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保原 浩明(Hiroaki HOBARA)

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国立研究開発法人 産業技術総合研究所
人間情報研究部門
デジタルヒューマン研究グループ
TEL: 03-3599-8201
FAX: 03-5500-5233
E-Mail: hobara-hiroaki@aist.go.jp

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUNDS

2003Juntendo University, Chiba, JAPAN
Major in Sports and Health Sciences
Emphasis: Physiology
2005 Waseda University, Saitama, JAPAN
Major in Human Sciences
Emphasis: Biomechanics & Motor Control
2008Waseda University, Saitama, JAPAN
Major in Human Sciences
Emphasis: Neuroscience

HONORS, AWARDS, AND SCHOLARSHIPS

2007Young Investigator Award, Tokyo Society of Physical Education, Health and Sport Sciences
2008Yoshio Hamano Memorial Academic Award, Waseda University
2008Young Investigator Award, Japanese Society of Biomechanics (JSB)
2010Outstanding Performance Award, Japanese Society of Biomechanics (JSB)
2011Research Fellowship, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
2011Young Investigator Award, Japanese Society of Training Science for Exercise and Sport
2013Promising Scientist Award, International Society of Biomechanics (ISB)
2013Young Investigator Award, Barrier-Free System Integration Foundation
2013Best Presentation Award, LIFE2013
2014Best Paper Award, Asian Society of Sports Biomechanics (ASSB)
2017Shortlisted Candidates in the Selection of the ISPO Brian & Joyce Blatchford Award 2017

SCIENTIFIC SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP

2006 - currentJapanese Society of Biomechanicss
2014 - currentInternational Society of Biomechanics in Sports

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER

2015 - currentSports Biomechanics
2015 - currentApplied Bionics and Biomechanics

WORK EXPERIENCE

2005 - 2008Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, Waseda University, JPN
2008 - 2011Postdoctoral Researcher, National Rehabilitation Center for Persons with Disabilities, JPN
2010 - 2011Part-time lecture (Biomechanics), Shibaura Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
2010 - 2011Part-time lecture (Biomechanics and Motor Control), Musashino University, Tokyo, Japan
2011 - 2013Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Tokyo, JPN
2011 - 2013Research Associate, Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, MD, USA
2014 - 2014Visiting Scholar, German Sport University Cologne, Cologne, GER
2016 - 2016Visiting Scholar, German Sport University Cologne, Cologne, GER

INTERNSHIP STUDENT SUPERVISING

2013 - 2017Four students (BSc., MSc.) from Tokyo University of Science, Japan
2014 - 2015One student (BSc.) from Jissen Women’s University, Japan
2015 - 2016Three students (BSc.) Tokyo Metropolitan College of Industrial Technology, Tokyo, Japan
2015 - 2016One student (BSc.) from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

FUNDED GRANT

2009 - 2011JSPS KAKENHI (#21700569), Japan: $35,750 (PI)
2011 - 2013JSPS KAKENHI (#23700766), Japan: $37,916 (PI)
2013 - 2014The Descente and Ishimoto Memorial Foundation, Japan: $4,166 (PI)
2014 - 2015MIZUNO Sports Promotion Foundation, Japan: $8,333 (PI)
2014 - 2017Multi-Support Projects for Paralympic Games, Japan: $413,833 (Co-PI)
2014 - 2017JSPS KAKENHI (#25289065), Japan: $11,666 (Co-PI)
2014 - 2017JSPS KAKENHI (#26702027), Japan: $171,416 (PI)
2014 - 2015TATEISHI Science and Technology Foundation, Japan: $5,000 (PI)
2015 - 2017Joint research with companies, Japan: $116,666 (PI)
***** 804,746USD in total *****

MEDIA EXPOSURES

July 2012
The Blade Runner: Unfair Disadvantage?Sports Illustrated
 
March 2016
Sprinter with artificial legs could surpass their able-bodied counterparts by 2068. The Japan Times
 
April 2016
Scientific Study of Long-Jumper Markus RehmGerman Sport University Cologne
Paralympic jumper Rehm places Rio hopes on scientific studyThe Washington Post
Markus Rehm, amputee long jumper, hopes to compete in OlympicsCBC News
Wissenschaftliche Untersuchung mit Weitspringer Markus RehmLeichtathletic.de
'Blade Jumper' turns to science to earn Rio Games placeREUTER
 
