KANA ENDO

Last Updated :2020/11/02

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences(Health Sciences), Assistant Professor
E-mail
kanaendohiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Educational Backgrounds

  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School, Division of Health Care, Integrative Physiology, Japan, 2007/04, 2009/03
  • Hiroshima University, Faculty of Medicine, Japan, 2005/04, 2007/03

Academic Degrees

  • Master of Health Science, Hiroshima University
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Health Science, Hiroshima University

Educational Activity

  • 【Bachelor Degree Program】School of Medicine : Program of Health Sciences
  • 【Master's Program】Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences : Division of Integrated Health Sciences : Program of Health Sciences
  • 【Doctoral Program】Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences : Division of Integrated Health Sciences : Program of Health Sciences

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • Occupational Therapy

Research Fields

  • Complex systems;Biomedical engineering;Rehabilitation science / Welfare engineering

Research Keywords

  • Cerebral blood flow
  • Cogniitve function
  • Emotion
  • Dynamic exercise
  • Muscle blood flow
  • Near-infrared spectroscopy
  • Muscle mechanoreflex
  • Dominant hand
  • Central command

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • The Japanese association for the Study of Taste and Smell, 2017
  • Physiological society of Japan
  • Japan Hand therapy society

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practice in Basic Medicine
  2. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Physiology
  3. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Physiology
  4. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Clinical practice I
  5. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Clinical practice II
  6. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Seminar of occupational therapy in community
  7. 2020, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Practice of major crafts as occupational therapy media
  8. 2020, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practice of minor crafts as occupational therapy media
  9. 2020, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Practice of Occupational therapy for upper extremity dysfunction III
  10. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Outline of human occupation

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. ★, Incremental rate of prefrontal oxygenation determines performance speed during cognitive Stroop test: the effect of ageing., JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, FEB 2018
  2. An increase in prefrontal oxygenation at the start of voluntary cycling exercise was observed independently of exercise effort and muscle mass, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY, 118(8), 1689-1702, AUG 2018
  3. Facial skin blood flow responses during exposures to emotionally charged movies, JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 68(2), 175-190, MAR 2018
  4. Facial skin blood flow responses during exposures to emotionally charged movies, J Physiol Sci
  5. Prefrontal oxygenation correlates to the responses in facial skin blood flows during exposure to pleasantly charged movie, PHYSIOLOGICAL REPORTS, 5(21), NOV 2017
  6. Central command increases muscular oxygenation of the non-exercising arm at the early period of voluntary one-armed cranking, PHYSIOLOGICAL REPORTS, 5(7), APR 2017
  7. The prefrontal oxygenation and ventilatory responses at start of one-legged cycling exercise have relation to central command, JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY, 121(5), 1115-1126, NOV 1 2016
  8. The prefrontal oxygenation and ventilatory responses at start of one-legged cycling exercise have relation to central command., JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY, 121(5), 1115-1126, Sep 29 2016
  9. Central command generated prior to arbitrary motor execution induces muscle vasodilatation at the beginning of dynamic exercise, JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY, 120(12), 1424-1433, JUN 15 2016
  10. Increased oxygenation of the cerebral prefrontal cortex prior to the onset of voluntary exercise in humans, JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY, 119(5), 452-462, SEP 1 2015
  11. Differential contribution of Ach-muscarinic and B-adrenergic receptors to vasodilatation in noncontracting muscle during voluntary one-legged exercise., Physiol Rep 2: e12202, 2014., 2014
  12. Changes in prefrontal oxygenation associated with the Stroop interference task in elderly subjects., The Journal of Physiological Sciences 64 suppl., S128, 2014., 64 suppl.(S128), 2014
  13. ★, Dynamic exercise improves cognitive function in association with increased prefrontal oxygenation, JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 63(4), 287-298, JUL 2013
  14. Differential effects of one-legged cycling on blood flows in proximal and distal muscles of the non-contracting leg in humans., The Journal of Physiological Sciences 63 suppl., S234, 2013., 2013
  15. Have we missed that neural vasodilator mechanisms may contribute to exercise hyperemia at onset of voluntary exercise?, FRONTIERS IN PHYSIOLOGY, 4, 2013
  16. Evidence for centrally-induced cholinergic vasodilatation in skeletal muscle during voluntary one-legged cycling and motor imagery in humans, Physiol Rep, 1(4), 20130901
  17. Central command differentially affects aertic and carotid sinus baroreflexes at the onset of spontaneous motor activity, AUTONOMIC NEUROSCIENCE-BASIC & CLINICAL, 179(1-2), 75-83, DEC 2013
  18. Development of a Clinical Model for Upper Extremity Motion Analysis-Comparison with Manual Measurement, JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL THERAPY SCIENCE, 24(11), 1149-1152, DEC 2012
  19. The influences of plasma glucose level on cognitive function and cardiovascular responses, J Health Sci, Hiroshima University, 9(2), 31-37, 20110301
  20. Motor somatotopy of extensor indicis proprius and extensor pollicis longus, NEUROREPORT, 22(11), 559-564, AUG 3 2011
  21. Motor somatotopy of extensor indicis proprius and extensor pollicis longus., Neuroreport, 22(11), 559-64, 20110801
  22. The enhancing effect of propofol anesthesia on skeletal muscle mechanoreflex in conscious cats, AUTONOMIC NEUROSCIENCE-BASIC & CLINICAL, 151(2), 111-116, DEC 3 2009
  23. Deactivation of the prefrontal cortex during exposure to pleasantly-charged emotional challenge, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 8, SEP 28 2018
  24. Incremental rate of prefrontal oxygenation determines performance speed during cognitive Stroop test: the effect of ageing, JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 68(6), 807-824, 201811

