Shigekazu Higuchi

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Affiliation: Kyushu University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a red-visor cap for preventing light-induced melatonin suppression during simulated night work
    Shigekazu Higuchi
    Department of Human Science, Faculty of Design, Kyushu University, Japan
    J Physiol Anthropol 30:251-8. 2011
  2. pmc Comparison of cardiovascular response to sinusoidal and constant lower body negative pressure with reference to very mild whole-body heating
    Keita Ishibashi
    Department of Design Science, Graduate School of Engineering, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    J Physiol Anthropol 31:30. 2012
  3. pmc Distinct responses of cones and melanopsin-expressing retinal ganglion cells in the human electroretinogram
    Yumi Fukuda
    Department of Living Environmental Science, Fukuoka Women s University, 1 1 1, Kasumigaoka, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 813 8529, Japan
    J Physiol Anthropol 31:20. 2012
  4. pmc Increased cerebral blood flow in the right frontal lobe area during sleep precedes self-awakening in humans
    Sayaka Aritake
    Department of Psychophysiology, National Institute of Mental Health, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo 187 8502, Japan
    BMC Neurosci 13:153. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Thermoregulatory effect in humans of suppressed endogenous melatonin by pre-sleep bright-light exposure in a cold environment
    Keita Ishibashi
    Faculty of Design, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Chronobiol Int 27:782-806. 2010
  6. pmc Melanopsin gene polymorphism I394T is associated with pupillary light responses in a dose-dependent manner
    Shigekazu Higuchi
    Department of Human Science, Faculty of Design, Kyushu University, Minami Ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e60310. 2013

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Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a red-visor cap for preventing light-induced melatonin suppression during simulated night work
    Shigekazu Higuchi
    Department of Human Science, Faculty of Design, Kyushu University, Japan
    J Physiol Anthropol 30:251-8. 2011
    ..These results suggest that a red-visor cap is effective in preventing melatonin suppression with no adverse effects on vigilance performance, brightness and visibility...
  2. pmc Comparison of cardiovascular response to sinusoidal and constant lower body negative pressure with reference to very mild whole-body heating
    Keita Ishibashi
    Department of Design Science, Graduate School of Engineering, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    J Physiol Anthropol 31:30. 2012
    ..We tested two sinusoidal patterns (30-s and 180-s periods with 25 mmHg amplitude) of LBNP and a constant LBNP with -25 mmHg in 12 adult male subjects...
  3. pmc Distinct responses of cones and melanopsin-expressing retinal ganglion cells in the human electroretinogram
    Yumi Fukuda
    Department of Living Environmental Science, Fukuoka Women s University, 1 1 1, Kasumigaoka, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 813 8529, Japan
    J Physiol Anthropol 31:20. 2012
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  4. pmc Increased cerebral blood flow in the right frontal lobe area during sleep precedes self-awakening in humans
    Sayaka Aritake
    Department of Psychophysiology, National Institute of Mental Health, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo 187 8502, Japan
    BMC Neurosci 13:153. 2012
    ..This study sought to examine the relationship between hemodynamic changes in oxyhemoglobin (oxy-Hb) level in the prefrontal cortex and sleep structures during sleep in subjects instructed to self-awaken...
  5. doi request reprint Thermoregulatory effect in humans of suppressed endogenous melatonin by pre-sleep bright-light exposure in a cold environment
    Keita Ishibashi
    Faculty of Design, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Chronobiol Int 27:782-806. 2010
    ..These results suggest that suppressed endogenous melatonin inhibits the downregulation of the body temperature set-point during sleep...
  6. pmc Melanopsin gene polymorphism I394T is associated with pupillary light responses in a dose-dependent manner
    Shigekazu Higuchi
    Department of Human Science, Faculty of Design, Kyushu University, Minami Ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e60310. 2013
    ..In the present study, we examined the associations of melanopsin gene polymorphisms with pupillary light response...