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Research Output 1993 2019

  • 575 Citations
  • 14 h-Index
  • 60 Article
  • 17 Conference contribution
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2019

An overview of hand postures and aging on morphological changes of the median nerve

Loh, P. Y., Yeoh, W. L. & Muraki, S., Aug 8 2019, In : Journal of physiological anthropology. 38, 1, 9.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Median Nerve
Wrist
Posture
Hand
Aging of materials
2018

Deformation of the median nerve at different finger postures and wrist angles

Loh, P. Y., Yeoh, W. L., Nakashima, H. & Muraki, S., Jan 1 2018, In : PeerJ. 2018, 8, e5406.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hooks
Median Nerve
Tendons
posture
Wrist
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)

Considering children’s methods of grasping and carrying elementary school chairs for easy carrying, lifting, and turning

Purwaningrum, LL., Funatsu, K., Rosyidi, C. N. & Muraki, S., Jan 1 2017, In : SAGE Open. 7, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

elementary school
Indonesia
Elementary School
experiment
school
2 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of keyboard typing on the morphological changes of the median nerve

Loh, P. Y., Yeoh, W. L., Nakashima, H. & Muraki, S., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Occupational Health. 59, 5, p. 408-417 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Median Nerve
Wrist
Biomechanical Phenomena
Posture

The effectiveness of an elementary school chair design to ensure ease of mobility

Purwaningrum, L., Loh, P. Y. & Muraki, S., Jan 1 2017, In : International Journal of Technology. 8, 2, p. 238-249 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electromyography
Muscle
Fibers
Fiber
2016
5 Citations (Scopus)

An exploratory investigation of changes in gait parameters with age in elderly Japanese women

Afiah, I. N., Nakashima, H., Loh, P. Y. & Muraki, S., Dec 1 2016, In : SpringerPlus. 5, 1, 1069.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gait
Joints
Ankle Joint
Hip Joint
Knee Joint
19 Citations (Scopus)
Touch screens
Smartphones
Thumb
coverage
abduction
4 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of grip force on median nerve deformation at different wrist angles

Loh, P. Y., Nakashima, H. & Muraki, S., Jan 1 2016, In : PeerJ. 2016, 9, e2510.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Median Nerve
Hand Strength
Wrist
nerve tissue
Tunnels
1 Citation (Scopus)

Mismatch Analysis of Elementary School Furniture in Several Regions of Central Java, Indonesia, and Redesign Recommendations

Rosyidi, C. N., Susmartini, S., Purwaningrum, L. & Muraki, S., Aug 1 2016, In : SAGE Open. 6, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mismatch
Indonesia
elementary school
student
grouping
1 Citation (Scopus)

Thumb performance of elderly users on smartphone touchscreen

Xiong, J. & Muraki, S., Dec 1 2016, In : SpringerPlus. 5, 1, 1218.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Touch screens
Smartphones
Muscle
Electromyography
Fatigue of materials
2015
2 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of furniture weight on carrying, lifting, and turning of chairs and desks among elementary school children

Purwaningrum, LUL., Funatsu, K., Xiong, J., Rosyidi, C. N. & Muraki, S., Jun 8 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 6, e0128843.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

elementary students
Interior Design and Furnishings
furniture
Weights and Measures
elementary schools
11 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of wrist angle on median nerve appearance at the proximal carpal tunnel

Loh, P. Y. & Muraki, S., Feb 6 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 2, e0117930.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Median Nerve
Wrist
Tunnels
nerve tissue
Ultrasonics
6 Citations (Scopus)

Median nerve behavior at different wrist positions among older males

Loh, P. Y., Nakashima, H. & Muraki, S., Jan 1 2015, In : PeerJ. 2015, 3, e928.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Median Nerve
Wrist
nerve tissue
Ultrasonics
hands
2014
23 Citations (Scopus)

An ergonomics study of thumb movements on smartphone touch screen

Xiong, J. & Muraki, S., Jan 1 2014, In : Ergonomics. 57, 6, p. 943-955 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Touch screens
Human Engineering
Smartphones
Thumb
Ergonomics
8 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of firefighters and non-firefighters and the test methods used regarding the effects of personal protective equipment on individual mobility

Son, S. Y., Bakri, I., Muraki, S. & Tochihara, Y., Jan 1 2014, In : Applied Ergonomics. 45, 4, p. 1019-1027 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Firefighters
Clothing
Shoes
Personal Protective Equipment
Heart Rate
8 Citations (Scopus)
Median Nerve
Wrist
Hand
8 Citations (Scopus)

Energy cost of pushing a wheelchair on various gradients in young men

Horiuchi, M., Muraki, S., Horiuchi, Y., Inada, N. & Abe, D., Jan 1 2014, In : International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics. 44, 3, p. 442-447 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wheelchairs
energy
Costs and Cost Analysis
costs
anxiety
2013

Influences of lower limb muscle thickness on sprint motion in childhood

Funatsu, K. & Muraki, S., Dec 4 2013, In : Japanese Journal of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine. 62, 5, p. 365-373 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lower Extremity
Muscles
Thigh
Biomechanical Phenomena
Muscle Development