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Facial skin blood flow response and prefrontal oxygenation during exposure to emotionally charged olfactory stimulation, ENDO Kana, DATE Shota, NAKANISHI Kazuyoshi, The 54th Japanese Occupational Therapy Congress & Expo, 2020/09/25, Without Invitation, Japanese, Niigata
  2. Effect of motor imagery on blood flow in leg skeletal muscle in elderly subjects, Endo K, Ishii K, Asahara R, Doi S, Liang N, Matsukawa K, Endo K, Ishii K, Asahara R, Doi S, Liang N, Matsukawa K, 94th Annual meeting of the physiological society of Japan, 2017/03/28, Without Invitation, English
  3. The cerebral prefrontal oxygenation during first and third person imagery of cycling exercise, Liang N, Arikawa M, Satake Y, Endo K, Asahara R, Matsukawa K, Liang N, Arikawa M, Satake Y, Endo K, Asahara R, Matsukawa K, 94th Annual meeting of the physiological society of Japan, 2017/03/28, Without Invitation, English
  4. Differences in cerebrocortical oxygenation during overground and treadmill walking in humans: a portable functional NIRS study, Liang N, Asahara R, Ishii K, Endo K, Matsukawa K, Liang N, Asahara R, Ishii K, Endo K, Matsukawa K, the 93th Annual Meeting of the Physiological Society of Japan, 2016/03/22, Without Invitation, Japanese
  5. Activation of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems by motor imagery, Ishii K, Matsukawa K, Liang N, Endo K, Asahara R, Idesako M, Ishii K, Matsukawa K, Liang N, Endo K, Asahara R, Idesako M, the 93th Annual Meeting of the Physiological Society of Japan, 2016/03/22, Without Invitation, Japanese, Sapporo
  6. Facial skin blood flow responses during exposures to emotionally charged negative and positive pictures, Kana ENDO, Momoka ITO, Mai KAWAHARA, Nao KOBATA, Kei ISHII, Nan LIANG, Ryota ASAHARA, Kanji MATSUKAWA, Kana ENDO, Momoka ITO, Mai KAWAHARA, Nao KOBATA, Kei ISHII, Nan LIANG, Ryota ASAHARA, Kanji MATSUKAWA, the 93th Annual Meeting of the Physiological Society of Japan 22-24 March 2016, Sapporo, 2016/03/22, Without Invitation, Japanese, Sapporo
  7. Increased prefrontal oxygenation at the early phase of voluntary exercise is not derived from transient changes in end-tidal CO2, Asahara R, Matsukawa K, Ishii K, Liang N, Endo K, Asahara R, Matsukawa K, Ishii K, Liang N, Endo K, the 93th Annual Meeting of the Physiological Society of Japan, 2016/03/22, Without Invitation, Japanese
  8. Facial skin blood flow response during exposure to emotionally-charged movie., Ishii K, Ito M, Endo K, Liang N, Idesako M, Matsukawa K., Ishii K, Ito M, Endo K, Liang N, Idesako M, Matsukawa K., Experimental Biology 2015, 2015/03/28, Without Invitation, English, Boston, MA, USA.
