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  1. This study compared the effects of a brief repeated sprint training (RST) intervention performed with bilateral blood flow restriction (BFR) conditions in normoxia or conducted at high levels of hypoxia on res...

    Authors: Margaux Giovanna, Robert Solsona, Anthony M. J. Sanchez and Fabio Borrani
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:32
  2. It has been shown in laboratory experiments using human subjects that ingestion of the non-essential amino acid l-serine before bedtime enhances the advance of circadian phase induced by light exposure the next m...

    Authors: Michihiro Ohashi, Sang-il Lee, Taisuke Eto, Nobuo Uotsu, Chie Tarumizu, Sayuri Matsuoka, Shinobu Yasuo and Shigekazu Higuchi
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:31
  3. Epigenetics is crucial for connecting environmental stresses with physiological responses in humans. Mongolia, where nomadic livestock pastoralism has been the primal livelihood, has a higher prevalence of var...

    Authors: Yuta Inaba, Sadahiko Iwamoto and Kazuhiro Nakayama
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:30
  4. Actigraphy is a method used for determining sleep (S)/wakefulness (W) by actigraph, a device equipped with a built-in accelerometer and an algorithm validated for each device. The S/W determination algorithm f...

    Authors: Minori Enomoto, Shingo Kitamura and Kyoko Nakazaki
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:29
  5. The doubly labeled water (DLW, 2H218O) method for calculating the total production of CO2 over several days is currently considered to be the most accurate technique for the measurement of total energy expenditur...

    Authors: Keisuke Teramoto, Kodo Otoki, Erina Muramatsu, Chika Oya, Yui Kataoka and Shoji Igawa
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:28
  6. This review mainly aimed to introduce the findings of research projects comparing the responses of tropical and temperate indigenes to heat. From a questionnaire survey on thermal sensation and comfort of Indo...

    Authors: Yutaka Tochihara, Hitoshi Wakabayashi, Joo-Young Lee, Titis Wijayanto, Nobuko Hashiguchi and Mohamed Saat
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:27
  7. Frailty, particularly traits which are related to sex steroid hormone production, results from the age-associated decline in function considered to be part of the typical aging process. This process may vary w...

    Authors: Michelle Escasa-Dorne and Ronza Zoorob
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:26
  8. This study aims to compare the effects of soy protein isolate (SPI) and soy peptide (PEP) preload 30 min before a 75-g oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) on the gastric emptying rate, plasma insulin, and blood...

    Authors: Hatsumi Ueoka, Yoshiyuki Fukuba, Masako Yamaoka Endo, Toshio Kobayashi, Hironobu Hamada and Hideaki Kashima
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:25
  9. The time courses of the joint elevation angles of the thigh, shank, and foot in one stride during walking can be well approximated by a “plane” in a triaxial space. This intersegmental coordination (IC) of the lo...

    Authors: Daijiro Abe, Kiyotaka Motoyama, Takehiro Tashiro, Akira Saito and Masahiro Horiuchi
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:24
  10. Handgrip power is an essential indicator of health, vital for grasping or gripping sports, and crucial for providing information related to work capacity. The present study investigated any linear relationship...

    Authors: M Tanveer Hossain Parash, Hasanur Bin Khazri, Zainal Arifin Mustapha and Sadia Choudhury Shimmi
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:23
  11. In humans, an adaptable internal biological system generates circadian rhythms that maintain synchronicity of behavior and physiology with the changing demands of the 24-h environment. Development of the circa...

    Authors: Sachi D. Wong, Kenneth P. Wright Jr, Robert L. Spencer, Céline Vetter, Laurel M. Hicks, Oskar G. Jenni and Monique K. LeBourgeois
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:22
  12. In Japan, height and weight measurements, taken for all children at birth and 1.5- and 3-year health checks, are recorded in the Mother and Child Health (MCH) Handbook, as required by the law. The present popu...

    Authors: Katsuyasu Kouda, Yuki Fujita, Kumiko Ohara, Harunobu Nakamura, Munkhjargal Dorjravdan, Chikako Nakama, Toshimasa Nishiyama and Masayuki Iki
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:21
  13. We aimed to obtain the standard values of age-related changes in the activation timing of postural muscles to the prime mover muscle (anterior deltoid [AD]) for bilateral arm flexion during standing.