May 2016
Olympics-'Blade Jumper' Rehm says study shows no advantageYahoo! Sports
'Blade Jumper' Rehm says study shows no advantageChannelnewsasia
Paralympic jumper maintains Olympic hopes despite questionsYahoo! Sports
Paralympic Jumper Maintains Olympic Hopes Despite QuestionsABC News
REHM STILL HOPING TO COMPETE IN RIObeIN Sports
Paralympic jumper maintains Olympic hopesSBS Australia
Paralympic jumper maintains Olympic hopes despite questionsWashington Time
German blade-runner gains 'no advantage' and could be selected for OlympicsDeutsche Welle
Paralympic jumper maintains Olympic hopes despite questionsDAILYMAIL online
'Blade Jumper' Rehm says study shows no advantageREUTER
Study shows no advantage ? RehmSUPER SPORT

GUEST REFEREES

Applied Bionics and Biomechanics
Clinical Biomechanics
Computers in Biology and Medicine
European Journal of Applied Physiology
Footwear Science
Gait and Posture
Human Movement Science
International Journal of Sports Medicine
International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance
Journal of Applied Biomechanics
Journal of Applied Physiology
Journal of Athletic Enhancement
Journal of Biomechanics
Journal of Foot and Ankle Research
Journal of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine
Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport
Journal of Sports Science and Medicine
Journal of Sports Science
Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
PeerJ
Prosthetics and Orthotics International
PLoS ONE
Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport
Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports
Scientific Reports
Sports Biomechanics
Sports Medicine

