Motohiko Miyachi

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Affiliation: National Institute of Infectious Diseases
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint METs in adults while playing active video games: a metabolic chamber study
    Motohiko Miyachi
    Health Promotion and Exercise Program, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:1149-53. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Effects of resistance training on arterial stiffness: a meta-analysis
    Motohiko Miyachi
    Department of Health Promotion and Exercise, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Toyama 1 23 1, Shinjuku, Tokyo 162 8636, Japan
    Br J Sports Med 47:393-6. 2013
  3. pmc Required muscle mass for preventing lifestyle-related diseases in Japanese women
    Masae Miyatani
    Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Public Health 8:291. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Unfavorable effects of resistance training on central arterial compliance: a randomized intervention study
    Motohiko Miyachi
    Division of Health Promotion and Exercise, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Shinjuku, Tokyo 162 8636, Japan
    Circulation 110:2858-63. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Lack of age-related decreases in basal whole leg blood flow in resistance-trained men
    Motohiko Miyachi
    Division of Health Promotion and Exercise, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 99:1384-90. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Poor trunk flexibility is associated with arterial stiffening
    Kenta Yamamoto
    Health Promotion and Exercise Program, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 297:H1314-8. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Longer time spent in light physical activity is associated with reduced arterial stiffness in older adults
    Yuko Gando
    National Institute of Health and Nutrition, 1 23 1 Toyama, Shinjuku, Tokyo, 162 8636, Japan
    Hypertension 56:540-6. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Differences in body composition and risk of lifestyle-related diseases between young and older male rowers and sedentary controls
    Kiyoshi Sanada
    Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Sports Sci 27:1027-34. 2009
  9. pmc Reduction in adiposity, β-cell function, insulin sensitivity, and cardiovascular risk factors: a prospective study among Japanese with obesity
    Maki Goto
    Department of Diabetes Research, Diabetes Research Center, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e57964. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Low-intensity resistance training with slow movement and tonic force generation increases basal limb blood flow
    Michiya Tanimoto
    Division of Health Promotion and Exercise, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 29:128-35. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint METs in adults while playing active video games: a metabolic chamber study
    Motohiko Miyachi
    Health Promotion and Exercise Program, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:1149-53. 2010
    ..This study was performed to determine the energy expenditure (EE) during Wii Fit Plus and Wii Sports game activities...
  2. doi request reprint Effects of resistance training on arterial stiffness: a meta-analysis
    Motohiko Miyachi
    Department of Health Promotion and Exercise, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Toyama 1 23 1, Shinjuku, Tokyo 162 8636, Japan
    Br J Sports Med 47:393-6. 2013
    ..Regular aerobic exercise prevents and reverses arterial stiffening, but the association between resistance training and arterial stiffness is unclear...
  3. pmc Required muscle mass for preventing lifestyle-related diseases in Japanese women
    Masae Miyatani
    Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Public Health 8:291. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine and quantify the muscle mass required to maintain the Vo2max reference values in Japanese women...
  4. ncbi request reprint Unfavorable effects of resistance training on central arterial compliance: a randomized intervention study
    Motohiko Miyachi
    Division of Health Promotion and Exercise, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Shinjuku, Tokyo 162 8636, Japan
    Circulation 110:2858-63. 2004
    ..Endurance training is efficacious in increasing arterial compliance in healthy adults. We determined the effects of resistance training on carotid arterial compliance using the intervention study design...
  5. ncbi request reprint Lack of age-related decreases in basal whole leg blood flow in resistance-trained men
    Motohiko Miyachi
    Division of Health Promotion and Exercise, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 99:1384-90. 2005
    ..These results suggest that resistance training may favorably influence leg perfusion in aging humans, independent of its impact on leg muscle mass...
  6. doi request reprint Poor trunk flexibility is associated with arterial stiffening
    Kenta Yamamoto
    Health Promotion and Exercise Program, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 297:H1314-8. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that flexibility may be a predictor of arterial stiffening, independent of other components of fitness...
