HIRASAKI Eishi

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Name
HIRASAKI Eishi
Affiliation
Kyoto University
Section
Primate Research Institute
Degree
Doctor of Philosophy in Human Sciences(Osaka University)

Research Interests

 
 

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
 
   
 
Research Associate,Assistant Professor, Osaka University Graduate School of Human Sciences, Department of Human Sciences
 
2007
   
 
- Assistant Professor, Osaka University
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1993
Graduate School, Division of Human Science, Osaka University
 
 
 - 
1988
Faculty of Human Science, Osaka University
 

Awards & Honors

 
1994
Travel award from the Primate Society of Japan
 
2000
Encouragement award from the Society of Biomechanisms
 

Published Papers

 
Locomotor kinematics of two semi-wild macaque species (Macaca assamensis and Macaca arctoides) in Thailand.
HIRASAKI E, Malaivijitnond S, Hamada Y
Folia Primatologica   90 162-178   2019   [Refereed]
Arrangement of foot interosseous muscles in African great apes.
HIRASAKI E, Oishi M
American Journal of Physical Anthropology   in press    Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Global dynamics of bipedal macaques during grounded running and running.
Blickhan R, Andrada E, Hirasaki E, Ogihara N
Journal of Experimental Biology   in press    Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Bipedal gait versatility in the Japanese macaque (Macaca fuscata)
Ogihara N, Hirasaki E, Andrada E, Blickhan R
Journal of Human Evolution   125 2-14   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Sellers WI, Hirasaki E
Royal Society Open Science   5(3) 171836   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Iwanaga J, Watanabe K, Saga T, Tabira Y, Hirasaki E, Fisahn C, Tubbs S, Kusukawa J, Yamaki K
The Anatomical Record      Mar 2017   [Refereed]
Rae TC, Johnson PM, Yano W, Hirasaki E
Folia Primatologica   87(4) 213-223   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Kato A, Tang N, Borries C, Papakyrikos AM, Hinde K, Miller E, Kunimatsu Y, Hirasaki E, Shimizu D, Smith TM
American journal of physical anthropology   155(3) 447-459   Nov 2014   [Refereed]
Sellers WI, Hirasaki E
Biology open   3(7) 656-668   Jun 2014   [Refereed]
Nakashita R, Hamada Y, Hirasaki E, Suzuki J, Oi T
Primates; journal of primatology   54(3) 271-281   Jul 2013   [Refereed]
Ogihara N, Makishima H, Hirasaki E, Nakatsukasa M
Primates; journal of primatology   53(1) 41-48   Jan 2012   [Refereed]
Oka K, Hirasaki E, Hirokawa Y, Nakano Y, Kumakura H
American journal of physical anthropology   142(4) 650-654   Aug 2010   [Refereed]
Hirasaki E, Higurashi Y, Kumakura H
American journal of physical anthropology   142(1) 149-156   May 2010   [Refereed]
HIRASAKI Eishi, KUMAKURA Hiroo
International Journal of Primatology   31 239-261   2010   [Refereed]
HIGURASHI Yasuo, HIRASAKI Eishi, KUMAKURA Hiroo
International Journal of Primatology   31 18-190   2010   [Refereed]
Higurashi Y, Hirasaki E, Kumakura H
American journal of physical anthropology   138(4) 448-457   Apr 2009   [Refereed]
Japanese paper: No English title is available
11 23-29   2008
Ogihara N, Hirasaki E, Kumakura H, Nakatsukasa M
Journal of human evolution   53(3) 302-308   Sep 2007   [Refereed]
Japanese paper: No English title is available
109-114   2007
Nakatsukasa M, Hirasaki E, Ogihara N
American journal of physical anthropology   131(1) 33-37   Sep 2006   [Refereed]
Japanese paper: No English title is available
106 29-32   2006   [Invited]
Ogihara N, Usui H, Hirasaki E, Hamada Y, Nakatsukasa M
Primates; journal of primatology   46(1) 11-19   Jan 2005   [Refereed]
