(Last updated : 2019-11-22 18:19:47)
  KAGAWA, Masaharu
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■ Academic background
1. 1996/02~1998/12 Curtin University of Technology School of Public Health Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences Graduated BSc(Nutrition and Food Science)
2. 1999/01~2000/01 Curtin University of Technology School of Public Health Bachelor of Sciences (Honours) Graduated BSc(Hons)
3. 2000/02~2005/07 Curtin University of Technology School of Public Health PhD〔Doctoral course〕 Completed PhD
■ Business career
1. 2006/03~2010/02 Queensland University of Technology School of Human Movement Studies Postdoctoral Research Fellow
2. 2007/04~2015/03 National Insitute of Public Health Visiting Research Fellow
3. 2012~ Queensland University of Technology The Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI) Member
4. 2013/01~2015/12 Queensland University of Technology School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences Visiting Fellow
5. 2014/01~ Mahidol University Faculty of Public Health Adjunct Professor
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■ Teaching Experiences
1. Anatomy and Nutritional Physiology
2. Anatomy and Physiology Practical
3. Anthropometry I
4. Anthropometry II
5. Functional Anatomy(Queensland University of Technology)
■ Qualification and license
1. 2007 ISAK accredited Criterion Photoscopic Somatotype Rater Link
2. 2012 Registered Public Health Nutritionist (Australia, NSA)
3. 2017 Certificate of completion for the Level 2 (Advanced) training course on ultrasound measurement of subcutaneous adipose tissue accredited by the International Association of Sciences in Medicine and Sports (IASMS) Link
4. 2019/07/21 ISAK anthropometrist Level 4 (Criterion) Link
■ Book and thesis
1. Book Anthropometry and health for sport  (Single)  2018
2. Book Nutrients in Infancy  (Collaboration)  2017 Link
3. Book Body composition assessment in children and adolescents - implications for obesity.  (Collaboration)  2007
4. Thesis A practical report on measurements of skinfold thickness as a monitoring measure for a conditioning purpose  (Collaboration)  2019
5. Thesis Application of anthropometry in the field of Sports Sciences and Medicine and significance of international standardization for a promotion of kinanthropometry  (Single)  2019
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■ Activity in society
1. 2011/01~2017/12 A member of the Editorial Board for Body Image: An International Journal of Research
2. 2013~2016 A member of the Editorial Board for The Austin Journal of Nutrition and Food sciences
3. 2013/08~2015/09 A member of the International Advisory Committee of 9th International Conference of Dietary Assessment Method (ICDAM9) Link
4. 2014~ A member of the Editorial Board for Obesity: Science and Practice
5. 2016~ A member of Editorial Board for Perceptual and Motor Skills
■ Research topic, funded research, and department laboratory expense
1. 2006/12~2006/12  Current practices and considerations in screening for childhood obesity in the Asia-Pacific region: Anthropometric perspectives 
2. 2008/11~2008/11  Ethnic differences in morphology and fat distribution in Australian Caucasian and Indigenous children 
3. 2008/11~2009/12  How effective is Nintendo's Wii Fit for facilitating participation in, and positive attitudes towards, well-being and physical activity? 
4. 2009/01~2009/12  Influence of posture on body fat estimation in males: comparison with the 4-compartment model 
5. 2010/04~2012/03  Verification of influential factors of body image in Japanese young females and modification effect of health promotion 
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■ Belonging society
1. 1998~ International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry (ISAK) Link
2. 1998~ Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA) Link
3. 2002~ Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) Link
4. 2005~ Japan Society of Physiological Anthropology (JSPA) Link
5. 2008~ Australia and New Zealand Obesity Society (ANZOS) Link
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■ Winning science prize
1. 2011/06 Asia Pacific Conference of Clinical Nutrition (APCCN) Young Investigator Award
2. 2014/06 Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing (2013) Link
3. 2016/08 Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing
4. 2018/05 Outstanding Presentation Award (Poster)
5. 2019/10 2019 Best Poster Award (3rd Prize)
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