Takashi Muto

Summary

Affiliation: Juntendo University School of Medicine
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Diffusion of health education programs with reference to health behavior theories in Japanese workplaces: present status and future plans
    Hiroko Fujii
    Department of Public Health, Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine, Shimotsuga, Tochigi, Japan
    J Occup Health 51:84-90. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Methods to persuade higher management to invest in health promotion programmes in the workplace
    T Muto
    Department of Public Health, School of Medicine, Juntendo University, Japan
    Occup Med (Lond) 47:210-6. 1997
  3. ncbi request reprint Status of health promotion programme implementation in small-scale enterprises in Japan
    T Muto
    Juntendo University School of Medicine, Japan
    Occup Med (Lond) 49:65-70. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Analysis of Japanese occupational health services for small-scale enterprises, in comparison with the recommendations of the Joint WHO/ILO Task Group
    T Muto
    Department of Public Health, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 73:352-60. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a multicomponent workplace health promotion program conducted in Japan for improving employees' cardiovascular disease risk factors
    T Muto
    Department of Public Health, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, 113 8421, Japan
    Prev Med 33:571-7. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint How is "coverage" defined for occupational health services?
    Takashi Muto
    Department of Public Health, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 15:147-54. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Change in lifestyle through health promotion program without face-to-face intervention in a large-scale Japanese enterprise
    Yasuo Haruyama
    Department of Public Health, Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine, Tochigi, Japan
    J Occup Health 55:74-83. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Duration of cigarette smoking is a risk factor for oropharyngeal cancer mortality among Japanese men and women: the Ibaraki Prefectural Health Study (IPHS)
    Nobue Saito
    Department of Public Health, Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine, Tochigi, Japan
    Ann Epidemiol 23:546-50. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Association of alcohol consumption with incident hypertension among middle-aged and older Japanese population: the Ibarakai Prefectural Health Study (IPHS)
    Yoshiro Okubo
    Department of Public Health, Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine, 880 Kita kobasyashi, Shimotugagun Mibu, Tochigi 321 0293, Japan
    Hypertension 63:41-7. 2014
  10. pmc Long-term trends in cardiorespiratory fitness and the incidence of type 2 diabetes
    Susumu S Sawada
    Health Promotion Center, Tokyo Gas Co, Tokyo, Japan
    Diabetes Care 33:1353-7. 2010

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Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint Diffusion of health education programs with reference to health behavior theories in Japanese workplaces: present status and future plans
    Hiroko Fujii
    Department of Public Health, Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine, Shimotsuga, Tochigi, Japan
    J Occup Health 51:84-90. 2009
    ..This study investigated the characteristics of health education programs and the health behavior theories used to establish more effective programs for Japanese companies...
  2. ncbi request reprint Methods to persuade higher management to invest in health promotion programmes in the workplace
    T Muto
    Department of Public Health, School of Medicine, Juntendo University, Japan
    Occup Med (Lond) 47:210-6. 1997
    ..Nearly 90% of OPs and 80% of ONs and SHSs felt that the above methods were fairly successful...
  3. ncbi request reprint Status of health promotion programme implementation in small-scale enterprises in Japan
    T Muto
    Juntendo University School of Medicine, Japan
    Occup Med (Lond) 49:65-70. 1999
    ..Advising employees to undergo re-examination or more valid examination after the annual health examination was most frequently conducted by non-health professionals...
  4. ncbi request reprint Analysis of Japanese occupational health services for small-scale enterprises, in comparison with the recommendations of the Joint WHO/ILO Task Group
    T Muto
    Department of Public Health, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 73:352-60. 2000
    ..To evaluate Japanese occupational health services (OHSs) for small-scale enterprises (SSEs)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a multicomponent workplace health promotion program conducted in Japan for improving employees' cardiovascular disease risk factors
    T Muto
    Department of Public Health, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, 113 8421, Japan
    Prev Med 33:571-7. 2001
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of such a health promotion program consisting of a main program provided over 4 days and a follow-up program provided over 1 year...
  6. ncbi request reprint How is "coverage" defined for occupational health services?
    Takashi Muto
    Department of Public Health, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 15:147-54. 2002
    ..To permit objective assessments of the national OHS levels, "coverage" must be defined in terms of three elements: OHS functions, the numerator and the denominator of the proportion representing the extent of OHS coverage...
  7. ncbi request reprint Change in lifestyle through health promotion program without face-to-face intervention in a large-scale Japanese enterprise
    Yasuo Haruyama
    Department of Public Health, Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine, Tochigi, Japan
    J Occup Health 55:74-83. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the effect of a health promotion program with 2-3-month Internet or printed material support without a face-to-face intervention at a large-scale worksite...