PUBLICATIONS

Hobara H, Kanosue K, Suzuki S. Changes in muscle activity with increase in leg stiffness during hopping. Neuroscience Letters 418 (1), 55-59, 2007.
Hobara H, Kimura K, Omuro K, Gomi K, Muraoka T, Iso S, Kanosue K. Determinants of difference in leg stiffness between endurance- and power-trained athletes. Journal of Biomechanics 41 (3), 506-514, 2008.
Hobara H, Muraoka T, Omuro K, Gomi K, Sakamoto M, Inoue K, Kanosue K. Knee stiffness is a major determinant of leg stiffness during maximal hopping. Journal of Biomechanics 42 (11), 1768-1771, 2009.
Hobara H, Inoue K, Muraoka T, Omuro K, Sakamoto M, Kanosue K. Leg stiffness adjustment for a range of hopping frequencies in humans. Journal of Biomechanics 43 (3), 506-511, 2010.
Hobara H, Inoue K, Gomi K, Sakamoto M, Muraoka T, Iso S, Kanosue K. Continuous change in spring-mass characteristics during a 400-m sprint. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sports 13 (2), 256-261, 2010.
Hobara H, Kimura K, Omuro K, Gomi K, Muraoka T, Sakamoto M, Kanosue K. Differences in lower extremity stiffness between endurance trained athletes and untrained subjects. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sports 13 (1), 106-111, 2010.
Uematsu A, Inoue K, Hobara H, Kobayashi H, Iwamoto Y, Hortobagyi T, Suzuki S. Preferred step frequency minimizes veering during natural human walking. Neuroscience Letters 505 (3), 291-293, 2011.
Hobara H, Inoue K, Kato E, Kanosue K. Acute effects of static stretching on leg-spring behavior during hopping. European Journal of Applied Physiology 111 (9), 2115-2121, 2011.
Hobara H, Inoue K, Omuro K, Muraoka T, Kanosue K. Determinant of leg stiffness during hopping is frequency-dependent. European Journal of Applied Physiology 111 (9), 2195-2201, 2011.
Hobara H, Kobayashi Y, Nakamura T, Yamasaki N, Nakazawa K, Akai M, Ogata T. Lower extremity joint kinematics during stair ascent in transfemoral amputees. Prosthetics and Orthotics International 35 (4), 467-472, 2011.
Ogata H, Hobara H, Uematsu A, Ogata T. Limb oxygenation during the cold pressor test in spinal cord-injured humans. Clinical Autonomic Research 22 (2), 71-78, 2012.
Hobara H, Sato T, Sakaguchi M, Sato T, Nakazawa K. Step frequency and lower extremity loading during running. International Journal of Sports Medicine 33 (4), 310-313, 2012.
Hobara H, Tominaga S, Umezawa S, Iwashita K, Okino A, Saito T, Usui F, Ogata T. Leg stiffness and sprint ability in amputee sprinters. Prosthetics and Orthotics International 36 (3), 312-317, 2012.
Hobara H, Kato E, Kobayashi Y, Ogata T. Sex differences in relationships between passive ankle stiffness and leg stiffness during hopping. Journal of Biomechanics 45 (16), 2750-2754, 2012.
Hobara H, Inoue K, Kanosue K. Effect of hopping frequency on bilateral differences in leg stiffness. Journal of Applied Biomechanics 29 (1), 55-60, 2013.
Hobara H, Kobayashi Y, Tominaga S, Nakamura T, Yamasaki N, Ogata T. Factors affecting stair-ascent patterns in unilateral transfemoral amputees. Prosthetics and Orthotics International 37 (2), 222-226, 2013.
Hobara H, Baum BS, Kwon HJ, Shim JK. Running mechanics in amputee runners using running-specific prostheses. Japanese Journal of Biomechanics in Sports and Exercise 17 (1), 53-61, 2013.
Hobara H, Baum BS, Kwon HJ, Miller RH, Ogata T, Kim YH, Shim JK. Amputee Locomotion: Spring-like leg behavior and stiffness regulation using running-specific prostheses. Journal of Biomechanics 46 (14), 2483-2489, 2013.
Hobara H, Kobayashi Y, Kato E, Ogata T. Differences in spring-mass characteristics between one- and two-legged hopping. Journal of Applied Biomechanics 29 (6), 785-789, 2013.
Hobara H, Baum BS, Kwon HJ, Linberg A, Wolf EJ, Miller RH, Shim JK. Amputee Locomotion: vertical loading rate using running-specific prostheses. Gait and Posture 39 (1), 386-390, 2014.
