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Kobe Women's University
Faculty of Home Economics
Job title
Doctor of Medical Science (Ph.D)(Kanazawa University), Master of Education(Tokyo Gakugei University)


Venous return from distal regions affects heat loss from the arms and legs during exercise-induced thermal loads.
European Journal of Applied Physiology and Occupational Physiology   58    1989
Quantification of heat balance during work in three types of asbestos protective clothing.
International Archives of Occuapational and Environmental Health      1992
Finger vasodilation correlates better with tympanic than esophageal temperature.
European Journal of Applied Physiology and Occupational Physiology   57    1988
Partitional measurement of capillary and arteriovenous anastomotic blood flow in the human finger by laser-Doppler flowmeter.
European Journal of Applied Physiology and Occupational Physiology   57    1988
Local thermal sensation and finger vasoconstriction in the locally heated hand.
European Journal of Applied Physiology and Occupational Physiology   58    1988

Books etc

Aspects of circulatory responses in animals pertinent to the use of hyperthermia in cancer treatment. In : Hyperthermia in cancer treatment.
CRC Press, Florida.   1986   
Exercise Physiology and Biochemistry : Fluid and Mineral Balance during Exercise
Clothing comfort and physiological responses during exercise : mechanisms for promoting heat loss from the extremities. In : Proceedings of 2nd International Symposium on Clothing Comfort Studies in Mt. Fuji.
The Japan Research Association for Textile End-Uses.   1992   
Encyclopedia of Home Economics : Various Sportswear
Increase in evaporative and non-evaporative heat loss from the forearm depends on venous return from the hand during exercise. In : Thermal Physiology 1989
Elsevier Science Publishers B. V.   1989   

Research Grants & Projects

Study of Arteriovenous Anastomoses (AVA) Blood Flow on Human Thermoregulation
Effect of hygroscopic clothing on thermoregulatory responses during heat load
Interaction between Skin Blood Flow and Local Sweating during Thermal Load
Clothing comfort and thermoregulation