Instantaneous rotation axes during active head movements.
Moore ST, Hirasaki E, Raphan T, Cohen B
Journal of vestibular research : equilibrium & orientation   15(2) 73-80   2005   [Refereed]
Nakatsukasa M, Ogihara N, Hamada Y, Goto Y, Yamada M, Hirakawa T, Hirasaki E
American journal of physical anthropology   124(3) 248-256   Jul 2004   [Refereed]
Hirasaki E, Ogihara N, Hamada Y, Kumakura H, Nakatsukasa M
Journal of human evolution   46(6) 739-750   Jun 2004   [Refereed]
Hirasaki E, Kumakura H
Neuroreport   15(4) 643-647   Mar 2004   [Refereed]
Japanese paper: No English title is available
Journal of the Society of Biomechanisms Japan   28 2-7   2004   [Invited]
Notes on human brain evolution from an anthropological perspective
HIRASAKI Eishi
Bulletin of Graduate School of Human Sciences, Osaka University   30 35-46   2004
Climbing and the origin of human bipedalism
HIRASAKI Eishi
Bulletin of Graduate School of Human Sciences, Osaka University   29 127-143   2003
Yamamoto K, Mamoto Y, Imai T, Hirasaki E, Kubo T
Gait & posture   15(3) 274-281   Jun 2002   [Refereed]
Moore ST, Hirasaki E, Raphan T, Cohen B
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences   942 139-147   Oct 2001   [Refereed]
Hirasaki E, Kumakura H, Matano S
American journal of physical anthropology   113(4) 455-472   Dec 2000   [Refereed]
Eye-head-trunk coordination strategies for gaze stabilization during locomotion
HIRASAKI Eishi
Bulletin of Graduate School of Human Sciences, Osaka University   26 177-193   2000
HIRASAKI Eishi
Biomechanism   15 107-118   2000   [Refereed]
Effect of viewing distance on the generation of vertical eye movements during locomotion.
Moore ST, Hirasaki E, Cohen B, Raphan T
Experimental brain research   129(3) 347-361   Dec 1999   [Refereed]
Hirasaki E, Moore ST, Raphan T, Cohen B
Experimental brain research   127(2) 117-130   Jul 1999   [Refereed]
Japanese paper: No English title is available
Journal of Joint Surgery   18 128-135   1999   [Invited]
Matano S, Hirasaki E
American journal of physical anthropology   103(2) 173-183   Jun 1997   [Refereed]
3D analysis of human locomotion before and after caloric stimulation.
Kubo T, Kumakura H, Hirokawa Y, Yamamoto K, Imai T, Hirasaki E
Acta oto-laryngologica   117(2) 143-148   Mar 1997   [Refereed]
Organization of the epaxial muscles in terrestrial and arboreal primates.
Kumakura H, Hirasaki E, Nakano Y
Folia primatologica; international journal of primatology   66(1-4) 25-37   1996   [Refereed]
Comparison of locomotor patterns and the cerebellar complex in Ateles and Macaca.
Hirasaki E, Matano S
Folia primatologica; international journal of primatology   66(1-4) 209-225   1996   [Refereed]
The change of the locomotor pattern caused by the inclination of the substrata
Nakano Y, Ishida H, Hirasaki E
Primate Research   12(2) 79-88   1996   [Refereed]
Electromyography of 15 limb muscles in Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata) during vertical climbing.
Hirasaki E, Kumakura H, Matano S
Folia primatologica; international journal of primatology   64(4) 218-224   1995   [Refereed]
Vertical climbing as the precursor of bipedalism
HIRASAKI Eishi
Anthropological Reports   52 43-57   1995   [Refereed]
J. Yamakawa; S. Nozawa; E. Hirasaki; H. Kumakura; T. Kubo
Equilibrium Research, Supplement   10 54-57   1994   [Refereed]
Kinesiological characteristics of vertical climbing in Ateles geoffroyi and Macaca fuscata.
Hirasaki E, Kumakura H, Matano S
Folia primatologica; international journal of primatology   61(3) 148-156   1993   [Refereed]
Analysis of head and body movements of elderly people during locomotion.