    Authors: Takeo Kiyota and Katsuo Fujiwara
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:20
  14. Weight misperception adversely affects health-related quality of life (HRQol); however, few studies have evaluated the relationship between weight misperception and muscle mass. This study aimed to examine the...

    Authors: Takashi Nakagata, Tsukasa Yoshida, Daiki Watanabe, Yukako Arishima-Hashii, Yosuke Yamada, Naomi Sawada, Hidekazu Shimada, Nobuo Nishi and Motohiko Miyachi
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:19
  15. Despite the presence of body composition studies in Russia, there are no current reviews on this topic, and the results are relatively rarely published abroad. Our aim was to describe the history and current s...

    Authors: Sergey G. Rudnev and Elena Z. Godina
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:18
  16. Interest in human physiological responses to cold stress have seen a resurgence in recent years with a focus on brown adipose tissue (BAT), a mitochondria dense fat specialized for heat production. However, a ...

    Authors: Cara Ocobock, Päivi Soppela, Minna Turunen, Ville Stenbäck and Karl-Heinz Herzig
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:17
  17. Indoor airflow and thermal comfort are difficult to assess through subjective evaluations because airflow sensations can differ based on various factors, such as personal characteristics, interests, preference...

    Authors: Kaori Tamura, Sayaka Matsumoto, Yu Hsuan Tseng, Takayuki Kobayashi, Jun’ichi Miwa, Ken’ichi Miyazawa, Soichiro Matsumoto, Seiji Hiramatsu, Hiroyuki Otake and Tsuyoshi Okamoto
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:16
  18. Carl Bergmann was an astute naturalist and physiologist. His ideas about animal size and shape were important advances in the pre-Darwinian nineteenth century. Bergmann’s rule claims that that in cold climates...

    Authors: Barry Bogin, Michael Hermanussen and Christiane Scheffler
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:15
  19. Plasmodium knowlesi malaria infection in humans has been reported throughout southeast Asia. The communities at risk are those living in areas where Macaque monkeys and Anopheles mosquito are present. Zoonotic m...

    Authors: Nurul Athirah Naserrudin, April Monroe, Richard Culleton, Rozita Hod, Muhammad Saffree Jeffree, Kamruddin Ahmed and Mohd Rohaizat Hassan
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:14
  20. Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma (PPARγ) is a promising therapeutic molecule. Epigenetic mechanisms, including non-coding RNAs, regulate the expression level of the PPARγ gene.

    Authors: Maryam Zarkesh, Kimia Tabaei, Mahdi Akbarzadeh, Afsoon Daneshafrooz and Azita Zadeh-Vakili
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:13
  21. In Tsarang (at 3560 m), which is located in Mustang, 62.7% of the residents answered that they had a subjective medical history of arthritis, and 41.1% of the residents answered that their families had a subje...

    Authors: Hiroaki Arima, Sweta Koirala, Kotaro Nema, Masayuki Nakano, Hiromu Ito, Kapil Madi Poudel, Kishor Pandey, Basu Dev Pandey and Taro Yamamoto
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:12
  22. Children are at higher risk of influenza virus infection, and it is difficult to diagnose. They are also responsible for the transmission of influenza because of their longer viral shedding compared to adults....

    Authors: Kai Joo Lim, Jecelyn Leaslie John, Syed Sharizman Syed Abdul Rahim, Richard Avoi, Mohd Rohaizat Hassan, Mohammad Saffree Jeffree, Mohd Yusof Ibrahim and Kamruddin Ahmed
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:11
  23. We aimed to investigate the association of age-related differences in the intracellular-to-total water ratio with explosive strength of the plantar flexors.

    Authors: Kosuke Hirata, Natsuki Iida, Akihiro Kanda, Mikio Shoji, Tsukasa Yoshida, Yosuke Yamada and Ryota Akagi
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:10
  24. Many studies have indicated specific low-hemoglobin (Hb) adaptation to high altitude in the Tibetan population, but studies focusing on physiological variations within this population are limited. This study a...

