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  • What is the relationship between our dynamic sense of movement and language?:Based on the case study of contemporary dance class and Merleau-Ponty's linguistic theory  [in Japanese]

    柿沼 美穂

    … It is not so easy to choose appropriate words for our physical knowledge about human movement, so called, kinesthesia, or convert it into adequate data. … Then, we try to clear a hurdle with some special verbal expression to evoke our kinesthesia or dynamic sense of movement.</p><p> …

    Les etudes merleau-pontiennes 23(0), 1-21, 2020


  • Experimental Study for the Effect of Atypical Speed of Humanlike Agent's Facial Movements on Facial Expression Recognition  [in Japanese]

    Tawatsuji Yoshimasa , Matsui Tatsunori

    … However, "uncanny valley" effect implied that dynamic aspect of humanlike agents' face should have high impact on human evaluation towards agents. … The results indicated two effects of atypical speed of the agent's facial movement: 1) Fast expression of "Happiness" can make human feel strange but that of "Disgust" did not, according to evaluation to agent's feature 2) Human strongly feels strange and repulsive when facial expressions are shown slowly. …

    Transactions of Japanese Society for Information and Systems in Education 36(4), 233-242, 2019


  • Simulation analysis of fin swimming with bi-fins

    NAKASHIMA Motomu , YONEDA Takuro , TANIGAWA Tetsuro

    … A model of a swimmer was constructed by utilizing the swimming human simulation model SWUM. … In order to determine the spring constants of the springs and damping coefficients of the dampers, static and dynamic bending tests were conducted. … By analyses with the validated simulation method, it was found that the smaller ankle joint movements resulted in a faster swimming speed. …

    Mechanical Engineering Journal 6(4), 19-00011-19-00011, 2019


  • Surgical Indication and Fusion Surgery for Degenerative Lumbar Spine Disease  [in Japanese]

    Ueda Shigeo , Fujita Tomoaki , Fukuda Miyuki , Sasaki Nobuhiro , Kuroda Masayuki , Manabe Hiroaki , Hoshimaru Minoru

    … Thus, finding long-term preventive strategies for elderly individuals is a major challenge faced by our society.</p><p>  In terms of long-term preventive care for elderly individuals and extension of the healthy human lifespan, coping with these symptoms is important. …

    Japanese Journal of Neurosurgery 28(5), 260-270, 2019

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  • Development and social implementation of the "Nige-Tore" smartphone app for improving tsunami evacuation drills: Synergistic interactions between "commitment" and "contingency"  [in Japanese]

    Sugiyama Takashi , Yamori Katsuya

    … "Nige-Tore" is an effective tool for visualizing the dynamic interactions between human actions; … e.g., tsunami movements. …



  • High time-resolution simulation of E. coli on hands reveals large variation in microbial exposures amongst Vietnamese farmers using human excreta for agriculture

    Julian Timothy R. , Vithanage Hasitha S.K. , Chua Min Li , Kuroda Matasaka , Pitol Ana K. , Nguyen Pham Hong Lien , Canales Robert A. , Fujii Shigeo , Harada Hidenori

    … Infectious disease transmission is frequently mediated by the environment, where people's movements through and interactions with the environment dictate risks of infection and/or illness. … In this study, we capture high time-resolution activity data for twenty-five Vietnamese farmers during collection and land application of human excreta for agriculture. … Although human excreta use improves productivity, the use increases risks of enteric infections for both farmers and end users. …

    Science of The Total Environment (635), 120-131, 2018-09-01


  • The development strategies of "sport and poverty" related organizations

    Okada Chiaki

    … In this research, I aim to verify the dynamic progressions of National Partners in 6 countries; … Giulianotti (2011) noted "new partnerships may also be developed between mainstream NGOs, community-based organizations and new social movements". … Dynamic progressions of these National Partners have common features, and verifying their changes may have significant meaning to find the way to combat poverty issues through sport. …

    Osaka Human Sciences (4), 85-101, 2018-03

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  • Multi-body simulations on flexion and extension for cervical segments with muscle contraction  [in Japanese]

    SHIMAWAKI Satoshi , SUDA Takuya , NAKABAYASHI Masataka , SUGIMOTO Hideharu

    … This study aimed to construct a multi-body model of the neck comprising the bones, muscles, and ligaments (including the intervertebral disc) and to apply flexion and extension movements to analyze the behavior of each cervical segment. … We created bone models (including cervical vertebrae C1-C7) from X-ray computed tomography (CT) images of the upper half of the human body. …

    Transactions of the JSME (in Japanese) 84(862), 18-00131-18-00131, 2018


  • Describing Gaits by Onomatopoeias with Sound Symbolism  [in Japanese]

    Kato Hirotaka , Hirayama Takatsugu , Doman Keisuke , Ide Ichiro , Kawanishi Yasutomo , Deguchi Daisuke , Murase Hiroshi

    … Especially, the human gait is one of the most commonly represented phenomenon by onomatopoeias expressing its visually dynamic state. … In this paper, we propose a framework to convert the relative body-parts movements to any onomatopoeia using a regression model. … This framework is expected to make human-computer interaction more intuitive. …

    Transactions of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence 33(4), B-HC2_1-9, 2018


  • Influences of the Participant-Observer on Sandplay Expression  [in Japanese]

    OURA Minami , SASAKI Reiji

    … We compared the experts with the beginners by analyzing the data from three sources: their movements as a participant-observer, an interview, and making action. … Further, during the discussion of their participation attitude, two contrasting methods of observation were revealed, namely "imaginary dynamic observation" and "imaginary static observation". …

