(Last updated : 2020-11-02 10:57:32)
  KAGAWA, Masaharu
   Associate Professor
■ E-Mail Address
■ Home Page
■ Main Subject
Biology,Shokuiku (Food education), Nutritional Physiology practical, Exercise prescription for healthy living practical, Nutritional background in English Link
■ Academic background
1. 1996/02~1998/12 Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Graduated, BSc(Nutrition and Food Science)
2. 1999/01~2000/01 Bachelor of Sciences (Honours), School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, Graduated, BSc(Hons)
3. 2000/02~2005/07 〔Doctoral course〕 PhD, School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, 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 paper
1. Book Anthropometry  (Collaboration)  2020 Link
2. Book Anthropometry and health for sport  (Single)  2018
3. Book Nutrients in Infancy  (Collaboration)  2017 Link
4. Book Body composition assessment in children and adolescents - implications for obesity.  (Collaboration)  2007
5. Thesis Comparison of factors associated with disordered eating between male and female Malaysian university students  (Collaboration)  2020 Link
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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. 2013/08~2015/09 A member of the International Advisory Committee of 9th International Conference of Dietary Assessment Method (ICDAM9) Link
3. 2014~ A member of the Editorial Board for Obesity: Science and Practice
4. 2016~ A member of Editorial Board for Perceptual and Motor Skills
5. 2016 Co-Guest editor for Nutrients Special issue "Nutrients in Infancy"
■ 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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