Reiko Miyamoto

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Reiko Miyamoto
Tokyo Metropolitan University
Faculty of Health Sciences, Division of Occupational Therapy
Job title
Associate Professor
Master of Science in Occupational Therapy(Tokyo Metropolitan University of Health Sciences), Doctor of Health Science(Tokyo Metropolitan University)

Research Areas



Apr 2005
Mar 2009
Tokyo Metropolitan University
Apr 2003
Mar 2005
Graduate School, Division of Health Care, Tokyo Metropolitan University of Health Sciences

Awards & Honors

Japanese Journal of Physiological Anthropology, The Young Scientist Award
Japan Academy of Health Sciences, Excellent Paper Award
International federation of Clinical Neurophysiology(IFCN) 29th International Congress of Clinical Neurophysiology(ICCN2010) Fellowship award

Published Papers

Delineating the neural basis of cognitive and affective empathy in adult women during a novel facial assessment and observation task
Ryosuke Yamaguchi, Reiko Miyamoto
Japanese journal of clinical neurophysiology   46(6) 567-577   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Empathy is vital for communication and survival in social environments. Empathy consists of cognitive (cognitive empathy) and affective (affective empathy) components, which complement each other in deploying empathic functions. In this study, we ...
The process leading to use or nonuse of one’s paretic hand in daily life in persons with post-stroke hemiplegia
Shin Kitamura, Reiko Miyamoto
Japanese Occupational Therapy Research   38(1) 45-53   Feb 2019   [Refereed]
Student perceptions of growth-facilitating and growth-constraining factors of practice placements: A comparison between Japanese and United Kingdom occupational therapy students.
Miyamoto R, Green D, Bontje P, Suyama N, Ohshima N, Fever S, Butler J
Occupational Therapy International      Sep 2019   [Refereed]
How to use the grounded-theory approaches in Japanese qualitative occupational therapy research and its issue
Shin Kitamura, Reiko Miyamoto
Japanese Occupational Therapy Research   37(4) 392-402   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
The effect of hip-hop dance training on neural response to emotional stimuli
Hiroomi Sensui, Toshiya Nagamatsu, Atsushi Senoo, Reiko Miyamoto, Madoka Noriuchi, Toshihiko Fujimoto, and Yoshiaki Kikuchi
Bulletin of the physical fitness research institute   (114) 20-29   Apr 2016   [Refereed]
Many studies demonstrate that exercise improves mental health. However, the neural mechanisms underlying this improvement remain unclear. In the present study, we examined the effect of hip-hop dance training on neural response to emotional stimul...


Evaluation and life supprt method for people with frontal lobe injury
Nobuo Oshima, Reiko Miyamoto
Journal of Clinical rehabilitation   26(3) 10-19   Mar 2017   [Invited]
Utilization and limitations of brain imaging information on occupational therapy
Reiko Miyamoto
OT journal   50(6) 522-529   Jun 2016   [Invited]
Brain Activity Related to the Delayed Matching-to-Sample Task using Blocks.
R.Miyamoto, Y.Kikuchi, M.Tanaka,S.Watanabe, A.Senoo
The Journal of Japan Academy of Health Schiences   7(3) 200-207   2004
Development an Evaluation System Using Computer-Based Testing to Asess Student's Basic Knowledge and Problem-Solving Ability in the Education of Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists
Y.Kenji, Y.Ikeda, R.Miyamoto, T.Nekoda, J.Shimizu, N.Sekine
Journal of Japan Academy of Health Sciences   9(3) 178-184   2006
R.Miyamoto, Y.Kikuchi, A.Senoo
Japanese Journal of Physiological Anthropology   11(4) 25-30   2006

Books etc

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Workbook
Oct 2018   
Medical View   Mar 2011   ISBN:978-4-7583-1133-5

Conference Activities & Talks

Shin Kitamura, Reiko Miyamoto
The 51st Japanese Occupational Therapy Congress in Tokyo   22 Sep 2017   
A review of Japanese qualitative occupational therapy research using Grounded Theory Approaches."
Shin Kitamura, Reiko Miyamoto
9 Sep 2016   
Longitudinal study about the change of self-efficacy and self-knowledge for adjustability related to clinical training
Reiko Miyamoto, Yu Ishibashi
The 50th Japanese Occupational Therapy Congress & Expo in SAPPORO   9 Sep 2016   
longitudinal study about the change of self-efficacy and self-knowledge for adjustability related to practical placement of occupational therapy students
Reiko Miyamoto, Yu Ishibashi
COTEC2016   17 Jun 2016   
Occupational therapy students learn about the job and adaptability and self‐regulation during practical placements. Self‐efficacy seems to influence self‐knowledge in adaptability. We clarified the changes and relationship with a two‐year longitud...
Associations between pre- to post-practicum changes in self-reported adjustability and self-esteem in occupational therapy trainees
Reiko Miyamoto, Yu Ishibashi
6th Asia Pacific Occupational Therapy Congress   Sep 2015   

Research Grants & Projects

Development and efficacy of community-based integrated care system interprofessional program for care prevention (kaigo-yobou) based in social-innovation.
Ministry of Education: Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): Peter Bontje
Tokyo Metropolitan University: 傾斜的研究費(若手奨励経費)
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2016    Investigator(s): Yu Ishibashi
Tokyo Metropolitan University: a
Project Year: Jun 2014 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): Reiko Miyamoto
Tokyo Metropolitan University: 傾斜的研究費(若手奨励経費)
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): Yu Ishibashi
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Sceience and Technology: Grant-in-Aid Acientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2010 - Mar 2013    Investigator(s): Reiko Miyamoto
Gender difference in brain activity during internal conflict based on self-positivity
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Sceience and Technology: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2008 - Mar 2010    Investigator(s): Reiko Miyamoto
Distinctive neural basis of anatomic imitation compared with specular imitation
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Sceience and Technology: Grant-in-Aid Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2006 - Mar 2008    Investigator(s): Reiko Miyamoto
Brain activity related to the delayed matching -to-sample task using blocks
Project Year: 2003 - 2004    Investigator(s): Reiko Miyamoto


Oct 2015   Japanese Society of Cognitivee Neuroscience
Sep 2013   A-ONE Training course
Arnadottir OT-ADL Neurobehavioral Evaluation(A-ONE)
Apr 2012
Authorized Occupational Therapist