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YASUKOUCHI Akira

ヤスコウチ アキラ | YASUKOUCHI Akira
Affiliation and department:
Job title: Distinguished Professor
Homepage URL  (2): http://host.id.design.kyushu-u.ac.jp/ninkou/http://host.id.design.kyushu-u.ac.jp/ninkou/yasukouchi/index.html
Research field  (2): Applied anthropology ,  Environmental physiology (including physical medicine and nutritional physiology)
Research keywords  (2): Physiological Anthropology ,  Ergonomics
Research theme for competitive and other funds  (5):
  • Studies of Physiological anthropology on human comfort for living environments
  • Physiological evaluation for lighting -from point of view of central and autonomic nervous system and endocrine activities.
  • A study of office furnitures -from the aspects of morphological and physiological loads
  • Study on human comfort in living environment
  • Individual differencer in human comfort
MISC (77):
Books (6):
  • Sciences of Body Composition
    1988
  • Introduction of Physiological Anthropology
    1992
  • Stories of Design I. II
    1993
  • Changes in lumbar lordosis and pelvic tilt under various postures and effects of hip joint mobility on them(共著)
    Selected Paper of International Symposium '93 on Design of Amenity 1995
  • Potential problems in human adaptability to civilized environment
    Current topics in physiological anthropology, Croatian Anthropol. Soc., Zagreb. 2000
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Works (3):
  • Study on Evaluation method of Combined Environment
    1996 - 1998
  • Data Collection in Office Workplace
    1999 -
  • Lighting Condition of Human Comfort in bath
    1999 -
Education (2):
  • - 1976 Kyushu Institute of Design Faculty of Art and Technology
  • - 1979 Kyushu Institute of Design Graduate School, Division of Art and Technology
Professional career (2):
  • Doctor of Science (Kyoto University)
  • Master of Design (*Kyushu Institute of Design*)
Work history (9):
  • 1980 - 1982 Kyushu Institute of Design Associate researcher
  • 1982 - 1990 National Institute of Industrial Health, Researcher, Senior Researcher
  • 1990 - 1999 Kyushu Institute of Design Associate Professor
  • 2002 - 2003 Churchill College, University of Cambridge, Fellowship
  • 2005 - 2009 Dean of Faculty of Design, Kyushu University
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Committee career (4):
  • 1982 - 1997 Editor of Annals of Physiological Anthropology (1982-1997)
  • 1993 - 1999 Editorial Board of Anthropological Science (1993-1999)
  • 1997 - 1999 Editor-in-Chief of Applied Human Science (1997-1999)
  • 1999 - Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Physiological Anthropology (1999-)
Awards (1):
  • 1996/02 - 1.A ward for scientific article in Japan Society of Physiological Anthropology 2.A ward for the outstanding member of Japan Society of Physiological Anthropology 3.A ward for scientific article in Japan Society of Physiological Anthropology
Association Membership(s) (5):
Japan Society of Physiological Anthropology ,  The Anthropological Society of Nippon ,  Japan Ergonomics Society ,  The Human Ergology Society ,  Society for the Study of Human Biology
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