Institute of Global Medical and Sports Science

Author: Taeho Park

NEW! An interview with President Ando published in “Shacho no Rirekisho (President’s Resume)”

An interview with Yuichi Ando, President of Institute of Global Medical and Sports Science Japan, Inc., was featured in the web media “Shacho no Rirekisho (President’s Resume)” In the article, Ando shares his background leading up to his entrepreneurship, his current efforts and challenges, and closes with a book he highly recommends. Please enjoy the interview. “Shacho no Rirekisho (President’s Resume)” featuring Yuichi Ando, President of Institute of Global Medical and Sports Science Japan, Inc. https://donzoko-ceo.com/gmss/ (Published on May 13, 2022)

NEW! The 17th Sports Hug Cafe will be held on June 19th (Sunday)

How do children develop their performance without being taught? What is “Nurturing talent by not teaching?” Here’s what two experts who know all about Europe have to say. (Online Event) Date: June 19, 2022 (Sunday) Time: 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm (doors open 7:50 pm) Guest: Yuriko Saeki (Villarreal staff) Hidetaka Ubagai (Head coach of Shukutoku University Soccer Team) Facilitator: Yuko Shimazawa (Sports and Education journalist) Organizer: Institute of Global Medical and Sports Science Japan, Inc. Participation fee: Public / 1,500JPY, Students / Free Max participants: 150 (Subject to increase upon application.) *This event is only conducted in Japanese. Summary: Yuriko Saeki, played

The 16th Sports Hug Cafe was held on May 15th (Sunday)

Toxic Sports Parents: Why do parents hand over their children to violence and sexual abuse – Let’s hear from those who have been detoxicated. (Online Event) Date: May 15, 2022 (Sunday) Time: 8:00 p.m. (doors open 7:45pm) Guest: Masahiro Onishi (Representative of Yamato Mini Basketball Club, Nara) Parents from the above basketball club and other parents Facilitator: Yuko Shimazawa (Sports and Education journalist) Participation fee: Public / 1000JPY, Students / Free Organizer: Institute of Global Medical and Sports Science Japan, Inc. *This event is only conducted in Japanese. For more information and registration, please visit here. Email address for inquiries: adm3@gmss.jp

The 15th Sports Hug Cafe was held on April 3rd (Sunday)

Theme: Sakai Big Boys’ Challenge to Sports and Education Environment in Japan Under the theme of “For the future of children,” Mr. Sakanaga talked about the Sakai Big Boys’ approach of shortening practice time and limiting pitch counts, how they focus on the development of players rather than on the winning of games, and also their overseas experience.   Date: April 3, 2022 (Sunday) Time: 8:00 p.m. (with rebroadcast) Guest: Tomohito Sakanaga (President, NPO BB Future / Coach, Sakai Big Boys Junior High School) Participation fee: Public / 1000JPY, Students / Free For more information and registration, please visit https://spohug15.peatix.com Email address for

Book Publication Announcement

We are pleased to announce that the book “Sport for Peace and Development: Perspectives of the United Nations (UN): Volume 1: United Nations Involvement, Decisions and Initiatives” will be available on Amazon from Thursday, February 10, 2022.

The 15th Sports Hug Cafe was held on April 3rd (Sunday)

Theme: Sakai Big Boys’ Challenge to Sports and Education Environment in Japan “Sakai Big Boys” is a youth baseball team for elementary and junior high school students operating mainly in the Osaka area. The theme of the team is “For the future of children” in the true sense of the word, to prepare young players to play an active role as both players and members of society in the future. By shortening practice time and limiting pitch counts, the team focuses on the development of players rather than on the winning of games. Currently, the team has nearly 200 players. Since

The 14th Sports Hug Cafe was held on February 13th (Sunday)

Theme: Sports-related concussions you need to know about. (Online Event) Dr. Nakayama (neurosurgeon), who has extensive experience in treating athletes, will give an easy-to-understand explanation of the important points that all people need to know about concussion, which has been attracting attention as an important head-related problem among sports-related injuries. Date: February 13, 2022 (Sunday) Time: 8:00 p.m. (scheduled to end at 9:45 p.m.) Guest: Dr. Haruo Nakayama (Department of Neurosurgery, Toho University Medical Center Ohashi Hospital) Facilitator: Yuichi Ando (Institute of Global Medical and Sports Science Japan, Inc.) Participation fee: Free Max participants: 100 Organizer: Institute of Global Medical

“Contemplating Health in Africa” chaired by Yuichi Ando, MD, Ph.D.

The 10th Institute for Multicultural Health Contemplating the state of healthcare in the sub-Saharan Africa region, based on the culture of the region. Date: January 8, 2022 (Saturday) Time: 13:30~ Participation fee: Free Event format: Hybrid (Online and Venue) Part 1: 13:30~ <Lecture> “Problems Experienced in the Medical Field in Zambia and South Sudan: Thoughts from a Case of Maternal Death” Lecturer: Dr. Yasuhiro Miyoshi (Former Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Zimba Mission Hospital, Republic of Zambia) Chair: Yuichi Ando, MD, Ph.D. (Inst. Global Medical & Sports Science Japan / Health Service Research and Development Center, University of Tsukuba) Designated speaker: Dr.

Discussion with Chiaki Hayakawa, who is actively engaged in Kenya

On Wednesday, November 24th, Ando will hold a discussion with Chiaki Hayakawa, who supports Magoso School in Kenya. Go to Africa! Bringing sports to schools in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya! Date: November 24, 2021 (Wednesday) 18:30 – 20:00 Participation Fee: Free Click here for the event page. (Only available in Japanese) Guest: Chiaki Hayakawa Interviewer: Yuichi Ando, MD, Ph.D. Moderator: Taeko Takayanagi For more information please contact 25jsth@pharm.teikyo-u.ac.jp, Hideki Yamamoto at The 25th Japanese Society of Travel and Health (JSTH) office. The number of participants at the venue is limited. If you wish to attend, please contact the JSTH office or adm1@gmss.jp in