KAZUHIKO SAITO

Last Updated :2024/02/01

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor
E-mail
saitohhiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 1993/04, Japan International Cooperation Agency, Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers
  • 2001/04, 2005/03, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Special Postdoctoral Researcher
  • 2005/04/01, 2007/03/31, National Institute of Technology, Tokuyama College of Technology, Associate Professor
  • 2007/04/01, 2009/03/31, National Institute of Technology, Tokuyama College of Technology, Associate Professor
  • 2009/04/01, 2013/03/31, Kanazawa University, Associate Professor
  • 2013/04/01, 2015/09/30, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Education, Associate Professor
  • 2015/10/01, 2020/03/31, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Education, Professor

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Education, Hiroshima University

Research Fields

  • Complex systems;Health / Sports science;Developmental mechanisms and the body works

Research Keywords

  • Sports Pedagogy, International Development and Peace through Sport

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2023, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introduction to International Cooperation
  2. 2023, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Sports Theory and Exercise
  3. 2023, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  4. 2023, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Introduction to Lifelong Activities Education
  5. 2023, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Introduction to Physical Education Principal(Lec.)
  6. 2023, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Introducation to Curriculum and Design in Physical Education
  7. 2023, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Track and Field
  8. 2023, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Fisical Fitness & Apparatus Gymnastics
  9. 2023, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Swimming
  10. 2023, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Seminar on Outdoor Activity (Climbing & Camping)
  11. 2023, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Seminar on Outdoor Activity (Winter Sports)
  12. 2023, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Introduction to Health and Sport Education Principal (sem.)
  13. 2023, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Fieldwork Seminar in Health and Physical Education
  14. 2023, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Educational method and evaluation in Physical education
  15. 2023, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Instruction Seminar in Track and Field
  16. 2023, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Instruction Seminar in Appratus Gymnastics
  17. 2023, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Instruction Seminar in Swimming
  18. 2023, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Graduation Thesis
  19. 2023, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Practice in Teaching B
  20. 2023, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Practical Seminar for the Teaching Profession
  21. 2023, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 1Term, Research into Curriculum and Instruction Sciences (Specialization in Health and Sport Education)
  22. 2023, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 1Term, Advanced Study in Curriculum and Instruction Sciences (Specialization in Health and Sport Education)
  23. 2023, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 3Term, Research into Curriculum and Instruction Sciences (Specialization in Health and Sport Education)
  24. 2023, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 3Term, Advanced Study in Curriculum and Instruction Sciences (Specialization in Health and Sport Education)
  25. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Research Methods and Ethics for Educational Sciences
  26. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Special Study in Health and Sports Sciences Education B
  27. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Special Study in Health and Sports Sciences Education B
  28. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Basic Study in Comparative Curriculum Design
  29. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Advanced Study in Comparative Curriculum Design
  30. 2023, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 1Term, Special Study
  31. 2023, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 3Term, Special Study
  32. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Sport Education and Development
  33. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Special Study (April 2023 Master's Students)
  34. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Special Study (October 2023 Master's Students)
  35. 2023, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Academic Year, Special Study (April 2023 Doctoral Students)
  36. 2023, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Academic Year, Special Study (October 2023 Doctoral Students)

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Physical Activity During Soccer Games in Elementary School Physical Education: Effects of Ball Differences, Hiroshima Journal of School Education, 29, 43-49, 20230320
  2. The current state of secondary school physical education and related challenges in the Republic of Uganda, Journal of Sport and Development, 1, 1-6, 20220331
  3. Development of a teaching program of CLIL taiiku in Health and Physical Education: Through the practice of the PE class, 50, 30-37, 20230331
  4. Initiatives on sport for development and peace in Japan: A focus in trends in the field,policy,and research, 68, 227-243, 20230331
  5. Review of international research on serious leisure in sport, Journal of Sport and Development, 2, 1-9, 20230331
  6. Factors that facilitate and obstruct the dissemination of physical education lesson study in Peru, International Journal for Lesson and Learning Studies, 11(4), 275-289, 20221103
  7. Effects of basketball unit in a physical education class on junior school students' physical fitness, 26, 37-45, 20200320
  8. Load characteristics of small-sided soccer games as a regular curriculum activity for improving the physical fitness of upper grade elementary school children: effect of differences in pitch area., 66, 139-152, 20210306
  9. The Usefulness of "Hybrid Unit" Goal-based Learning on Physical Education Focusing on the practice of tag rugby, handball, and basketball in junior high school, THE ANNALS OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH, 48, 64-76, 202103
  10. Manual Internacional de Estudio de Clase para Formadores de Maestros, 4, 1-49, 202006
  11. Improving Teaching Methods, Student Learning Outcomes, and Curricula through Cross-Phase Teaching in Primary and Junior High School, 46, 59-73, 20190331
  12. Basic Study in to the Movement of the Ball in a Football Match, The ICHPER・SD Asia Journal of Research, 6(2), 31-38, 20141201