  7. doi request reprint Longer time spent in light physical activity is associated with reduced arterial stiffness in older adults
    Yuko Gando
    National Institute of Health and Nutrition, 1 23 1 Toyama, Shinjuku, Tokyo, 162 8636, Japan
    Hypertension 56:540-6. 2010
    ..No relationship was observed in older fit subjects. These results suggested that longer time spent in light physical activity is associated with attenuation of arterial stiffening, especially in unfit older people...
  8. doi request reprint Differences in body composition and risk of lifestyle-related diseases between young and older male rowers and sedentary controls
    Kiyoshi Sanada
    Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Sports Sci 27:1027-34. 2009
    ..These results suggest that regular rowing exercise may have a positive influence in the prevention of lifestyle-related diseases in older Japanese people...
  9. pmc Reduction in adiposity, β-cell function, insulin sensitivity, and cardiovascular risk factors: a prospective study among Japanese with obesity
    Maki Goto
    Department of Diabetes Research, Diabetes Research Center, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e57964. 2013
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  10. doi request reprint Low-intensity resistance training with slow movement and tonic force generation increases basal limb blood flow
    Michiya Tanimoto
    Division of Health Promotion and Exercise, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 29:128-35. 2009
    ..In conclusion, not only resistance training in HN but in LST as well, were effective for increasing basal limb blood flow, and that this effect was evident even in healthy young men...
  11. pmc Associations of sex hormone-binding globulin and testosterone with diabetes among men and women (the Saku Diabetes study): a case control study
    Atsushi Goto
    Department of Diabetes Research, Diabetes Research Center, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 11:130. 2012
    ..As fatty liver has been suggested to be a major determinant of SHBG levels, we examined whether the associations of SHBG and testosterone with diabetes were independent of fatty liver...
  12. doi request reprint Preproghrelin gene polymorphisms in obese Japanese women. Minor homozygotes are light eaters, do not prefer protein or fat, and apparently have a poor appetite
    Jun Takezawa
    Division of Nutritional Education, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, 1 23 1 Toyama, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 8636, Japan
    Appetite 63:105-11. 2013
    ..Thus, surprisingly, it was revealed that minor homozygotes for preproghrelin gene polymorphisms were light eaters, did not prefer fat or protein, and apparently had a poor appetite, although they were predisposed to obesity...
  13. doi request reprint Associations among objectively measured physical activity, fasting plasma homocysteine concentration, and MTHFR C677T genotype
    Haruka Murakami
    Health Promotion and Exercise Program, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, 1 23 1 Toyama, Shinjuku, Tokyo 162 8636, Japan
    Eur J Appl Physiol 111:2997-3005. 2011
    ..4 ± 3.2 nmol/mL, 11.6 ± 3.3 nmol/mL vs. 8.4 ± 3.3 nmol/mL, respectively, p < 0.001). In conclusion, light and vigorous PA were associated with plasma Hcy only in the TT genotype, but there were no such associations in all genotypes...
  14. doi request reprint Effects of whole-body low-intensity resistance training with slow movement and tonic force generation on muscular size and strength in young men
    Michiya Tanimoto
    Division of Health Promotion and Exercise, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Tokyo, Japan
    J Strength Cond Res 22:1926-38. 2008
    ..2 +/- 7.6% in each measurement item). There were no such changes in the CON group. The results suggest that a whole-body LST resistance training regimen is as effective for muscular hypertrophy and strength gain as HN resistance training...
  15. doi request reprint Lack of age-related increase in carotid artery wall viscosity in cardiorespiratory fit men
    Hiroshi Kawano
    aFaculty of Sport Sciences, Waseda University, Saitama bDepartment of Health Promotion and Exercise, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Tokyo cFaculty of Letters, Kokushikan University, Tokyo, Japan dDepartment of Integrative Physiology, University of North Texas Health Science Centre, Fort Worth, Texas, USA eFaculty of Biology Oriented Science and Technology, Kinki University, Wakayama fDepartment of Social Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo gFaculty of Sport and Health Science, Ritsumeikan University, Shiga, Japan
    J Hypertens 31:2370-9. 2013
    ..We examined the associations among age, cardiorespiratory fitness and carotid arterial wall viscosity...