    Authors: Takayuki Nishimura, Hiroaki Arima, Sweta Koirala, Hiromu Ito and Taro Yamamoto
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:9
  25. Anthropometric measures have been classically used to understand the impact of environmental factors on the living conditions of individuals and populations. Most reference studies on development and growth in...

    Authors: Esteban Ortiz-Prado, Gonzalo Mendieta, Katherine Simbaña-Rivera, Lenin Gomez-Barreno, Samanta Landazuri, Eduardo Vasconez, Manuel Calvopiña and Ginés Viscor
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:8
  26. Whether fat mass or lean mass affects bone mass in postmenopausal women is controversial. This study aimed to explore the association between body composition measured by bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA)...

    Authors: Satoshi Mizukami, Kazuhiko Arima, Yasuyo Abe, Yoshihito Tomita, Hiroki Nakashima, Yuzo Honda, Michiko Uchiyama, Tetsuji Ookawachi, Hisashi Goto, Maiko Hasegawa, Youko Sou, Mitsuo Kanagae, Makoto Osaki and Kiyoshi Aoyagi
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:7
  27. The lumbar multifidus (LMF) muscle, which is involved in the mechanical stability of the lumbar spine, reportedly undergoes atrophy in patients with low back pain. Preventing or mitigating low back pain requir...

    Authors: Yasuhiro Mitani, Masaru Hanafusa, Junichi Hashimoto, Ryuta Inada and Hitoshi Koda
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:6
  28. Japanese-style bathing (JSB), which involves soaking in hot water up to the shoulders in deep bathtubs for a long time in the evening to night, is unique. Many experimental and epidemiological studies and surv...

    Authors: Yutaka Tochihara
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:5
  29. In this paper, we investigate facial sexual dimorphism and its’ association with body dimorphism in Maasai, the traditional seminomadic population of Tanzania. We discuss findings on other human populations an...

    Authors: Marina L. Butovskaya, Victoria V. Rostovtseva and Anna A. Mezentseva
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:3
  30. Before developing agriculture, herding or metallurgy, humans occupied most of the world. Multiple socioculturally-based responses supported their migration, including building shelters and constructing niches ...

    Authors: Douglas E. Crews
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:2
  31. Technological innovations have allowed the use of miniature apparatus that can easily control and program heat and cold stimulations using Peltier elements. The wearable thermo-device has a potential to be app...

    Authors: Tomonori Sawada, Hiroki Okawara, Daisuke Nakashima, Shuhei Iwabuchi, Morio Matsumoto, Masaya Nakamura and Takeo Nagura
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:1
  32. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Masashi Taniguchi, Yosuke Yamada, Masahide Yagi, Ryusuke Nakai, Hiroshige Tateuchi and Noriaki Ichihashi
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2021 40:23

    The original article was published in Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2021 40:13

  33. In the assessment of autonomic function by heart rate variability (HRV), the framework that the power of high-frequency component or its surrogate indices reflects parasympathetic activity, while the power of ...

    Authors: Junichiro Hayano and Emi Yuda
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2021 40:21
  34. Because carbon dioxide (CO2)-enriched water causes cutaneous vasodilation, immersion in CO2-enriched water facilitates heat transfer from the body to the water or from the water to the body. Consequently, immersi...

    Authors: Keiji Hayashi
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2021 40:20
  35. Cystic fibrosis (CF) is one of the most common autosomal recessive diseases. Factors contributing to disease exacerbations and survival rate of CF patients are type of mutation in the CFTR gene, poor nutritional ...

    Authors: Magdalena Durda-Masny, Joanna Goździk-Spychalska, Aleksandra John, Wojciech Czaiński, Weronika Stróżewska, Natalia Pawłowska, Jolanta Wlizło, Halina Batura-Gabryel and Anita Szwed
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2021 40:19
  36. Locomotive syndrome (LS) is a condition of reduced mobility due to a disorder of the locomotive system. Increasing moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) has been recommended to prevent LS. However, to ...