Publications such as books

  1. 2021/03/31, Guía del Estudio de Clase para la formación y capacitación docente en Educación Física, Educación Física de DEFID-MINEDU, 2021, 03, Scholarly Book, Supervisor, スペイン語, Hernando DÍAZ ANDÍA, Alexander GARAY GARCÍA,María Elena SOLIS GONZALES,Betsy Jackeline MIRANDA FRISANCHO,Edgar Froilán DAMIÁN NUÑEZ, Álvaro GONZALES ARQUÍÑEGO, 21, 19
  2. 2021/05, Lesson Study-Based Teacher Education: The potential of the Japanese approach in global settings, Lesson Study in Peru and Uganda: The Role of Physical Education Lesson Study in International Educational Cooperation, Routledge, 2021, 2021,05, Scholarly Book, Joint work, 英語, Kazuhiko Saito and Tomoya Shiraishi, 214, 9
  3. 2012/11, Sport, Peace and Development, Commonground Publishing, 2012, 11, Scholarly Book, Joint work, 英語, 9781612290867, 510

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. THE INFLUENCE OF 'HANDS-ON HOME STUDY MATERIALS: MY BODY RECORD' ON STUDENTS' HEALTH, LIFESTYLE, AND MOTIVATION FOR HEALTH LEARNING, Ayumi MAtsumoto, Yusuke Matsumoto, Wang,Y, Kazuhiko SAITO, European College of Sport Science, 2023/07/04, Without Invitation, English, European College of Sport Science, Paris, published
  2. International Research Trends on Serious Leisure in Sport, Mushi Cai, 2022/09/10, Without Invitation, English, published
  3. Review of Lesson Study Possible Suggestion of how to implement Lesson Study in Cambodia, 2022/09/22, With Invitation, Japanese, published
  4. Explanation about the concept of Lesson Study, Lesson Study & 2nd PE Assessment Workshop in Phnom Penh, 2022/09/20, With Invitation, English, published
  5. El efecto de la educacion paralímpica a traves del Goalball en la imagen de los estudiantes de secundaria Japoneses sobre las personas con discapacidadesfísicas, Matsumoto Yusuke SAITO Kazuhiko, Matsumoto Yusuke SAITO Kazuhiko, 2nd International Conference of Physical Education and Lesson Study on Hybrid-Flexible, 2021/09/26, Without Invitation, Spanish, PERU Ministry of Education and Hiroshima Univ., Hiroshima University, published
  6. Transición y situación actual dela educación física en Japón, Kazuhiko SAITO, Congreso Internacional de Education Fisica Virtual 2020, 2020/11/15, With Invitation, Spanish, Ministry of education, Lima PERU, published
  7. A case study on the process to form the beliefs about physical education of primary school teachers in Uganda, Tomoya Shiraishi, Kazuhiko Saito and Yoshimi Yamahira, Tomoya Shiraishi, Kazuhiko Saito and Yoshimi Yamahira, The 2020 Yokohama Sport Conference, 2020/09/08, Without Invitation, English, Yokohama Sport Conference, online, published
  8. Study of the Paralympic Education Lesson for Junior High School Students: Focus on Goal Ball Practice in Physical Education, Ren Fujishima, Kazuhiko Saito, Yusuke Matsumoto,Yudai Matsuda, Ren Fujishima, Kazuhiko Saito, Yusuke Matsumoto,Yudai Matsuda, The International Annual Conference of World Association of Lesson Studies, 2020/12/21, Without Invitation, English, Conference of World Association of Lesson Studies, online, published
  9. Examing the Possibilities for Creativity Education in Physical Education Lessons in Japan, Kei Shibayama Yusuke Matsumoto Kazuhiko Saito, Kei Shibayama Yusuke Matsumoto Kazuhiko Saito, 25th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science, 2020/10/28, Without Invitation, English, Congress of the European College of Sport Science, online, published
  10. Effects of Long-Distance Running in School Physical Education Classes with a Focus on Indirect Competition, 25th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science, Yusuke Matsumoto, Kazuhiko Saito,Ren Fujishima, 25th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science, 2020/10/28, Without Invitation, English, Congress of the European College of Sport Science, online, published
  11. Resultados y perspectivas del Proyecto en Perú de difusión del Estudio de clase en Educación Física, Yoshimi Yamahira, Kazuhiko Saito, Alexander GARAY GARCÍA, Tomoya Shiraishi, Yoshimi Yamahira, Kazuhiko Saito, Alexander GARAY GARCÍA, Tomoya Shiraishi, Conferencia Internacional de Estudio de Clase 3, 2021/02/27, With Invitation, Spanish, Conferencia Internacional de Estudio de Clase in Peru, online, published