Lower limb muscle thickness in relation to sprinting abilities in children aged between 3 and 8 years old

Funatsu, K., Muraki, S. & Tsunawake, N., Apr 12 2013, In : Japanese Journal of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine. 62, 2, p. 131-139 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lower Extremity
Muscles
Thigh
Body Height
Diagnostic Imaging
13 Citations (Scopus)

Prediction of the muscle strength by the muscle thickness and hardness using ultrasound muscle hardness meter

Muraki, S., Fukumoto, K. & Fukuda, O., Nov 14 2013, In : SpringerPlus. 2, 1, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hardness
Muscle Strength
Muscles
Muscle Tonus
Quadriceps Muscle
2012
4 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of exercise on bone status and body composition in Japanese students

Minematsu, K., Noguchi, M., Muraki, S., Fukuda, R., Goto, K., Tagami, K., Yuasa, M., Marui, E. & Tsunawake, N., Jul 2012, In : Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 44, 7, p. 1382-1387 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Body Composition
Exercise
Students
Bone and Bones
Fats

Growth and gender differences of lower limb muscle thickness in children aged between 3 and 8 years old

Funatsu, K., Muraki, S. & Tsunawake, N., Nov 2 2012, In : Japanese Journal of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine. 61, 5, p. 479-486 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lower Extremity
Muscles
Growth
Muscle Development
Thigh

Standards for step height and front wheel operation indexes for wheelchair helpers navigating steps

Noto, H. & Muraki, S., 2012, In : ICIC Express Letters. 6, 11, p. 2901-2907 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wheelchairs
Wheels
2011
2 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a flexible system for measuring muscle area using ultrasonography

Fukumoto, K., Fukuda, O., Tsubai, M. & Muraki, S., May 1 2011, In : IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. 58, 5, p. 1147-1155 9 p., 5484479.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ultrasonography
Muscle
Ultrasonics
Experiments
Speckle
23 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of load and gradient on energy cost of running

Abe, D., Fukuoka, Y., Muraki, S., Yasukouchi, A., Sakaguchi, Y. & Niihata, S., Aug 17 2011, In : Journal of physiological anthropology. 30, 4, p. 153-160 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electromyography
Exercise equipment
energy saving
Goniometers
energy

Effects of various knee-raising postures in a supine position on swelling in the lower legs and feet in elderly women

Muraki, S., Kuroda, K., Noto, H., Ookura, M. & Saito, S., Dec 1 2011, In : Journal of human ergology. 40, 1-2, p. 109-117 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Supine Position
Posture
Foot
Leg
Knee
2010
2 Citations (Scopus)

The preferable keypad layout for ease of pressing small cell phone keys with the thumb.

Muraki, S., Okabe, K., Abe, T. & Sai, A., Dec 2010, In : Journal of Human Ergology. 39, 2, p. 133-142 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cell Phones
Thumb
Age Groups
2008

Development of an ultrasound system for measuring tissue strain of lymphedema.

Tsubai, M., Fukuda, O., Ueno, N., Horie, T. & Muraki, S., 2008, In : Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings. p. 5294-5297 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lymphedema
Ultrasonics
Tissue
Subcutaneous Fat
Subcutaneous Tissue
24 Citations (Scopus)

Ergonomic effects of load carriage on energy cost of gradient walking

Abe, D., Muraki, S. & Yasukouchi, A., Jan 1 2008, In : Applied Ergonomics. 39, 2, p. 144-149 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Human Engineering
Ergonomics
Walking
ergonomics
energy
36 Citations (Scopus)

Ergonomic effects of load carriage on the upper and lower back on metabolic energy cost of walking

Abe, D., Muraki, S. & Yasukouchi, A., Jan 1 2008, In : Applied Ergonomics. 39, 3, p. 392-398 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Human Engineering
Ergonomics
Walking
ergonomics
energy
4 Citations (Scopus)

Relationship between pedaling rate and physiological responses during passive leg cycling

Muraki, S. & Tsunawake, N., 2008, In : Isokinetics and Exercise Science. 16, 1, p. 19-24 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Foot
Leg
Heart Rate
Ventilation
Myocardium
2007

A cross-sectional ultrasound imaging for measuring body composition.

Fukumoto, K., Tsubai, M., Muraki, S., Fukuda, O. & Sato, H., 2007, In : Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings. p. 3617-3622 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Body Composition
Ultrasonography
Extremities
Ultrasonics
Imaging techniques
Speckle
Oils and fats
Sports
Health care
Abdomen
18 Citations (Scopus)

Changes in EMG characteristics and metabolic energy cost during 90-min prolonged running

Abe, D., Muraki, S., Yanagawa, K., Fukuoka, Y. & Niihata, S., Oct 1 2007, In : Gait and Posture. 26, 4, p. 607-610 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Costs and Cost Analysis
Electromyography
Quadriceps Muscle
Knee Joint
Muscles
4 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of worn-out soles on lower limb stability, shock absorption and energy cost during prolonged walking

Saito, S., Muraki, S. & Tochihara, Y., Dec 1 2007, In : Journal of Physiological Anthropology. 26, 5, p. 521-526 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Shoes
Walking
Lower Extremity
Shock
energy
11 Citations (Scopus)

