Prof. Senshi Fukashiro

Department of Life Sciences

The University of Tokyo, Japan




1981-1984  Ph.D., University of Tokyo, Japan, Sport Biomechanics

1979-1981  M.Sc., University of Tokyo, Japan, Sport Biomechanics

1974-1978  B.Sc., Gumma University, Japan, Physical Education


  1. A biomechanical study of the triple jump" (with Y. Iimoto, T. Kobayashi and M. Miyashita) Med. Sci. Sports Exerc. 13(4): 233-237, 1981.
  2. An estimation of the velocities of three take-off phases in 18m-triple jump" (with M. Miyashita) Med. Sci. Sports Exerc.15 (4): 309-312, 1983.
  3. Joint moment and mechanical power flow of the lower limb during vertical jump" (with P. V. Komi) Int. J. Sports Med. 8:15-21, 1987.
  4. Comparison between the directly measured Achilles tendon force and the tendon force calculated from the ankle joint moment during vertical jumps" (with P. V. Komi, M.Jarvinen and M.Miyashita)  Clin. Biomech.8:25-30, 1993.
  5. Ultrasonography gives directly but noninvasively elastic characteristic of human tendon in vivo" (with M. Itoh, Y. Ichinose, Y. Kawakami and T. Fukunaga ) Eur J. Appl Physiol 71:555-557, 1995.
  6. In vivo Achilles tendon loading during jumping in humans" (with P. V. Komi, M. Jarvinen and M. Miyashita) Eur J. Appl Physiol 71:453-458, 1995.
  7. Muscle architecture and function in human" (with Fukunaga, T., Y. Kawakami, S. Kuno, K. Funato)  J. Biomech.30:457-463, 1997.
  8. Comparison of new approaches to estimate mechanical output of individual joints in vertical jumps" (with Nagano, A., Ishige, Y.)  J. Biomech. 31:951-955, 1998.
  9. Nonisometric behavior of fascicles during isometric contractions of a human muscle" (with Ito, M., Kawakami, Y., Ichinose, Y. and Fukunaga T. )  J. Appl. Physiol. 85(4): 1230-1235, 1998.
  10. 10.A reliability analysis of the calculation of mechanical output through inverse dynamics: A Computer-simulation study" (with Nagano, A., A. Gerritsen)  J. Biomech. 33(10): 1313-1318, 2000.
  11. In vivo behavior of human muscle tendon during walking" (with Fukunaga, T., K. Kubo, Y. Kawakami, H. Kanehisa and C. N. Maganaris) Proc. R. Soc. Lond. 268:1-5, 2001.
  12. Behavior of fascicles and tendinous structures of human gastrocnemius during vertical jumping" (with Kurokawa, S., T. Fukunaga) J. Appl. Physiol. 90(4):1349-1358, 2001.
  13. In vivo determination of muscle viscoelasticity in the human leg" (with M. Noda and A. Shibayama) Acta Physiol. Scand. 172:241-248, 2001.
  14. Comparison of viscoelastic characteristics in triceps surae between Black and White athletes"(with Abe T, Shibayama A, Brechue WF.) Acta Physiol Scand. 175(3):183-7. 2002.
  15. Influence of curve sharpness on torsional loading of the tibia in running"(with Kawamoto R, Ishige Y, Watarai K) J. Appl. Biomech. 18:218-230, 2002.
  16. Primary factors affecting maximum torsional loading of the tibia in running" (with Kawamoto R, Ishige Y, Watarai K) Sport Biomech. 1(2):167-186, 2002.
  17. Contribution of series elasticity in human cyclic heel-raise exercise"(with Nagano, A., Komura, T.) J. Applied Biomech. 19:340-352, 2003.
  18. Interaction between fascicles and tendinous structures during counter movement jumping investigated in vivo."(with Kurokawa S, Fukunaga T, Nagano A.) J Appl Physiol. 95(6):2306-2314, 2003.
  19. Effects of series elasticity of muscle tendon complex on an explosive activity performance with a counter movement"(with Nagano, A., Komura, T.) Journal of Applied Biomechanics.20 (1):85-94, 2004.