  16. ncbi request reprint Behavioral change during weight loss program and one-year follow-up: Saku Control Obesity Program (SCOP) in Japan
    Makiko Nakade
    Nutritional Education Program, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, 1 23 1 Toyama, Shinjuku ku, 162 8636 Tokyo, Japan
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 21:22-34. 2012
    ..Our behavioral approach led to diet and behavior modification, weight loss and maintenance. Because modified variables differed between men and women, gender-specific approaches may be necessary...
  17. doi request reprint Relation of body composition to daily physical activity in free-living Japanese adult women
    Jonghoon Park
    Health Promotion and Exercise Program, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Tokyo, Japan
    Br J Nutr 106:1117-27. 2011
    ..Our data suggest that the relationship between obesity and daily physical activities should be discussed using not only BMI but also FMI or %BF...
  18. doi request reprint Predicting VO(2max) with an objectively measured physical activity in Japanese men
    Zhen Bo Cao
    Health Promotion and Exercise Program, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur J Appl Physiol 109:465-72. 2010
    ..This study demonstrated that combining SC with VPA, but not with MVPA, was useful in predicting VO(2max) variance and improved the ability of the regression models to accurately predict VO(2max)...
  19. doi request reprint Predicting VO2max with an objectively measured physical activity in Japanese women
    Zhen Bo Cao
    Health Promotion and Exercise Program, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Shinjuku City, Tokyo, Japan
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:179-86. 2010
    ..To investigate the use of the accelerometer-determined physical activity (PA) intensity variables as the objective PA variables for estimating VO2max in Japanese adult women...
  20. pmc Validity of diabetes self-reports in the Saku diabetes study
    Atsushi Goto
    Department of Diabetes Research, Diabetes Research Center, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Epidemiol 23:295-300. 2013
    ..We evaluated the validity of diabetes self-reports among Japanese who participated in a health checkup...
  21. doi request reprint Lack of carotid stiffening associated with MTHFR 677TT genotype in cardiorespiratory fit adults
    Motoyuki Iemitsu
    Health Promotion and Exercise Program, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, 1 23 1 Toyana, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
    Physiol Genomics 42:259-65. 2010
    ..These results suggest that the higher cardiorespiratory fitness may attenuate central artery stiffening associated with MTHFR C677T polymorphism...
  22. doi request reprint Changes in muscle activation and force generation patterns during cycling movements because of low-intensity squat training with slow movement and tonic force generation
    Michiya Tanimoto
    Division of Health Promotion and Exercise, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Tokyo, Japan
    J Strength Cond Res 23:2367-76. 2009
    ..This result following LST may have an unfavorable effect on cycling movement and other dynamic sports movements...
  23. ncbi request reprint Resistance training and arterial compliance: keeping the benefits while minimizing the stiffening
    Hiroshi Kawano
    Division of Health Promotion and Exercise, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Tokyo, Japan
    J Hypertens 24:1753-9. 2006
    ..This study aimed to determine the effects of moderate resistance training as well as the combined resistance and aerobic training intervention on carotid arterial compliance...
  24. ncbi request reprint Increased muscle size and strength from slow-movement, low-intensity resistance exercise and tonic force generation
    Yuya Watanabe
    Department of Life Sciences, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Aging Phys Act 21:71-84. 2013
    ..The LN significantly improved strength, but its hypertrophic effect was limited. These results indicate that even for older individuals, the LST can be an effective method for gaining muscle mass and strength...
  25. ncbi request reprint Increased muscle size and strength from slow-movement, low-intensity resistance exercise and tonic force generation
    Yuya Watanabe
    Dept of Life Sciences, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Aging Phys Act 21:71-84. 2013
    ..The LN significantly improved strength, but its hypertrophic effect was limited. These results indicate that even for older individuals, the LST can be an effective method for gaining muscle mass and strength...
  26. pmc What behaviors are important for successful weight maintenance?
