Hiroyuki Sasai

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Affiliation: University of Tsukuba
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi The effects of vigorous physical activity on intra-abdominal fat levels: a preliminary study of middle-aged Japanese men
    Hiroyuki Sasai
    Doctoral Program in Sports Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 88:34-41. 2010
  2. doi Effects of regular exercise combined with ingestion of vespa amino acid mixture on aerobic fitness and cardiovascular disease risk factors in sedentary older women: a preliminary study
    Hiroyuki Sasai
    Division of Sports Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Geriatr Gerontol Int 11:24-31. 2011
  3. doi Aotake: a modified stepping exercise as a useful means of improving lower-extremity functional fitness in older adults
    Hiroyuki Sasai
    Division of Sports Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Geriatr Gerontol Int 10:244-50. 2010
  4. doi Effect of weight reduction with dietary intervention on arterial distensibility and endothelial function in obese men
    Asako Miyaki
    Institute of Health and Sport Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Angiology 60:351-7. 2009
  5. ncbi Efficiency of a free-living physical activity promotion program following diet modification for fat loss in Japanese obese men
    Miki Eto
    Doctoral Program in Sports Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 58:384-92. 2012
  6. doi Long-term exposure to elevated blood pressure and mortality from cardiovascular disease in a Japanese population: the Ibaraki Prefectural Health Study
    Hiroyuki Sasai
    Ibaraki Health Plaza, Ibaraki, Japan
    Hypertens Res 34:139-44. 2011
  7. doi Air displacement plethysmography for estimating body composition changes with weight loss in middle-aged Japanese men
    Hiroyuki Sasai
    Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Tokyo, Japan
    Obes Facts 3:357-62. 2010
  8. ncbi Is pentraxin 3 involved in obesity-induced decrease in arterial distensibility?
    Asako Miyaki
    Division of Sports Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 17:278-84. 2010
  9. doi Aerobic exercise training reduces epicardial fat in obese men
    Maeng Kyu Kim
    University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    J Appl Physiol 106:5-11. 2009
  10. ncbi Twelve-week jogging training increases pre-heparin serum lipoprotein lipase concentrations in overweight/obese middle-aged men
    Masashi Miyashita
    University of Tsukuba, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, Division of Sports Medicine, Ibarak 305 8574i, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 17:21-9. 2010

