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  1. Content type: Original article

    Energy cost of transport per unit distance (CoT) against speed shows U-shaped fashion in walking and linear fashion in running, indicating that there exists a specific walking speed minimizing the CoT, being d...

    Authors: Daijiro Abe, Yoshiyuki Fukuoka, Takafumi Maeda and Masahiro Horiuchi

    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2018 37:18

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  2. Content type: Original article

    The human mirror neuron system exists in adults, and even in children. However, a significant, unanswered question in the literature concerns age differences in the effect of visual orientation of human body m...

    Authors: Yuki Nishimura, Yuki Ikeda, Airi Suematsu and Shigekazu Higuchi

    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2018 37:16

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  3. Content type: Review

    In 1980, Jonas Salk (1914–1995) encouraged professionals in anthropology and related disciplines to consider the interconnections between “planetary health,” sociocultural changes associated with technological...

    Authors: Alan C. Logan, Susan L. Prescott, Tari Haahtela and David L. Katz

    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2018 37:15

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  4. Content type: Original article

    As a way of helping to sleep in winter, methods of warming the feet through footbaths or heating pads before bedtime are tried. In particular, bed socks are popular during winter sleeping in Korea, but scienti...

    Authors: Yelin Ko and Joo-Young Lee

    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2018 37:13

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  5. Content type: Review

    Falls are the leading cause of accidental injury and death among older adults. One of three adults over the age of 65 years falls annually. As the size of elderly population increases, falls become a major con...

    Authors: Liana Nafisa Saftari and Oh-Sang Kwon

    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2018 37:11

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  6. Content type: Original article

    Bright light (BL) has been shown to be effective in enhancing both cognitive and physical performances. Alterations in nighttime melatonin levels have also been observed. However, evaluations of light-induced ...

    Authors: Wolfgang Schobersberger, Cornelia Blank, Friedrich Hanser, Andrea Griesmacher, Markus Canazei and Veronika Leichtfried

    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2018 37:12

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  7. Content type: Original article

    Current knowledge on genetic basis of aggressive behavior is still contradictory. This may be due to the fact that the majority of studies targeting associations between candidate genes and aggression are cond...

    Authors: Marina L. Butovskaya, Polina R. Butovskaya, Vasiliy A. Vasilyev, Jane M. Sukhodolskaya, Dania I. Fekhredtinova, Dmitri V. Karelin, Julia N. Fedenok, Audax Z. P. Mabulla, Alexey P. Ryskov and Oleg E. Lazebny

    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2018 37:10

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  8. Content type: Original article

    Recent studies have explored various genetic and physiological factors related to high-altitude adaptation in highlander populations. However, the effects of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), influencing...

    Authors: Yoshiki Yasukochi, Takayuki Nishimura, Midori Motoi and Shigeki Watanuki

    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2018 37:9

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  9. Content type: Original article

    It is known that emotion regulatory responses of humans are changed by the experiences they have, but in particular, they are changed by becoming a mother. A recent study has found how a woman’s emotion regula...

    Authors: Sayuri Hayashi, Hiroko Wada, Sung-Phil Kim, Yuki Motomura, Shigekazu Higuchi and Yeon-Kyu Kim

    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2018 37:8

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  10. Content type: Original article

    High-altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) is a serious acute mountain sickness that mainly occurs in non-acclimatized individuals after rapid ascent to high altitude. The precise etiology of HAPE remains unclear. T...

    Authors: Hui Du, Jing Zhao, Zhanhai Su, Yongnian Liu and Yingzhong Yang

    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2018 37:7

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  11. Content type: Original article

    Brown adipose tissue (BAT) is sympathetically activated and induces thermogenesis during cold exposure, thereby influencing energy expenditure and body fat levels. The very low frequency (VLF) components of pu...

    Authors: Shinsuke Nirengi, Naoki Sakane, Shiho Amagasa, Sawako Wakui, Toshiyuki Homma, Yuko Kurosawa and Takafumi Hamaoka

    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2018 37:6

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  12. Content type: Original article

    The effects of acute hypoxia at high altitude on the telomere length of the cells in the heart and lung tissues remain unclear. This study aimed to investigate the change in telomere length of rat heart and lu...

    Authors: Yaping Wang, Zhen Zhao, Zhiyong Zhu, Pingying Li, Xiaolin Li, Xiaohong Xue, Jie Duo and Yingcai Ma

    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2018 37:5

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  13. Content type: Original article

    Growing attention has been paid to the effects of food flavor components on alleviating negative brain functions caused by stressful lifestyles. In this study, we investigated the alleviating effect of two kin...

    Authors: Ai Yoto, Natsuki Fukui, Chisa Kaneda, Shoko Torita, Keiichi Goto, Fumio Nanjo and Hidehiko Yokogoshi

    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2018 37:3

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  14. Content type: Original article

    Relationships between the timings of attentional switching and postural preparation were investigated using a choice-reaction paradigm with transient floor translation (S2), with the direction indicated by a w...

    Authors: Katsuo Fujiwara, Chie Yaguchi, Maki Maekawa and Naoe Kiyota

    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2018 37:1

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  15. Content type: Original article

    Activation timings of postural muscles of lower legs and prediction of postural disturbance were investigated in young and older adults during bilateral arm flexion in a self-timing task and an oddball task wi...

    Authors: Chie Yaguchi, Katsuo Fujiwara and Naoe Kiyota

    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2017 36:44

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  16. Content type: Original article

    Muscle co-contraction is the simultaneous contraction of agonist and antagonist muscles crossing a joint, and it increases with age. This study primarily aimed to clarify the difference in the effect of a ligh...

    Authors: Yoshitaka Iwamoto, Makoto Takahashi and Koichi Shinkoda

    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2017 36:43

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  17. Content type: Original article

    Time perception associated with durations from 1 s to several minutes involves activity in the right posterior parietal cortex (rPPC). It is unclear whether altering the activity of the rPPC affects an individ...

    Authors: Fuyuki Oyama, Keita Ishibashi and Koichi Iwanaga

    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2017 36:41

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  18. Content type: Correction

    After the publication of this work [1] an error was noticed in one of the formulas.

    Authors: Muhammad Zaid, Fatima Ameer, Rimsha Munir, Rida Rashid, Nimrah Farooq, Shahida Hasnain and Nousheen Zaidi

    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2017 36:40

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    The original article was published in Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2017 36:19

  19. Content type: Original article

    The simultaneous exposure to blue and green light was reported to result in less melatonin suppression than monochromatic exposure to blue or green light. Here, we conducted an experiment using extremely short...

    Authors: Soomin Lee, Yuria Uchiyama, Yoshihiro Shimomura and Tetsuo Katsuura

    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2017 36:39

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  20. Content type: Correction

    After the publication of this work [1] an error was noticed in Table 3. In the column ‘Elderly’, in the last row it states 98 ± 11.87** however the correct value should be: 34.98 ± 11.87**.

    Authors: Yoshitaka Iwamoto, Makoto Takahashi and Koichi Shinkoda

    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2017 36:38

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    The original article was published in Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2017 36:32

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