    Makiko Nakade
    Nutritional Epidemiology Program, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, 1 23 1 Toyama, Shinjuku ku, 162 8636 Tokyo, Japan
    J Obes 2012:202037. 2012
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Prediction of VO2max with daily step counts for Japanese adult women
    Zhen Bo Cao
    Health Promotion and Exercise Program, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, 1 23 1 Toyama, Shinjuku, Tokyo 162 8636, Japan
    Eur J Appl Physiol 105:289-96. 2009
    ..001) was applied to the Validation group, predicted VO(2max) correlated well with measured VO(2max) (r = 0.81, P < 0.001), suggesting that SC is a useful PA variable for non-exercise prediction of VO(2max) in Japanese women...
  28. doi request reprint Comprehensive analysis of common and rare mitochondrial DNA variants in elite Japanese athletes: a case-control study
    Eri Mikami
    1 Graduate School of Sport Sciences, Waseda University, Saitama, Japan 2 Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Tokyo, Japan 3 Department of Genomics for Longevity and Health, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Tokyo, Japan
    J Hum Genet 58:780-7. 2013
    ..05). Analysis of the entire mtDNA of elite Japanese athletes revealed several haplogroup- and subhaplogroup-specific polymorphisms to be potentially associated with elite Japanese athletic status. ..
  29. pmc Does cardiorespiratory fitness modify the association between birth weight and insulin resistance in adult life?
    Tomoko Aoyama
    Graduate School of Sport Sciences, Waseda University, Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e73967. 2013
    ..Lower birth weight is associated with higher insulin resistance in later life. The aim of this study was to determine whether cardiorespiratory fitness modifies the association of birth weight with insulin resistance in adults...
  30. doi request reprint Mitochondrial DNA haplogroup associated with hereditary hearing loss in a Japanese population
    Tomofumi Kato
    Otolaryngology, Tokyo Metropolitan Geriatric Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 132:1178-82. 2012
    ..Haplogroup D4b, especially subhaplogroup D4b2, may be one of the modifiers associated with the phenotypic expression of hereditary hearing loss (HL)...
  31. doi request reprint Association of 29C>T polymorphism in the transforming growth factor-β1 gene with lean body mass in community-dwelling Japanese population
    Noriyuki Fuku
    Department of Genomics for Longevity and Health, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Tokyo, Japan
    Geriatr Gerontol Int 12:292-7. 2012
    ..Thus, we examined the relationship between genetic polymorphism and lean body mass in a Japanese population...
  32. ncbi request reprint Effects of age on ventilatory threshold and peak oxygen uptake normalised for regional skeletal muscle mass in Japanese men and women aged 20-80 years
    Kiyoshi Sanada
    Consolidated Research Institute for Advanced Science and Medical Care, Waseda University, 513 Wasedatsurumaki cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 0041, Japan
    Eur J Appl Physiol 99:475-83. 2007
    ..Moreover, this study provides normative cardiorespiratory fitness data regarding VT normalised SM mass in healthy men and women aged 20-80 years...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Validity of a standard questionnaire to assess physical activity for specific medical checkups and health guidance]
    Ryoko Kawakami
    Health Promotion and Exercise Program, National Institute of Health and Nutrition
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 57:891-9. 2010
    ..This study aimed to determine the validity of a standard questionnaire to assess amount of physical activity (PA) and cardiorespiratory fitness (VO2peak)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effect of low dose vitamin K2 (MK-4) supplementation on bio-indices in postmenopausal Japanese women
    Noriko Koitaya
    Nutritional Epidemiology Program, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, 1 23 1, Toyama, Shinjyuku ku, Tokyo 162 8636, Japan
    J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 55:15-21. 2009
    ..Thus, the additional intake of MK-4 might be beneficial in the maintenance of bone health in postmenopausal Japanese women...
  35. pmc Relationship of living conditions with dietary patterns among survivors of the great East Japan earthquake
    Nobuo Nishi
    Center for International Collaboration and Partnership, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Tokyo, Japan
    J Epidemiol 23:376-81. 2013
    ..We examined the relationship between living conditions and dietary pattern among survivors...
  36. ncbi request reprint Greater age-related reductions in central arterial compliance in resistance-trained men
    Motohiko Miyachi
    Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colo, USA
    Hypertension 41:130-5. 2003
    ..In marked contrast to the beneficial effect of regular aerobic exercise, the present findings are not consistent with the idea that resistance training exerts beneficial influences on arterial wall buffering functions...
