Program of special presentation


Opening Lecture (17:15 – 18:00, 17 September) at University Hall

Chair: Dr. Teruo Nomura (Kyoto Institute of Technology)


Presenter: Dr. Bodo Ungerechts (Bielefeld University) and Dr. Kari Keskinen (Neuromuscular Research Center, University of Jyväskylä)
Title: The significance of International Symposia on Biomechanics and Medicine in Swimming -A Multidisciplinary approach-


Honor Lecture (11:15 – 12:00, 18 September) at University Hall

Chair: Dr. Koji Wakayoshi (Osaka University of Economics)


Presenter: Dr. Mitsumasa Miyashita (Emeritus professor, University of Tokyo)
Title: Benefits of Walking in Water -for the elderly-


Invited Lecture 1 - Biomechanics – (15:30 – 16:15, 18 September) at 5C216

Chair: Dr. Yuji Ohgi (Keio University)


Presenter: Dr. Hideki Takagi (University of Tsukuba)
Title: The Latest Research Trend of Hydrodynamic Studies in Swimming


Invited Lecture 2 - Physiology - (11:15 – 12:00, 19 September) at University Hall

Chair: Dr. Futoshi Ogita (National Institute of Fitness and Sports in Kanoya)


Presenter: Dr. Paola Zamparo (University of Verona)
Title: The Energy Cost of Swimming and its Determinants


Invited Lecture 3- Education - (15:30 – 16:15, 19 September) at 5C216

Chair: Dr. Toshiaki Goya (Glocal University for FUKUSHI)


Presenter: Dr. Jennifer Blitvich (Federation University Austlaria)
Title: Drowning Prevention and Can You Swim: Where have we been, what have we done, what still needs to happen?


Invited Lecture 4 - Medicine - (11:15 – 12:00, 20 September) at University Hall

Chair: Dr. Koji Kaneoka (Waseda University)


Presenter: Dr. Margo Mountjoy (University of Guelph)
Title: Enhancing Sport Performance through Athlete Health and Well-being


Invited Lecture 5 - Coaching - (11:15 – 12:00, 21 September) at University Hall

Chair: Dr. Takeshi Matsui (Otemon Gakuin University) and Mr. Magnus Kjellberg (Japan Swimming Federation)


Presenter: Prof. Norimasa Hirai (Toyo University, Head Coach of Japanese National Swimming Team)
Title: The Key to Developing Japan’s Swimming Team