Hirasaki E, Kubo T, Nozawa S, Matano S, Matsunaga T
Acta oto-laryngologica. Supplementum   501 25-30   1993   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
No English title is available
HIRASAKI Eishi (Part:Contributor)
2012   
Experimental and computational studies of bipedal locomotion in the bipedally-trained Japanese macaque.
Ogihara N, Hirasaki E, Nakatsukasa M (Part:Contributor)
(Primate Locomotion: Linking in situ and ex situ Research) (ed. D'Aout K, Vereecke EE) p.47-59 New York, Springer.   2011   
Comparative Functional Morphology in Primates
Hamada Y, Hirasaki E, Rae TC (Part:Joint Editor)
An Introduction to the Special Issue. - p.157-158 International Journal of Primatology.   2010   
Primates trained for bipedal locomotion as a model for studying the evolution of bipedal locomotion
HIRASAKI Eishi, OGIHARA Naomichi, NAKATSUKASA Masato (Part:Contributor)
(Human Origins and Environmental Backgrounds, (eds. H. Ishida, R. Tuttle, M. Pickford, N. Ogihara, M. Nakatsukasa)), Springer   2006   
Locomotor energetics in nonhuman primates: a review of recent studies on bipedal performing macaques.
Nakatsukasa M, Hirasaki E, Ogihara N. (Part:Contributor)
(In: Human Origins and Environmental Backgrounds (Ishida, H., Tuttle, R.H., Pickford, M., Nakatsukasa, M., Ogihara, N. eds.)), Springer, pp 157-166.   2006   
Patterns of vertical climbing in primates.
Nakano Y, Hirasaki E, Kumakura H. (Part:Contributor)
(In: Human Origins and Environmental Backgrounds (Ishida, H., Tuttle, R.H., Pickford, M., Nakatsukasa, M., Ogihara, N. eds.)), Springer, pp.97-104.   2006   
Vertical climbing in Ateles geoffroyi and Macaca fuscata and its comparative neurological background
Hirasaki E, Matano S, Nakano Y, Ishida H (Part:Joint Work)
(Topics in Primatology, Matano, S., Tuttle, R., Ishida, H. and Goodman, M. (eds.)), University of Tokyo Press. p. 167-176.   1992   
Locomotion of the slow loris between discontinuous substrates.
Ishida H, Hirasaki E, Matano S. (Part:Joint Work)
(Topics in Primatology, Matano, S., Tuttle, R., Ishida, H. and Goodman, M. (eds.)), University of Tokyo Press. p. 139-152.   1992   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Effects of lateral stability on generated walking gait in a chimpanzee musculoskeletal model
HIRASAKI Eishi
The 72nd Annual Meeting of the Anthropological Society of Nippon   21 Oct 2018   
A comparison of axial rotation of the trunk during walking between human, white-handed gibbon and Japanese macaques
Kinoshita Y, Goto R, Nakano Y, Hirasaki E
The 72nd Annual Meeting of the Anthropological Society of Nippon   20 Oct 2018   
Analysing Primate Grip Shapes Using Geometric Morphometrics
Sellers WI, HIRASAKI E
8th Annual ESHE Meeting (European Society for the study of Human Evolution)   15 Sep 2018   
Effect of the position of the center of mass on quadruped gaits
Yoshida M, Hakuta T, Hase K, Hirasaki E
8th World Congress of Biomechanics   12 Jul 2018   
Markerless 3D motion capture for animal locomotion studies.
HIRASAKI Eishi
The 50th Aniversary Symposium of Primate Research Institute   Jan 2017   
Arrangement of the foot interosseous muscles in great apes [Invited]
HIRASAKI Eishi
Kyoto-Swiss Symposium 2016   31 Oct 2016   
Bipedal locomotion of the Japanese macaques: interactions between trunk, legs and self-stability
Andrada E, Sutedja Y, Hirasaki E, Blickhan R, Ogihara N
International Society of Biomechanics   12 Jul 2015   
Measuring 3D primate finger movements: the application of video photogrammetry [Invited]
Sellers WI, Brassey CA, O'Mahoney T, Yoxhall A, Hirasaki E
The Anthropology of Hand Conference   4 Jun 2015   