Muscle oxygenation during prolonged electrical stimulation-evoked cycling in paraplegics

Muraki, S., Fornusek, C., Raymond, J. & Davis, G. M., Jun 1 2007, In : Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism. 32, 3, p. 463-472 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electric Stimulation
Paraplegia
Muscles
Oxygen
Lower Extremity
2004
21 Citations (Scopus)

Limitation of muscle deoxygenation in the triceps during incremental arm cranking in women

Muraki, S., Tsunawake, N. & Yamasaki, M., Mar 1 2004, In : European Journal of Applied Physiology. 91, 2-3, p. 246-252 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myoglobin
Hemoglobins
Arm
Leg
Muscles
2003
43 Citations (Scopus)

Body composition and physical fitness of female volleyball and basketball players of the Japan inter-high school championship teams

Tsunawake, N., Tahara, Y., Moji, K., Muraki, S., Minowa, K. & Yukawa, K., Jul 1 2003, In : Journal of physiological anthropology and applied human science. 22, 4, p. 195-201 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Volleyball
Basketball
Physical Fitness
Body Composition
fitness
1 Citation (Scopus)

Comparison of body size and composition between young adult Japanese-Americans and Japanese nationals in the 1980s

Tahara, Y., Moji, K., Muraki, S., Honda, S. & Aoyagi, K., Jul 1 2003, In : Annals of Human Biology. 30, 4, p. 392-401 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Asian Americans
Body Size
Body Composition
Young Adult
Fats
2002
17 Citations (Scopus)

Age-related pattern of body density and body composition in Japanese males and females, 11 and 18 years of age

Tahara, Y., Moji, K., Aoyagi, K., Nishizawa, S., Yukawa, K., Tsunawake, N., Muraki, S. & Mascie-Taylor, C. G. N., May 15 2002, In : American Journal of Human Biology. 14, 3, p. 327-337 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Body Composition
fat
body composition
Fats
lipids
13 Citations (Scopus)

Age-related pattern of body density and body composition of Japanese men and women 18-59 years of age

Tahara, Y., Moji, K., Aoyagi, K., Tsunawake, N., Muraki, S. & Mascie-Taylor, C. G. N., Nov 1 2002, In : American Journal of Human Biology. 14, 6, p. 743-752 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Body Composition
fat
body composition
Fats
lipids
2001
12 Citations (Scopus)

Characteristics of body heat balance of paraplegics during exercise in a hot environment

Yamasaki, M., Kyu Tae, K., Choi, S. W., Muraki, S., Shiokawa, M. & Kurokawa, T., Jul 1 2001, In : Journal of physiological anthropology and applied human science. 20, 4, p. 227-232 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thigh
heat
Hot Temperature
Skin
Blood
2000
26 Citations (Scopus)

Cardiovascular responses at the onset of passive leg cycle exercise in paraplegics with spinal cord injury

Muraki, S., Ehara, Y. & Yamasaki, M., Jan 1 2000, In : European Journal of Applied Physiology. 81, 4, p. 271-274 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Cord Injuries
Leg
Stroke Volume
Lower Extremity
Cardiac Output
2 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of acute heat exposure on skin blood flow of the paralyzed thigh in persons with spinal cord injury

Yamasaki, M., Shiokawa, M., Choi, S. W. & Muraki, S., Jan 1 2000, In : Spinal Cord. 38, 4, p. 224-228 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Cord Injuries
Thigh
Hot Temperature
Skin
Temperature
13 Citations (Scopus)

Multivariate analysis of factors influencing physical work capacity in wheelchair-dependent paraplegics with spinal cord injury

Muraki, S., Tsunawake, N., Tahara, Y., Hiramatsu, S. & Yamasaki, M., Jan 1 2000, In : European Journal of Applied Physiology and Occupational Physiology. 81, 1-2, p. 28-32 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wheelchairs
Spinal Cord Injuries
Multivariate Analysis
Age Factors
Exercise Test
58 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of frequency and mode of sports activity on the psychological status in tetraplegics and paraplegics

Muraki, S., Tsunawake, N., Hiramatsu, S. & Yamasaki, M., Jan 1 2000, In : Spinal Cord. 38, 5, p. 309-314 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sports
Psychology
Wheelchairs
Depression
Anxiety
1998
8 Citations (Scopus)

Relationship between physical characteristics and physiological responses during maximal arm cranking in paraplegics

Yamasaki, M., Komura, T., Tahara, Y., Muraki, S., Tsunawake, N., Ehara, Y. & Fujiie, K., Jan 1 1998, In : Spinal Cord. 36, 8, p. 579-583 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulmonary Ventilation
Heart Rate
Spinal Cord Injuries
Exercise
Paraplegia
1997
1 Citation (Scopus)

Characteristics of physical health conditions in middle-aged and elderly joggers.

Komura, T., Muraki, S., Irizawa, M. & Yamasaki, M., Jan 1 1997, In : Journal of human ergology. 26, 1, p. 83-88 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arthralgia
Knee Joint
Health
Jogging
Shoulder Pain