  37. doi request reprint Attenuated increases in blood pressure by dynamic resistance exercise in middle-aged men
    Hiroshi Kawano
    Graduate School of Human Sciences, Waseda University, Tokorozawa, Japan
    Hypertens Res 31:1045-53. 2008
    ..In contrast to our hypothesis, these findings indicated that the BP response during dynamic resistance exercise using large muscle groups may be attenuated in middle-aged men relative to young men...
  38. ncbi request reprint Resistance training in men is associated with increased arterial stiffness and blood pressure but does not adversely affect endothelial function as measured by arterial reactivity to the cold pressor test
    Hiroshi Kawano
    National Institute of Health and Nutrition Program for Health Promotion, 1 23 1 Toyama, Shinjuku 162 8636, Japan
    Exp Physiol 93:296-302. 2008
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Age-related reductions in appendicular skeletal muscle mass: association with habitual aerobic exercise status
    Jun Sugawara
    Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 22:169-72. 2002
    ..This may contribute, at least in part, to the lower incidence of functional disability observed in middle-aged and older men who exercise regularly...
  40. ncbi request reprint Variations in carotid arterial compliance during the menstrual cycle in young women
    Koichiro Hayashi
    Institute for Human Science and Biomedical Engineering, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, 1 1 1 Higashi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 8566, Japan
    Exp Physiol 91:465-72. 2006
    ..These data provide evidence that the elastic properties of central, but not peripheral, arteries fluctuate significantly with the phases of the menstrual cycle...
  41. ncbi request reprint Dissociation between the time courses of femoral artery blood flow and pulmonary VO2 during repeated bouts of heavy knee extension exercise in humans
    Yoshiyuki Fukuba
    Department of Exercise Science and Physiology, School of Health Sciences, Hiroshima Prefectural Women s University, 1 1 71, Ujina higashi, Minami Ku, Hiroshima 734 8558, Japan
    Exp Physiol 89:243-53. 2004
    ..9, versus EX2, 39.0 +/- 17.1 s (P > 0.05)]. It was concluded that the faster pulmonary O(2) kinetics during heavy KE exercise following prior heavy exercise was not associated with a similar modulation in the BF to the working muscles...
  42. ncbi request reprint Oxygen uptake kinetics following 20 days of unilateral lower limb suspension
    Norio Hotta
    Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan
    J Physiol Sci 56:347-53. 2006
    ..It is suggested that deconditioning as a result of limb disuse affects oxygen uptake response...
  43. ncbi request reprint Comparison of muscle strength between Japanese men with and without metabolic syndrome
    Nobuyuki Miyatake
    Okayama Southern Institute of Health, Okayama 700 0952, Japan
    Acta Med Okayama 61:99-102. 2007
    ..Lower muscle strength per body weight may be one of the characteristic features in subjects with metabolic syndrome...
  44. ncbi request reprint Linkage between oxygen uptake at ventilatory threshold and muscle strength in subjects with and without metabolic syndrome
    Nobuyuki Miyatake
    Okayama Southern Institute of Health, Okayama 700 0952, Japan
    Acta Med Okayama 61:255-9. 2007
    ..A combination of aerobic exercise and resistance training might be considered for preventing and improving metabolic syndrome...
  45. ncbi request reprint Relationship between blood adipocytokines and resting energy expenditure in young and elderly women
    Chiyoko Usui
    Department of Sport Sciences, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Waseda University, Saitama, Japan
    J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 53:529-35. 2007
    ..These results suggest that adipocytokines do not influence REE in adult women...
  46. ncbi request reprint Comparison of ventilatory threshold and exercise habits between Japanese men with and without metabolic syndrome
    Nobuyuki Miyatake
    Okayama Southern Institute of Health, 408 1 Hirata, Okayama 700 0952, Japan
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 77:314-9. 2007
    ..We compared the levels of ventilatory threshold (VT) and exercise habits in subjects with metabolic syndrome with those in age, sex-matched subjects without metabolic syndrome...