  20. Effects of the length ratio between the contractile element and the series elastic element on an explosive muscular performance"(with Nagano, A., Komura, T.)  J. Electromyogr. Kinesiol. 14(2):197-203. 2004.
  21. Effects of pretension on work and power output of the muscle-tendon complex in dynamic elbow flexion"(with Wakayama A, Nagano A, Hay D)  Eur J Appl Physiol. 94(3):339-47, 2005.
  22. Contribution of non-extensor muscles of the leg to maximal-effort countermovement jumping"(with Nagano A, Komura T, Yoshioka S) Biomed Eng Online. 6; 4:52, 2005.
  23. Force, work and power output of lower limb muscles during human maximal-effort countermovement jumping"(with Nagano A, Komura T, Himeno R.)  J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 15(4):367-76, 2005.
  24. Biomechanical behavior of muscle-tendon complex during dynamic human movements"(with Hay, C. D., Nagano, A.)  J. Appl. Biomech. Vol.22:131-147, 2006.
  25. Influence of vision and static stretch of the calf muscles on postural sway during quiet standing"(with Nagano, A., Yoshioka, S., Hay, D.C., Himeno, R.) Hum Mov Sci. 25:422-434, 2006.
  26. Resonance in the human medial gastrocnemius muscle during cyclic ankle bending exercise"(with Takeshita, D., Shibayama, A., Muraoka, T., Muramatsu, T., Nagano, A., Fukunaga, T.)J Appl Physiol. 101:111-118, 2006.
  27. Human bilateral deficit during a dynamic multi-joint leg press movement"(with Hay, D., de Souza, V.A.) Hum Mov Sci. 25(2):181-91, 2006.
  28. The effect of arm swing on lower extremities in vertical jumping"(with Hara M, Shibayama A, Takeshita D)  J. Biomech. 39(13):2503-11, 2006.
  29. Light Finger Touch on the Upper Legs Reduces Postural Sway During Quasi-Static Standing"(with Nagano, A., Yoshioka, S., Hay, D.C.) Motor Control. 10:348-358; 2006.
  30. Computation of the kinematics and the minimum peak joint moments of sit-to-stand movements"(with Yoshioka S, Nagano A, Himeno R) Biomed Eng Online. Jul 3;6:26, 2007.
  31. Optimal coordination of maximal-effort horizontal and vertical jump motions--a computer simulation study"(with Nagano A, Komura T) Biomed Eng Online. Jun 1;6:20. 2007.
  32. Effect of arm swing direction on forward and backward jump performance"(with Hara M, Shibayama A, Arakawa H) J Biomech. 2008;41(13):2806-15.
  33. 33.A comparison of the mechanical effect of arm swing and countermovement on the lower extremities in vertical jumping"(with Hara M, Shibayama A, Takeshita D, Hay DC) Hum Mov Sci. 2008 Aug;27(4):636-48.
  34. Improved estimation of energy expenditure by artificial neural network modeling"(with Hay DC, Wakayama A, Sakamura K) Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. Dec;33(6):1213-22. 2008.
  35. Biomechanical analysis of the relation between movement time and joint moment development during a sit-to-stand task"(with Yoshioka S, Nagano A, Hay DC) Biomed Eng Online. 2009 Oct 22;8:27.
  36. The effect of bilateral asymmetry of muscle strength on jumping height of the countermovement jump: A computer simulation study" (with Yoshioka S, Nagano A, Hay DC) J. Sports Sci., 28(2): 209–218, 2010.
  37. The effect of bilateral asymmetry of muscle strength on the jumping height of squat jump: a computer simulation study" (with Yoshioka S, Nagano A, Hay DC) Journal of Sports Sciences, 29(8): 867-877, 2011.4.
  38. The minimum required muscle force for a sit-to-stand task" (with Yoshioka S, Nagano A, Hay DC)  Journal of Biomechanics, Vol.45:pp.699-705, 2012.2.

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