  8. doi request reprint Duration of cigarette smoking is a risk factor for oropharyngeal cancer mortality among Japanese men and women: the Ibaraki Prefectural Health Study (IPHS)
    Nobue Saito
    Department of Public Health, Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine, Tochigi, Japan
    Ann Epidemiol 23:546-50. 2013
    ..Thus, the aim of the present study was to examine the relationship between the duration of cigarette smoking and the risk of oropharyngeal cancer mortality in the Japanese population...
  9. doi request reprint Association of alcohol consumption with incident hypertension among middle-aged and older Japanese population: the Ibarakai Prefectural Health Study (IPHS)
    Yoshiro Okubo
    Department of Public Health, Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine, 880 Kita kobasyashi, Shimotugagun Mibu, Tochigi 321 0293, Japan
    Hypertension 63:41-7. 2014
    ..05). Our results suggest that alcohol consumption is a similar risk factor for incident hypertension in both the middle-aged and the older populations. ..
  10. pmc Long-term trends in cardiorespiratory fitness and the incidence of type 2 diabetes
    Susumu S Sawada
    Health Promotion Center, Tokyo Gas Co, Tokyo, Japan
    Diabetes Care 33:1353-7. 2010
    ..We investigated the relationship between long-term trends in fitness and the incidence of type 2 diabetes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of subjective thermal strain in different kitchen working environments using subjective judgment scales
    Yasuo Haruyama
    Department of Public Health, Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine, Mibumachi, Tochigi, Japan
    Ind Health 48:135-44. 2010
    ..65-15.9; and female OR, 10.9; 95%CI, 3.89-30.5). Although SJS was affected by some confounding factors, our results suggest that workers in gas kitchens might be exposed to a higher heat strains than those in electric kitchens...
  12. doi request reprint Mild retinopathy is a risk factor for cardiovascular mortality in Japanese with and without hypertension: the Ibaraki Prefectural Health Study
    Toshimi Sairenchi
    Department of Public Health, Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine, 880 Kita kobasyashi, Shimotugagun Mibu, Tochigi, Japan
    Circulation 124:2502-11. 2011
    ..It is unclear whether mild hypertensive retinopathy is a risk factor for mortality. This study examined whether mild hypertensive retinopathy could be a risk factor for cardiovascular mortality in subjects with and without hypertension...
  13. ncbi request reprint Community-based lifestyle modification of cardiovascular disease risks in middle-aged Japanese: a 27-month update
    Hiroko Fujii
    Department of Public Health, Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine, Shimotsuga, Tochigi, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 220:307-18. 2010
    ..56 (95% CI 0.32-0.99)]. In conclusion, the 27-month community-based lifestyle modification of cardiovascular disease risks shows significant reductions in risks of diabetes, overweight and dyslipidemia in middle-aged Japanese...
  14. ncbi request reprint Muscular and performance fitness and the incidence of type 2 diabetes: prospective study of Japanese men
    Susumu S Sawada
    Health Promotion Center, Tokyo Gas Co, Tokyo, Japan
    J Phys Act Health 7:627-32. 2010
    ..Limited data are available on the relationship between muscular and performance fitness (MPF) and the incidence of type 2 diabetes...
  15. ncbi request reprint Low self-efficacy is a risk factor for depression among male Japanese workers: a cohort study
    Hiromi Taneichi
    Department of Public Health, Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine, Japan
    Ind Health 51:452-8. 2013
    ..87 (0.41-1.86) for Q2, 0.61 (0.26-1.41) for Q3, and 0.37 (0.14-0.98) for Q4. In women, no significant association was found. The present study suggests that low SE is a risk factor for onset of depression among male Japanese workers...
  16. pmc Relationship between the onset of depression and stress response measured by the Brief Job Stress Questionnaire among Japanese employees: a cohort study
    Keiko Wada
    Department of Public Health, Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine, Shimotsugagun Mibu, Tochigi, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e56319. 2013
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint High attendance at a lifestyle intervention program is important to reduce risks related to metabolic syndrome in middle-aged Japanese
    Hiroko Fujii
    Department of Public Health, Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 219:155-64. 2009
    ..001). In conclusion, high attendance at a lifestyle intervention program impacts the reduction of risks related to metabolic syndrome in a Japanese community setting...