    Authors: Tomohiro Nishimura, Atsushi Hagio, Kanako Hamaguchi, Toshiyuki Kurihara, Motoyuki Iemitsu and Kiyoshi Sanada
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2021 40:18
  37. In order to classify and analyze the parameters of upper body posture, a baseline in the form of standard values is demanded. To this date, standard values have only been published for healthy men aged 18–35 a...

    Authors: Daniela Ohlendorf, Ugur Kaya, Julian Goecke, Gerhard Oremek, Hanns Ackermann and David A. Groneberg
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2021 40:17
  38. Physiological thermoregulatory systems in humans have been a key factor for adaptation to local environments after their exodus from Africa, particularly, to cold environments outside Africa. Recent studies us...

    Authors: Yoshiki Yasukochi, Sora Shin, Hitoshi Wakabayashi and Takafumi Maeda
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2021 40:16
  39. High normal levels of thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) have been reported to be associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD) among euthyroid individuals. However, there has been only limited research on the a...

    Authors: Yuji Shimizu, Yuko Nabeshima-Kimura, Shin-Ya Kawashiri, Yuko Noguchi, Shigeki Minami, Yasuhiro Nagata, Takahiro Maeda and Naomi Hayashida
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2021 40:15
  40. To establish the reference interval of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) in apparently healthy children in Zigong, China, using an indirect method to provide a basis for proper clinical diagnosis and treatment.

    Authors: Jianhong Yu, Xiaoping He and Shengwei Huang
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2021 40:14
  41. The primary aim of this study was to investigate whether using the extracellular water/intracellular water (ECW/ICW) index and phase angle combined with segmental-bioimpedance analysis (BIA) improved the model...

    Authors: Masashi Taniguchi, Yosuke Yamada, Masahide Yagi, Ryusuke Nakai, Hiroshige Tateuchi and Noriaki Ichihashi
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2021 40:13

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2021 40:23

  42. Facial cooling (FC) is effective in improving endurance exercise performance in hot environments. In this study, we evaluated the impact of intermittent short-lasting FC on the ratings of perceived exertion (R...

    Authors: Taiki Miyazawa, Mirai Mizutani, John Patrick Sheahan and Daisuke Ichikawa
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2021 40:12
  43. Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a complex cluster of risk factors, considered as a polygenic and multifactorial entity. The objective of this study was to determine the association of rs9939609-FTO polymorphism a...

    Authors: Pilar E. Núñez Ortega, María E. Meneses, Iván Delgado-Enciso, César Antonio Irecta-Nájera, Itandehui Castro-Quezada, Roberto Solís-Hernández, Elena Flores-Guillén, Rosario García-Miranda, Adán Valladares-Salgado, Daniel Locia-Morales and Héctor Ochoa-Díaz-López
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2021 40:11
  44. Rapid weight gain in early life is associated with adiposity later in life. However, there is limited information on the association between weight gain and body fat mass measured using precise methods. This s...

    Authors: Yuki Fujita, Katsuyasu Kouda, Kumiko Ohara, Harunobu Nakamura, Chikako Nakama, Toshimasa Nishiyama and Masayuki Iki
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2021 40:10
  45. Applying human biological evolution to solve topical problems of medicine and preventive cardiology was inspired by the realization of the need for clinical and experimental studies of biological (evolutionary...

    Authors: G. S. Belkaniya, L. R. Dilenyan, D. G. Konkov, A. Wsol, A. K. Martusevich and L. G. Puchalska
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2021 40:9
  46. Although evidence of both beneficial and adverse biological effects of lighting has accumulated, biologically favorable lighting often does not match subjectively comfortable lighting. By controlling the corre...

    Authors: Junichiro Hayano, Norihiro Ueda, Masaya Kisohara, Yutaka Yoshida and Emi Yuda
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2021 40:8
  47. Blue-enriched white light at night has the potential to delay the circadian rhythm in daily life. This study was conducted to determine whether the use of high correlated color temperature (CCT) light at home ...

    Authors: Shigekazu Higuchi, Yandan Lin, Jingjing Qiu, Yichi Zhang, Michihiro Ohashi, Sang-il Lee, Shingo Kitamura and Akira Yasukouchi
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2021 40:7