, A. Watanabe, H. Kitazawa, M. Igaki, A. Suzuki, A. Shiotoyodome, T. Hase, T. Sugiura, Y. Ohira, and T. Yoshioka.
J. Gerontol. Geriat. Res.   3(2) 148   2014
Ohno, Y., T. Sugiura, Y. Ohira, T. Yoshioka, and K. Goto.
Physiol. Rep.   2(12) e12259   2014
Fujita, R., F. Kawano, T. Ohira, N. Nakai, T. Shibaguchi, N. Nishimoto, and Y. Ohira.
Biochim. Biophys.   Acta 1840 3170-3180   2014
Ishihara A, Nagatomo F, Fujino H, Kondo H, Ohira Y
Neurochemical research   38(10) 2160-2167   Oct 2013   [Refereed]
Nishizawa S, Koya T, Ohno Y, Goto A, Ikuita A, Suzuki M, Ohira T, Egawa T, Nakai A, Sugiura T, Ohira Y, Yoshioka T, Beppu M, Goto K
Physiological reports   1(3) e00071   Aug 2013   [Refereed]
Camerino GM, Pierno S, Liantonio A, De Bellis M, Cannone M, Sblendorio V, Conte E, Mele A, Tricarico D, Tavella S, Ruggiu A, Cancedda R, Ohira Y, Danieli-Betto D, Ciciliot S, Germinario E, Sandonà D, Betto R, Camerino DC, Desaphy JF
PloS one   8(8) e72028   2013   [Refereed]
Ohno Y, Yamada S, Goto A, Ikuta A, Sugiura T, Ohira Y, Yoshioka T, Goto K
Molecular and cellular biochemistry   369(1-2) 45-53   Oct 2012   [Refereed]
Kawano F, Fujita R, Nakai N, Terada M, Ohira T, Ohira Y
Journal of applied physiology (Bethesda, Md. : 1985)   112(1) 176-186   Jan 2012   [Refereed]
Goto K, Oda H, Kondo H, Igaki M, Suzuki A, Tsuchiya S, Murase T, Hase T, Fujiya H, Matsumoto I, Naito H, Sugiura T, Ohira Y, Yoshioka T
European journal of applied physiology   111(1) 17-27   Jan 2011   [Refereed]
Ohira Y, Matsuoka Y, Kawano F, Ogura A, Higo Y, Ohira T, Terada M, Oke Y, Nakai N
Bioscience, biotechnology, and biochemistry   75(6) 1085-1089   2011   [Refereed]
Ohno Y, Yamada S, Sugiura T, Ohira Y, Yoshioka T, Goto K
General physiology and biophysics   29(3) 234-242   Sep 2010   [Refereed]
Naito T, Goto K, Morioka S, Matsuba Y, Akema T, Sugiura T, Ohira Y, Beppu M, Yoshioka T
European journal of applied physiology   105(4) 643-651   Mar 2009   [Refereed]
Ishihara A, Fujino H, Nagatomo F, Takeda I, Ohira Y
The journal of physiological sciences : JPS   58(6) 413-417   Dec 2008   [Refereed]
Nakai N, Kawano F, Terada M, Oke Y, Ohira T, Ohira Y
Biochimica et biophysica acta   1780(10) 1101-1105   Oct 2008   [Refereed]
Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun.   358 331-335   2007
Nakai N, Shimomura Y, Tamura T, Tamura N, Hamada K, Kawano F, Ohira Y
Biochemical and biophysical research communications   343(4) 1244-1250   May 2006   [Refereed]
Role(s) of gravitational loading on the transcription regulation of gene expression in rat brown adipose tissue during growing period
J. Gravit. Physiol   13 151-152   2006
Effects of acute exposure to microgravity or hypergravity environment on motor control of arm in human.
J. Gravit. Physiol   13 33-34   2006
Comparison of cell body size and oxidative enzyme activity in motoneurons between the cervical and lumbar segments in the rat spinal cord after spaceflight and recovery.
J. Gravit. Physiol.   (13) 11-12   2006
Am. J. Physiol. Cell Physiol.   (290) C981-C989   2006

Books etc

Nutrition and work performance. In “CRC Handbook of Nutritional Requirements in a Functional Context”, Volume II, Edited by M. Rechccigl, Jr., CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, pp. 399-461, 1981.
Human studies on the relationship between iron deficiency and work performance. In “Iron Deficiency and Work Performance”, Edited by L. Hallberg and N.S. Scrimshaw, The Nutrition Foundation, Inc., Washington, DC, pp. 60-72, 1981.
Effects of iron deficiency anemia on voluntary activities in rats and humans. In “Iron Deficiency: Brain Biochemistry and Behavior”, Edited by E. Pollitt and R.L. Leibel, Raven Press, New York, pp. 141-160, 1982.
Metabolic lesions in iron-deficient rat muscle. In “The Biochemistry and Physiology of Iron”, Edited by P. Saltman and J. Hegenauer, Elsevier North Holland, Inc., pp. 535-542, 1982.
Responses of hematology and work capacity to iron in sedentary and trained women. In “Physical Fitness Research”, Edited by T. Ishiko, Baseball Magazine, Co., Tokyo, pp. 65-81, 1983.

Conference Activities & Talks

Responses of hematology and work capacity to iron in sedentary and trained women.
Int’l. Council Phys. Fit. Res., Tokyo   1981   
Metabolic lesions in iron-deficient rat muscle.
The 5th Int’l. Conf. Protein Iron Storage Transport, San Diego, Ca., U.S.A   1982   
Effects of physical training on iron status and LDH in rats.
The 6th Int’l. Conf. Protein Iron Storage Transport, Sapporo   1983   
Neural effects on muscle mass and enzyme activities.
The 8th Annual Meeting on Gravitational Physiology (IUPS Commision), Tokyo   1986   
Effects of head-down tilt suspension on mass and enzymatic profiles in various types of muscles.
Int’l. Symp. Biol. Sci. Space 1986, Nagoya Nov. 10-15, (Abstract, p. 27)   1986