Hobara H, Inoue K, Kobayashi Y, Ogata T. A comparison of computation methods for leg stiffness during hopping. Journal of Applied Biomechanics 30 (1), 154-159, 2014.
Hobara H. Running-specific prostheses: its history, regulations, mechanics and controversy. Journal of the Society of Biomechanisms 38 (2), 105-110, 2014.
Hobara H, Kobayashi Y, Nakamura T, Yamasaki N, Ogata T. Foot clearance strategy for step-over-step stair ascent in transfemoral amputees. Prosthetics and Orthotics International 38 (4), 332-335, 2014.
Kobayashi Y, Hobara H, Matsushita S, Mochimaru M. Key joint kinematics characteristics of the gait of fallers identified by principal component analysis. Journal of Biomechanics 47 (10), 2424-2429, 2014.
Hobara H, Kobayashi Y, Yoshida E, Mochimaru M. Leg stiffness of older and younger individuals over a range of hopping frequencies. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology 25 (2), 305-309, 2015.
Hobara H, Kobayashi Y, Mochimaru M. Spatiotemporal variables of able-bodied and amputee sprinters in men’s 100-m sprint. International Journal of Sports Medicine 36 (6), 494-497, 2015.
Hobara H, Kobayashi Y, Heldoorn TA, Mochimaru M. The fastest sprinter in 2068 has an artificial limb? Prosthetics and Orthotics International 39 (6), 519-520, 2015.
Hobara H, Potthast W, Sano Y, Muller R, Kobayashi Y, Heldoorn TA, Mochimaru M. Does side of amputation influence sprint performance in sprinters using running-specific prostheses? SpringerPlus, 4:670, 2015.
Hobara H, Potthast W, Muller R, Kobayashi Y, Heldoorn TA, Mochimaru M. Normative spatiotemporal parameters during 100-m sprints in amputee sprinters using running-specific prostheses. Journal of Applied Biomechanics 32 (1), 93-96, 2016.
Hobara H, Sano Y, Kobayashi Y, Heldoorn TA, Mochimaru M. Step frequency and step length of 200-m sprint in able-bodied and amputee sprinters. International Journal of Sports Medicine 37 (2), 165-168, 2016.
Kobayashi Y, Hobara H, Heldoorn TA, Kouchi M, Mochimaru M. Age-independent and age-dependent sex differences in gait pattern determined by principal component analysis. Gait and Posture 46, 11-17, 2016.
Hobara H, Hashizume S, Kobayashi Y, Usami Y, Mochimaru M. Ethnicity and spatiotemporal variables of 100-m sprint in bilateral and unilateral transtibial amputees? SpringerPlus, 5:343, 2016.
Baum BS, Hobara H, Kim HK, Shim JK. Amputee Locomotion: Ground reaction forces during submaximal running with running-specific prostheses. Journal of Applied Biomechanics 32 (3), 287-294, 2016.
Hobara H, Hashizume S, Kobayashi Y, Mochimaru M. Spatiotemporal parameters of 100-m sprint in different levels of sprinters with unilateral transtibial amputation. PLoS ONE 11(10): e0163712, 2016.
Ueda T, Hobara H, Kobayashi Y, Heldoorn TA, Mizoguchi H, Mochimaru M. Comparison of three methods for computing loading rate during running. International Journal of Sports Medicine 37 (13), 1087-1090, 2016.
Mudie KL, Gupta A, Green S, Hobara H, Clothier PJ. A comparison of vertical stiffness values calculated from different measures of centre of mass displacement in single-leg hopping. Journal of Applied Biomechanics 33 (1), 39-47, 2017.
Kariyama Y, Hobara H, Zushi K. Differences in take-off leg kinetics between horizontal and vertical single-leg rebound jumps. Sports Biomechanics, in press.
Hobara H, Potthast W, Muller R, Kobayashi Y, Hashizume S, Heldoorn TA, Mochimaru M. Relationship between body height and spatiotemporal parameters during a 100 m sprint in able-bodied and unilateral transtibial sprinters. Prosthetics and Orthotics International, in press.
Hobara H, Hashizume S, Kobayashi Y. The effects of prophylactic ankle and knee braces on leg stiffness during one-legged hopping. Open Access Journal of Sports Medicine, in press.

