- Collection: new articles added in a special issue: "Sleep and Circadian rhythm: Adaptation to environment"
- [For JPA members] New process of requesting APC discount: Members are no longer requested to submit institution code to request APC discount during manuscript submission. Please see below 'Information for Authors' section for further information.
- Winners of the first JPA award have been announced. Check out on the new Award page.
Vol. 42 Article number: 25 (2023)
Tian Xia & Kazuhiro Nakayama
Myopia is a common eye disorder that results from gene-environment interactions. The prevalence of myopia varies across populations, and exposure to bright sunlight may prevent its development. Authors hypothesize that local adaptation to light environments during human migration played a role in shaping the genetic basis of myopia, and investigated how the environment influences the genetic basis of myopia.
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Vol. 42, Article number: 22 (2023)
Fumio Yamazaki, Kana Inoue, Nanako Ohmi & Chika Okimoto
Authors examined whether an aerobic exercise intervention in young women with cold sensitivity symptoms improves sleep quality and decreases cold complaints and, furthermore, the association with increased foot skin temperature (Tsk) before falling asleep and decrease in sensitivity to cold in the brain.
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Characteristics of body composition and cardiometabolic risk of Japanese male heavyweight Judo athletes
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Best Reviewer Award
Journal of Physiological Anthropology Best Reviewer Award 2021 is awarded to:
・ Hiromitsu Kobayashi (Ishikawa Prefectural Nursing University, Japan)
・ Kazuhiko Arima (Nagasaki University, Japan)
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