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Publications16

  1. doi The effects of vigorous physical activity on intra-abdominal fat levels: a preliminary study of middle-aged Japanese men
    Hiroyuki Sasai
    Doctoral Program in Sports Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 88:34-41. 2010
    ..To examine the effects of vigorous physical activity (PA) on intra-abdominal fat (IF) levels in obese men...
  2. doi Effects of regular exercise combined with ingestion of vespa amino acid mixture on aerobic fitness and cardiovascular disease risk factors in sedentary older women: a preliminary study
    Hiroyuki Sasai
    Division of Sports Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Geriatr Gerontol Int 11:24-31. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate whether regular exercise combined with oral ingestion of VAAM improves aerobic fitness and cardiovascular disease risk factors in sedentary older women...
  3. doi Aotake: a modified stepping exercise as a useful means of improving lower-extremity functional fitness in older adults
    Hiroyuki Sasai
    Division of Sports Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Geriatr Gerontol Int 10:244-50. 2010
    ..This study compared the Aotake stepping exercise, a unique indoor program, to walking and examined improvements in lower-extremity functional fitness...
  4. doi Effect of weight reduction with dietary intervention on arterial distensibility and endothelial function in obese men
    Asako Miyaki
    Institute of Health and Sport Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Angiology 60:351-7. 2009
    ..Weight reduction by low-calorie diet in obese men increases central arterial distensibility, which may contribute to the improvement in endothelial function, as noted by a decrease in ET-1 and an increase in NO...
  5. ncbi Efficiency of a free-living physical activity promotion program following diet modification for fat loss in Japanese obese men
    Miki Eto
    Doctoral Program in Sports Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo) 58:384-92. 2012
    ..39). Our results suggest that the magnitude of expected FM loss induced by an increase in PA may be suppressed as a result of increased energy intake, even during a PAP program after a diet modification program...
  6. doi Long-term exposure to elevated blood pressure and mortality from cardiovascular disease in a Japanese population: the Ibaraki Prefectural Health Study
    Hiroyuki Sasai
    Ibaraki Health Plaza, Ibaraki, Japan
    Hypertens Res 34:139-44. 2011
    ..Thus, appropriate management of BP is important in both users and non-users of antihypertensive medication...
  7. doi Air displacement plethysmography for estimating body composition changes with weight loss in middle-aged Japanese men
    Hiroyuki Sasai
    Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Tokyo, Japan
    Obes Facts 3:357-62. 2010
    ..To examine the degree to which air displacement plethysmography (ADP) can track body composition changes in response to weight loss in obese Japanese men...
  8. ncbi Is pentraxin 3 involved in obesity-induced decrease in arterial distensibility?
    Asako Miyaki
    Division of Sports Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 17:278-84. 2010
    ..A recent study has revealed that the PTX3 level may indicate the vascular inflammatory status. The aim of this study was to investigate plasma PTX3 concentrations and arterial distensibility in obese subjects...
  9. doi Aerobic exercise training reduces epicardial fat in obese men
    Maeng Kyu Kim
    University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    J Appl Physiol 106:5-11. 2009
    ..These results suggest that aerobic exercise training may be an effective nonpharmacological strategy for decreasing the ventricular epicardial fat thickness and visceral fat area in obese middle-aged men...
  10. ncbi Twelve-week jogging training increases pre-heparin serum lipoprotein lipase concentrations in overweight/obese middle-aged men
    Masashi Miyashita
    University of Tsukuba, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, Division of Sports Medicine, Ibarak 305 8574i, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 17:21-9. 2010
    ..The present study was undertaken to investigate the effects of 12 weeks of supervised aerobic exercise training on pre-heparin serum LPL concentrations in overweight/obese men...
  11. doi Obesity phenotype and intra-abdominal fat responses to regular aerobic exercise
    Hiroyuki Sasai
    Doctoral Program in Sports Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 84:230-8. 2009
    ..To examine the effects of obesity phenotype on abdominal fat responses to regular aerobic exercise...
  12. ncbi Visceral adipose tissue volume estimated at imaging sites 5-6 cm above L4-L5 is optimal for predicting cardiovascular risk factors in obese Japanese men
    Rina So
    Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 227:297-305. 2012
    ..37) and insulin (r = 0.37). Thus, the range of VAT images located 5-6 cm above L4-L5 may be optimal for identifying CVD risk factors compared to a typical site of L4-L5...
  13. pmc Best single-slice measurement site for estimating visceral adipose tissue volume after weight loss in obese, Japanese men
    Rina So
    Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 8577, Japan
    Nutr Metab (Lond) 9:56. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  14. pmc Relationship between obesity and incident diabetes in middle-aged and older Japanese adults: the Ibaraki Prefectural Health Study
    Hiroyuki Sasai
    Ibaraki Health Plaza, Ibaraki, Japan
    Mayo Clin Proc 85:36-40. 2010
    ..To investigate the age-specific relationship between body mass index (BMI) and risk of diabetes in a Japanese general population...
  15. doi Weight reduction can decrease circulating soluble lectin-like oxidized low-density lipoprotein receptor-1 levels in overweight middle-aged men
    Yasuhiro Nomata
    Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8577, Japan
    Metabolism 58:1209-14. 2009
    ..These results suggest that LOX-1 induction may be related to adipocyte metabolism, inflammation, and immune response associated with obesity...
  16. doi Effect of habitual aerobic exercise on body weight and arterial function in overweight and obese men
    Asako Miyaki
    Division of Sports Medicine, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 104:823-8. 2009
    ..This increase might contribute to the improvement in endothelial function, as assessed by a decrease in endothelin-1 and an increase in nitric oxide, after exercise training-induced weight loss...