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

Hobara H. Spring-like leg behavior and stiffness regulation in human locomotion. International Society of Biomechanics XXIV Congress, BRZ, 2013.
Hobara H. Running-specific prostheses: implications for performance and injury. International Symposium on Sports Biomechanics and Annual Meeting of Taiwanese Society of Biomechanics in Sports and Taiwanese Society of Biomechanics, TPE, 2013.
Hobara H. Biomechanical analysis of running-specific prostheses. The 4th Congress of the International Foot and Ankle Biomechanics Community (i-FAB2014), KOR, 2014.
Hobara H. Biomechanical characteristics of amputee sprinters using running-specific prostheses. The 32nd International Society of Biomechanics in Sport (ISBS2014), USA, 2014.
Hobara H. Running-Specific Prostheses: its history, regulations and controversy. International Research Forum on Biomechanics of Running-specific Prostheses, JPN, 2015.
Hobara H. Spring-like leg behavior and stiffness regulation in human bouncing gaits. Tokyo University of Science - University of Oregon Biomechanics Workshop, JPN, 2015.
Hobara H. Spatiotemporal parameters in amputee sprinters. International Research Forum on Biomechanics of Running-specific Prostheses, JPN, 2016.
Hobara H. Running-specific prostheses: Can amputees be the fastest sprinter on the earth? Korean Society of Biomechanics conference 2016 (KSSB2016), KOR, 2016.
Hobara H. Research on running-specific prosthesis: Where do we go from here? International Research Forum on Biomechanics of Running-specific Prostheses, JPN, 2017.
Hobara H. Biomechanics of amputee athletes wearing running-specific prostheses. The 35th International Society of Biomechanics in Sport (ISBS2017), GER, 2017
Hobara H. “The limits of Paralympian performance” ? Research findings of biomechanical studies. VISTA2017, CAN, 2017
Hobara H. Super-humans?: athletic performance of amputees using running-specific prostheses. European College of Sport Science (ECSS), IRL, 2018.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Hobara H, Yoshida M, Suzuki S: Central and peripheral control of muscle stiffness in hopping. International Society of Biomechanics XXth Congress, USA, 2005.
Hobara H, Inoue K, Omuro K, Muraoka T, Kanosue K: Effect of vision removal on stiffness regulation during bouncing gait. The 30th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, USA, 2006.
Hobara H, Murakoshi M, Omuro K, Muraoka T, Kanosue K: Stiffness regulation as compensatory strategy: The lack of vision in human bouncing gait. The 6th Congress of the Federation of the Asian and Oceanian Physiological Societies, KOR, 2006.
Hobara H, Omuro K, Muraoka T, Kanosue K: Human hopping without vision: compensatory strategy by stiffness regulation. International Society of Biomechanics XXI Congress, TPE, 2007.
Hobara H, Gomi K, Muraoka T, Kanosue K: Changes in spring-mass characteristics during 400-m sprint. The 31st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, USA, 2007.
Hobara H, Kobayashi Y, Naito K, Nakazawa K.: Symmetrical leg behavior during stair descent in able-bodied subjects. The 13th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, SGP, 2008.
Hobara H, Gomi K, Kanosue K: Determinant of leg spring stiffness during maximal hopping. The 27th Annual Conference of International Society of Biomechanics in Sports, IRL, 2009.
Saho Y, Nagano Y, Ida H, Akai M, Hobara H, Fukubayashi T. Knee and trunk kinematics during anticipated and unanticipated side step and crossover cutting tasks. The 56th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, USA, 2010.
Hobara H, Kobayashi Y, Naito K, Nakamura T, Yamasaki N, Nakazawa K. Biomechanical analysis of alternate stair ascent in transfemoral amputees. The 13th World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, GER, 2010.
Hobara H, Kobayashi Y, Nakamura T, Yamasaki N, Ogata T. Compensatory strategy for alternate stair ascent in transfemoral amputees. 2nd Conference on Systems-Neuroscience and Rehabilitations, JPN, 2011.
Inoue K, Hobara H, Wada T: Effects of foot placement on the lower extremity in the swing phase during stair ascending: Implication for a transfemoral prosthesis. IEEE International Conference on Complex Medical Engineering 2012, JPN, 2012.
Tominaga S, Hobara H, Sakuraba K: Changes in ground reaction forces during running by altering running-specific prostheses alignment. 5th Asian Prosthetic and Orthotic Scientific Meeting 2012 (APOSM 2012), JPN, 2012.
Baum BS, Tian A, Schultz MP, Hobara H, Linberg A, Wolf EJ, Shim JK. Ground reaction force and temporal-spatial adaptations to running velocity when wearing running-specific prostheses. The 36th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, USA, 2012.