  18. ncbi request reprint Low serum LDL cholesterol levels are associated with elevated mortality from liver cancer in Japan: the Ibaraki Prefectural health study
    Nobue Saito
    Department of Public Health, Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine, Tochigi, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 229:203-11. 2013
    ..01). Therefore, low LDL cholesterol levels are associated with elevated risk of liver cancer mortality. Low LDL cholesterol may be a predictive marker for death due to liver cancer...
  19. ncbi request reprint Burn and Cut Injuries Related to Job Stress among Kitchen Workers in Japan
    Yasuo Haruyama
    Department of Public Health, Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine, Japan
    Ind Health 52:113-20. 2014
    ..005), respectively. These findings suggest that kitchen work-related burns and cuts are more likely to be correlated with job stress, and the higher the job stress score, the higher the frequency of burns and cuts among kitchen workers. ..
  20. ncbi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness and the incidence of type 2 diabetes: prospective study of Japanese men
    Susumu S Sawada
    Tokyo Gas Health Promotion Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Diabetes Care 26:2918-22. 2003
    ..To investigate the association between cardiorespiratory fitness and the incidence of type 2 diabetes among Japanese men...
  21. doi request reprint Low body mass index as a risk factor of moderate to severe oral mucositis in oral cancer patients with radiotherapy
    Nobue Saito
    Department of Public Health, Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine, 880 Kita Kobayashi, Shimotsugagun Mibu, Tochigi 321 0293, Japan
    Support Care Cancer 20:3373-7. 2012
    ..This study examined whether low BMI could be a risk factor for oral mucositis in oral cancer patients receiving radiotherapy...
  22. pmc Evaluation of a community intervention program in Japan using Framingham risk score and estimated 10-year coronary heart disease risk as outcome variables: a non-randomized controlled trial
    Bing Zhu
    Department of Public Health, Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine, Tochigi, Japan
    BMC Public Health 13:219. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the effects of a program involving 6-month intervention and 18-month follow-up using such outcomes...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Changes in measurements related to metabolic syndrome among individuals with national health insurance after specific health guidance]
    Yasuo Haruyama
    Department of Public Health, Dokkyo Medical University, School of Medicine
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 59:731-42. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effects of a 6-month intervention based on this policy on the participants' metabolic syndrome, obesity risk factors, and lifestyles...
  24. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a computer-tailored lifestyle modification support tool for employees in Japan
    Hiroko Fujii
    Department of Public Health, Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine, Tochigi, Japan
    Ind Health 47:333-41. 2009
    ..The degree to which our results generalize to effects of the program is unclear but examination to develop more efficient and effective programs is warranted...
  25. pmc Sense of coherence as a predictor of onset of depression among Japanese workers: a cohort study
    Toshimi Sairenchi
    Department of Public Health, Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine, Shimotsugagun Mibu, Japan
    BMC Public Health 11:205. 2011
    ..Thus, the aim of this cohort study was to determine whether SOC could predict onset of depression and to assess the need for measures to prevent onset of depression for persons with low SOC...
  26. ncbi request reprint Fifteen-month lifestyle intervention program to improve cardiovascular risk factors in a community population in Japan
    Yasuo Haruyama
    Department of Public Health, Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine, Tochigi, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 217:259-69. 2009
    ..2 vs. +1.5 mg/dl), and the total risk scores (-0.5 vs. -0.1 points). The 15-month intervention program effectively improves and maintains lifestyle and cardiovascular risk, with greater effects of the long-term intervention in females...
  27. pmc Age-stratified analysis of the impact of hypertension on National Health Insurance Medical Expenditures in Ibaraki, Japan
    Toshimi Sairenchi
    Department of Public Health, Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine, Mibu, Tochigi, Japan
    J Epidemiol 20:192-6. 2010
    ..This retrospective cohort study examined the sex- and age-specific impact of hypertension on medical expenditures...
  28. ncbi request reprint Non-work-related personal events contribute to depressive symptoms in Japanese discretionary workers
    Ayumi Ogami
    Ogami Occupational Health Consultant Office, Tokyo, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 230:255-63. 2013
    ..61) were more likely to show depressive symptoms. In conclusion, mental health measures for discretionary workers should focus on addressing financial difficulties and consultations and assistance in personal health and family issues. ..
  29. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome in Japanese men and women with special reference to the anthropometric criteria for the assessment of obesity: Proposal to use the waist-to-height ratio
    Shiun Dong Hsieh
    Medical Center of Health Science, Toranomon Hospital, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Prev Med 42:135-9. 2006
    ..Obesity is one of the criteria for defining metabolic syndrome. However, overt obesity in Asians is relatively low despite high prevalence of metabolic risks...
