(Last updated : 2019-05-31 16:44:45)
  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. 2001 ISAK accredited anthropometrist (Level 3, Instructor) Link
2. 2007 ISAK accredited Criterion Photoscopic Somatotype Rater Link
3. 2012 Registered Public Health Nutritionist (Australia, NSA)
4. 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
■ 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 Application of anthropometry in the field of Sports Sciences and Medicine and significance of international standardization for a promotion of kinanthropometry  (Single)  2019
5. Thesis Dietary intervention of mice using an improved Multiple Artificial-gravity Research System (MARS) under artificial 1 g  (Collaboration)  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)