Institute of Global Medical and Sports Science

Author: Yuichi Ando

【New!】A Big Thank You for Helping Us Reach Our Crowdfunding Goal of ”Beyond Borders with Football Project”

From February 1st to March 31st, 2024, we conducted a two-month crowdfunding campaign. We received generous support from a total of 174 individuals, amounting to 2,706,000 yen (with a target goal of 2,666,000 yen). We sincerely appreciate your cooperation. Through soccer, we aspire to connect children with the world and provide them with diverse experiences. We hope that these experiences will serve as a stepping stone for their own futures. This project is a collaborative effort among three organizations: Seeds, a general incorporated association; NGO TOFA, a specified nonprofit organization; and Institute of Global Medical and Sports Science (GMSS Human

Presentation on Sport Diplomacy Academy

Dr. Zubaidullo Ubaidulloev, our senior research fellow, gave a presentation titled “Japan’s Sport Diplomacy, Sport for Tomorrow program and Tokyo 2020” at Sport Diplomacy Academy  co-funded by the European Union (EU) on July 15 2021.    

Invited to International Conference of Sport Science

Both Yuichi ANDO, M.D. Ph.D. President and  Zubaidullo Ubaidulloev, Senior Research Fellow, are invited as the keynote speakers at the  3rd International Conference of Sport Science, on line conference scheduled on 16th and 17th March, 2021. The title they will present is “Sport and physical activity in Japan during COVID-19 pandemic.”  

Research Article Published.

May 15, 2020.   An academic article titled Challenges of sport for older adults at community sport clubs in Japan: Analysis of “FY 2016 Survey Results on Comprehensive Community Sports Clubs, first author Yuichi Ando M.D., Ph.D. was published on Japanese Journal of Public Health.