Baum BS, Schultz MP, Tian A, Hobara H, Kwon HJ, Shim JK. Determining the inertial properties of running-specific prostheses. The 36th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, USA, 2012.
Hobara H, Baum BS, Shim JK. Spring-mass characteristics during overground running in amputees using running specific prostheses. The 36th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, USA, 2012.
Hobara H, Baum BS, Kwon HJ, Shim JK. Dynamic joint stiffness during running in transtibial amputees using running-specific prostheses. The 4th Congress of Asian Society of Sport Biomechanics, JPN, 2012.
Kwon HJ, Kyung K, Hobara H, Chu E, Shim JK: Effect of shoe heel height on footstrike pattern in running. International Society of Biomechanics XXIV Congress, BRZ, 2013.
Hobara H, Baum BS, Kwon HJ, Shim JK. Vertical loading rate using running-specific prostheses in transtibial amputees. International Society of Biomechanics XXIV Congress, BRZ, 2013.
Inoue K, Hobara H, Wada T: Effects of inertial properties of transfemoral prosthesis on leg swing motion during stair ascent. The 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, JPN, 2013.
Ueda T, Hobara H, Kobayashi Y, Mochimaru M, Mizoguchi H. Limb dominance for fifth metatarsal fracture in football players is position-specific. The 4th Congress of the International Foot and Ankle Biomechanics Community (i-FAB2014), KOR, 2014.
Hobara H, Kobayashi Y, Ueda T, Mochimaru M. Effects of ankle and knee braces on leg stiffness during hopping. The 4th Congress of the International Foot and Ankle Biomechanics Community (i-FAB2014), KOR, 2014.
Kobayashi Y, Hobara H, Mochimaru M. Principal component analysis: joint kinematics features during overground walking in elderly fallers. The 9th World Conference of Gerontechnology, TPE, 2014.
Hobara H, Kobayashi Y, Mochimaru M. Leg stiffness during hopping does not change with aging. The 9th World Conference of Gerontechnology, TPE, 2014.
Hobara H, Kobayashi Y, Mochimaru M. Sprint mechanics of able-bodied and amputee sprinters in men’s 100-m sprint. The 7th World Congress of Biomechanics, USA, 2014.
Ueda T, Hobara H, Kobayashi Y, Mochimaru M, Mizoguchi H. A comparison of computation methods for loading rate during running. The 5th Congress of Asian Society of Sport Biomechanics, TPE, 2014.
Heldoorn TA, Hobara H, Kobayashi Y, Mochimaru M. Detecting heelstrikes during normal gait using single axis accelerometer and a single axis gyroscope. The 5th Congress of Asian Society of Sport Biomechanics, TPE, 2014.
Hobara H, Potthast W, Muller R, Kobayashi Y, Heldoorn TA, Mochimaru M. Athletes with artificial leg(s): Gold medalists in future Olympics? The 5th Congress of Asian Society of Sport Biomechanics, TPE, 2014.
Hobara H, Sano Y, Kobayashi Y, Mochimaru M. Interaction of step frequency and step length of 100-m sprint in amputee sprinters. Asian Young Researcher Session in the 30th Scientific Meeting of the Japanese Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics, JPN, 2014.
Kobayashi Y, Hobara H, Heldoorn TA, Kouchi M, Mochimaru M. The factor of largest interpersonal variability in gait pattern when healthy adults walk normally on level ground. International Society of Posture and Gait Research World Congress (ISPGR2015), ESP, 2015.
Sano Y, Hobara H, Potthast W, Muller R, Funken J, Mochimaru M. Vertical stiffness during maximal sprinting in a transfemoral amputee. The 33th International Society of Biomechanics in Sport, FRA, 2015.
Hobara H, Sano Y, Kobayashi Y, Heldoorn TA, Mochimaru M. Does side of amputation affect 200- and 400-m race time in sprinters using running-specific prostheses? The 33th International Society of Biomechanics in Sport, FRA, 2015.
Imaizumi K, Akimoto M, Kobayashi Y, Hobara H, Kouchi M, Mochimaru M. Effects of oversized footwear on gait parameters in children. Footwear Biomechanics Symposium, UK, 2015.
Heldoorn TA, Kobayashi Y, Hobara H, Mochimaru M. Physical activity classification using shoe mounted sensors and confidence regions. Footwear Biomechanics Symposium, UK, 2015.
Ueda T, Hobara H, Kobayashi Y, Heldoorn TA, Mochimaru M, Mizoguchi H. Wearing inappropriate footwear increases loading rate during running. Footwear Biomechanics Symposium, UK, 2015.
Kobayashi Y, Akimoto M, Imaizumi K, Hobara H, Kouchi M, Mochimaru M. How too big shoes affect to the joint kinematics of kids gait pattern? Footwear Biomechanics Symposium, UK, 2015.
Hobara H, Sano Y, Kobayashi Y, Heldoorn TA, Mochimaru M. Plantar loading in an amputee runner using running-specific prostheses with a rubber sole. Footwear Biomechanics Symposium, UK, 2015.
Kobayashi Y, Hobara H, Heldoorn TA, Mochimaru M. Discrimination of fallers and non-fallers using the variability of the magnitude of the sacral acceleration vector. International Society of Biomechanics XXV Congress, UK, 2015.
