Institute of Global Medical and Sports Science

Author: Taeho Park

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, 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 in

The 13th Sports Hug Cafe was held on November 5th (Friday)

[Online Event] Let’s learn about the bodies of young athletes! ~To reduce sports injuries in children. A sports doctor who examines a wide range of athletes, from professional athletes to children, will provide an easy-to-understand explanation of how to reduce injuries in young athletes. Date: November 5, 2021(Friday) Time: 8:00 p.m. (scheduled to end at 9:45 p.m.) Guest: Dr. Nobutake Ozeki, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tokyo Medical and Dental University Facilitator: Yuko Shimazawa, Sports and Education journalist Participation fee: Free Organizer: Institute of Global Medical and Sports Science Japan, Inc. Cooperation: Ballushule Academy *This event is only conducted in Japanese.