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  • Prevalence of Zika virus neutralizing antibodies in healthy adults in Vietnam during and after the Zika virus epidemic season: a longitudinal population-based survey

    Nguyen Co Thach , Moi Meng Ling , Le Thi Quynh Mai , Nguyen Thi Thu Thuy , Vu Thi Bich Hau , Nguyen Hai Tuan , Pham Thi Thu Hang , Le Thi Hien Thu , Nguyen Le Manh Hung , Phu Ly Minh Huong , Ng Chris Fook Sheng , Takemura Taichiro , Morita Kouichi , Hasebe Futoshi

    Background: Between 2016 and 2019, 265 cases of Zika virus (ZIKV) infection were reported in Vietnam, predominantly in southern Vietnam. In 2016, a case of ZIKV-associated microcephaly was confirmed i …

    BMC Infectious Diseases 20(1), 332, 2020-05-11

    IR 

  • Further records of introduced Semisulcospira snails in Japan (Mollusca, Gastropoda): implications for these snails' correct morphological identification

    Sawada Naoto , Toyohara Haruhiko , Miyai Takuto , Nakano Takafumi

    … The alien Semisulcospira snails could be identified based on the combination of three morphological characters: longitudinal ribs number of penultimate whorl of adult shell, spire angle of adult shell, and shell height of the largest embryonic shell. … Accordingly, morphological identification of introduced Semisulcospira populations recorded in previously published studies was revisited. …

    BioInvasions Records 9(2), 310-319, 2020-04-24

    IR 

  • Frequent unregulated use of antibiotics in rural Cambodian infants

    Cox Sharon E , Iwamoto Azusa , Matsui Mitsuaki , Taing Bunsreng , Tung Rathavy , Miyazaki Asuka

    … BACKGROUND: Despite a high prevalence of antibiotic resistance in Cambodia, few studies have assessed health-seeking behaviour and the use of antibiotics by caregivers of young children in Cambodia. … In 47 infants enrolled in the longitudinal surveillance, there were 141 reported episodes of illness in 44 (94%) infants with 21 infants (45%) reported to have received antibiotics in 32/141 (22.7%) episodes. …

    Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 114(6), 401-407, 2020-04-20

    IR 

  • Trajectories of Mindfulness and Anger Rumination

    Takebe Masaya , Sato Hiroshi

    … The purpose of this study was to investigate a longitudinal relationship between trait mindfulness and anger rumination. … To date, previous cross-sectional studies have reported that trait mindfulness may be effective for alleviating anger rumination. … Few studies, however, have examined the associations between these variables in a longitudinal design. …

    The Rissho International Journal of Academic Research in Culture and Society = The Rissho International Journal of Academic Research in Culture and Society (3), 249-259, 2020-03-11

    IR 

  • Leveraging consumer activity trackers for accurate sleep stage prediction

    Zilu Liang , Mario Chapa-Martell

    … Consumer activity trackers such as Fitbit have been increasingly used in longitudinal studies to track sleep patterns. …

    第82回全国大会講演論文集 2020(1), 17-18, 2020-02-20

    IPSJ 

  • Arrangement of concepts related to social withdrawal and a review of social withdrawal at the domestic and overseas levels  [in Japanese]

    小橋 亮介 , KOBASHI Ryosuke

    … Many studies have been conducted to investigate social withdrawal and to assess the need for early intervention and support for social withdrawal. … it also clarified the trends and future direction of studies regarding social withdrawal. … Finally, this study suggested that studies of social withdrawal at the domestic and overseas levels share a complementary relationship. …

    名古屋大学大学院教育発達科学研究科紀要. 心理発達科学 (66), 41-51, 2020-01-31

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  • STRUCTURAL OPTIMIZATION OF SUPPORTING STRUCTURE OF SCHOOL GYMNASIUM WITH STEEL ROOF FOR SEISMIC RESPONSE REDUCTION OF BEARING REACTION FORCES  [in Japanese]

    KIMURA Toshiaki , OHSAKI Makoto , SATO Kohei

    … This kind of damage may be due to vibration of cantilever columns in the gable wall as reported in previous studies. … However, most of studies focused on the characteristics of seismic response of school gymnasium or the method for seismic design, and few studies have focused on the design to reduce the seismic response of the connections of the steel roof. …