Ueda T, Hobara H, Kobayashi Y, Mizoguchi H, Mochimaru M. Effects of speed and step frequency on loading rate during running. International Society of Biomechanics XXV Congress, UK, 2015.
Hobara H, Sano Y, Kobayashi Y, Heldoorn TA, Mochimaru M. Spatiotemporal variables of able-bodied and amputee sprinters in men’s 200-m sprint. International Society of Biomechanics XXV Congress, UK, 2015.
Tanabe T, Sekimoto M, Inoue K, Wada T, Hobara H, Kimura H. Relevance of whole-body inertial properties and gait in swing control during stair ascending. The 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Milano, ITA, 2015.
Makimoto A, Hobara H, Ueda T, Takemura H. Visualization of risk of tibial stress fractures using a triangle plot for runners. The 6th Northeast Asia Conference of Kinesiology 2015, Chiba, Japan.
Baum BS, Hobara H, Shim JK. Joint moment adaptations to running velocity in individuals with unilateral transtibial amputation using running-specific prostheses. American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association’s (AOPA) National Assembly, USA, 2015.
Baum BS, Hobara H, Shim JK. Running-specific prosthesis modeling effects on joint moments during overground running. The 39th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics (ASB), USA, 2015.
Baum BS, Hobara H, Shim JK. Joint power adaptations to running speed in individuals with amputation using running-specific prostheses. The 39th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics (ASB), USA, 2015.
Kwon HJ, Koh K, Hobara H, Chu E, Kim S, Miller RH, Shim JK. The effect of shoe heel elevation angle on strike pattern. The 39th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics (ASB), USA, 2015.
Hobara H, Sano Y, Makimoto A, Kobayashi Y, Heldoorn TA, Mochimaru M. Effect of prosthetic feet stiffness on loading rate during running: A case study. The 8th Asian-Pacific Conference on Biomechanics, JPN, 2015.
Hashizume S, Murai A, Hobara H, Kobayashi Y. Influence of running shoes on the negative works of the lower extremity joints: a preliminary study. The 21st Annual Congress of European College of Sport Science, AUT, 2016.
Makimoto A, Hobara H, Sano Y, Hashizume S, Kobayashi Y, Murai A, Takemura H. Relationship between ground reaction force impulses and sprint velocity in transfemoral amputees. The 21st Annual Congress of European College of Sport Science, AUT, 2016.
Kobayashi Y, Nakajima K, Hashizume S, Hobara H, Heldoorn TA, Mochimaru M. Barefoot/shoed condition-independent components of the magnitude of acceleration signal at the ankle joint during walking. XIV International Symposium on 3D Analysis of Human Movement, TPE, 2016.
Hobara H, Hashizume S, Kobayashi Y, Mochimaru M. Comparisons of spatiotemporal parameters of 100-m sprint among elite-, sub-elite and non-elite amputee sprinters. The 34th International Society of Biomechanics in Sport, JPN, 2016.
Sano Y, Hobara H, Kobayashi Y, Hashizume S, Murai A, Makimoto A, Takemura H. Leg and vertical stiffness of amputee sprinters using running-specific prostheses. The 34th International Society of Biomechanics in Sport, JPN, 2016.
Makimoto A, Hobara H, Hashizume S, Murai A, Sano Y, Kobayashi Y, Takemura H. Comparison of ground reaction forces in two running-specific prostheses (Sprinter 1E90 and Cheetah Xtreme): A case study. The 34th International Society of Biomechanics in Sport, JPN, 2016.
Hobara H, Kobayashi T. Longitudinal changes in spatiotemporal parameters of 100-m sprint: a case study. Asian Prosthetic and Orthotic Scientific Meeting 2016, KOR, 2016.
Funken J, Willwacher S, Heinrich K, Muller R, Hobara H, Grabowski AM, Bruggemann GP, Potthast W. Long jump mechanics ? Olympic versus Paralympic champion. The 35th International Society of Biomechanics in Sport, GER, 2017.
Namiki Y, Sano Y, Makimoto A, Hashizume S, Murai A, Kobayashi Y, Takemura H, Hobara H. Joint moments of unilateral transfemoral amputees using running-specific prosthesis. The 35th International Society of Biomechanics in Sport, GER, 2017.
Hobara H, Hashizume S, Kobayashi Y. Step frequency and step length of 100-m sprint in Paralympic T42 sprinters. International Society of Biomechanics XXVI Congress, AUS, 2017.
Hashizume S, Hobara H, Kobayashi Y, Murai A, Tada M, Mochimaru M. Assessing factors related to individual variability of the negative work of the knee joint during running. International Society of Biomechanics XXVI Congress, AUS, 2017.
Willwacher S, Funken J, Heinrich K, Muller R, Grabowski AM, Hobara H, Bruggemann GP, Potthast W. Biomechanics of the best long jumper with below the knee amputation. International Society of Biomechanics XXVI Congress, AUS, 2017.
Murai A, Hobara H, Hashizume S, Kobayashi Y, Tada M. Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of ILEA Sprint Using RSP. The 39th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, KOR, 2017.