SEKINE Michikazu

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SEKINE Michikazu
University of Toyama
Faculty of Medicine, School of Medicine, Department of Welfare Promotion and Epidemiology
Job title
Associate Professor
Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Sciences (Toyama Medical Pharmaceutical University), Master of Science in Epidemiology(London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine), Master of Business Administration (Imperial College London)

Research Areas



Master of Science in Epidemiology(MSc in Epidemiology), London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Imperial College London Business School
Faculty of Medicine, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University

Awards & Honors

Japan Epidemiological Association Young Investigators Award
Japanese Society of Public Health Young Investigators Award

Published Papers

Tatsuse T, Sekine M, Yamada M
Journal of occupational and environmental medicine   61(3) 190-196   Nov 2018   [Refereed]
Saitoh M, Nakamura Y, Hanasaki M, Saitoh I, Murai Y, Kurashige Y, Fukumoto S, Asaka Y, Yamada M, Sekine M, Hayasaki H, Kimoto S
Environmental health and preventive medicine   23(1) 55   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Yamada M, Sekine M, Tatsuse T
Journal of epidemiology   28(10) 407-413   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Yamada M, Sekine M, Tatsuse T
Journal of epidemiology      Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Li W, Sekine M, Yamada M, Fujimura Y, Tatsuse T
Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society   60(5) 467-473   May 2018   [Refereed]
Nakahori N, Sekine M, Yamada M, Tatsuse T, Kido H, Suzuki M
BMC geriatrics   18(1) 102   Apr 2018   [Refereed]
Yamada M, Sekine M, Tatsuse T.
Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society   59(5) 604-613   May 2017   [Refereed]
日本公衆衛生雑誌.   64(6) 311-321   2017   [Refereed]
Country specific associations between social contact and mental health: evidence from civil servant studies across Great Britain, Japan and Finland.
Cable N, Chandola T, Lallukka T, Sekine M, Lahelma E, Tatsuse T, Marmot MG.
Public Health.   137 139-146   Aug 2016   [Refereed]
Changes over time in absolute and relative socioeconomic differences in smoking: A comparison of cohort studies from Britain, Finland, and Japan.
Lahelma E, Pietil?inen O, Ferrie J, Kivim?ki M, Lahti J, Marmot M, Rahkonen O, Sekine M, Shipley M, Tatsuse T, Lallukka T.
Nicotine Tob Res.   18 1697-1704   Aug 2016   [Refereed]
Leisure time physical activity and subsequent physical and mental health functioning among midlife Finnish, British and Japanese employees: a follow-up study in three occupational cohorts.
Lahti J, Sabia S, Singh-Manoux A, Kivim?ki M, Tatsuse T, Yamada M, Sekine M, Lallukka T.
BMJ Open. 2016; 6: e009788.      2016   [Refereed]
日本公衆衛生雑誌   63 190-201   Apr 2016   [Refereed]
Association among number, order and type of siblings and adolescent mental health at age 12.
Liu J, Sekine M, Tatsuse T, Fujimura Y, Hamanishi S, Zheng X.
Pediatr Int.   57(5) 849-855   Oct 2015   [Refereed]
Outdoor physical activity and its relation with self-reported health in Japanese children: results from the Toyama birth cohort study.
Liu J, Sekine M, Tatsuse T, Fujimura Y, Hamanishi S, Lu F, Zheng X.
Child Care Health Dev.   41(6) 920-927   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
Social class inequalities in health among occupational cohorts from Finland, Britain and Japan: a follow up study. 
Lahelma E, Pietil?inen O, Rahkonen O, Kivim?ki M, Martikainen P, Ferrie J, Marmot M, Shipley M, Sekine M, Tatsuse T,Lallukka T.
Health Place.   31 173-179   2015   [Refereed]
N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide as a predictor of reoperation in children with surgically corrected tetralogy of Fallot.
Hirono K, Sekine M, Shiba N, Hayashi S, Nakaoka H, Ibuki K, Saito K, Watanabe K, Ozawa S, Higuma T, Yoshimura N, Kitajima I, Ichida F.
Circulation Journal. 2014 Feb;78(3):693-700.   79(3) 693-700   Feb 2014   [Refereed]
Conflicts between work and family life and subsequent sleep problems among employees from Finland, Britain, and Japan.
Lallukka T, Ferrie JE, Kivim?ki M, Shipley MJ, Sekine M, Tatsuse T, Pietil?inen O, Rahkonen O, Marmot MG, Lahelma E.
International Journal of Behavioral Medicine.   21(2) 310-318   Apr 2014   [Refereed]
Family history of hypertension and the risk of overweight in Japanese children: results from the Toyama birth cohort study.
Liu J, Sekine M, Tatsuse T, Hamanishi S, Fujimura Y, Zheng X.
Journal of Epidemiology.   24(4) 304-311   Jul 2014   [Refereed]
Sex differences in factors contributing to family-to-work and work-to-family conflict in Japanese civil servants.
Fujimura Y, Sekine M, Tatsuse T.
Journal of Occupational Health.   56(6) 485-497   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
Occupational class differences in body mass index and weight gain in Japan and Finland.
Silventoinen K, Tatsuse T, Martikainen P, Rahkonen O, Lahelma E, Sekine M, Lallukka T.
J Epidemiology. (Journal of Epidemiology, The Best Paper of The Year 2013)   23(6) 443-450   2013   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