  9. Effect of aging on the increase in concentration of oxygenated hemoglobin in the prefrontal cortex associated with the Stroop interference task, Kana ENDO, Nan LIANG, Kei ISHII, Mitsuhiro IDESAKO, Kanji MATSUKAWA, Kana ENDOv, Nan LIANG, Kei ISHII, Mitsuhiro IDESAKO, Kanji MATSUKAWA, 2015/03/21, Without Invitation, English, Kobe
  10. Neural vasodilator mechanisms contribute to increased blood flow to non-contracting muscle during one-legged cycling in humans, Matsukawa K, Ishii K, Liang N, Endo K, Matsukawa K, Ishii K, Liang N, Endo K, 2015/03/21, Without Invitation, English
  11. The sensitivity of cardiac baroreflex is decreased at the onset of and during the later period of treadmill exercise at a higher intensity in conscious cats., Matsukawa K, Ishii K, Idesako M, Liang N, Endo K., International Symposium on Human Adaptation to Environment and Whole-body Coordination, 14-16 March, 2015, Kobe, Japan., 2015/03/14, With Invitation, English
  12. Effect of acute dynamic exercise on cognitive function in elderly subjects., Endo K, Liang N, Ishii K, Idesako M, Matsukawa K., Endo K, Liang N, Ishii K, Idesako M, Matsukawa K., The 16th International Congress of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists, 18-21 June, 2014, Yokohama, Japan., 2014/06/18, Without Invitation, English, WFOT, Yokohama, Japan.
  13. Evidence for centrally-induced cholinergic vasodilatation in skeletal muscle at the start of voluntary one-legged cycling and during motor imagery in humans., Ishii K, Matsukawa K, Liang N, Endo K, Idesako M, Hamada H, Ueno K, Kataoka T., The 37th Congress of the International Union of Physiological Sciences (IUPS), 21-26 July, 2013, Birmingham, UK., 2013, Without Invitation, English
  14. Evidence of centrally-induced cholinergic vasodilatation in skeletal muscle during voluntary one-legged cycliing and motor imagery., Ishii K, Matsukawa K, Liang N, Endo K, Idesako M, Kataoka T, Ueno K, Hamada H., Experimental Biology 2013, 20 - 24 April, 2013, Boston, MA, USA, 2013, Without Invitation, English
  15. Regional blood flow of the mesencephalic ventral tegmental area increases during spontaneous fictive motor activity in decerebrate cats and rats., Liang N, Matsukawa K, Ishii K, Endo K., Experimental Biology 2013, 20 - 24 April, 2013, Boston, MA, USA., 2013, Without Invitation, English, Boston, MA, USA.

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. 2018
  2. 1604/01, 1903/31
  3. KAKENHI, 2014, 2015
  4. KAKENHI, 2013, 2014
  5. 2014, 2015
  6. 2011, 2011
  7. KAKENHI, Effect of motor imagery on motor dysfunction - biofeedback of cerebral cortical activity, 2010, 2012
  8. KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Early-Career Scientists), 2018, 2019