    Archives of Sandplay Therapy 30(3), 59-71, 2018


  • Special Issue on Human-Robot Interaction Systems II

    Hashimoto Tomomi , Kagawa Yoshihito , Nishikawa Yoshio

    … <p>Six years have passed since the publication of our Special Issue on Human-Robot Interaction Systems in 2011. … Since then, artificial intelligence and robotics have developed rapidly, and the opportunities for human beings and robots to work together have increased. … Uchida propose an interactive motion planner for robot navigation in dynamic environments. … Ishiguro develop a conversational robotic system based on human response. …

    Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence and Intelligent Informatics 21(4), 659-659, 2017


  • Development and Evaluation of a Device for Inducing Kinesthetic Illusion of Dual Joint Movements

    Umesawa Yumi , Doi Kouki , Fujimoto Hiroshi

    … <p>If kinesthetic sensation can be generated using artificial means, we can experience dynamic sensations in the virtual reality space. … In this study, we developed an interface device that creates kinesthetic illusions by inducing vibrations in muscle tendons that coordinate dual joint movements. … Accordingly, we created the kinesthetic illusion of drawing figures on a horizontal surface by inducing vibrations in muscle tendons that contribute to dual joint movements. …

    Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence and Intelligent Informatics 21(4), 737-743, 2017


  • Adaptive Learning of Hand Movement in Human Demonstration for Robot Action

    Pham Ngoc Hung , Yoshimi Takashi

    … <p>This paper describes a process for adaptive learning of hand movements in human demonstration for manipulation actions by robots using Dynamic Movement Primitives (DMPs) framework. … The process includes 1) tracking hand movement from human demonstration, 2) segmenting hand movement, 3) adaptive learning with DMPs framework. …

    Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics 29(5), 919-927, 2017


  • Effect of Rotational Movement in Evaluating a Training Device for Human Balancing Control Capability  [in Japanese]

    KUWAHARA Kouhei , TSUCHIDA Akira , MATSUMOTO Takeru , TSUTSUMI Kazuyoshi

    … <p>We found that when a human trained with parallel two-wheeled vehicles that was inadequately controlled, he compensated for control imperfections and eventually acquired higher dynamic balancing control capability. … Since we believe that dynamic capability can be evaluated by examining learning processes, we developed a device through which dynamic capability can be evaluated and trained. …

    The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec) 2017(0), 2P2-P11, 2017



    YASUKAWA Machiko , TAKAKI Masayoshi , KITAMURA Haruyuki , SATO Daiki , SATO Toshiaki

    … As the results of the experiment, movements of cargoes were classified into four failure modes; …

    Journal of Structural and Construction Engineering (Transactions of AIJ) 82(732), 183-192, 2017

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  • Creating a Clay Human Figure Using the Pinchpot Method (Pinching and Forming) : Junior High School Class Based on the Pioneering Work of Sachie Kajita  [in Japanese]

    宇田 秀士 , 安平次 直人

    … Facing the teaching theme of creating a clay human figure using the pinchpot method (pinching and forming), we developed a teaching method based on the pioneering work of Sachie Kajita for first year junior high school students and verified this teaching method through actual practice. … The "basic clay shapes" adopted by Kajita as a step prior to pinchpotting in the clay working process were slightly modified so that the human poses expressed should reflect the actual interests of junior high school students. …

    次世代教員養成センター研究紀要 = Bulletin of Teacher Education Center for the Future Generation (2), 9-17, 2016-03


  • Optimization of novel respiratory-gated imaging technique in 4D-PET  [in Japanese]

    Hosokawa Shota , Koyama Kazuya , Inoue Kazumasa

    … Therefore,the accuracy and optimal acquisition window size were evaluated using a dynamic motionphantom which can simulate breathing movements of the human body. …

    The Journal of Japan Academy of Health Sciences 19(1), 33-39, 2016

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  • Distractor effect of auditory rhythms on self-paced tapping in chimpanzees and humans

    Hattori Yuko , Tomonaga Masaki , Matsuzawa Tetsuro

    … Humans tend to spontaneously align their movements in response to visual (e.g., swinging pendulum) and auditory rhythms (e.g., hearing music while walking). … Particularly in the case of the response to auditory rhythms, neuroscientific research has indicated that motor resources are also recruited while perceiving an auditory rhythm (or regular pulse), suggesting a tight link between the auditory and motor systems in the human brain. …

    PLOS ONE 10(7), 2015-07-01


  • Development of sitting exercise program for the elderly people and physically weak people  [in Japanese]

    FUKUDA Rika , MATSUURA Akiko

    … The purpose of this study is to make a sitting exercise program, which is based on the basic movements of human in a standing position.The points of making this exercise program are as follows : 1. … Adopting movements of the three-dimensional diagonal spiral, which is the basic movement pattern in standing position. … The first half is the dynamic stretch named "e-dynamic ROM", which is designed to improve range of movement. …

    Kwassui bulletin. Faculty of Wellness Studies 58, 21-32, 2015-03

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  • Immediate effects of dynamic sitting exercise on the lower back mobility of sedentary young adults

    Chatchawan Uraiwan , Jupamatangb Unthika , Chanchitc Sunisa , Puntumetakul Rungthip , Donpunha Wanida , Yamauchi Junichiro

    … [Purpose] The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of dynamic sitting exercises during prolonged sitting on the lower back mobility of sedentary young adults. … Following a randomized crossover study design, subjects were randomly assigned to two groups: sitting only and dynamic sitting exercise. …

    Journal of Physical Therapy Science 27(11), 3359-3363, 2015

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