Effect of dietary patterns and lifestyles on the development of childhood constipation: the Toyama Birth Cohort Study
Yamada M, Sekine M, Tatsuse T.
26th United European Gastroenterology Week   23 Oct 2018   
Unhealthy parental lifestyle and child academic performance: result from Super Dietary Education Project in Japan.
Yamada M, Sekine M, Tatsuse T
Internal Medicine Society of Australia and New Zealand18 (IMSANZ18)   8 Mar 2018   
Determinants of revenue, expense, and profit among clinical departments in a Japanese national university hospital
SEKINE Michikazu
The Global Conference on Business and Finance Research (GCBF)   2 Jan 2018   
Sleep Problems among Japanese Children and Their Outcomes: Results from the Toyama Study, Japan. In Pediatric Symposia “Sleep During Early Stages of Life Affects Long-term Outcomes”
SEKINE Michikazu
The 2017 Joint Congress of World Association of Sleep Medicine (WASM) and World Sleep Federation (WSF) (World Sleep 2017)   11 Oct 2017   
Parental internet use and lifestyle factors as correlates of screen time of children in Japan: the results from the super shokuiku school (SSS) project
Yamada M, Sekine M, Tatsuse T
The 13th Congress of Asian Society for Pediatric Research   7 Oct 2017   
Association between dietary intake, psychosocial status, physical activity and constipation in school children: the results from Toyama birth cohort study
Yamada M, Sekine M, Tatsuse T
he 13th Congress of Asian Society for Pediatric Research   7 Oct 2017   
Factors that inhibit participation in social activities of Japanese elderly people
Niikura M, Sekine M, Yamada M, Tatsuse T
The 21st International Epidemiological Association, World Congress of Epidemiology   22 Aug 2017   
Social Determinants of Health: Role of Psychosocial Stress at Work and Family Life. In symposium “Social Determinants of Health: Results from International Comparative Studies of British, Finnish, and Japanese Civil Servants”
SEKINE Michikazu
The 21st International Epidemiological Association (IEA) World Congress of Epidemiology (WCE2017)   22 Aug 2017   
Work, family caregiving, and social network on mental health among Japanese civil servants.
Yamada M, Sekine M, Tatsuse T
The 21st International Epidemiological Association, World Congress of Epidemiology   21 Aug 2017   
Squeezed Japanese doctors between expanding medical expenditure and patients.
Yamada M, Sekine M
The 8th Master Class on Aging in Asia   25 Mar 2017   
Socioeconomic and gender inequalities in physical functioning: international comparative studies on British, Finnish, and Japanese civil servants
SEKINE Michikazu
International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, The 23rd International Congress,   30 Jul 2016   
Factors related to physical and mental health among family caregiver’s of dementia elderly: the Toyama dementia survey, Japan
Yamada M, Sekine M, Tatsuse M, et al.
The 23rd Nordic Condress of Gerontology   Jun 2016   
Comprehensive assessment of ultrasound seminar in gastrointestinal tract
Yamada M, Hasegawa Y, Sekine M, Yamashiro S.
he 12th Congress of the Asian Federation of Society for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology   May 2016   
The projected number and prevalence of dementia in Japan: results from the Toyama Dementia Survey
SEKINE Michikazu
The 24th European Congress of Psychiatry   12 Mar 2016   
26 Jan 2016   
Associations of bedtime and rising time with poor sleep quality of Japanese civil servants
SEKINE Michikazu
The 3rd ASEAN Sleep Congress 2015   20 Nov 2015   
Lifestyle and bowel movements in elementary school children: the Toyama Birth Cohort Study
Yamada M, Sekine M, Tatsuse T
Asia Pacific Digestive Week   Oct 2015   
Associations of children’s growth and lifestyle factors with early maturation: a birth cohort study in Japan
Fujimura Y, Sekine M, Tatsuse T, Yamada M.
The 11th International Health Economics Association World Congress, 2015   Jul 2015   
Policy Implications of Socioeconomic Inequalities in Sleep: Results from International Comparative studies on British, Finnish and Japanese civil servants. World Sleep 2011 Abstract Symposium: Social Determinants of Sleep: From Epidemiology to Health Poli
Sekine M
The World Sleep 2011,   Oct 2011   
Socioeconomic and sex inequalities in job satisfaction of Japanese civil servants: role of job strain, work hours and work-family conflicts.
Sekine M, Tatsuse T.
The 19th European Congress of Psychiatry, Vienna, Austria   Mar 2011   

Research Grants & Projects

Socioeconomic Inequalities in Health
International Joint Research Projects
Psychosocial Stress and Health
International Joint Research Projects
Lifestyle Factors and Child Health
Cooperative Research
Business Administration of National University Corporations