Smaller posterior semicircular canals are associated with leaping in Colobus
Rae TC, Johnson PM, Yano W, Hirasaki E
The 84th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists (2015/03/25-28, St. Louis, USA).   Mar 2015   
Improving gait generation in fossil primates using multigoal evolutionary robotics
Sellers WI, Hirasaki E
The 84th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists (2015/03/25-28, St. Louis, USA).   Mar 2015   
Arrangement of the foot interosseous muscles in great apes
Hirasaki E, Oishi M
The 84th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists (2015/03/25-28, St. Louis, USA).   Mar 2015   
Inferring specific locomotor behaviours from inner ear morphology in colobines
Rae TC, Johnson PM, Yano W, Hirasaki E
Winter Meeting 2014 of the Primate Society of Great Britain (2014/12/15-16, Birmingham, UK).   Dec 2014   
Development of a new non-invasive method for kinematic analysis of animal locomotion based on the Structure from Motion algorithm [Invited]
Hirasaki E, Sellers WI
Diversity and Conservation of Asian Primates. The 4th International Congress on Asian Primates (2014/08/18-21, Bogor).   Aug 2014   
A new non-invasive method for kinematic analysis of animal locomotion based on the Structure from Motion algorithm.
Hirasaki E, Sellers WI
The 83rd Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists (2014/04/08-12, Calgary, Canada).   Apr 2014   
Development of a markerless 3D motion capture method for kinematic analysis of animal locomotion [Invited]
Hirasaki E, Sellers WI
Swiss-Kyoto Symposium 2013 (2013/11, Zurich, Switzerland)   Nov 2013   
Molar enamel thickness in four macaque species
Kato A, Tang N, Papakyrikos AM, Hinde K, Miller E, Kunimatsu Y, Hirasaki E, Shimizu D, Smith TM
The 82nd Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists (2013/4, Knoxville (TN), USA)   Apr 2013   
Locomotor kinematics of two semi-wild macaque species (Macaca assamensis and M. arctoides) in Thailand: A preliminary report
Hirasaki E, Malaivijitonond S, Hamada Y
The 82nd Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists (2013/4, Knoxville (TN), USA)   Apr 2013   
A comparison of locomotor kinematics of two semi-wild macaque species (Macaca assamensis and M. arctoides) in Thailand [Invited]
HIRASAKI Eishi
The 3rd International Symposium on Southeast Asian Primate Research: Diversity and Evolution of Asian Primates (2012/8, Bangkok, Thailand)   Aug 2012   
A preliminary study on locomotor kinematics of the semi-wild Assamese macaques (Macaca assamensis) in northern Thailand
HIRASAKI Eishi
The 81st annual meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists (2012/4, Oregon, USA).   Apr 2012   
Recent progress of locomotion studies on bipedally trained Japanese macaques.
Anthropological seminar   4 Feb 2003   State University of New York, Stony Brook

Works

 
Excavation of Miocene Primates in Samburu Hills and Nachola, Kenya, and Analysis of the Fossils.
1990
Effect of Spaceflight on Eye-head-trunk coordination strategies during Locomotion
1999 - 2000
Anatomical, physiological and biomechanical analyses on bipedal locomotion in the Japanese macaque.
2000
Functional morphology of the epaxial muscles in primates
1993 - 1994

Research Grants & Projects

 
Eye-head-trunk coordination during locomotion.
Project Year: 1998   
Foot motion during locomotion: Implications for evolution of the foot.
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2002 - 2004
Anatomical, physiological and biomechanical analyses on bipedal locomotion in the Japanese macaque.
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2000 - 2002