    Journal of Structural and Construction Engineering (Transactions of AIJ) (767), 61-71, 2020-01

    J-STAGE  AIJ 

  • A Reconstruction of the Living Environment Studies aiming at a Cross-sectional and Longitudinal Connection : Through an Analysis of Curriculums of "Sachunterricht" in North Rhine-Westphalia  [in Japanese]

    原田 信之 , 酒井 達哉 , 宇都宮 明子

    本研究は、日本の生活科の課題を克服し、新しい生活科として再構築するための方途を明らかにすることを目的とする。そのために、まず2017年版生活科学習指導要領とそれに準拠した指導計画を分析し、新しい学習指導要領のもとでも活動主義、社会領域と理科領域という生活科内での統合の論理の欠如、第3学年以降の社会科や理科といった教科との接続の論理の欠如という生活科の課題を克服しきれていないことを示した。次にNRW …

    名古屋市立大学大学院人間文化研究科人間文化研究 = Studies in humanities and cultures (33), 39-63, 2020-01

    IR 

  • The Effect of Extensive Reading on Reading Comprehension  [in Japanese]

    HAYASHI Sachiyo , MARUO Kanako , KAWASE Yoshikiyo , CHO Kanako

    … <p>Numerous studies have proven that extensive reading helps learners gain overall comprehensive skills. … In order to investigate the effects of extensive reading in detail, a longitudinal study was conducted on 19 Japanese learners of English. …

    LET Kyushu-Okinawa BULLETIN 20(0), 27-38, 2020

    J-STAGE 

  • Evaluation of Long-term Fluctuation of Geometric Distortion in MRI for Radiation Therapy Planning by Using an Automatic Analysis Tool  [in Japanese]

    Sasamoto Kouhei , Kanamoto Masayuki , Ishida Syouta , Shimada Masato , Kimura Hirohiko , Adachi Toshiki

    … Although many studies have considered geometric distortion, most of these involved measurements performed only a few times. … The result showed that geometric distortion increased with distance from the center along both lateral and longitudinal directions. …

    Japanese Journal of Radiological Technology 76(7), 705-714, 2020

    J-STAGE 

  • DENSITY DISTRIBUTION OF SEVERAL MAJOR WHALE SPECIES IN THE INDO-PACIFIC REGION OF ANTARCTIC USING JARPA AND JARPAII SIGHTING DATA OBTAINED THROUGH 1987/88–2008/09 SEASONS  [in Japanese]

    MATSUOKA Koji , HAKAMADA Takashi

    … The analyses were based on sighting data collected systematically by JARPA and JARPAII surveys in the longitudinal sector of 35°E–145°W, south of 60°S, between 1987/88 and 2008/09. …

    Cetacean Population Studies 2(1), 15-38, 2020

    J-STAGE 

  • Determining the relationship between physical status and musculoskeletal injuries in children: a cohort study

    Tomaru Yohei , Yamazaki Masashi , Kamada Hiroshi , Tsukagoshi Yuta , Nakagawa Shogo , Tanaka Kenta , Takeuchi Ryoko , Mataki Yuki , Kimura Mio , Miyakawa Shumpei

    … A prospective longitudinal analysis of the data gathered was performed.</p><p><b>Results:</b> … However, further interventional studies are needed to confirm this finding.</p> …

    Journal of Rural Medicine 15(3), 116-123, 2020

    J-STAGE 

  • Skipping breakfast and subsequent overweight/obesity in children: A nationwide prospective study of 2.5 to 13- year olds in Japan

    Yaguchi-Tanaka Yuri , Tabuchi Takahiro

    … Few longitudinal studies have examined the association between skipping breakfast and overweight/obesity in pre-elementary school children. … The main objective of this study was to assess whether skipping breakfast in early childhood was associated with later incidence of overweight/obesity with stratification by gender, using data on children aged 2.5 to 13 years old in The Longitudinal Survey of Newborns in the 21<sup>st</sup> …

    Journal of Epidemiology, 2020

    J-STAGE 

  • Dynamics of the differential coupling independently rotating wheels for railway vehicle