  30. ncbi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness and cancer mortality in Japanese men: a prospective study
    Susumu S Sawada
    Tokyo Gas Health Promotion Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:1546-50. 2003
    ..Limited data are available on the relationship between cardiorespiratory fitness and cancer mortality. We evaluated the cardiorespiratory fitness and risk of cancer mortality in Japanese men...
  31. ncbi request reprint The impact of breast cancer on employment among Japanese women
    Nobue Saito
    Department of Public Health, Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine, Japan
    J Occup Health 56:49-55. 2014
    ..Breast cancer (BC) is a cancer that affects working age women in Japan. The aim of this study was to examine the impact that BC has on the work-related life of Japanese women and identify factors that correlate with job resignation...
  32. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of an external employee assistance programme in Japan
    Takashi Muto
    Department of Public Health, Dokkyo University School of Medicine, Tochigi, Japan
    Occup Med (Lond) 54:570-5. 2004
    ..Although realizing effective use of external employee assistance programmes (EAPs) has been identified as crucial for mental health care, few scientific papers describe or analyse the characteristics of EAPs in Japan...
  33. ncbi request reprint Relationship between lifestyle and change of cardiovascular risk factors based on a five-year follow-up of employees in Japan
    Hiroshi Fukuda
    Department of General Medicine, School of Medicine, Juntendo University, 2 1 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8421, Japan
    Ind Health 45:56-61. 2007
    ..These results show that aging is the major influencing factor of cardiovascular risk factor deterioration. At the same time, lifestyle conditions are related to changes in some cardiovascular risk factors among Japanese employees...
  34. ncbi request reprint Discrepancies between public perceptions and epidemiological facts regarding cancer prognosis and incidence in Japan: an Internet survey
    Miyako Takahashi
    Department of Public Health, Dokkyo Medical University, 880 Kita Kobayashi, Mibu machi, Shimotsuga gun, Tochigi, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 42:919-26. 2012
    ..This study investigates discrepancies between Japanese public perceptions and epidemiological facts regarding cancer prognosis and lifetime incidence, as well as factors that correlate with public perceptions...
  35. ncbi request reprint Effects of heating appliances with different energy efficiencies on associations among work environments, physiological responses, and subjective evaluation of workload
    Hiroe Matsuzuki
    The University of Tokyo Kasei Gakuin, Machida City, Tokyo, Japan
    Ind Health 46:360-8. 2008
    ..Both physiological load and subjective awareness of heat and workload were slight in kitchens using the IH stove, which provided a better work environment...
  36. doi request reprint Clustering of other metabolic risk factors in subjects with metabolic syndrome
    Shiun Dong Hsieh
    Medical Center of Health Science, Toranomon Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Metabolism 59:697-702. 2010
    ..Further study is also needed to clarify the most appropriate definition of metabolic syndrome so as to include the spectrum of risk factors that best represents the future risk of cardiovascular and other diseases...
  37. ncbi request reprint Daily intake of green and yellow vegetables is effective for maintaining bone mass in young women
    Hiroko Fujii
    Department of Public Health, Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine, Shimotsuga, Tochigi, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 218:149-54. 2009
    ..96 (95%CI 1.36-18.18)]. In conclusion, daily intake of green and yellow vegetables is effective for maintaining bone mass in young women...
  38. ncbi request reprint [A study of the association between the results of health examinations and medical costs 10 years thereafter using government-managed health insurance data]
    Takefumi Kitazawa
    Toho University, School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 54:368-77. 2007
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Changes of subjective stress and stress-related symptoms after a merger announcement: a longitudinal study in a merger-planning company in Japan
    Yasuo Haruyama
    Department of Public Health, Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine, Mibumachi, Tochigi, Japan
    Ind Health 46:183-7. 2008
    ..To reduce the negative impact of mergers, employers are expected to provide mental health-promotion programs in a merger-planning company...
  40. ncbi request reprint Underweight as a predictor of diabetes in older adults: a large cohort study
    Toshimi Sairenchi
    Department of Public Health, Dokkyo Medical University School of Medicine, Tochigi ken, Japan
    Diabetes Care 31:583-4. 2008
  41. ncbi request reprint The superiority of waist-to-height ratio as an anthropometric index to evaluate clustering of coronary risk factors among non-obese men and women
    Shiun Dong Hsieh
    Medical Center of Health Science, Toranomon Hospital, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Prev Med 40:216-20. 2005
    ....