  12. Estudio de clase en educación física: Experiencia educativa de Japón, Hernando DÍAZ ANDÍA, Kazuhiko Saito, Alexander GARAY GARCÍA, Tomoya Shiraishi and Yoshimi Yamahira, Hernando DÍAZ ANDÍA, Kazuhiko Saito, Alexander GARAY GARCÍA, Tomoya Shiraishi and Yoshimi Yamahira, congreso nacional de educacion fisica vairtual 2020, 2020/08/16, With Invitation, Spanish, sanmarcos univ, online, published
  13. A study on creativity in physical education lessons in Japan, Kei shibayama Kazuhiko saito, The 2020 YOKOHAMA Sport Conference, 2020/09/08, Without Invitation, English, published
  14. Development of a Sustainable Quality Physical Education System based on Lesson Study in Peru, KAZUHIKO SAITO, The 2020 Yokohama Sport Conference, 2020/09/09, With Invitation, English, published
  15. Japan Style physical education to the world, Kazuhiko SAITO, 2020/03, Without Invitation, published
  16. Effect of Teaching and Feedback on Running Motion in Long-Distance Running/World Association of Lesson Studies, Yudai Matsuda, Kazuhiko Saito, Yusuke Matsumoto, Ren Fujishima, World Association of Lesson Studies 2019, 2019/09/04, Without Invitation, English, World Association of Lesson Studies, published
  17. Class Action-training research of Movement of Body Disentangling Which Made a Junior High School Student the Subject-Focus of Exchange With Company-, Ren Fujishima, Kazuhiko Saito, Yusuke Matsumoto, Yudai Matsuda, World Association of Lesson Studies 2019, 2019/09/04, Without Invitation, English, World Association of Lesson Studies, published
  18. Case study of Long-Distance Running Classes Focusing on Competition in School Physical Education, Yusuke Matsumoto, Kazuhiko saito, Ren Fujishima, Yudai Matsuda, The International Annual Conference of World Association of Lesson Studies, 2019/09/04, Without Invitation, English, The International Annual Conference of World Association of Lesson Studies, published
  19. Effects of Long-Distance Running in School Physical Education Classes with a Focus on Competition, Y. Matsumoto, K. Saito, 24rd Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science, 2019/07/04, Without Invitation, English, 24rd Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science, published
  20. Implementing Japanese style physical education in the world for Establishing teacher training system utilizing lesson studies in Peru, Kazuhiko SAITO, EDU-Port SYmposium 2018, 2019/03/07, With Invitation, English, other
  21. Etablishing teacher training system utilizing lesson studies, Kazuhiko SAITO, Teacher Training Seminar for PE in UGEL07, 2018/12/12, Without Invitation, Japanese, Lima, other
  22. Effects of Long-Distance Running in School Physical Education Classes with a Focus on Competition, Matsumoto, Y., Saito, K, ECSS 2018 23rd Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science, 2018/07/06, Without Invitation, English, Congress of the European College of Sport Science, DUBLIN, other
  23. A study on the characteristics of school physical education in Senegal, Felix David & Kazuhiko Saito, ECSS 2018 23rd Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science, 2018/07/06, Without Invitation, Japanese, Congress of the European College of Sport Science, DUBLIN, other
  24. A study on the caracteristics of school physical education in Zambia, Yokota Chika, Makiuchi Kensho, Felix David, Saito Kazuhiko, 22thAnnual Congress of the European College of Sport Science, 2017/07/07, Without Invitation, English, german
  25. Model Development and Verification to Address Urban-Rural Disparity by Strengthening Lesson Study Activities in Zambia, eggy MWANZA, Kazuhiko Saito, Yoko ISHIDA, eggy MWANZA, Kazuhiko Saito, Yoko ISHIDA, Knowledge Sharing Seminar for Development of Inclusive Education System for Learning Improvement, 2016/11/22, With Invitation, English, Knowledge Sharing Seminar for Development of Inclusive Education System for Learning Improvement, Indonesia Univ. of Education, other
  26. The effect on physica fitness of changing pitch area per player in small-sided soccer games in PE class, European college of sport science Amsterdam 2014, 2014/07, Without Invitation, English, other

Social Activities

Organizing Academic Conferences, etc.

  1. RETOS DE LA EDUCACIÓN FÍSICA Y EL ESTUDIO DE CLASE A PARTIR DE LA PANDEMIA DEL COVID-19, 2020/12, 2020/12
  2. Conferencia Internacional Sociedad Inclusiva y Educación Física Escolar: A través de la Practica Olimpica y Paraolimpica. ¡Ponentes desde la Universidad de Hiroshima - Japón!, 2020/11, 2020/11
  3. International Congress for Lesson Study in Lima, 2018/12, 2101/12