    KOU Jie , ZHANG Jimin , ZHOU Hechao , WANG Chengping

    … Through numerical studies, it can be concluded that the longitudinal creep forces of independently rotating wheels disappear for the separation of the wheels. … But in the coupling effect of differential on wheels, the differential coupling wheels vehicle regains longitudinal creep forces and the resetting capability on straight lines. …

    Journal of Advanced Mechanical Design, Systems, and Manufacturing 14(6), JAMDSM0079-JAMDSM0079, 2020

    J-STAGE 

  • Description of Maternal Smoking Status Before and After Pregnancy: A Longitudinal, Community-Based Cohort Study

    Ueda Katsuya , Kitano Naomi , Suzuki Kohta

    … However, there have been no longitudinal studies to describe the status. … Ultimately, the total number of mothers with data available for longitudinal analysis was 727 (59.6%). … Longitudinal analyses showed that about 60% of mothers who smoked before and after delivery failed smoking cessation. …

    Journal of Epidemiology 30(7), 295-300, 2020

    J-STAGE 

  • Effect of work-related events on depressive symptoms in Japanese employees: a web-based longitudinal study

    NISHIMURA Yuki , SASAKI Takeshi , YOSHIKAWA Toru , KUBO Tomohide , MATSUO Tomoaki , LIU Xinxin , TAKAHASHI Masaya

    … <p>While a number of work-related events have been proposed as risk factors for depression, a majority of studies have focused only on a few events in a single study. … Therefore, we conducted a web-based longitudinal study to comprehensively investigate the impact of various work-related events on depressive symptoms. … Their depressive symptoms were also assessed based on the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale. …

    Industrial Health, 2020

    J-STAGE 

  • Combined effect of high stress and job dissatisfaction on long-term sickness absence: a 1-year prospective study of Japanese employees

    Inoue Akiomi , Kachi Yuko , Eguchi Hisashi , Shimazu Akihito , Kawakami Norito , Tsutsumi Akizumi

    <p><b>Objectives:</b> We prospectively examined the combined effect of high stress (i.e., being under great work-related stress), as defined in the Japanese Stress Check Program manu …

    Environmental and Occupational Health Practice 2(1), n/a, 2020

    J-STAGE 

  • Exploratory Study on Career Development of Hearing-Impaired Students  [in Japanese]

    SUGINAKA Takuo , HARASHIMA Tsuneo

    … In the future, we will improve the measure and investigate the problem again using prospective longitudinal studies. …

    Total Rehabilitation Research 8(0), 13-21, 2020

    J-STAGE 

  • EFFECT OF ECCENTRICITY OF BEAM ON MECHANICAL BEHAVIOR OF HIGH STRENGTH STEEL BOX-SECTION COLUMN-TO-BEAM CONNECTION WITH EXTERIOR DIAPHRAGM  [in Japanese]

    TONE Kazuhiro , KOETAKA Yuji , MORIOKA Hiromitsu , KINOSHITA Tomohiro , OBA Ryosuke

    … However, these studies targeted the connections without eccentricity of centroid lines between column and beam. … Through the loading test, as the beam eccentricity becomes larger, it is confirmed that elastic stiffness and yield strength increase and the outside panel zone yields earlier because of the torsion about the longitudinal axis of the column.</p><p> 5. …

    Journal of Structural and Construction Engineering (Transactions of AIJ) 85(772), 833-843, 2020

    J-STAGE 

  • Significance of trunk muscles in spinal pathologies  [in Japanese]

    Hori Yusuke , Hoshino Masatoshi , Nakamura Hiroaki

    <p>腰痛や脊柱変形は健康寿命の延伸を目指す我が国にとって克服すべき課題である.体幹筋は体幹支持に重要な要素だが,体幹筋の萎縮や脂肪変性がこうした病態に与える影響は明らかになっていない.我々は多施設横断研究によって体幹筋量の低下と腰痛や機能障害,脊柱後弯が関連していることを証明した.本稿ではその研究結果を中心に,体幹筋の加齢に伴う変化と,腰痛や脊柱アライメントとの関連,介入方法に関して …

    Journal of Spine Research 11(6), 883-889, 2020

    J-STAGE 

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